Number of COVID-2019 cases across globe exceeds 325 million

The World Health Organization said on Monday that the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide has exceeded 325 million and the death toll has exceeded 5.53 million. As of 19:35 (GMT +4) on January 17, up to 326,279,424 cases of novel coronavirus infection and 5,536,609 deaths related to coronavirus have been recorded worldwide. The … Read more

Kuwait’s justice minister tests positive for COVID-19

On Monday, the Kuwaiti Ministry of Justice said, quoting Xinhua, that Minister of Justice and Minister of Integrity Promotion Counselor Jamal Al-Jalawi has tested positive for COVID-19. The ministry said on its official account on Twitter, that the minister is now in home isolation by following the protocols stipulated by the health authorities and is … Read more

Passenger traffic at Frankfurt airport picks up in 2021

The airport announced an increase in the number of passengers at Frankfurt Airport in 2021, thanks to the easing of restrictions imposed on the Corona virus, the airport announced, according to Trend reports citing the Xinhua News Agency. The airport announced that Frankfurt, as one of the busiest airports in Europe, welcomed about 24.8 million … Read more

Israel reduces COVID-19 quarantine to keep economy going

Government officials said Monday that Israel has reduced the quarantine of asymptomatic COVID-19 patients to ease pressure on the economy. The Prime Minister’s Office and the Health Ministry said in separate statements that Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz decided to cut the mandatory isolation period for patients without symptoms from seven … Read more

Turkey supports Georgia’s participation in 3+3 peace talks

Diplomatic sources said Monday that Turkey supports Georgia’s participation in the ongoing discussions on stability in the Caucasus region, according to Trend reports citing Daily Sabah. Georgia did not attend the 3+3 meeting held in Moscow last month. However, Georgian officials noted that the country supports strengthening relations and cooperation in the region with other … Read more

Azerbaijan FM receives delegation led by Chairman of Parliament of Montenegro (PHOTO)

The Azerbaijani Foreign Minister receives a delegation headed by the Speaker of the Montenegrin Parliament.

Georgia exports 107 mln bottles of wine in 2021, record high in 9 years

On Monday, the government revealed, citing Agenda.G, that Georgia exported about 107 million bottles of wine to 62 countries in 2021, setting a record for the past nine years. Data released to summarize the increase in exports showed that sales of Georgian wine abroad made $250 million last year, with 441 companies exporting the product … Read more

Kazakhstan names total amount of damage from riots in Almaty

Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 17 direction: The total amount of damage to all types of property in Almaty, Kazakhstan, was about 112 billion tenge ($260 million), said Ilyas Oserov, the city’s deputy mayor, according to Trend, via Caseinform. According to Osrov, among the city’s small and medium-sized businesses, non-food stores suffered the most (20.9 billion tenge … Read more

Training sessions with commanders held in Azerbaijan (PHOTO/VIDEO)

Baku, Azerbaijan, January 17 direction: In accordance with the approved combat training plan, training courses were held for commanders in military units, according to Trend reports, citing the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defense. During the courses, commanders using high technology performed various tasks in theoretical and practical exercises on combined arms training. The main objective of … Read more

Population’s expenses on pharmaceutical products increase in Azerbaijan for 2021

Increasing population expenditures on pharmaceutical products in Azerbaijan for 2021.