Guinea junta establishes council to lead transition to elections

Guinea’s military council formed, on Saturday, an 80-member assembly to serve as parliament during the country’s transition to elections, according to a decree read by the state radio and television, following a coup in September that ousted President Alpha Conde, Trend quoted Reuters as saying. The decree stated that the body, known as the National … Read more

Onu, riformare sistema economico tra priorità 2022 – Mondo

(ANSA) – ROME, January 22 – Defeating the pandemic and reviewing global financing rules, “A bankruptcy system that favors the rich and punishes the poor”: These are two of the world’s five priorities for 2022 referred to by the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, at the Assembly General of the United Nations. Moreover, Guterres emphasized, we … Read more

Georgia publishes COVID-19 data for January 22

Georgia reported 11,039 coronavirus cases, 5,199 recoveries and 42 deaths Saturday, official figures show, Trend reports citing 1tv.ge. The Georgian capital, Tbilisi, recorded the largest number of infections with 6,027 cases during the past 24 hours, followed by Imereti region with 1,323 cases, and Adjara region with 1,167 cases. A total of 63,875 tests were … Read more

Kazakhstan names damage caused to business as result of large-scale rallies

Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 22 direction: During the riots in Kazakhstan, 351 properties were damaged and required immediate renovation, Trend reports referring to the Kazakh government’s press service. This became known during a meeting of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Alikhan Smailov with the participation of heads of central government bodies and Akims (mayors) of regions … Read more

European Commissioner for Energy to visit Azerbaijan

Energy Commissioner Kadri Simsun said after a meeting with European energy ministers in France, citing European media, that the European Union is talking with its partners about the possibility of increasing gas supplies to the European Union. The gas supply crisis in Europe, which is widely blamed for the scarcity of gas flows from Russia, … Read more

Serviceman of Azerbaijan Army dies in non-combat conditions (UPDATE)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 22 direction: On January 22, a soldier in military service serving in the Azerbaijani army, Asif Mahramzad, died in non-combat conditions, Trend reported, citing the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defense. A criminal case has been launched on the fact of the matter, and an investigation is underway. The ministry said that the Ministry … Read more

Pfizer CEO sees annual COVID vaccine rather than frequent boosters

Pfizer Inc. CEO Albert Burla said on Saturday that an annual COVID-19 vaccine would be better than more frequent boosters in fighting the coronavirus pandemic, Reuters reports. The COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer/BioNtech has been shown to be effective against severe disease and death caused by the highly mutated Omicron variant but is less effective in … Read more

Azerbaijani chess player continues to lead in Tata Steel Masters tournament

Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 22 direction: On January 22, Wijk aan Zee (Netherlands) hosted matches within the seventh round of the Tata Steel Masters Chess Tournament, according to Trend. The representative of Azerbaijan, Shakhryar Mammadyarov, played the equalizer with Hungarian professor Richard Ruth. After seven rounds, Mamedyarov leads with 4.5 points. In second place came the … Read more

Azerbaijan, Iran talk military cooperation

Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 22 By Elnur Baghishov – Direction: Azerbaijan and Iran exchanged views on the implementation of joint military projects, the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Iran reported to Trend. Azerbaijani Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Iran Ali Alizad met with the Minister of Defense and Logistics of the Iranian Armed … Read more