Mar 07, 2013 13:04 EST
The guitarist of British rock band Black Sabbath, Tony Iommi, has composed the music for Armenia's entry to this year's Eurovision song contest, the performers said Thursday.
Mar 07, 2013 05:47 EST
They could be forgiven for dreaming of more lucrative adventures in the Champions League come next season, but on Thursday both Tottenham and Chelsea will have their eyes focused on a place in the Europa League quarter-finals.
Mar 06, 2013 21:32 EST
They could both be forgiven for dreaming of more lucrative adventures in the Champions League come next season, but on Thursday Chelsea and Tottenham will have their eyes focused on a place in the Europa League quarter-finals.
Mar 05, 2013 10:21 EST
Russia on Tuesday marked 60 years since the death of Joseph Stalin with the nation divided about whether to view him as a tyrant who slaughtered millions or a saviour who turned the country into a superpower after World War II.
Feb 18, 2013 03:36 EST
Tashkent Ibragimov initially jumped at the chance to work on Sochi's Olympic construction, hoping the earnings would help his family in Uzbekistan. Instead, the job left him broke and humiliated.
Feb 18, 2013 03:34 EST
Armenians voted Monday in presidential polls marked by lack of any serious challenge to incumbent President Serzh Sarkisian and shadowed by an assassination attempt against a rival candidate.
Feb 18, 2013 01:05 EST
Armenians began voting Monday in presidential elections already marred by the non-fatal shooting of an opposition candidate and the lack of any high-profile alternative to incumbent Serzh Sarkisian.
Feb 17, 2013 02:03 EST
A prominent Azerbaijani writer has become the target of a state-approved campaign of intimidation after he published a book he says was intended to build bridges with arch-foe Armenia.
Feb 08, 2013 14:08 EST
A year before athletes converge on Sochi for the Winter Olympics, the Russian seaside city remains a vast construction site, with traffic choking the streets and locals bracing for another year of nonstop work to transform their landscape.
Feb 07, 2013 13:26 EST
President Vladimir Putin on Thursday vowed Russia would justify expectations when it hosts the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi in one year, after ruthlessly firing an official blamed for delays in building infrastructure.
Feb 01, 2013 15:45 EST
A prominent candidate in Armenia's presidential elections who was wounded in a gun attack said Friday he would seek a two-week postponement of the polls set for February 18.
Jan 24, 2013 07:47 EST
Russian troops killed 12 militants, including two brothers who were top rebel leaders, during a two-day sweep in the North Caucasus region of Chechnya, police said on Thursday.
Jan 18, 2013 07:34 EST
Anzhi Makhachkala's Dutch coach Guus Hiddink says his players are brimming with confidence as they chase both the domestic success as well as a deep run into the later stages of the Europa League.
Jan 17, 2013 10:14 EST
A sniper shot notorious Russian criminal boss Aslan Usoyan, known as Grandpa Hassan, from a sixth-floor stairwell in a neighbouring building, investigators into the murder said Thursday.
Jan 16, 2013 20:43 EST
Jews of European origin are a mix of ancestries, with many hailing from tribes in the Caucasus who converted to Judaism and created an empire that lasted half a millennium, according to a gene study.
Jan 16, 2013 11:06 EST
One of Russia's biggest mafia bosses nicknamed "Grandpa Hassan" was shot dead Wednesday outside a restaurant in central Moscow, in an apparent contract killing that turned the clock back to the bloody turf wars of the 1990s.
Jan 09, 2013 11:02 EST
Russia on Wednesday investigated the death of a 27-year-old man in a giant "zorb" ball that tumbled down a mountainside in a horrific accident that was caught on video.
Jan 09, 2013 05:31 EST
Russia has launched an investigation into the death of a 27-year-old man in an inflatable "zorb" ball that tumbled down a mountainside in a horrific accident that was caught on video, a spokesman said Wednesday.
Dec 29, 2012 14:20 EST
A Georgian soldier, who went missing in southern Afghanistan last week, was found dead on Saturday, Georgia's defence minister said.
Dec 28, 2012 07:11 EST
In August, a group of Russian environmentalists were walking along a beach on the Black Sea, just outside the walls surrounding a majestic palace that has been linked to President Vladimir Putin.