Ukrainian plane with 180 passengers on board crashed near the airport of Tehran, Ukrainian media reported.
A group of foreign ambassadors to Tehran attended the funeral of commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), general Qasem Soleimani along with Iran’s high-ranking representatives, reports Mehr.
Armenian citizens will not need visas to travel to China from January 20 as an agreement on mutually lifting visas between China and Armenia will take effect, Chinese media reported.
The Armenian Embassy in Kazakhstan informs that there are no citizens of Armenia among the people who were killed and injured during a plane crash near the city of Almaty.
An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 was recorded on Friday in southern Iran, TASS reported.
Nearly half of respondents named President Vladimir Putin politician of the year in a survey by the Russia Public Opinion Research Center VTsIOM, reports TASS.
Turkey may establish a naval base in the occupied northern Cyprus.
US sanctions imposed due to Ankara’s purchase of the Russian S-400 air defense systems will not affect Turkey, Turkish parliament speaker Mustafa Sentop said.
Polling stations opened for the presidential elections in Croatia.
Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, has written a letter to President Donald Trump inviting him to give his State of the Union speech on 4 February amid the partisan impeachment battle.