Ukrainian military capture Donetsk water purification plant — spokesmanWorld February 25, 15:05
Azerbaijan and Armenia report armed clashes in Karabakh conflict areaWorld February 25, 11:45
Head of Russian delegation to OSCE PA says Ukraine not ready for dialogueRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 25, 5:02
Russian baritone Hvorostovsky cancels concerts due to continuing treatmentSociety & Culture February 25, 3:22
Russian prime minister declares 3rd Winter World Military Games openMilitary & Defense February 24, 22:33
Russia to veto UNSC resolution imposing sanctions on Syria — envoyRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 24, 22:29
Ukrainian MP Savchenko arrives in Donetsk republic to visit Ukrainian prisoners — agencyWorld February 24, 22:25
Russian Defense Ministry surprised over German MPs reaction to Reichstag miniature plansRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 24, 16:32
Iraq's PM orders airstrikes on IS positions in SyriaWorld February 24, 16:09
CAIRO, June 18 (Itar-Tass) - Afghan President Hamid Karzai said on Tuesday his country’s armed forces are taking over responsibility for security around the country from the U.S.-led coalition.
He spoke at the ceremony devoted to the handover of responsibility by the American and NATO military forces to Afghanistan ahead of their full withdrawal in 2014.
The handover ceremony is attended by NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen.
Shortly before the ceremony a bombing in the Afghan capital killed three people and wounded another 30.