The 93-year-old was taken into hospital after a major stroke two weeks ago. His condition was improving until he had a severe setback on Tuesday, according to Israeli media.
Officials in the Caucasus country say lengthening the president's term from five to seven years was backed by a 'vast majority' of voters.
The Syrian military announced a new offensive against the city of Aleppo on Monday .
Samarkand's Shakhi Zinda memorial complex is a stunning collection of ancient tombs
Aid convoys have reached some besieged areas of Syria where hundreds of thousands of civilians are trapped.
Azerbaijan has been voting in a constitutional referendum to extend the chief of state’s term in office to seven years from five.
Jordanians have condemned the killing of a writer who was shot outside the court where he was standing trial.
Iran’s supreme leader has told former hardline president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad not to stand again in next year’s elections, state media reported on
There has been no let up in the battle for Aleppo and surrounding areas.
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China has taken a big step forward in space exploration: a huge radio telescope – the largest in the world – has begun operating from its base in the southwest of the…
The death toll in Aleppo is said to have risen above 200 in just two days, provoking a strong reaction from United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Russian-backed Syrian forces seized strategic territory to the north of Aleppo on Saturday, marking the first major ground advance of an offensive to retake rebel-held zones and bring the entire city
Amateur video shows a baby boy and a little girl being rescued from the rubble in Aleppo, after the Syrian city is hit by a wave of heavy air strikes.
Russia and the United States continue their stumbling diplomacy over Syria on the margins of the UN General Assembly, with little sign of progress.
Following heavy airstrikes, which killed 90 people, reportedly involving Russian jets, Russian humanitarian aid is being distributed in parts of Aleppo.
Monday sees Azeris going to a referendum vote on constitutional changes that have been criticised by the Council of Europe as posing a “serious risk to the balance of…
The Syrian Army’s offensive in rebel-held eastern-Aleppo is said to have been the heaviest in months.
The Syrian army’s new offensive in the rebel-held east of Aleppo has intensified.
The Syrian Army, has announced a new offensive in the rebel-held east of Aleppo, days after a week-long ceasefire crumbled.
Embattled Syrian President Bashar al Assad has hit out at the US, saying it has no will to work with Russia to defeat ISIL and other groups seen as terrorist in…
As part of its shift from home electronics to cars, Japanese giant Panasonic has been testing its new experimental self-driving vehicle.
The United Nations has said it will resume aid operations to Syria by sending trucks to a besieged district near Damascus.