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    ‘Back in the game’ Putin marks birthday with eye on Syria
    Oct07

    ‘Back in the game’ Putin marks birthday with eye on Syria

    MOSCOW – Vladimir Putin marked his 63rd birthday Wednesday with a focus on Syria, as supporters sang his praises – comparing him to a range of heroic figures from Buddha to Batman.The Russian president has been back in the international limelight since launching a bombing campaign against the Islamic State group in Syria last week,...

    ‘Back in the game’ Putin marks birthday with eye on Syria
    Oct07

    ‘Back in the game’ Putin marks birthday with eye on Syria

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Vladimir Putin marked his 63rd birthday Wednesday with a focus on Syria, as supporters sang his praises — comparing him to a range of heroic figures from Buddha to Batman.The Russian president has been back in the international limelight since launching a bombing campaign against the Islamic State group in Syria last...

    Poroshenko says ‘real truce’ has begun in Ukraine
    Oct07

    Poroshenko says ‘real truce’ has begun in Ukraine

    Poroshenko’s comments to a group of military training students in Kiev came one day after the separatists delayed until next year local elections they planned for the coming weeks. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine’s rebels delay disputed elections to support peace plan
    Oct07

    Ukraine’s rebels delay disputed elections to support peace plan

    Separatist officials were planning to hold their own local elections in the coming weeks, a move Kiev had condemned as illegal. …read more Source:...

    The World This Week: Russia bombs Syria while America guns its own
    Oct07

    The World This Week: Russia bombs Syria while America guns its own

    Once upon a time, not a very long time ago, Peter the Great decimated Swedish troops in the Battle of Poltava in 1709. Charles XII, the last of the Swedish warrior kings, was forced into exile in Ottoman Turkey and later died fighting as his country was attacked on all sides. After Poltava, Russia emerged as a great power, while the death of the...

    Street artists give Kiev colourful makeover
    Oct07

    Street artists give Kiev colourful makeover

    KIEV: In a mural splashed across a four-story building in central Kiev, a small boy nonchalantly throws paper planes. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Weightlifting: Izabella Yaylyan becomes Champion of Europe
    Oct07

    Weightlifting: Izabella Yaylyan becomes Champion of Europe

    Armenian weightlifters won three medals at the Junior and U23 European Weightlifting Championships. At U-20 girls’ fight, Izabella Yaylyan performed very successfully and won gold and a Champion of Europe after lifting 194 kg (88+106) in 58 k/w category. She left behind her main rival, Ukraine’s Veronika Ivasyuk, by 1kg. Irina...

    Street artists give Kiev colourful makeover
    Oct07

    Street artists give Kiev colourful makeover

    KIEV – In a mural splashed across a four-story building in central Kiev, a small boy nonchalantly throws paper planes.The peaceful image is just one example of the colourful street art springing up across the Ukrainian capital, reflecting a new mood of optimism in a city once criss-crossed by barricades.The artist, 28-year-old Oleksandr...

    US welcomes elections delay in eastern Ukraine
    Oct07

    US welcomes elections delay in eastern Ukraine

    The US State Department on Tuesday hailed the decision of Ukraine’s independence-seeking insurgents to postpone their local elections. …read more Source: Global...

    Rebels in east Ukraine to postpone controversial local elections
    Oct07

    Rebels in east Ukraine to postpone controversial local elections

    The independence-seeking insurgents in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday said they had decided to postpone the controversial local elections in Lugansk and Donetsk regions, which were meant to be held this autumn. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-10/07/c_134688032.htm target=_blank title="Rebels in east...

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