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    Bodies of crash victims arrive in Russia
    Nov02

    Bodies of crash victims arrive in Russia

    Head of air transport agency says the aircraft disintegrated in the air while flying at a high altitude Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations employees prepare to load the bodies of the victims from the ministry’s plane at the airport in St Petersburg. — AFP photo A woman reacts in central Saint Petersburg as people gather to light...

    Launch of a new Network for Investigative Journalism in Berlin
    Nov02

    Launch of a new Network for Investigative Journalism in Berlin

    Five journalism networks launched a new network for investigative journalism in Berlin. Initiated by n-ost, n-vestigate involves NGOs from Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine and includes journalists and experts from seven Eastern European countries. …read more Source:...

    Breathing space lets Ukraine focus on second war
    Nov02

    Breathing space lets Ukraine focus on second war

    A year ago, the only topic of conversation in Ukraine’s capital was the war. Did Russia want to take half the country, or just a part of that? Would there be a full-scale invasion and, if so, when would it start? Kiev today doesn’t feel like a city at war. Local elections were underway when I was there last month, and the city was...

    Russian Official Say Metrojet Broke up in Mid Air over Egypt
    Nov02

    Russian Official Say Metrojet Broke up in Mid Air over Egypt

    Aviation officials are still unclear about what caused the Metrojet plane crash MOSCOW – Viktor Sorochenko, an official with the Interstate Aviation Committee, said the Russian plane that crashed in Egypt over the weekend broke up in midair, a senior Russian aviation official said after visiting the crash site in the Sinai Peninsula on Sunday....

    UN body calls for Malaysia’s Anwar to be freed: Family
    Nov02

    UN body calls for Malaysia’s Anwar to be freed: Family

    KUALA LUMPUR: A UN body has determined that former Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has been jailed in violation of international law and called for his immediate release, according to a copy of the opinion released Monday by his family. Anwar, 68, was jailed in February for five years after being convicted for sodomising a male aide. He...

    Joint Statement of the Fourth U.S. – Kazakhstan Strategic Partnership Dialogue
    Nov02

    Joint Statement of the Fourth U.S. – Kazakhstan Strategic Partnership Dialogue

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM The United States and Kazakhstan underscored their support for the Minsk process as the only means to resolve the conflict and restore peace in the borderlands of eastern Ukraine. The United States appreciated Kazakhstan’s commitment to expanding economic cooperation with Ukraine. The United States welcomed...

    Beleaguered Chelsea boss Mourinho faces must-win match in Champs League
    Nov02

    Beleaguered Chelsea boss Mourinho faces must-win match in Champs League

    BARCELONA, Spain — Few would have imagined that Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho’s job would be in danger just six months after winning the Premier League title. And nobody would have fathomed that humble Dynamo Kiev could prove his undoing. But yet another domestic loss over the weekend means Wednesday’s seemingly routine...

    UN group says Malaysia Anwar’s jailing politically motivated
    Nov02

    UN group says Malaysia Anwar’s jailing politically motivated

    Anwar Ibrahim (JP/Wendra Ajistyatama)Imprisoned Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was prosecuted for political reasons and he should be released, a UN body concluded.Anwar began serving a five-year jail sentence in February after the country’s top court ruled that he sodomized a former male aide in 2008. His case was widely seen as...

    Kerry Visits Central Asia Amid Tensed Relations with Russia
    Nov02

    Kerry Visits Central Asia Amid Tensed Relations with Russia

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met his five Central Asian counterparts in the ancient city of Samarkand, Uzbekistan on Sunday and reassured them of Washington’s continued engagement in a region seen as exposed to militant Islam. Most of the five former Soviet republics of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan...

    UN group says Malaysia Anwar’s jailing politically motivated
    Nov02

    UN group says Malaysia Anwar’s jailing politically motivated

    KUALA LUMPUR: Imprisoned Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was prosecuted for political reasons and he should be released, a UN body concluded. Anwar began serving a five-year jail sentence in February after the country’s top court ruled that he sodomised a former male aide in 2008. His case was widely seen as politically motivated...

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