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    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Ukrainians busted in Chiang Mai ATM scam
    Nov02

    Ukrainians busted in Chiang Mai ATM scam

    CHIANG MAI —Two Ukrainian men were arrested for allegedly using more than 130 fake ATM cards to steal about 10 million baht from ATMs across the province. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Survey by Ameria: Internet access in Armenia grew 36-fold in 2000-2013
    Nov02

    Survey by Ameria: Internet access in Armenia grew 36-fold in 2000-2013

    43.6% of Armenia’s population have internet access, according to the survey “Internet and On-line Banking: Development Prerequisites in Armenia” conducted by Ameria Management Advisory Services. The survey findings were presented on October 30, during the panel discussion among the banks (HSBC Bank Armenia and Ameriabank),...

    Mongolia, between big neighbors, seeks permanent neutrality
    Nov02

    Mongolia, between big neighbors, seeks permanent neutrality

    Mongolian children play near a Mongolian warrior on horseback in front of the Mongolian Parliament House in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on Friday, October 30, 2015. Photo: AP ULAANBAATAR: Sandwiched between China and Russia, landlocked Mongolia has long tread a middle path, maintaining a balance between Moscow and Beijing while referring to the US and...

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