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    Russian military mission in Syria brings history full circle
    Oct24

    Russian military mission in Syria brings history full circle

    Russian ground staff members work on a Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jet at the Hmeymim air base near Latakia, Syria, in this handout photograph released by Russia’s Defence Ministry October 22, 2015. REUTERS MOSCOW/BISHKEK: Valery Anisimov and his fellow Russian servicemen were smuggled out of the Black Sea hiding below the decks of their ship,...

    Ukraine, Russia to ban direct flights
    Oct24

    Ukraine, Russia to ban direct flights

    Russia’s transport minister has estimated that the loss in ticket sales to both countries will run to around $110m a year. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Donetsk rebels ban Doctors Without Borders, U.N. agencies
    Oct24

    Ukraine’s Donetsk rebels ban Doctors Without Borders, U.N. agencies

    Pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine’s eastern separatist Donetsk region said Friday they had banned Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and U.N. agencies, a move the medical charity described as worrying. MSF provides crucial medical care for patients in the area, especially those suffering from diabetes and kidney failure, as well as operating an...

    Veto under fire as UN turns 70
    Oct24

    Veto under fire as UN turns 70

    NEW YORK: More than 100 countries on Friday challenged Security Council powers to restrict their use of the veto as the United Nations turned 70, with a joint pledge not to oppose resolutions on mass atrocities. The initiative is aimed at avoiding the kind of gridlock that has paralyzed the Security Council on Syria, with Russia and China vetoing...

    Kiev urged to press on with reforms
    Oct24

    Kiev urged to press on with reforms

    BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday urged Ukraine to press on with painful reforms, as Kiev battles to haul the economy out of recession …read more Source: The News...

    Russia hold Syria talks with US, Saudi Arabia, Turkey
    Oct24

    Russia hold Syria talks with US, Saudi Arabia, Turkey

    VIENNA (AFP) – Top diplomats from Russia, the US, Saudi Arabia and Turkey held talks in a frosty atmosphere Friday on how to end the Syrian conflict, with the sides sharply at odds on the future of Bashar al-Assad.The Vienna meeting took place three weeks after Moscow thrust itself into the heart of the crisis by launching a bombing...

    Tennis: Pavlyuchenkova to face Kuznetsova in Moscow’s WTA final
    Oct24

    Tennis: Pavlyuchenkova to face Kuznetsova in Moscow’s WTA final

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Defending Kremlin Cup champion Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova battled back from a set down to beat compatriot Daria Kasatkina on Friday to set up an all-Russian final with Svetlana Kuznetsova.At the ATP and WTA combined event Pavlyuchenkova, who is seeking her seasons second and career ninth title won 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 in her first...

    Russians: The new hippies?
    Oct23

    Russians: The new hippies?

    The number of real hippies seeking experiences in India is dwindling, but could Russians be their successors? Government representatives of the tourist industry in Kerala, Goa, and Uttarakhand recently visited Russia. The goal was to attract more Russian tourists. Goa and Kerala are two gems on the Indian west coast. Lush, beautiful, hospitable,...

    Ukrainians transform famed Lenin statue into Darth Vader
    Oct23

    Ukrainians transform famed Lenin statue into Darth Vader

    ODESSA (UKRAINE) – Just in time for the release of the latest “Star Wars” blockbuster, Ukrainians have transformed a statue of Lenin into one of Darth Vader, an oddly prominent figure in local politics. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    EPL 2015: Chelsea may not be over the blues, says Jose Mourinho
    Oct23

    EPL 2015: Chelsea may not be over the blues, says Jose Mourinho

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is unsure if the Premier League champions are over the worst following their poor start to the season, but he said on Friday that a win and two clean sheets in the last week had lifted everyone at the club. Chelsea made their worst start to a domestic season for 37 years, recording only two wins in their opening...

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