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    US asks Greece to deny Russian flights to Syria
    Sep08

    US asks Greece to deny Russian flights to Syria

    ATHENS: The United States has asked Greece to bar Russian supply flights to Syria from its airspace, a Greek official said Monday, as Moscow vowed to continue arming the regime of Bashar al-Assad. “We received the (US) request on Saturday and are examining it,” a Greek foreign ministry official said on condition of anonymity....

    U.N. says close to 8,000 killed in east Ukraine
    Sep08

    U.N. says close to 8,000 killed in east Ukraine

    GENEVA (Reuters) – At least 7,962 people have been killed and 17,811 wounded in violence in eastern Ukraine since mid-April 2014, the U.N. Human Rights Office said on Tuesday, as it published a regular report by U.N. monitors in the country. …read more Source: The...

    Russian, Ukrainian Presidents to visit Kazakhstan
    Sep08

    Russian, Ukrainian Presidents to visit Kazakhstan

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM President of Russia Vladimir Putin and President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko are expected to visit Kazakhstan, Kazinform quotes FM Yerlan Idrissov as saying at the briefing today. …read more Source:...

    Russia says truce holding in Ukraine but little progress on peace plan
    Sep08

    Russia says truce holding in Ukraine but little progress on peace plan

    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday fighting has died down in east Ukraine since a new truce was put in place on Sept. 1 but blamed Kiev for not moving forward on other provisions of a peace plan brokered by Germany and France. …read more Source: Channel...

    New Ukraine truce: rays of hope and clouds of doubt
    Sep08

    New Ukraine truce: rays of hope and clouds of doubt

    KIEV: Ukraine s warring sides marked a week without heavy fighting on Monday in a tentatively encouraging change to a 17-month war that has debilitate …read more Source: The News...

    Hit by new wave of refugees, Germany warns EU partners
    Sep08

    Hit by new wave of refugees, Germany warns EU partners

    BERLIN (Reuters) -Struggling to cope with record numbers of asylum seekers, Germany told its European partners on Monday they too must take in more refugees, as police in Hungary used pepper spray on desperate migrants who broke out of a reception center at the border.Chancellor Angela Merkel, speaking after a weekend in which 20,000 migrants...

    White lion and Siberian tiger cubs play with visitors in Crimea safari park
    Sep08

    White lion and Siberian tiger cubs play with visitors in Crimea safari park

    …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Kazakh Biotechnologist Helps Create At-Home STD Test, Mass Production May Begin in 2016
    Sep08

    Kazakh Biotechnologist Helps Create At-Home STD Test, Mass Production May Begin in 2016

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – The Hoope, a home detection kit to diagnose sexually transmitted diseases that was the brainchild of a team including Kazakh biotechnologist Damel Mektepbayeva, is expected to go into mass production next year, Forbes.kz reports. “Each year, 500 million...

    Russia dismisses US concerns over Syria military buildup
    Sep08

    Russia dismisses US concerns over Syria military buildup

    MOSCOW: Moscow on Monday dismissed US concern of a Russian military buildup in Syria, saying its military aid to Bashar al-Assad was nothing out of the ordinary. Over the weekend US Secretary of State John Kerry phoned his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov to express concern about reports of an “enhanced Russian buildup” in Syria....

    Tear gas, water cannon at mass EU farmer protest in Brussels
    Sep08

    Tear gas, water cannon at mass EU farmer protest in Brussels

    BRUSSELS (AFP) – Belgian police on Monday fired tear gas and water cannon at protesting European farmers as the EU said it would release 500 million euros ($557 million) in emergency funds to help ease the pressure.EU agriculture ministers held crisis talks in Brussels to face the deep crisis hitting Europes farmers triggered by plunging...

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