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    Putin reviews Russia’s ‘invincible weapons’ on Red square
    May09

    Putin reviews Russia’s ‘invincible weapons’ on Red square

    MOSCOW: Russia’s Vladimir Putin watched advanced jets carrying a hypersonic missile he has touted as invincible scream over Red Square on Wednesday, days after the start of his fourth presidential term. Part of an annual event marking the Soviet Union’s World War Two victory over the Nazis, Putin looked on as thousands of troops...

    Revolution sweeps Armenian opposition leader into power
    May08

    Revolution sweeps Armenian opposition leader into power

    YEREVAN: Opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan was elected Armenia’s prime minister on Tuesday, capping a peaceful revolution driven by weeks of mass protests against corruption and cronyism in the ex-Soviet republic. Moscow, which has a military base in Armenia, is wary of an uncontrolled change of power which would pull the country out of its...

    Ukraine interested in competitiveness of Trans-Caspian Transport Corridor
    May08

    Ukraine interested in competitiveness of Trans-Caspian Transport Corridor

    The Trans-Caspian International Transport Corridor (TITR) opens up additional opportunities to attract freight traffic from the Asian region and realize the transit potential of Ukraine, Head of the Ukrainian Railways PJS Evgeny Kravtsov said in Baku on May 8. …read more Source:...

    Countries in Europe and Central Asia can provide better opportunities  for citizens by leveraging blockchain technologies
    May08

    Countries in Europe and Central Asia can provide better opportunities for citizens by leveraging blockchain technologies

    With economic growth in Europe and Central Asia having peaked, following 2.7% growth in 2017 and a projection of 2.3% for 2018, countries in the region should take advantage of new digital technologies to innovate and improve their services, says a new World Bank report, Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain: Europe and Central Asia Economic Update....

    Pakistani national pleads guilty; failed to register as US foreign agent
    May08

    Pakistani national pleads guilty; failed to register as US foreign agent

    WASHINGTON: A Maryland man has pleaded guilty to charges that he failed to register as a foreign agent in connection with lobbying work he did for the Pakistani government in an effort to shape US foreign policy, the Justice Department said on Monday. The newly unsealed case against Nisar Ahmed Chaudhry, a Pakistani national and US permanent...

    No longer great people to fly with
    May08

    No longer great people to fly with

    Scenarios that could easily take place in Pakistan In December 2004, a massive tsunami caused the death of 62,000 people in Sri Lanka, India and Thailand. If even one of these countries had had a viable warning system and an evacuation plan, these deaths could have been prevented, but they did not. A few years prior to 2004, a meteorologist in...

    Prosecutor General’s Office: Extradition of person inflicted injures to Supreme Rada MP to be considered
    May07

    Prosecutor General’s Office: Extradition of person inflicted injures to Supreme Rada MP to be considered

    On May 4, 2018, the Prosecutor General of Ukraine appealed to the General Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Azerbaijan to extradite the citizen of Ukraine, Magomed Saitov, who had been declared internationally wanted by the relevant articles of the Criminal Code in connection with the injuries inflicted to Supreme Rada MP of Ukraine...

    Putin sworn in as president for 4th term
    May07

    Putin sworn in as president for 4th term

    MOSCOW: Vladimir Putin was sworn in as Russia’s president for a fourth term at a ceremony in the Kremlin on Monday, extending his almost two-decade rule by another six years. “I consider it my duty and my life’s aim to do everything possible for Russia, for its present and for its future,” Putin said, with his hand on the Russian...

    Putin proposes Dmitry Medvedev for PM — Kremlin
    May07

    Putin proposes Dmitry Medvedev for PM — Kremlin

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday asked parliament to back a new mandate for outgoing prime minister Dmitry Medvedev, his longtime ally. Russia’s President Vladimir Putin (left) and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. AFP FILE PHOTO “Putin submitted Dmitry Medvedev’s candidacy to receive the agreement of the State Duma to...

    Ex-PACE President: Public organizations tried to convince me to accuse Azerbaijan
    May07

    Ex-PACE President: Public organizations tried to convince me to accuse Azerbaijan

    Public organizations were trying to convince me to make some kind of statement in PACE, to accuse Azerbaijan and individual MPs, said in an interview with Ukrainian portal “European truth” ex-President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Anne Brasseur, commenting on the recent report on corruption in the...

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