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    Putin’s party dominates in Russia parliament vote
    Sep19

    Putin’s party dominates in Russia parliament vote

    MOSCOW: Russia’s ruling United Russia party cruised to an easy victory in parliamentary polls that could pave the way for President Vladimir Putin to glide to a fourth term in 2018 elections, partial results showed. The ballot for the 450-seat State Duma was smooth sailing for authorities desperate to avoid a repeat of mass protests last...

    Clinton, Trump to both meet with Egyptian president at U.N.
    Sep19

    Clinton, Trump to both meet with Egyptian president at U.N.

    An adviser to U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s campaign said on Sunday that Trump will meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Monday during the United Nations General Assembly, just as Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, is also scheduled to do. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi...

    Pro-Putin party wins Russian parliamentary election
    Sep19

    Pro-Putin party wins Russian parliamentary election

    Allies of Russian president Vladimir Putin comfortably won a parliamentary election, early results showed on Monday, but low turnout suggested a softening of enthusiasm for the ruling elite 18 months before the next presidential election. The ruling United Russia party won 51 per cent in Sunday’s election, according to a preliminary central...

    UN, EU leaders meet on peace, security issues
    Sep19

    UN, EU leaders meet on peace, security issues

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday met with Mr Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, and Frans Timmermans, the first vice-president of the European Commission, they talked about the issues of refugees and migrants, and the peace and security in Ukraine and Syria. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Putin?s party dominates in Russia parliament vote
    Sep19

    Putin?s party dominates in Russia parliament vote

    MOSCOW: Russia’s ruling United Russia party on Sunday cruised to an easy victory in parliamentary polls that could pave the way for President Vladimir Putin to glide to a fourth term in 2018 elections, partial results showed. The ballot for the 450-seat State Duma was smooth sailing for authorities desperate to avoid a repeat of mass...

    Putin’s party dominates at Russia parliament vote
    Sep19

    Putin’s party dominates at Russia parliament vote

    MOSCOW:Russia’s ruling United Russia party on Sunday cruised to an easy victory at parliamentary polls that could pave the way for President Vladimir Putin to glide to a fourth term in elections in 2018, partial results showed. The ballot for the 450-seat State Duma was smooth sailing for authorities desperate to avoid a repeat of mass...

    Pride and pressure as Crimea holds first Russia parliament vote
    Sep18

    Pride and pressure as Crimea holds first Russia parliament vote

    Crimea went to the polls Sunday to elect deputies to Russia’s parliament for the first time since the region was annexed by Moscow — stirring pride in some, but pushing others to protest. …read more Source: Hindustan...

    Russia votes in parliamentary polls with Putin secure
    Sep18

    Russia votes in parliamentary polls with Putin secure

    Russians voted on Sunday in parliamentary polls, with parties loyal to President Vladimir Putin expected to maintain their dominance despite the longest economic crisis of his rule. The nationwide election follows a tumultuous few years that have seen the country seize the Crimea peninsula from Ukraine, plunge into its worst standoff with the...

    Russia votes in parliamentary polls
    Sep18

    Russia votes in parliamentary polls

    MOSCOW: Russians today voted in parliamentary polls, with parties loyal to President Vladimir Putin set to maintain their dominance despite the Kremlin making a show of cleaning up the vote after mass protests last time around. The nationwide elections follow several years of tumult that have seen the country annex Crimea from Ukraine, lurch into...

    Rio Paralympics stages final show in shadow of tragedy
    Sep18

    Rio Paralympics stages final show in shadow of tragedy

    RIO DE JANEIRO: Rio on Sunday closes a Paralympic Games that many feared would be a fiasco but which turned into a triumph, though marred in the final hours by the death of an Iranian cyclist, reports BSS. Eleven days of competition where China dominated the medals table, followed by Britain, Ukraine and the United States, were ending Sunday with...

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