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    US soldiers charged for selling $1M of sensitive equipment to Russia, China and Kazakhstan
    Oct07

    US soldiers charged for selling $1M of sensitive equipment to Russia, China and Kazakhstan

    WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM – Six US Army soldiers and two civilians have been charged with stealing and selling restricted military equipment to buyers in other nations, including in Russia, China, Ukraine and Kazakhstan, the US Department of Justice said in a press release on Thursday, Sputnik reports. …read more Source:...

    Rafael Nadal stuns French Mannarino to reach Beijing quarters
    Oct07

    Rafael Nadal stuns French Mannarino to reach Beijing quarters

    BEIJING (AFP) – Home favourite Zhang Shuai cruised past Simona Halep to book a quarter final place at the China Open on Thursday in rain-hit Beijing.Zhang overpowered fifth-ranked Halep in less than a hour, beating her 6-0, 6-3 to delight the home crowd in the Chinese capital.It was a day of upsets as Elina Svitolina ousted top seed...

    Election in Georgia seen as test of stability after violence
    Oct07

    Election in Georgia seen as test of stability after violence

    TBILISI: A close parliamentary election in Georgia on Saturday is being seen as a test of stability in the ex-Soviet state after a car bombing and a shooting marred the run-up to the vote. Criss-crossed by strategically important oil and gas pipelines and traditionally buffeted between Russia and the West, a fifth of Georgian territory remains...

    UN Security Council nominates Portugal’s Guterres as UN chief
    Oct06

    UN Security Council nominates Portugal’s Guterres as UN chief

    UNITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council on Thursday unanimously backed Antonio Guterres, the former prime minister of Portugal who was the UN’s refugee chief for a decade, to be the next secretary-general. During a closed-door meeting, the 15 council members adopted a resolution formally presenting Guterres as their choice to be the world´s...

    Putin to discuss Syria, Ukraine in Paris on October 19: reports
    Oct06

    Putin to discuss Syria, Ukraine in Paris on October 19: reports

    MOSCOW – President Vladimir Putin will visit Paris on Oct. 19 to discuss the situation in Syria and Ukraine with his French counterpart Francois Hollande, Russian news agencies quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Thursday. … …read more Source:...

    Putin to discuss Syria, Ukraine in Paris on Oct. 19 – reports
    Oct06

    Putin to discuss Syria, Ukraine in Paris on Oct. 19 – reports

    President Vladimir Putin will visit Paris on Oct. 19 to discuss the situation in Syria and Ukraine with his French counterpart Francois Hollande, Russian news agencies quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Thursday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Putin to discuss Syria, Ukraine in Paris on Oct. 19 – reports
    Oct06

    Putin to discuss Syria, Ukraine in Paris on Oct. 19 – reports

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin will visit Paris on Oct. 19 to discuss the situation in Syria and Ukraine with his French counterpart Francois Hollande, Russian news agencies quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine Warns Citizens Against Traveling to Russia
    Oct06

    Ukraine Warns Citizens Against Traveling to Russia

    Ukraine warned its citizens on Wednesday (05/10) against traveling to Russia, saying they were at risk following an increase in harassment and detentions of Ukrainians by Russian security services. …read more Source: The Jakarta...

    Colombian journalist honoured for tackling taboos on wartime rape
    Oct06

    Colombian journalist honoured for tackling taboos on wartime rape

    When journalist Jineth Bedoya went to Bogota’s maximum-security prison 16 years ago to interview an infamous paramilitary warlord, little did she know the visit would mark her life and convert her into a leading rights activist. Bedoya never made it to the interview but instead was kidnapped, gang-raped, tortured and left on the side of a...

    Russia suspends nuclear agreement, ends uranium research pact with United States
    Oct06

    Russia suspends nuclear agreement, ends uranium research pact with United States

    Russia has further curtailed its cooperation with the United States on nuclear energy by suspending a research agreement and terminating another on uranium conversion, two days after the Kremlin shelved a plutonium pact with Washington. The Russian government said Wednesday that as a countermeasure to the U.S. sanctions imposed on it over events...

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