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    Tens of thousands call for Russian PM’s dismissal
    Aug05

    Tens of thousands call for Russian PM’s dismissal

    MOSCOW — A petition calling on Russia’s president to sack Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, whose comments about teachers’ pay sparked outrage earlier this week, has attracted more than a hundred thousand signatures. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, center, listens to Sevastopol governor Sergei Menyailo, right, as he visits new...

    Rio 2016: Gymnast Simone Biles says she learnt not to bite into the hype and pressure
    Aug05

    Rio 2016: Gymnast Simone Biles says she learnt not to bite into the hype and pressure

    There is only one person who appears capable of beating gymnast Simone Biles at the Rio Olympics — Simone Biles. With an abundance of talent and flair oozing out of every pore of her tiny 1.45 metre frame, she has shown over the past three years as she has piled up numerous records that she has no equal in the sport. She is already the most...

    Obama turns up pressure on Putin over Syria
    Aug05

    Obama turns up pressure on Putin over Syria

    WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama warned Russia faces fierce international rebuke if it continues to make common cause with Syria’s brutal regime, signaling a renewed push to end the bloody five-year civil war. Obama said Russia risked casting itself as an “irresponsible actor” on the world stage, after meeting with top aides at the...

    Former U.S. security officials call Trump comments 'disgraceful'
    Aug05

    Former U.S. security officials call Trump comments 'disgraceful'

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A group of former U.S. national security officials, including some who have worked for top Republicans, called Donald Trump’s recent comments about NATO, Russia’s annexation of Crimea and other matters “disgraceful” in a letter released on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Shifting from Russia, Ukraine strikes US nuclear fuel deal
    Aug04

    Shifting from Russia, Ukraine strikes US nuclear fuel deal

    About half of Ukraine’s energy is produced by nuclear power stations that still operate in the wake of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster. (File) Ukraine said on Thursday it had reac …read more Source: The Indian...

    Ukraine rejects Russia’s proposed ambassador to Kiev
    Aug04

    Ukraine rejects Russia’s proposed ambassador to Kiev

    The Kremlin has proposed Mikhail Babich as a candidate for Russia’s ambassador to Kiev, but Ukrainian foreign ministry official Olena Zerkal said Kiev had decided not to consider the pr …read more Source: The Indian...

    Ukraine rejects Russia's proposed ambassador to Kiev
    Aug04

    Ukraine rejects Russia's proposed ambassador to Kiev

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine has rejected Russia’s proposed candidate for its next ambassador to Kiev, a senior Ukrainian foreign ministry official said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine president arrives in KL for three-day working visit
    Aug04

    Ukraine president arrives in KL for three-day working visit

    PUTRAJAYA: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko arrived at the Perdana Putra Complex for his meeting with Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today. © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd …read more Source: New Straits...

    Tremors from Turkey coup rattle US, EU
    Aug04

    Tremors from Turkey coup rattle US, EU

    ISTANBUL: From the roads of Pennsylvania and corridors of power in Washington to the public squares of Cologne and EU offices in Brussels, the shockwaves from the July 15 failed coup have gone well beyond Turkey. The aftermath of the coup that aimed to unseat President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has prompted a drastic sharpening in Turkish rhetoric...

    Nikolay Silayev: Moscow will never take the stand of either of the Karabakh conflict parties
    Aug04

    Nikolay Silayev: Moscow will never take the stand of either of the Karabakh conflict parties

    What could you say about the reasons of the internal instability in Armenia? First and foremost, the reasons of instability in Armenia are the ill-being and poverty the authorities cannot remove. Many people think that the authorities fail to exert enough efforts to resolve the economic problems in Armenia. This sparks discontent, which seeks to...

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