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    Tim Kaine, Mike Pence clash in their only vice presidential debate
    Oct05

    Tim Kaine, Mike Pence clash in their only vice presidential debate

    Farmville (Virginia), Oct 5 : Senator Tim Kaine from the Democratic party and Republican Governor Mike Pence had a feisty exchange of words over their running mates’ policies at the first and only vice presidential debate here as the two slammed each other with running a campaign filled with hatred. The moderator, Elaine Quijano of CBS...

    Radiation detection system launched at Bulgaria’s border checkpoints
    Oct05

    Radiation detection system launched at Bulgaria’s border checkpoints

    SOFIA, Oct. 5 — A radiation detection system that covers all of Bulgarian border checkpoints with non-European Union (EU) members was officially launched here on Tuesday. The equipment at a cost of some USD35 million, donated by the United States government, was deployed on 20 land, sea and air checkpoints as well as two sites on the border with...

    France says time to act on Congo, EU sanctions possible
    Oct04

    France says time to act on Congo, EU sanctions possible

    PARIS – France said on Tuesday it was time to prevent the political situation worsening in Democratic Republic of Congo and consider imposing European Union sanctions. The United States imposed sanctions on a general and a former senior police… …read more Source:...

    France says time to act on Congo, EU sanctions possible
    Oct04

    France says time to act on Congo, EU sanctions possible

    France said on Tuesday it was time to prevent the political situation worsening in Democratic Republic of Congo and consider imposing European Union sanctions. …read more Source: Channel...

    Putin Resurrects the KGB, Under New Super-Agency Called the Ministry of State Security
    Oct04

    Putin Resurrects the KGB, Under New Super-Agency Called the Ministry of State Security

    . . . MOSCOW – Soon after he was first appointed prime minister back in 1999, Vladimir Putin joked to an audience of top intelligence officers that a group of undercover spies, dispatched to infiltrate the government, was “successfully fulfilling its task.” It turns out Putin doesn’t do jokes. Over Putin’s years in power, not just the...

    Foreign tourists spent $82 million in Tajikistan in first half 2016
    Oct04

    Foreign tourists spent $82 million in Tajikistan in first half 2016

    DUSHANBE (TCA) — In the first half of this year, more than 163 thousand foreign tourists visited Tajikistan, spending almost US $82 million in the country, Avesta news agency reported citing Adkham Abdullozoda, the chairman of the Committee of Youth Affairs, Sports and Tourism of Tajikistan. According to Abdullozoda, in the first half of 2016,...

    Russian firm sells beds shaped like BUK missiles
    Oct04

    Russian firm sells beds shaped like BUK missiles

    KUALA LUMPUR: CaroBus, a St.Petersburg based company, has begun selling children’s beds in the shape of BUK missile launchers, according to a report by the Mirror. The beds are selling at 10,000 roubles or about GBP123. The children’s BUK-beds are part of a “defenders of the motherland” series to encourage children to be soldiers. It...

    Kazakhstan Ranks 53rd in Global Competitiveness Rating, Loses 11 Positions
    Oct04

    Kazakhstan Ranks 53rd in Global Competitiveness Rating, Loses 11 Positions

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Kazakhstan lost 11 positions in the 2016-2017 Global Competiveness Report issued by the World Economic Forum (WEF). The country was ranked 53rd among 138 nations between Rwanda (52) and Costa Rica (54). “The Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) shows, to...

    Putin suspends weapons-grade plutonium deal with US
    Oct04

    Putin suspends weapons-grade plutonium deal with US

    President Vladimir Putin on Monday suspended a deal with the United States on the disposal of weapons-grade plutonium, once a symbol of US-Russian rapprochement that has fallen apart amid tensions over Ukraine, Syria and other disputes. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Putin suspends nuclear pact, raising stakes in row with Washington
    Oct04

    Putin suspends nuclear pact, raising stakes in row with Washington

    Russian President Vladimir Putin attends an awarding ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, on September 22, 2016. Photo: Reuters MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday suspended a treaty with Washington on cleaning up weapons-grade plutonium, signaling he is willing to use nuclear disarmament as a new bargaining chip in disputes...

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