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    Tajikistan conducts negotiations with Interpol member nations over extradition of IRPT leader
    Jul22

    Tajikistan conducts negotiations with Interpol member nations over extradition of IRPT leader

    DUSHANBE, July 22, 2016, Asia-Plus – Tajikistan is currently conducting negotiations with Interpol member nations over extradition of Muhiddin Kabiri, the leader of the banned Islamic Revival Party of Tajikistan (IRPT), Tajik Interior Minister Ramazon Rahimzoda told reporters in Dushanbe on July 22. “There are Tajik nationals detained in Russia,...

    Victor Ambartsumian International Science Prize not to be awarded this year
    Jul22

    Victor Ambartsumian International Science Prize not to be awarded this year

    The Victor Ambartsumian International Science Prize will not be awarded will not be awarded this year as the Steering Committee says there was no reliable nominee among the candidates to fit all conditions for the Prize. Ambartsumian International Science Prize has been established by the President of Armenia in 2009 and at present is one of the...

    V.Ambartsumian International Science Prize 2016 will not be Awarded
    Jul22

    V.Ambartsumian International Science Prize 2016 will not be Awarded

    V.Ambartsumian International Science Prize has been established by the President of Armenia in 2009 and at present is one of the important awards in astronomy/astrophysics and related sciences. It is being awarded to outstanding scientists from any country and nationality having significant contribution in science. The Prize totals USD 500,000...

    Top Obama aide to take call for South China Sea calm to Beijing
    Jul22

    Top Obama aide to take call for South China Sea calm to Beijing

    WASHINGTON: US National Security Adviser Susan Rice will urge Beijing next week to avoid escalation in the South China Sea when she makes the highest-level US visit to China since an international court rejected its sweeping claims to the strategic waterway. Even as Washington has sought to keep a lid on the situation, Rice – in an interview with...

    Hundreds come to bid farewell to slain journalist in Ukraine
    Jul22

    Hundreds come to bid farewell to slain journalist in Ukraine

    Colleagues and others gather at the coffin of Pavel Sheremet to pay their respects at his memorial ceremony in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, July 22, 2016. Photo: AP/File MOSCOW: Hundreds of local residents and journalists on Friday came to pay their respects to a prominent journalist who died in a car bombing in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev earlier...

    Day after shutdown, KickassTorrents up and running again
    Jul22

    Day after shutdown, KickassTorrents up and running again

    Not even 24 hours had passed since US authorities had shut down one of the largest torrent websites — Kickasstorrents or KAT — and arrested its owner Artem Vaulin from Poland, and KAT was already making a comeback. IsoHunt, another major torrent website, has restored a mirror of the original KAT website with identical design and a somewhat...

    Russian and Ukraine Women Unite Online Against Sex Abuse
    Jul21

    Russian and Ukraine Women Unite Online Against Sex Abuse

    Hundreds of personal stories of sexual violence and harassment are appearing on social media in Russia and Ukraine . . MOSCOW – Women across Russia and Ukraine are uniting and speaking out – for once, not about the tensions between their two nations, nor the Russia-backed separatists fighting in eastern Ukraine – but about their experiences of...

    Zurab Abashidze – Georgia joined the sanctions against Crimea and Sevastopol in 2014 and so, it is not a new decision
    Jul21

    Zurab Abashidze – Georgia joined the sanctions against Crimea and Sevastopol in 2014 and so, it is not a new decision

    According to Prime Minister’s Special Envoy for Relations with Russia Zurab Abashidze, Georgia joined the sanctions against Crimea and Sevastopol in 2014 and therefore, it is not a new decision. …read more Source:...

    Owner of world’s biggest piracy site Kickass Torrents Artem Vaulin arrested in US
    Jul21

    Owner of world’s biggest piracy site Kickass Torrents Artem Vaulin arrested in US

    A Ukrainian alleged to be the ringleader of the world’s biggest online piracy site, Kickass Torrents, was hit with US criminal charges Wednesday, accused of distributing over $1 billion worth of illegally copied films, music and other content. The Justice Department unveiled a criminal complaint against Artem Vaulin, 30, of Kharkiv,...

    Sanctions hinder Russian efforts to build power plant – sources
    Jul21

    Sanctions hinder Russian efforts to build power plant – sources

    A state tender for a company to build and operate a power plant in southern Russia attracted no bids partly because firms feared falling foul of EU sanctions should any electricity be diverted to nearby Crimea, industry sources said. …read more Source: Channel...

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