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    Dushanbe hosts the International Tennis Tournament for the Cup of Tajikistan’s President
    Aug02

    Dushanbe hosts the International Tennis Tournament for the Cup of Tajikistan’s President

    DUSHANBE, 02.08.2017 /NIAT “Khovar”/. The International Junior Tennis Tournament will be held in Dushanbe on August 23 – 27. Athletes will have to fight for the Cup of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan. According to the Secretary-General of the Tennis Federation of the Republic of Tajikistan Mirhusein Yahyoev, the tournament will be...

    Singapore: Unbeaten Muhamad Ridhwan heading to Las Vegas to train at Mayweather Boxing Club
    Aug02

    Singapore: Unbeaten Muhamad Ridhwan heading to Las Vegas to train at Mayweather Boxing Club

    UNBEATEN Singapore boxer Muhamad Ridhwan is heading to the United States to train at the famous Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas. Ridhwan, who became Singapore’s first boxing world champion in May, will fight South African Koos Sibiya for the vacant International Boxing Organisation (IBO) super featherweight title in October. Although...

    Russian expert: Visit to the US Vice President of NATO exercises in  Georgia – Russia`s signal about the resources of US pressure on its  pains in the South Caucasus

    ArmInfo. The visit by US Vice President Mike Pence to NATO exercises in Georgia is nothing more than a signal to Russia about the resources of US pressure on its sore points in the South Caucasus. And Washington still has these resources. An expert of the Russian Council on Foreign Affairs and the Valdai Club, the editor of Al-Monitor (USA) Maxim...

    City of Occupations to help Astana children choose professions
    Aug02

    City of Occupations to help Astana children choose professions

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – In cooperation with Community International magazine, the capital administration will implement City of Occupations, a large-scale career project. The publication has been successfully executing the concept in Ukraine for four years and the programme...

    Ukrainian-Armenian pilot praised for ‘blind’ landing in Istanbul amid massive hailstorm
    Aug02

    Ukrainian-Armenian pilot praised for ‘blind’ landing in Istanbul amid massive hailstorm

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko recently awarded Ukrainian-Armenian pilot Captain Alexander Akopov with the Ukrainian Order of Courage after he landed a plane carrying 127 people in Turkey amid a massive hailstorm. Akopov was flying the Atlasglobal Airbus A320 from Istanbul … …read more Source:...

    US vacates Russia compounds targeted over sanctions
    Aug02

    US vacates Russia compounds targeted over sanctions

    MOSCOW: The US on Tuesday cleared out of two diplomatic compounds around Moscow under the first stage of punitive measures imposed by Russia in retaliation for new sanctions being readied in Washington. Embassy spokeswoman Maria Olson said officials removed “the remaining furniture, kitchen and BBQ items, and the playground set” from...

    Hero pilot lands passenger plane ‘blind’ in Turkey after hailstorm shatters windscreen
    Aug02

    Hero pilot lands passenger plane ‘blind’ in Turkey after hailstorm shatters windscreen

    August 02, 2017 12:14 PMA Ukrainian pilot has been hailed a hero and awarded the country’s national medal of courage, after he safely landed a passenger plane when a freak hailstorm over Turkey smashed up his windscreen. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Tillerson: US-Russia ties could still get worse
    Aug02

    Tillerson: US-Russia ties could still get worse

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday he will meet with his Russian opposite number Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov over the weekend, but warned US-Russia ties could still get worse.Some in Moscow and Washington had hoped relations between the former Cold War foes might improve under US President Donald Trump,...

    Pence slams Russian ?occupation? on Georgia visit
    Aug02

    Pence slams Russian ?occupation? on Georgia visit

    TBILISI: US Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday blasted Russia’s “occupation” of Georgian territory, as he pledged Donald Trump will sign off on new sanctions against Moscow “soon”. Pence is currently on a tour of Eastern Europe aimed at reassuring US allies rattled over Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea and...

    World Traveler: J for July, jailoo, and joy in Kyrgyzstan
    Aug01

    World Traveler: J for July, jailoo, and joy in Kyrgyzstan

    Horses at a summer pasture at Son-Köl Lake in Kyrgyzstan on July 8, 2017. Photo by Bermet Talant NARYN, Kyrgyzstan – Some people spend their summer vacations on southern resorts and at beach parties. My dream holiday is an escape to the mountains to ride horses on pastures and sleep in a yurt surrounded by herds of sheep. You can call me weird....

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