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    Internet reposts can mean jail in Russia crackdown
    Jul08

    Internet reposts can mean jail in Russia crackdown

    Recent graduate Maxim Kormelitsky did not think twice when he shared a picture online with an expletive-ridden caption about Russian Orthodox believers and their tradition of jumping into freezing cold water. But then he got a summons from investigators in his small Siberian hometown. Within a few months the 21-year-old was put on trial on...

    Azerbaijan pays advance for military cargo planes bought from Ukraine
    Jul08

    Azerbaijan pays advance for military cargo planes bought from Ukraine

    Azerbaijan has paid advance for two An-178 planes bought from Ukraine’s “Antonov” corporation, Ukrainian deputy PM Gennady Zubko, according to Ukrinform. …read more Source:...

    Armenian boxer Hovhannes Bachkov qualifies for Rio 2016 Olympic Games
    Jul08

    Armenian boxer Hovhannes Bachkov qualifies for Rio 2016 Olympic Games

    Armenian boxer Hovhannes Bachkov (64 kg) has qualified for Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The member of the Armenian boxing team entered the finals after beating Volodymyr Matviychuk of Ukraine at the APB/WSB Olympic Qualification Tournament. In the quarterfinals, Bachkov beat Peter Raymond Moilete of Ireland. Over 30 Armenian sportsmen have so far...

    Internet reposts can mean jail in Russia crackdown
    Jul08

    Internet reposts can mean jail in Russia crackdown

    MOSCOW: Recent graduate Maxim Kormelitsky did not think twice when he shared a picture online with an expletive-ridden caption about Russian Orthodox believers and their tradition of jumping into freezing cold water. But then he got a summons from investigators in his small Siberian hometown. Within a few months the 21-year-old was put on trial...

    Russia, Brexit loom over NATO summit
    Jul08

    Russia, Brexit loom over NATO summit

    WARSAW: NATO leaders meet on Friday for a landmark summit in Warsaw to send an uncompromising message to a resurgent Russia while trying to contain the fallout from Britain’s dramatic vote to quit the European Union. Britain’s divorce from the EU is set to dominate talks between US President Barack Obama, attending his last NATO...

    Brexit on his mind, Obama arrives in Poland for NATO summit
    Jul08

    Brexit on his mind, Obama arrives in Poland for NATO summit

    WARSAW, Poland — President Barack Obama opened a five-day, two-country mission early Friday to buck up a beleaguered Europe and brush back an aggressive Moscow. On what is expected to be his last presidential visit to the continent, Obama is due to attend a summit of NATO allies in Warsaw, before moving on to Seville and Madrid for his first...

    dna Morning Must Reads: Modi in Africa, Govt’s probe into Zakir Naik’s speeches, France beat Germany; and more
    Jul08

    dna Morning Must Reads: Modi in Africa, Govt’s probe into Zakir Naik’s speeches, France beat Germany; and more

    1. Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik may lose Peace (TV) over row; govt to probe his Speeches Union Home ministry, Mumbai police to probe into his speeches, FB posts; Channel has no licence. Read more here 2. Sushma Swaraj’s tweet ends ordeal for Assam girl detained in Istanbul Airport When 20-year-old Aradhana Barooah was heading...

    Ex-Chile army chief detained over dictatorship-era deaths
    Jul08

    Ex-Chile army chief detained over dictatorship-era deaths

    He is accused of complicity in the killing of 15 people during the “Caravan of Death” in 1973U.S. records show Pinochet complicity in assassination – Chilean senatorChilean protesters, police clash on anniverary of Pinochet-led coupThe forgotten coup – and how the godfather rules from Canberra to Kiev …read more...

    Ex-Chile army chief detained over dictatorship-era deaths
    Jul08

    Ex-Chile army chief detained over dictatorship-era deaths

    He is accused of complicity in the killing of 15 people during the “Caravan of Death” in 1973U.S. records show Pinochet complicity in assassination – Chilean senatorChilean protesters, police clash on anniverary of Pinochet-led coupThe forgotten coup – and how the godfather rules from Canberra to Kiev …read more...

    Trump’s adviser avoids questions about US’ policy on Russia
    Jul08

    Trump’s adviser avoids questions about US’ policy on Russia

    Carter Page, a foreign-policy adviser to US presidential candidate Donald Trump avoided all questions about how the United States should shape its policy towards Russia. (Source: AP) A foreign-policy adviser to US presidential candidate Donald Trump avoided all questions about how the United States should shape its policy towards Russia on a...

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