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    Russian climbers scale Mt Manaslu in alpine style
    Oct07

    Russian climbers scale Mt Manaslu in alpine style

    Mt Manaslu. File photo KATHMANDU: At least 21 climbers successfully climbed the world’s eighth highest peak in an alpine style this autumn, according to the expedition organiser. Managing Director Chatur Kumar Tamang at Makalu Extreme Treks & Expedition informed that 25 expedition members along with 7 climbing Sherpas stood atop Mt...

    Ukraine parliament extends insurgents? self-rule by one year

    KIEV: A raucous Ukrainian parliament on Friday extended by another year the self-rule of its two Russian-backed insurgent regions of Lugansk and Donetsk under a set of strict conditions. The vote has been welcomed by Ukraine’s Western partners but bitterly opposed by hard-core nationalists who set off flares outside the chamber during the...

    Moscow faces 130 fake bomb calls, evacuates 100,000 people
    Oct07

    Moscow faces 130 fake bomb calls, evacuates 100,000 people

    People are checked by security guards before entering GUM, State Shop, at Red square in Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, file)Moscow (AP) — Moscow on Friday faced over 130 fake bomb calls that prompted the evacuation of some 100,000 people from shopping malls, schools, railway stations and office buildings. It was the most massive flurry...

    Ukrainian deputy justice minister: I am sure that Azerbaijan will soon return its occupied territories
    Oct02

    Ukrainian deputy justice minister: I am sure that Azerbaijan will soon return its occupied territories

    “I am sure that Azerbaijan will soon return its occupied territories,” Ukraine`s Deputy Minister of Justice Gia Gesadze has told AZERTAC`s Kiev-based correspondent. “Azerbaijan has great economic and military power to do this,” he said …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    Armenia may appeal against the International Weightlifting Federation decision
    Oct02

    Armenia may appeal against the International Weightlifting Federation decision

    The RA Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs, the National Olympic Committee of Armenia and the Armenian Weightlifting Federation have time to appeal against the decision of the Executive Board of the International Federation of Weightlifting (IWF). It should be noted that on September 30, in Bucharest, the IWF Executive Committee decided to...

    Armenian weightlifters will not be able to participate in World  Championship in USA due to IWF disqualification
    Oct02

    Armenian weightlifters will not be able to participate in World  Championship in USA due to IWF disqualification

    ArmInfo. Due to the disqualification of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), Armenian weightlifters will not be able to participate in the World Championship scheduled for the end of November in the American Anaheim. On September 30, the International Weightlifting Federation disqualified ten national federations for a year on doping...

    Five workers killed in Ukraine hostel fire
    Oct02

    Five workers killed in Ukraine hostel fire

    …read more Source: The Indian...

    Armenia’s Weightlifting Federation suspended for one year
    Oct02

    Armenia’s Weightlifting Federation suspended for one year

    The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Executive Board (EB) has unanimously decided that Member Federations (MFs) found to have produced three or more Anti-Doping Rule Violations (ADRV) in the combined re-analysis process of the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games shall be suspended for one year. The MFs which have been identified as such are...

    Ukrainian company eyes Azerbaijan’s biggest oil&gas fields
    Oct02

    Ukrainian company eyes Azerbaijan’s biggest oil&gas fields

    Ukraine’s “Zorya-Mashproekt” is interested in establishing large-scale and long-term cooperation with Azerbaijani companies in the energy sector, the company’s Head of the group for market analysis, Natalia Garkusha told Trend. …read more Source:...

    Kazakhstan ranks 57th on competitiveness list
    Oct02

    Kazakhstan ranks 57th on competitiveness list

    ASTANA (TCA) — Russia has led its partners in the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) with the highest ranking among the group in the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2017-18 Global Competitiveness Report. Russia ranked 38th on the list of 137 countries rated in this year’s WEF report, while Kazakhstan was next at the 57th position on the Global...

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