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    MH17 victim families sue Putin, Russia in European rights court
    May21

    MH17 victim families sue Putin, Russia in European rights court

    SYDNEY – Families of victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which was shot down over Ukraine in 2014, are suing President Vladimir Putin and Russia for Aus$10 million each in the European Court of Human Rights, The Sydney Morning Herald reported Saturday. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Average life expectancy for Armenia is 74.8 years, according to World Health Statistics: Monitoring Health for the SDGs
    May21

    Average life expectancy for Armenia is 74.8 years, according to World Health Statistics: Monitoring Health for the SDGs

    The average life expectancy in Armenia is 74.8 years, according to the World Health Organization. The World Health Statistics 2016: Monitoring health for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) says that that dramatic gains in life expectancy have been made globally since 2000, but major inequalities persist within and among countries. Life...

    Australian firm names Russia, Putin in MH17 compensation claim: report
    May21

    Australian firm names Russia, Putin in MH17 compensation claim: report

    The parents of a victim from Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 react as they leave the State Coroners Court, after the New South Wales State Coroner handed down his findings from an inquest into the deaths of six New South Wales residents who were aboard the plane, in Sydney, Australia, May 17, 2016. REUTERS An Australian law firm has filed a...

    EaPConnect invites researchers from Eastern Partnership countries
    May21

    EaPConnect invites researchers from Eastern Partnership countries

    Baku/21.05.16/Turan: Researchers from one of the Eastern Partnership countries, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine are invited to participate in an international research project and get in touch with National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) in Europe. The EU-funded Eastern Partnership Connect (EaPConnect) project...

    Australian firm names Russia, Putin in MH17 compensation claim: report
    May21

    Australian firm names Russia, Putin in MH17 compensation claim: report

    An Australian law firm has filed a compensation claim against Russia and President Vladimir Putin in the European Court of Human Rights on behalf of families of victims of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17, shot down in 2014, media reported. The jetliner crashed in Ukraine in pro-Russian rebel-held territory on July 17, 2014, killing all 298 people...

    Azerbaijan Abortively Used Putin’s Card against Azerbaijan
    May21

    Azerbaijan Abortively Used Putin’s Card against Azerbaijan

    Interview with Stanislav Tarasov, Russian analyst, columnist at Regnum and Rex agencies. Mr. Tarasov, what should we expect from the forthcoming developments of NK conflict, when Azerbaijani officials withdraw from the agreement reached in Vienna after Sargsyan-Aliyev meeting, referring to installation of investigative mechanisms on the Line of...

    Team Kazakhstan Falls from IIHF World Championships Top Division
    May21

    Team Kazakhstan Falls from IIHF World Championships Top Division

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. Photo credit: sports.kz ASTANA – The eighth attempt in history for the team of Kazakhstan to stay in the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championships Top Division, which this year is taking place in Russia, proved unsuccessful. Having started...

    After Ebola, World Bank creates pandemic insurance plan
    May21

    After Ebola, World Bank creates pandemic insurance plan

    SENDAI, Japan: The World Bank announced Saturday a new program to mobilize funds quickly against virulent disease outbreaks after the world was caught unprepared in the 2014 Ebola disaster in West Africa. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said the new Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility (PEF) will accelerate global and national responses to...

    EU sanctions against Crimea to be extended
    May21

    EU sanctions against Crimea to be extended

    An anonymous EU official said that EU sanctions against Crimea expiring in June will be extended. …read more Source:...

    New US ambassador to PH nominated
    May21

    New US ambassador to PH nominated

    PRESIDENT Barack Obama has nominated an Asian American as the new ambassador to the Philippines, the White House announced on Wednesday, May 18. The announcement came a day after Obama spoke to presumptive Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte over the phone. Obama reportedly applauded the country’s “vibrant democracy.” The nominee, Sung Y....

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