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    A look at how the Syrian conflict has changed the world
    Mar13

    A look at how the Syrian conflict has changed the world

    FILE – In this file photo taken on June 5, 2014, a man rides a bicycle through a devastated part of Homs, Syria. Photo: AP BEIRUT: The Syrian conflict has had outsized impact on global politics. Five ways the world has changed: RISE OF ISLAMIC STATE It was in the vacuum of the deteriorating Syria conflict that a little-known and horrifically...

    Kerry and Heads of European Foreign Ministries to hold meeting on Syria and Libya
    Mar13

    Kerry and Heads of European Foreign Ministries to hold meeting on Syria and Libya

    PARIS. KAZINFORM – US Secretary of State John Kerry will hold consultations in Paris with Heads of Foreign Ministries of the Western European countries on March 13. According to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of France Jean-Marc Ayrault, representing the host, the parties will discuss the ways to resolve the crisis in Syria and the...

    Five ways the Syrian conflict has changed the world
    Mar13

    Five ways the Syrian conflict has changed the world

    A man rides a bicycle through a devastated part of Homs, Syria. (File/AP Photo) The Syrian conflict has had an outsized impact on global politics. Here are five ways the world has changed: RISE OF ISLAMIC STATE It was in the vacuum of the deteriorating Syria conflict that a little-known and terrifically violent branch of al-Qaeda grew into the...

    Syrian government to send delegation to Geneva talks
    Mar13

    Syrian government to send delegation to Geneva talks

    Peace talks: In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem sits beneath a portrait of Syrian President Bashar Assad as he speaks during a press conference in Damascus, Syria, Saturday. The Syrian government will send a delegation to Geneva to take part in UN-sponsored indirect peace talks...

    Syria peace talks: Government quashes discussion on presidency; says will wait for opposition only 24 hours
    Mar12

    Syria peace talks: Government quashes discussion on presidency; says will wait for opposition only 24 hours

    Syria’s Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem speaks during a news conference in Damascus, Syria March 12, 2016. (Source: Reuters) The Syrian government on Saturday ruled out discussion of the presidency at peace talks due to begin on Monday, calling President Bashar al-Assad a “red line” and saying the opposition was deluded if thought it...

    Turkey wants to buy coal mines in Ukraine
    Mar12

    Turkey wants to buy coal mines in Ukraine

    …read more Source: Today.Az

    Athletics: Russia confident of ticking IAAF boxes for Olympic spot
    Mar12

    Athletics: Russia confident of ticking IAAF boxes for Olympic spot

    MONACO: The IAAF has given Russia a tight two-month stay of execution to get its anti-doping house in order, but Moscow insists it is confident Russian athletes will compete in the Rio Olympics. Russia was suspended in November after revelations of state-sponsored doping and widespread corruption, the IAAF setting up an independent taskforce to...

    Qimiao Fan, WB’s new country director for Bangladesh
    Mar12

    Qimiao Fan, WB’s new country director for Bangladesh

    The World Bank has appointed Qimiao Fan as the new country director for Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal. The Chinese national has taken office since March 7. In his first visit to Bangladesh, Fan was accompanied by Annette Dixon, the WB’s vice president for South Asia, who will introduced Fan to the government. Dixon and Fan will also meet...

    World Anti-Doping Agency says 99 cases of meldonium doping this year so far
    Mar11

    World Anti-Doping Agency says 99 cases of meldonium doping this year so far

    The drug at the centre of the Maria Sharapova doping case has produced 99 positive tests so far this year, the World Anti-Doping Agency said on Friday. WADA spokesman Ben Nichols told The Associated Press in an e-mail that since meldonium was banned on Jan 1, “there have been 99 adverse analytical findings” for the drug. Nichols did...

    Ukraine may legalize gay marriages
    Mar11

    Ukraine may legalize gay marriages

    The Orthodox Church is concerned. …read more Source: News.Az

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