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    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of Feb. 29, 2016
    Feb29

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of Feb. 29, 2016

    BISHKEK (TCA) — The Times of Central Asia presents to its readers Stratfor’s Global Intelligence, a weekly review of the most important events that happened in the world — from Europe to Middle East to Russia to Central Asia to Afghanistan to China and the Americas. The Week That WasBrexit ReferendumThe beginning of the week brought the...

    2 years on, flight MH370 disappearance remains history’s most baffling aviation mystery
    Feb29

    2 years on, flight MH370 disappearance remains history’s most baffling aviation mystery

    IN early March 2014, the world was captivated in a way never seen before by the news of a missing Malaysian Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, MH370. The last voice contact with the flight crew was early morning March 8 somewhere over the South China Sea, just over an hour after take-off. Soon after the plane disappeared from Malaysian...

    Pope Francis urges Europe to share migrant burden fairly
    Feb28

    Pope Francis urges Europe to share migrant burden fairly

    Pope Francis Pope Francis on Sunday urged European countries struggling with the migrant crisis to “share the burden fairly”, amid growing divisions on how to handle the flow of people fleeing poverty and war. The pontiff used his address in St Peter’s Square to hail the “generous help” offered by Greece and “other countries on the front...

    Six people killed in new explosion in Russian Arctic mine where 26 miners are missing
    Feb28

    Six people killed in new explosion in Russian Arctic mine where 26 miners are missing

    Six people died — most of them rescuers — in a new explosion in a mine in northern Russia where 26 miners went missing following an accident three days ago. “Six people died, five of them rescuers,” said Anton Kovalishin, a spokesman for the emergencies ministry in the Komi region where the Severnaya mine is located. Separately, Emergencies...

    Nominees in main Oscars categories
    Feb28

    Nominees in main Oscars categories

    Hollywood, United States – The 88th Oscars will be held Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Here are the nominees in the main categories for the 88th Academy Awards, to be handed out on Sunday in Hollywood: Image from www.goldenglobes.com Best picture: “The Big Short” “Bridge of Spies” “Brooklyn” “Mad Max: Fury Road” “The Martian” “The...

    Russians honour slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov
    Feb28

    Russians honour slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov

    MOSCOW: Thousands of Russians marched through central Moscow on Saturday in memory of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov who was gunned down near the Kremlin a year ago in the highest-profile assassination of Vladimir Putin’s rule. On a bright sunny afternoon opposition supporters thronged the streets amid heightened police security as a...

    Neo-new long-awaited offer from Beeline
    Feb27

    Neo-new long-awaited offer from Beeline

    Beeline announces the launch of Neo and Neo+ services packages that are the first in Armenian telecommunications market. As the press-service of the company informed ArmInfo, the services packages include unlimited calls within Beeline mobile network, 100 free SMS to all mobile networks in Armenia and NKR, 1 GB mobile internet, unlimited...

    Year after murder, Russian opposition pays respects to slain Kremlin critic
    Feb27

    Year after murder, Russian opposition pays respects to slain Kremlin critic

    Thousands of Russians prepared today to honour the memory of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov who was gunned down near the Kremlin a year ago in the highest-profile assassination of Vladimir Putin’s rule. Anti-Kremlin activists urged ordinary Russians to join them on a memorial march through central Moscow, with other commemorative...

    Nanga Parbat scaled for initial time in winter
    Feb27

    Nanga Parbat scaled for initial time in winter

    PHOTO: TWITTER ISLAMABAD: In a ancestral attempt, mountaineers from Pakistan, Spain and Italy have managed to stand a feared Nanga Parbat for a initial time in a winter season. “Ali Sadpara (Pakistan,) Alex Txikon (Spain) and Simone Moro (Italy) have reached a tip of Nanga Parbat,” Karrar Haidri, a orator of a Alpine Club of Pakistan told AFP,...

    True grip: Ukrainian pulls five tramcars with his teeth
    Feb27

    True grip: Ukrainian pulls five tramcars with his teeth

    LVIV (AFP) – All it took was a steel cable and a set of very strong front teeth.A Ukrainian children’s doctor pulled five tramcars over a stretch of 14 metres (46 feet) Friday in a stunt in Lviv aimed at drawing attention to Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014.The 38-tonne weight was pulled by 34-year-old Oleg Skavysh —...

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