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Tajikistan conducts negotiations with Interpol member nations over extradition of IRPT leader
Jul22

Tajikistan conducts negotiations with Interpol member nations over extradition of IRPT leader

DUSHANBE, July 22, 2016, Asia-Plus – Tajikistan is currently conducting negotiations with Interpol member nations over extradition of Muhiddin Kabiri, the leader of the banned Islamic Revival Party of Tajikistan (IRPT), Tajik Interior Minister Ramazon Rahimzoda told reporters in Dushanbe on July 22. “There are Tajik nationals detained in Russia,...

Victor Ambartsumian International Science Prize not to be awarded this year
Jul22

Victor Ambartsumian International Science Prize not to be awarded this year

The Victor Ambartsumian International Science Prize will not be awarded will not be awarded this year as the Steering Committee says there was no reliable nominee among the candidates to fit all conditions for the Prize. Ambartsumian International Science Prize has been established by the President of Armenia in 2009 and at present is one of the...

V.Ambartsumian International Science Prize 2016 will not be Awarded
Jul22

V.Ambartsumian International Science Prize 2016 will not be Awarded

V.Ambartsumian International Science Prize has been established by the President of Armenia in 2009 and at present is one of the important awards in astronomy/astrophysics and related sciences. It is being awarded to outstanding scientists from any country and nationality having significant contribution in science. The Prize totals USD 500,000...

Hundreds come to bid farewell to slain journalist in Ukraine
Jul22

Hundreds come to bid farewell to slain journalist in Ukraine

Colleagues and others gather at the coffin of Pavel Sheremet to pay their respects at his memorial ceremony in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, July 22, 2016. Photo: AP/File MOSCOW: Hundreds of local residents and journalists on Friday came to pay their respects to a prominent journalist who died in a car bombing in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev earlier...

Top Obama aide to take call for South China Sea calm to Beijing
Jul22

Top Obama aide to take call for South China Sea calm to Beijing

WASHINGTON: US National Security Adviser Susan Rice will urge Beijing next week to avoid escalation in the South China Sea when she makes the highest-level US visit to China since an international court rejected its sweeping claims to the strategic waterway. Even as Washington has sought to keep a lid on the situation, Rice – in an interview with...

Day after shutdown, KickassTorrents up and running again
Jul22

Day after shutdown, KickassTorrents up and running again

Not even 24 hours had passed since US authorities had shut down one of the largest torrent websites — Kickasstorrents or KAT — and arrested its owner Artem Vaulin from Poland, and KAT was already making a comeback. IsoHunt, another major torrent website, has restored a mirror of the original KAT website with identical design and a somewhat...

Hundreds come to bid farewell to slain journalist in Ukraine
Jul22

Hundreds come to bid farewell to slain journalist in Ukraine

MOSCOW (AP) ” Hundreds of local residents and journalists have come to pay their respects to a prominent journalist who died in a car bombing in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev earlier this week.The gathering has seen journalists… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

Ukraine rebels train locals to fight armed international police (AFP)
Jul21

Ukraine rebels train locals to fight armed international police (AFP)

Shakhtarsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Pro-Russian insurgents in war-torn eastern Ukraine have staged sabre-rattling training exercises in preparation for the possible deployment of an armed international police force in rebel-held areas. …read more Source: The West...

Russian and Ukraine Women Unite Online Against Sex Abuse
Jul21

Russian and Ukraine Women Unite Online Against Sex Abuse

Hundreds of personal stories of sexual violence and harassment are appearing on social media in Russia and Ukraine . . MOSCOW – Women across Russia and Ukraine are uniting and speaking out – for once, not about the tensions between their two nations, nor the Russia-backed separatists fighting in eastern Ukraine – but about their experiences of...

Report suggests torture widespread in war-torn Ukraine
Jul21

Report suggests torture widespread in war-torn Ukraine

MOSCOW (AP) ” A new report suggests that the detention and torture of civilians has become common in Ukraine, which has been torn by a separatist war in the east.The joint report released on Thursday by Amnesty International and… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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