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Section: Middle East

    Kerry reassures Afghanistan’s neighbors over US troop drawdown
    Nov03

    Kerry reassures Afghanistan’s neighbors over US troop drawdown

    US Secretary of State John Kerry sought on Tuesday to reassure the rulers of Tajikistan and Turkmenistan that Washington remained committed to Central Asia’s security, even though it is withdrawing troops from neighboring Afghanistan. Both countries fear the spread of Islamist militancy, and US officials worry that government crackdowns...

    Gov’t forces, rebels in eastern Ukraine report fighting
    Nov03

    Gov’t forces, rebels in eastern Ukraine report fighting

    Government and separatist forces in eastern Ukraine are both reporting renewed fighting. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Egypt’s international tourism campaign suspended indefinitely over Russian plane crash
    Nov03

    Egypt’s international tourism campaign suspended indefinitely over Russian plane crash

    The Ministry of Tourism has suspended Egypt’s promotional campaign indefinitely in six major countries that export tourists to the country, until investigations into the Russian plane crash incident are completed. Sources at the ministry said Russia, Germany, Italy, Poland, Ukraine, and France, are the countries that export the most...

    The Man Who Flew Like a Bird by Svetlana Alexievich
    Nov03

    The Man Who Flew Like a Bird by Svetlana Alexievich

    IntroductionOn October 8, the Nobel Committee announced that the 2015 Nobel Prize for Literature was being awarded to Svetlana Alexievich, a writer and journalist whose body of work is unique both in scope and in genre. The bare facts of Alexievich’s biography reflect the nature of her greater subject: the memory, aspirations, tragedy, and...

    Egypt suspends tourism promotional campaign due to Russian plane incident
    Nov02

    Egypt suspends tourism promotional campaign due to Russian plane incident

    The Ministry of Tourism has suspended Egypt’s promotional campaign indefinitely in six major countries that export tourists to the country, until investigations into the Russian plane crash incident are completed. Sources at the ministry said Russia, Germany, Italy, Poland, Ukraine, and France, are the countries that export the most...

    Police raids Crimean Tatar TV channel, journalist homes
    Nov02

    Police raids Crimean Tatar TV channel, journalist homes

    Raids target those linked to Crimean Tatar businessman, public figure Lenur Islyamov, who recently organized economic blockade of Russia-occupied Crimea …read more Source: World...

    Russian police raids Crimean Tatar TV channel, journalist homes
    Nov02

    Russian police raids Crimean Tatar TV channel, journalist homes

    Persons targeted by raids are employees at enterprises of Crimean Tatar businessman, public figure Lenur Islyamov, who recently organized economic blockade of Russia-occupied Crimean peninsula …read more Source: World...

    Russian police raids Crimea Tatar TV channel, journalist homes
    Nov02

    Russian police raids Crimea Tatar TV channel, journalist homes

    Russian police searched the offices of a Tatar TV channel in Crimea early Monday as well as homes of its employees, its deputy director told AFP, the latest raid against the once popular network which was forced to go off air in April …read more Source: The Daily...

    Flight recorders show crashed Russian jet not struck from outside – investigator (Update 1)
    Nov02

    Flight recorders show crashed Russian jet not struck from outside – investigator (Update 1)

    By Lin Noueihed The Russian plane that crashed in Egypt was not struck from the outside and the pilot did not make a distress call before it disappeared from radar, a source in the committee analysing the flight recorders said on Monday. The source declined to give more details but based his comments on the preliminary examination of the black...

    Bodies of Egypt crash victims arrive in Russia
    Nov02

    Bodies of Egypt crash victims arrive in Russia

    SAINT PETERSBURG // A plane carrying the remains of 144 people killed when a Russian airliner crashed in Egypt landed in Saint Petersburg early on Monday, hours after investigators probing the doomed flight said it had broken up in the air.The emergency Russian plane, the first to bring back the bodies of those who died when the A-321 plummeted...

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