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Section: Gulf News (United Arab Emirates)

    Georgia ruling party scores win in disputed polls
    Oct31

    Georgia ruling party scores win in disputed polls

    Georgia’s ruling party has scored a landslide win in disputed parliamentary polls, official results showed on Monday, as the main opposition cried fraud. ‘Georgian Dream won in all but two of 50 single-mandate constituencies’ where a second round was held on Sunday, central election commission spokeswoman Ketevan Dangadze told AFP....

    Moldova in tug-of-war vote between Russia, EU
    Oct30

    Moldova in tug-of-war vote between Russia, EU

    Ex-Soviet Moldova went to the polls yesterday in its first popular presidential election since the 1990s, seen as a tug-of-war between supporters of closer relations with Russia and those seeking EU integration. The crisis-hit country of 3.5mn wedged between Ukraine and Romania is the poorest in Europe and has struggled with a string of...

    US, Russian, Japanese astronauts return from ISS
    Oct30

    US, Russian, Japanese astronauts return from ISS

    Three astronauts landed safely in Kazakhstan Sunday following a 115-day mission aboard the the International Space Station, including US astronaut Kate Rubins, the first person to sequence DNA in space. Russian mission control confirmed the touchdown of NASA’s Rubins, Roscosmos’ Anatoly Ivanishin and Takuya Onishi of the Japan...

    Children ‘forget Ukrainian’ as schools drop classes in rebel area
    Oct30

    Children ‘forget Ukrainian’ as schools drop classes in rebel area

    Schools have doubled the number of Russian language and literature classes …read more Source: Gulf...

    ICC’s toughest trial: Africa vs ‘Infamous Caucasian Court’
    Oct28

    ICC’s toughest trial: Africa vs ‘Infamous Caucasian Court’

    South Africa and Burundi’s decision to quit the International Criminal Court (ICC) and an attack by Gambia against its supposed “Caucasian” justice are likely to embolden other African states to leave the world’s only permanent war crimes tribunal. Although criticising the Hague-based institution for perceived anti-African bias has...

    Ex-Putin aide’s death ruled accidental in US
    Oct28

    Ex-Putin aide’s death ruled accidental in US

    US prosecutors yesterday said the sudden death of a former aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin in a Washington hotel was an accident, and occurred after days of heavy drinking and successive falls. Mikhail Lesin, 57, a former press minister accused of curtailing media freedoms in Putin’s Russia, was found dead at the Dupont Circle...

    What comes next after election in America?
    Oct27

    What comes next after election in America?

    The ongoing presidential campaign in the United States stands out for its lack of civility and the vast differences between the candidates: the anti-establishment businessman Donald Trump on the Republican side and the polished politician Hillary Clinton representing the Democrats.The contest has exposed deep fault lines within American society...

    Bayern march on in German Cup, Dortmund need penalties
    Oct27

    Bayern march on in German Cup, Dortmund need penalties

    Holders Bayern Munich reached the third round of the German Cup with a 3-1 win over Augsburg on Wednesday night while second-division Union Berlin took injury-hit Borussia Dortmund to penalties. Goals by Philipp Lahm, Julian Green and David Alaba sealed Bayern’s win at the Allianz Arena, while Borussia, last season’s finalists,...

    Yazidi survivors of IS torture win EU’s Sakharov prize
    Oct27

    Yazidi survivors of IS torture win EU’s Sakharov prize

    Two Yazidi women who survived a nightmare ordeal of kidnapping, rape and slavery at the hands of Islamic State jihadists won the European Parliament’s prestigious Sakharov human rights prize on Thursday. Nadia Murad and Lamia Haji Bashar have become figureheads for the effort to protect the Yazidis, followers of an ancient religion with...

    Russia has given MH17 radar data to Netherlands
    Oct27

    Russia has given MH17 radar data to Netherlands

    Russia has handed over to the Netherlands raw radar data from the area where Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was downed over rebel-held eastern Ukraine in 2014, Moscow confirmed Thursday. “We gave the Dutch side raw radar data which we discovered a month ago,” foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told AFP. She spoke after Dutch...

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