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    Ibtihaj Muhammad: First American athlete to compete in the Olympics wearing hijab
    Aug08

    Ibtihaj Muhammad: First American athlete to compete in the Olympics wearing hijab

    Muhammad wore a plain black Muslim head scarf under a red, white and blue mask as she won her opening bout. Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad on Monday, August 8 became the first American to compete in the Olympics wearing a hijab.Muhammad wore a plain black Muslim head scarf under a red, white and blue mask as she won her opening bout in the women’s...

    Putin and Erdogan: kissed and made up?
    Aug08

    Putin and Erdogan: kissed and made up?

    Vladimir Putin welcomes Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the start of the G20 summit in Saint Petersburg in 2013 © AFP / ALEXANDER NEMENOVIstanbul, Turkey, Aug 8 – Sometimes even good friends can have a bad falling out. Ankara’s downing of a Russian war plane over the Syrian border last November prompted rapid retaliation from Moscow and a bitter...

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in fresh clashes
    Aug07

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in fresh clashes

    More than 9,500 people have been killed since a Moscow-backed insurgency erupted in eastern Ukraine in April 2014 © AFP/File / Anatolii StepanovKiev, Ukraine, Aug 7 – Three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and four others injured in fresh clashes between pro-Russian rebels and government forces in Ukraine’s war-scarred east, the military...

    Ukrainian separatist leader wounded in bomb attack
    Aug07

    Ukrainian separatist leader wounded in bomb attack

    Pro-Russian separatist leader Igor Plotnitsky has been injured in a blast in the city of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine. Regional officials say the bomb was an assassination attempt. …read more Source:...

    With fresh violence in Ukraine, is there hope for a solution?
    Aug05

    With fresh violence in Ukraine, is there hope for a solution?

    The UN has reported a major spike in civilian casualties due to fighting in Ukraine. DW spoke with the OSCE’s monitoring mission to find out why the conflict has taken another violent turn and if there is a solution. …read more Source:...

    170,000 sign petition demanding Russia PM’s resignation
    Aug05

    170,000 sign petition demanding Russia PM’s resignation

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (pictured) was asked by a university lecturer from the impoverished Dagestan region why teachers receive only around 15,000 rubles ($230) per month, while police are significantly better paid © AFP/File / Alexander NemenovMoscow, Russian Federation, Aug 5 – More than 170,000 Russians have signed an online...

    Agency raises red flag over toxic imports
    Aug04

    Agency raises red flag over toxic imports

    Kenyans have been warned that vehicles and food items entering the country from Japan and Ukraine may have been exposed to radiation, which experts say could be behind the increased cases of cancer. A parliamentary committee heard that most of the vehicles and food items coming from the two countries, which have been hit by nuclear leaks, were...

    Bury Me Come Sunday Afternoon: Nike Campbell-Fatoki to read newly released book this Saturday
    Aug04

    Bury Me Come Sunday Afternoon: Nike Campbell-Fatoki to read newly released book this Saturday

    Nike Campbell-Fatoki will be reading her newly released collection of short stories Bury Me Come Sunday Afternoon. The universe finally held meaning when Quramo publishing announced that Nigerian-American Nike Campbell-Fatoki will will be on hand this Saturday at the Quintessence Bookstore for a book reading and signing. And the best part? The...

    KUSHAMIRI MIGOGORO  Ni dalili za vita vya tatu vya dunia?
    Aug04

    KUSHAMIRI MIGOGORO Ni dalili za vita vya tatu vya dunia?

    NA IGAMANYWA LAITON, NI miaka 102 sasa imepita tangu kijana mdogo wa Kiserbia alipofanya kitendo ambacho laiti angejua madhara yake asingethubutu kufanya. Kama vile baruti inavyoweza kulipua miamba mikubwa ndivyo kitendo chake cha kufyatua risasi mbili kilivyoyaletea mataifa makubwa ya kipindi hicho katika kile kilichoitwa Vita Kuu ya Kwanza ya...

    Fired by Crimea, Ukrainian gymnast targets Russia at Rio
    Aug03

    Fired by Crimea, Ukrainian gymnast targets Russia at Rio

    For Ukrainian rhythmic gymnast Ganna Rizatdinova the Rio Games offers a chance of redemption and revenge after powerhouse Russia annexed her home region Crimea. …read more Source: The Sunday...

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