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    Armenian Foreign Ministry stands in support for Russian-Israeli blog  writer Alexander Lapshin 
    Jan19

    Armenian Foreign Ministry stands in support for Russian-Israeli blog  writer Alexander Lapshin 

    ArmInfo. Armenian Foreign Ministry stands in support for Russian- Israeli blog writer Alexander Lapshin arrested by Belarusian authorities on Baku’s demand, Deputy Foreign Minister of Armenia Shavarsh Kocharyan told journalists on January 19 after the government’s session. According to the Deputy Minister it is difficult to forecast...

    Soldier’s mother asks public to come pay final respects
    Jan19

    Soldier’s mother asks public to come pay final respects

    Cpl. Viachislov Gregai, who was killed while working on an armored personnel carrier (APC), was a new immigrant from Ukraine and only has his mother in Israel, leading her to urge the general public to attend his funeral. …read more Source: Yedioth...

    Culture and Creativity Programme: call for applications
    Jan19

    Culture and Creativity Programme: call for applications

    The European Union-Eastern Partnership Culture and Creativity Programme is inviting small and medium sized towns in the six Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine) to express their interest in piloting Creative Towns and Regions Initiative. Background: The Creative Towns and Regions Initiative...

    Baby born using controversial IVF technique
    Jan19

    Baby born using controversial IVF technique

    It was a first for the entire world: Using a controversial in vitro fertilization technique, doctors in Kiev, Ukraine, helped a previously infertile couple conceive and deliver a baby girl. Some critics say, for genetic reasons, the use of this IVF method should have been restricted to producing a baby boy. …read more Source:...

    In Ukraine: ‘3-parent’ baby born using new technique
    Jan19

    In Ukraine: ‘3-parent’ baby born using new technique

    Zukin said the pronuclear transfer method could be used to help women who suffer from a rare condition called embryo arrest. A baby boy has been born in Ukraine to an infertile couple after the first ever use of a new technique using the DNA of three parents, the head of a Kiev fertility clinic said Wednesday.The boy was conceived using DNA from...

    Trump’s calendar of global economic summits
    Jan19

    Trump’s calendar of global economic summits

    ©Van Tine Dennis/ABACA/ABACA USA/PA Images Mark your calendars for key events this year that will reveal the Trump administration’s vision to remake the world’s economic order. There will be early hints from a handful of incoming advisors who are in Davos this week and the picture will take shape slowly in speeches (and Tweets) as...

    German parliament pays tribute to market attack victims
    Jan19

    German parliament pays tribute to market attack victims

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s parliament has paid tribute to the 12 people killed in the truck attack on a Christmas market in Berlin a month ago. Speaker Norbert Lammert told lawmakers Thursday that “terror aims to shake, paralyze and destabilize democratic societies. The terrorists did not achieve this aim in Germany.” Seven Germans were among...

    Constructive ties with Russia is in interest of US, world: Barack Obama
    Jan19

    Constructive ties with Russia is in interest of US, world: Barack Obama

    Washington, Jan 19 : Outgoing US President Barack Obama today said having a “constructive” relationship with Russia is in the interest of America and the world and admitted that bilateral ties had reverted to an “adversarial spirit” during Vladimir Putin’s presidency. “I think it is in America’s interest and the world’s interest...

    ‘Three-parent’ baby born in Ukraine in world’s first use of new technique
    Jan19

    ‘Three-parent’ baby born in Ukraine in world’s first use of new technique

    A baby boy has been born in Ukraine to an infertile couple after the first-ever use of a new technique using the DNA of three parents, the head of a Kiev fertility clinic said Wednesday. The boy was conceived using DNA from his mother and father but also from an egg donor in a technique […] The post ‘Three-parent’ baby born in Ukraine in...

    Books in brief: Who Lost Russia? By Peter Conradi
    Jan19

    Books in brief: Who Lost Russia? By Peter Conradi

    Who Lost Russia? By Peter Conradi (Oneworld, £18.99) The year 1991 was a turning point for global politics: it saw both the disbanding of the Warsaw Pact, as well as the dissolution of the Soviet Union. The narrative western politicians and intellectuals told at the time was a simple one: communism had failed and western liberal capitalism...