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    Man convicted for ‘inciting ethnic hatred’ on social network in north Kazakhstan
    Nov15

    Man convicted for ‘inciting ethnic hatred’ on social network in north Kazakhstan

    ASTANA (TCA) — A court in Kazakhstan’s northern city of Petropavlovsk has sentenced a man to two years in prison on charges of inciting ethnic hatred via the Internet, RFE/RL’s Kazakh Service reports. Regional anti-extremism directorate chief Ruslan Mukhambetzhanov told journalists that Sergei Khandogin, a 45-year-old Petropavlovsk...

    Kyrgyzstanis invited to international Olympiad “IT-Planet 2017-2018”
    Nov15

    Kyrgyzstanis invited to international Olympiad “IT-Planet 2017-2018”

    Bishkek, Nov. 15, 2017 / Kabar/. Students and young specialists from Kyrgyzstan are invited to take part in the international Olympiad in the field of information technologies “IT-Planet 2017-2018”, the press service of the Ministry of Education of the Kyrgyz Republic reported. The IT-Planeta, IT Development Center announces the...

    Iranian parliamentary delegation visits Ukraine
    Nov15

    Iranian parliamentary delegation visits Ukraine

    An Iranian parliamentary delegation has traveled to Ukraine, holding meetings with the country’s high-ranking officials. …read more Source:...

    UN General Assembly Adopts Resolution Condemning Crimea Human Rights Violations
    Nov15

    UN General Assembly Adopts Resolution Condemning Crimea Human Rights Violations

    UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) — The resolution was approved by 71 member states, including Canada, the United States and the EU. Twenty-five countries, including Russia, China, Iran, India and Syria, voted against the measure, while 77 delegations, mainly from Latin America and Africa, abstained from the vote. “[The resolution] condemns violations,...

    Iceland held by last-gasp Qatar
    Nov15

    Iceland held by last-gasp Qatar

    DOHA: (AFP) – A last-minute equaliser from Qatars Mohammed Muntari meant Iceland warmed up for their World Cup finals debut in Russia next year without a win in two friendly matches in Doha.The 1-1 draw on Tuesday followed up their 2-1 defeat against the Czech Republic in Qatar last week.Muntari slammed home from close distance to force a...

    Sessions Confronts Dem Rep Who Accused Him of Lying
    Nov14

    Sessions Confronts Dem Rep Who Accused Him of Lying

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions confronted Rep. Ted Lieu (D., Calif.) during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday after Lieu accused him of lying about communicating with foreign officials. Sessions had stated on his security clearance form that he had not “had any contact with a foreign government, its establishment…or its...

    Turkey: Europe Out, Middle East In

    By Soner CagaptayAs the primary source of tourists visiting Turkey shifts from Europe to the Middle East, a 150 year-long era comes to a close. Tourism is a major part of Turkey’s economy, generating an estimated $35 billion in annual revenues. In 2014, nearly 37 million tourists made trips there, making Turkey the sixth most visited...

    Ukraine’s Anti-Corruption Agency Launches Probe Into Sister Bureau
    Nov14

    Ukraine’s Anti-Corruption Agency Launches Probe Into Sister Bureau

    Ukrainian investigators have opened a criminal probe into suspected extortion by members of a sister anti-corruption body. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine prosecutor says puzzled by lack of U.S. help on Manafort case
    Nov14

    Ukraine prosecutor says puzzled by lack of U.S. help on Manafort case

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine is puzzled by the lack of a U.S. response to requests it has made to question former Donald Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort as a witness over two cases involving misuse of Ukrainian state funds, the chief investigator said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine prosecutor says puzzled by lack of U.S. help on Manafort case
    Nov14

    Ukraine prosecutor says puzzled by lack of U.S. help on Manafort case

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine is puzzled by the lack of a U.S. response to requests it has made to question former Donald Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort as a witness over two cases involving misuse of Ukrainian state funds, the chief investigator said. …read more Source:...