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    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...

    Moldova votes in showdown between Russia, EU supporters
    Oct30

    Moldova votes in showdown between Russia, EU supporters

    The crisis-hit country of 3.5 million wedged between Ukraine and Romania is the poorest in Europe and has struggled with a string of high-profile corruption scandals which are overshadowing the vote. …read more Source: World...

    Evan McMullin cites national security expertise
    Oct30

    Evan McMullin cites national security expertise

    SALT LAKE CITY — Independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin casts himself as the only ‘true conservative’ in the race and an alternative for voters wary of Republican Donald Trump. The political newcomer has no chance at the presidency because he’s not on enough ballots. But he could become a spoiler in Utah and establish...

    [OPINION] The International Criminal Court Dilemma- By Minabere Ibelema
    Oct30

    [OPINION] The International Criminal Court Dilemma- By Minabere Ibelema

    To stay or not to stay? That’s the question before African governments regarding continuing to be signatories to the Rome Treaty that established the International Criminal Court. The treaty obligates signatory nations to arrest and hand over for trial anyone indicted by the court, which is based in The Hague, The Netherlands. Now several...

    Moldovans Electing President for 1st time in 20 years
    Oct30

    Moldovans Electing President for 1st time in 20 years

    Moldovans began voting Sunday for a president in an election that could move the former Soviet republic closer to Europe or push it back into Russia’s orbit. It is the first time in 20 years citizens have directly voted for their president in a country where many are angry about high-level corruption. Both the European Union together with...

    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...

    How Putin wields his levers of power
    Oct30

    How Putin wields his levers of power

    Barack Obama, a foreign-affairs novice, came to a government in which America’s foreign policy was a sphere of contest among different aides rather than a settled posture. He did not have a settled view on what to do with dictators and was a reluctant intervener in foreign morasses; he opposed the invasion of Iraq while still an Illinois...

    Saina Nehwal explains why China can’t be taken for granted and what BAI can learn from BCCI
    Oct30

    Saina Nehwal explains why China can’t be taken for granted and what BAI can learn from BCCI

    Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal on Sunday said India has adequate infrastructure for badminton but don’t have enough coaches and academies. “There is no problem on infrastructure front, but what we don’t have enough number of academies and coaches, like the Chinese have,” she told PTI. Saina has been practising here after...

    Ukrainian man changes name to ‘iPhone 7’ to win Apple’s new gadget
    Oct30

    Ukrainian man changes name to ‘iPhone 7’ to win Apple’s new gadget

    A Ukrainian man has legally changed his name to ‘iPhone 7′ to win the newly released Apple phone. Olexander Turin is now officially known as iPhone Sim (Seven in Ukrainian), after an electronics store in Kiev offered the Apple phone to the first five people to rename themselves after the device. But not everyone was happy with the name...

    Moldovans electing president for 1st time in 20 years
    Oct30

    Moldovans electing president for 1st time in 20 years

    CHISINAU, Moldova — Moldovans began voting Sunday for a president in an election that could move the former Soviet republic closer to Europe or push it back into Russia’s orbit. It is the first time in 20 years citizens have directly voted for their president in a country where many are angry about high-level corruption. Both the...