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    Serbia: Putin Friend Timchenko Is Named Honorary Consul
    Oct12

    Serbia: Putin Friend Timchenko Is Named Honorary Consul

    Serbia says a billionaire friend of Russia’s President Vladimir Putin who is on U.S. sanctions list over policies in Ukraine, has agreed to become the Balkan country’s honorary consul …read more Source: ABC...

    Good news! Shah Rukh Khan’s unreleased mini series ‘Ahamaq’ to be screened at Mumbai film festival
    Oct12

    Good news! Shah Rukh Khan’s unreleased mini series ‘Ahamaq’ to be screened at Mumbai film festival

    Superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s lesser known mini series-turned-film Ahamaq will be screened at the upcoming Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival in Mumbai. Directed by filmmaker Mani Kaul, the film was first released as a four part TV mini-series on Doordarshan in 1991, before being screened at the New York Film Festival in 1992. Ahamaq, however, was...

    Desmond Ball Unbound
    Oct12

    Desmond Ball Unbound

    Professor Desmond Ball, as seen on the Thai-Burma border. (Photo: Phil Thornton) For the past 20 years Professor Ball, an Australian, spent much of his time among Burma’s ethnic people and armed groups. His books include The Ties That Bind, Burma’s Military Secrets and The Boys in Black, about Thailand’s paramilitary border...

    More Crimean Tatars Detained By Russia-Installed Security Forces
    Oct12

    More Crimean Tatars Detained By Russia-Installed Security Forces

    Several Crimean Tatars have been detained in Ukraine’s occupied Crimea region after Russian-installed security forces searched their houses in several villages. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Finally, a green light for Russia’s Turkish Stream gas pipeline
    Oct12

    Finally, a green light for Russia’s Turkish Stream gas pipeline

    Russian gas giant Gazprom has struck an agreement with Turkey on gas supplies via the Black Sea. The new project could lead to the abolition of gas transit through Ukraine, Moldova, Romania and the Ba …read more Source: Big News...

    Russian Forces Raid Homes of Muslim Community in Crimea
    Oct12

    Russian Forces Raid Homes of Muslim Community in Crimea

    Russian authorities raided a series of households in Crimea’s Muslim Tatar community in what locals are fearing is the beginning of a crackdown against them. Crimean Tatars have been among the most vocal critics of the Russian annexation of Crimea and have faced closures of their media outlets and their traditional, local assembly known as...

    Poland’s Massive Anti-Abortion Protest Shows That Citizens Are Frustrated With The Country’s Rightward Surge
    Oct12

    Poland’s Massive Anti-Abortion Protest Shows That Citizens Are Frustrated With The Country’s Rightward Surge

    LVIV, Ukraine ― Last week, Poland’s ruling government, the Law and Justice party, or PiS, rejected a proposal to ban abortion, but not before black-clad Poles, who donned the color in symbolic mourning of the potential loss of their reproductive rights, took to the streets across the country in a revolt against its rightward surge. The...

    Kremlin says too early to confirm Putin visit to Berlin
    Oct12

    Kremlin says too early to confirm Putin visit to Berlin

    MOSCOW – The Kremlin is not yet ready to say whether Russian President Vladimir Putin will attend a meeting with EU leaders for talks on the Ukraine crisis in Berlin on Oct. 19, spokesman Dmitry Peskov told a conference call with reporters on Wednesday…. …read more Source:...

    Turkey ‘fears Russia-US war’ over Syria
    Oct12

    Turkey ‘fears Russia-US war’ over Syria

    ANKARA, Turkey: Turkey said on Wednesday it fears the world will be plunged into a global conflict with superpowers Russia and the US on opposing sides if the proxy war in Syria continues. “If this proxy war continues, after this, let me be clear, America and Russia will come to a point of war,” Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus...

    Koshpendiler Project Connects Kazakhstan-Born People Overseas
    Oct12

    Koshpendiler Project Connects Kazakhstan-Born People Overseas

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Young and old are actively travelling and exploring the world, thus rethinking the role of nomad in today’s international society. Four ambitious professionals who currently reside in Germany, Kazakhstan and Russia recently launched the...