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    Which countries have the tallest men and women in the world?
    Jul26

    Which countries have the tallest men and women in the world?

    Description Rotterdam-born Robin van Persie is 6ft tall Credits Lluis Gene/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text Robin van Persie, World Cup Netherlands and Belgium top the charts for men, while Latvia and Estonia hit the heights for women One-Minute Read …read more Source: The...

    European Commissioner to meet Eastern Partnership  ministers
    Jul26

    European Commissioner to meet Eastern Partnership ministers

    European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society Gunther Oettinger intends to hold a meeting at the ministerial level with six Eastern Partnership countries in the beginning of autumn, said the message from the EU Delegation to Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    The world’s tallest people are from these countries
    Jul26

    The world’s tallest people are from these countries

    Dutch men and Latvian women are the planet’s tallest people but Iranian men and South Korean women have grown the fastest in the last century, according to the largest ever study of height around the world. Americans, once among the world’s tallest people, have dropped from having men and women at 3rd and 4th in the global height...

    As Ukraine conflict simmers, country becomes a trove for black-market arms trade
    Jul26

    As Ukraine conflict simmers, country becomes a trove for black-market arms trade

    On Feb. 12 last year, the same day that a cease-fire ended the worst of the fighting in eastern Ukraine between rebels and government forces, a former rebel fighter seized a chance to turn his inside knowledge of the conflict into hard cash. He traveled to a spot on the Russian-Ukrainian border where he retrieved […] The post As Ukraine conflict...

    Satu Kahkonen takes office as WB Director for Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova
    Jul26

    Satu Kahkonen takes office as WB Director for Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova

    “Ms. Kahkonen oversees the program of the bank in three countries and conducts policy dialogue with governmental partners, civil society and other partners,” the World Bank said. …read more Source:...

    Kazakhstan Offers Affordable High Education Prices, Says Akare Agency
    Jul26

    Kazakhstan Offers Affordable High Education Prices, Says Akare Agency

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. The international Akare agency recently announced its survey on higher education. According to the analysed data, Kazakhstan was recognised as a country to offer education opportunities for the most affordable prices. It was stated that one year of studies in a...

    Why I fled multiculturalism
    Jul26

    Why I fled multiculturalism

    KIEV — I was born in India to an American mother and Indian father and moved to the United States after high school to study at New York’s Columbia University. Having an American passport from birth, speaking English at home in Hyderabad, and visiting my grandparents in Pennsylvania over the summers, I considered myself an American — or a...

    Why Putin hates Hillary
    Jul26

    Why Putin hates Hillary

    When mass protests against Russian President Vladimir Putin erupted in Moscow in December 2011, Putin made clear who he thought was really behind them: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. With the protesters accusing Putin of having rigged recent elections, the Russian leader pointed an angry finger at Clinton, who had issued a statement sharply...

    100-year global study finds world’s tallest are Dutch, Latvians
    Jul26

    100-year global study finds world’s tallest are Dutch, Latvians

    A woman walks past a H&M advertisement in Riga September 25, 2013. REUTERS LONDON: Dutch men and Latvian women are the planet’s tallest people but Iranian men and South Korean women have grown the fastest in the last century, according to the largest ever study of height around the world. Americans, once among the world’s tallest...

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in separatist east
    Jul26

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in separatist east

    KIEV: Three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and another three wounded in fresh clashes between pro-Russian rebels and government forces in the country’s separatist east, the military said on Monday. Two servicemen were killed by mortar fire near Avdiivka, an industrial hub 10 kilometres north of the rebels’ de-facto capital...