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    Cambodia Frees Hun Sen Bodyguards Who Beat Opposition Lawmakers
    Nov04

    Cambodia Frees Hun Sen Bodyguards Who Beat Opposition Lawmakers

    Three members of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s military bodyguard, convicted of the brutal beating of a pair of opposition lawmakers near the National Assembly last year, were freed Friday after serving only year in prison. While Chhay Sarith, Mao Hoeun and Sot Vanny were sentenced to four years in prison, three years of that was suspended in...

    Putin unveils controversial statue of Vladimir the Great
    Nov04

    Putin unveils controversial statue of Vladimir the Great

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday unveiled a giant statue by the Kremlin of his namesake Vladimir the Great, a revered leader and Orthodox saint, that has faced criticism from locals and conservationists. The 17-metre monument of Vladimir, the prince who converted modern Russia’s precursor state Kievan Rus to Christianity...

    The Waning of American Primacy
    Nov04

    The Waning of American Primacy

    That President Obama has been a singularly weak leader in foreign policy and national security is a view that was held by the entire field of Republican candidates for President this year, a sizable percentage of the American people and, perhaps to some degree, even Hillary Rodham Clinton, an exponent of a more conventionally muscular approach to...

    Shanghai Ballet’s Giselle highlights international co-operation among artists
    Nov04

    Shanghai Ballet’s Giselle highlights international co-operation among artists

    The Shanghai Ballet is one of China’s leading companies. The company performs classic works, but it also is actively commissioning new ballets based on Chinese stories and western stories. One recent production was based on Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre. The company will appear at the National Arts Centre for the first time since 1989...

    Monument to St Vladimir Duke unveiled in Moscow
    Nov04

    Monument to St Vladimir Duke unveiled in Moscow

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has led ceremonies launching a monument to St Vladimir Duke of Kiev, who brought Eastern Orthodox Christianity to Kievan Rus in 988. …read more Source:...

    Ukranian President Poroshenko duped in phone hoax
    Nov04

    Ukranian President Poroshenko duped in phone hoax

    Ukranian President Poroshenko shared news of a conversation with his Kyrgyz counterpart this week, only to later discover he had been talking to a prankster. It remains unclear who was responsible for the hoax. …read more Source:...

    Ukranian President Poroshenko duped in phone hoax
    Nov04

    Ukranian President Poroshenko duped in phone hoax

    Ukranian President Poroshenko shared news of a conversation with his Kyrgyz counterpart this week, only to later discover he had been talking to a prankster. It remains unclear who was responsible for the hoax. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Armenian passenger sues Kiev over Belavia plane forcefully returned to Ukraine
    Nov04

    Armenian passenger sues Kiev over Belavia plane forcefully returned to Ukraine

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    Top Picks: From poppy power to COP21’s “nerdy friend”
    Nov04

    Top Picks: From poppy power to COP21’s “nerdy friend”

    Every week, IRIN’s editors give their takes on a selection of humanitarian reports and opinion you may have missed, from in-depths and features to academic studies and podcasts: Afghanistan’s economy – still addicted to opium After 15 years of a failed war on drugs in Afghanistan, it’s time for a rethink, says this study by the...

    Sushma Swaraj to rescue: Assures visa to Pakistani mother for child’s treatment
    Nov04

    Sushma Swaraj to rescue: Assures visa to Pakistani mother for child’s treatment

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj responded to a visa request on Friday, by an Indian man living in Dubai for his Pakistani wife for treatment of their son in Mumbai. In a tweet, Yasin said he applied for visa for his Pakistani wife in September to travel to Mumbai for treatment of their son who is special child. “Where have you...