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    For President Obama, a Swan Song on the Global Stage in Final U.N. Speech
    Sep20

    For President Obama, a Swan Song on the Global Stage in Final U.N. Speech

    (UNITED NATIONS) — Standing before the United Nations for the last time as president, Barack Obama will reassure foreign leaders that the world is better equipped to tackle its challenges than at almost any point in history despite a cascade of harrowing crises that seem devoid of viable solutions. Obama’s speech is always a focal point of...

    For Obama, a swan song on global stage in final UN speech
    Sep20

    For Obama, a swan song on global stage in final UN speech

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Standing before the United Nations for the last time as president, Barack Obama will reassure foreign leaders that the world is better equipped to tackle its challenges than at almost any point in history despite a cascade of harrowing crises that seem devoid of viable solutions. Obama’s speech is always a focal point...

    For Obama, a swan song on global stage in final UN speech
    Sep20

    For Obama, a swan song on global stage in final UN speech

    Ben Rhodes, Obama’s deputy national security adviser, said the president was cognizant of the fact that bright spots such as economic growth and climate change cooperation are offset by the “great deal of unease” in the world, including Syria’s civil war and concerns about Russia’s aggression toward Ukraine. Just as...

    Monument of Gratitude to Kazakh People to Open in Shymkent
    Sep20

    Monument of Gratitude to Kazakh People to Open in Shymkent

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – A monument of gratitude titled “Kazak Elіne Myn Algys” (“A Thousand Thanks to the Kazakh People”) initiated by the ethno-cultural centres of the South Kazakhstan region is being constructed in Shymkent. Photo credit: zakon.kz At the top of the monument a...

    Rio Paralympics closing ceremony held
    Sep20

    Rio Paralympics closing ceremony held

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AFP)–Rio said farewell to the 2016 Paralympics Sunday in a closing ceremony showcasing Brazil’s passion for music and celebrating what many consider to have been a surprisingly successful Games.The famous Maracana football stadium was packed, with the Paralympians themselves seated across the field, as proceedings kicked off...

    Clinton, Trump vie for world leaders’ attention in New York
    Sep20

    Clinton, Trump vie for world leaders’ attention in New York

    US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton attends a bilateral meeting with Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko (R) at a hotel in New York, US, on Monday, September 19, 2016. Photo: Reuters NEW YORK: With national security again a major US election issue after bombings in New York and New Jersey, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump...

    France hopeful climate accord takes effect in November
    Sep20

    France hopeful climate accord takes effect in November

    UNITED NATIONS: France’s environment minister on Monday voiced optimism that the Paris global accord on fighting climate change will come into force by November. Segolene Royal, who is president of the so-called COP21 conference behind last year’s far-reaching agreement in Paris, said the goal was to put it in place before the next...

    After bomb blasts, Clinton, Trump trade charges on national security
    Sep20

    After bomb blasts, Clinton, Trump trade charges on national security

    File- Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump (left) speaks to supporters at a Super Tuesday campaign rally in Louisville, Kentucky and (right) US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses supporters at her Super Tuesday primary night party in Miami, Florida, on March 1, 2016. Photos: Reuters PHILADELPHIA: Democrat Hillary...

    What the big win for Putin’s party at Russia vote tells us
    Sep20

    What the big win for Putin’s party at Russia vote tells us

    MOSCOW: The crushing victory of Russia’s ruling party has been welcomed as a vote for “stability” by President Vladimir Putin, but slammed as a catastrophe by the marginalised opposition. The record win for Putin’s party came despite the country suffering the longest economic crisis of the strongman’s 16-year rule, but the low...

    Pro-Putin Party Wins Duma Elections Decisively Despite Low Turnout
    Sep20

    Pro-Putin Party Wins Duma Elections Decisively Despite Low Turnout

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party pulled off a landslide victory in Sunday’s elections for seats in the State Duma, the lower house of Russia’s parliament. Putin’s party won 54 percent of the vote with a historically low voter turnout — just 48 percent. The victory gives United Russia an additional 105...