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    Aktau Open Fest 2016 Gathers around 100,000 People, Promotes Sports and Art
    Sep26

    Aktau Open Fest 2016 Gathers around 100,000 People, Promotes Sports and Art

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Aktau Open Fest 2016, held Sept. 15-17, welcomed 100,000 visitors and around 300 athletes, artists and musicians. Organised for the fourth year, the festival was dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s independence. For the first time,...

    At UN General Assembly, Kyrgyz FM expresses his concern about the involvement of the ODIHR in the case of Azimjan Askarov
    Sep26

    At UN General Assembly, Kyrgyz FM expresses his concern about the involvement of the ODIHR in the case of Azimjan Askarov

    Bishkek, September 26 / Kabar/. Erlan Abdyldaev, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan, celebrated the conclusion of his country’s October 2015 parliamentary elections, and thanked the Secretary-General for his support during that process. He called upon the United Nations and partner organizations to support the country’s...

    Lahore: Congo virus claims another life
    Sep26

    Lahore: Congo virus claims another life

    LAHORE (Web Desk) – A patient who had symptoms of the Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (Congo fever) died on Sunday at the Jinnah Hospital in Lahore, Dunya News reported.Sixteen-year-old Zahir Abbas was brought to Lahore’s Jinnah Hospital on September 15 with symptoms of Congo virus. His blood samples were sent to National Institute of...

    Israeli-Palestinian struggle returns to the soccer pitch
    Sep26

    Israeli-Palestinian struggle returns to the soccer pitch

    By James M. Dorsey Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused world soccer body FIFA of allowing FIFA-sanctioned matches to be played on occupied land in the West Bank in violation of FIFA rules and has demanded that the group ensure that future games be staged within the borders of Israel prior to the 1967 Middle East war. The HRW allegations bring to...

    Canada deports Ukraine family with mentally ill 15-year-old after last-minute appeals fail
    Sep26

    Canada deports Ukraine family with mentally ill 15-year-old after last-minute appeals fail

    TORONTO — Canada deported a mentally ill 15-year-old boy to Ukraine Sunday night, despite medical evidence it is likely to trigger a second suicide attempt. Two border guards approached Vladyslav Zadorozhnyi the minute he arrived in the departures hall, and asked, as a formality, whether he is ready to go. “I don’t know what to say,” he...

    Rivlin to meet with Jewish and world leaders in Ukraine
    Sep26

    Rivlin to meet with Jewish and world leaders in Ukraine

    President conducts Q&A in Hebrew and English on Twitter, video. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Who is Playing Whom?
    Sep25

    Who is Playing Whom?

    “Republika Srpska is a state and Russia is its ally”. Milorad Dodik, the president of the predominantly Serb entity within Bosnia and Herzegovina, is not someone known for mincing his words. The referendum on whether RS should celebrate January 9 as a “state holiday” being held today proves he does not shrink from a good political fight either....

    Ben Gurion airport prepares for mass flights to Uman.
    Sep25

    Ben Gurion airport prepares for mass flights to Uman.

    Airport authorities are preparing for the yearly mass flights to the grave of Rabbi Nachman of Breslav in the Ukrainian town of Uman. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Emma Donoghue follows up Room with tale of a miracle girl
    Sep25

    Emma Donoghue follows up Room with tale of a miracle girl

    (no credit) THE WONDER By Emma Donoghue The ostensible “wonder” in Emma Donoghue’s latest novel is Anna O’Donnell, a strange, pious 11-year-old in 1850s Ireland who appears to be subsisting—scratch that, thriving—without food. The actual wonder is that Donoghue has written two novels about a child confined to a room in which a woman...

    This Ex-UFC Fighter Is 1st U.S. ‘Citizen’ of Rebel State
    Sep25

    This Ex-UFC Fighter Is 1st U.S. ‘Citizen’ of Rebel State

    How Jeff Monson — an MMA fighter nicknamed “The Snowman” — became the first American to gain citizenship to the Ukrainian rebel state of Luhansk. …read more Source:...