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    Putin visits Orthodox monastic community at Mount Athos
    May28

    Putin visits Orthodox monastic community at Mount Athos

    KARYES, Greece (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived at the northern Greek peninsula of Mount Athos, on a visit to the autonomous Orthodox Christian monastic community here. Putin flew from Athens to the northern city of Thessaloniki Saturday morning, went by road near Mt.Athos and then took a boat — the only means to reach the...

    “Armenia was presented illegally.” Minister of Sports about the brawl of Armenian and Azerbaijani sportsmen
    May28

    “Armenia was presented illegally.” Minister of Sports about the brawl of Armenian and Azerbaijani sportsmen

    In the city of Lvov, Ukraine, there was a mass brawl with the participation of Armenian and Azerbaijani sportsmen. Today, Aravot.am asked the Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs, Gabriel Ghazaryan, how he reacts to the incident and how he … …read more Source:...

    Northern Ireland beat Belarus 3-0 in warm-up for Euro 2016
    May28

    Northern Ireland beat Belarus 3-0 in warm-up for Euro 2016

    Northern Ireland’s Conor Washington (right) and Belarus’ Aleksandr Martynovich during the international friendly football match Northern Ireland against Belarus at Windsor Park, Belfast, Northern Ireland, on Friday, May 27, 2016. Photo: Niall Carson/PA via AP BELFAST: Northern Ireland had the ideal Belfast send-off before the European...

    MEDICRIME Convention to enter into force in Armenia
    May28

    MEDICRIME Convention to enter into force in Armenia

    On Tuesday, the 1st of June the Council of Europe’s Convention against counterfeit medical products and similar crimes involving threats to public health, the MEDICRIME Convention, will enter into force in Armenia. This Convention is the first international treaty that established as offences the following: – the manufacturing of...

    Around the world on his bicycle
    May28

    Around the world on his bicycle

    Imagine travelling the world, one country at a time, on a bicycle. Well, that is what Turkish travel blogger Gurkan Genc is doing. ||| Johannesburg – Imagine travelling the world, one country at a time, on a bicycle. Well, that is what Turkish travel blogger Gurkan Genc is doing.Genc is in Pretoria this week on a four-month tour of South...

    Quora Question: Why Would Anyone Like and Support Vladimir Putin?
    May28

    Quora Question: Why Would Anyone Like and Support Vladimir Putin?

    Quora Questions are part of a partnership between Newsweek and Quora, through which we’ll be posting relevant and interesting answers from Quora contributors throughout the week. Read more about the partnership here. Answer from Rhodri James ‘Llewelyn’ Gillham: In essence, Vladimir Putin performed an epic economic lazarus act on...

    Former NATO Chief Named Poroshenko Adviser
    May28

    Former NATO Chief Named Poroshenko Adviser

    Former NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen says he will do his “utmost to promote security, economic reforms, and stronger EU ties” in his new capacity as an adviser to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin wraps up Greek trip with Russian monastery visit
    May28

    Putin wraps up Greek trip with Russian monastery visit

    KARYES, Greece: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday wraps up a two-day trip to Greece by visiting the monastic community of Mount Athos, one of Orthodox Christianity’s holiest sites. Putin, who has often talked about his strong Orthodox faith, will join celebrations for the 1,000th anniversary of the Russian presence at the...

    Insight Into the Former Soviet Union’s Fake Degrees
    May28

    Insight Into the Former Soviet Union’s Fake Degrees

    Image: Bribetaking. Stock Illustration. Pixabay.com There are lots of ways to get a university degree in the former Soviet Union without working for it. One is to cheat your way through the degree. Another is to bribe your way through — pay off professors, deans and even university presidents. Still another is to buy a degree from a company...

    Ex-NATO chief, PM named as adviser to Ukraine’ president
    May28

    Ex-NATO chief, PM named as adviser to Ukraine’ president

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) ” A former NATO Secretary-General and Danish prime minister has been named an adviser to Ukraine’s president.Anders said on Twitter Saturday that he will do his “utmost to promote security, economic reforms… …read more Source: The New Zealand...