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    Afghanistan to export agro products to Russia, Kazakhstan via Uzbekistan
    May10

    Afghanistan to export agro products to Russia, Kazakhstan via Uzbekistan

    KABUL (TCA) — At a meeting organized on May 8 in Kabul for assessing Afghan agricultural products’ export to regional countries, Afghanistan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock said that Afghan traders can use cold storage and packaging facilities in Termez city in Uzbekistan until Afghanistan establishes its own,...

    Ukrainian Separatists Parade Banned Heavy Weapons In Donetsk
    May10

    Ukrainian Separatists Parade Banned Heavy Weapons In Donetsk

    The city of Donetsk in a separatist-held area in eastern Ukraine held a Victory Day parade on May 9 despite a ban on such celebrations in Ukraine as well as on the tanks and other heavy weapons featured in the parade. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian nationalists pour foul fluid on Russian official
    May10

    Ukrainian nationalists pour foul fluid on Russian official

    The director of a Russian cultural office in Ukraine’s capital has been drenched with a bucketful of green antiseptic liquid mixed with feces …read more Source: ABC...

    Russian Tycoon Known for Faberge Eggs Tied to Cohen Payment
    May10

    Russian Tycoon Known for Faberge Eggs Tied to Cohen Payment

    Outside the rarified sphere of the super-rich, tycoon Viktor Vekselberg is mostly known in Russia for spending more than $100 million to bring cultural artifacts back to their homeland, including an array of Faberge eggs glittering with gold and jewels. By Vekselberg’s standards, the money he laid out wasn’t all that much: His fortune...

    Putin reviews Russia’s ‘invincible weapons’ at Red Square
    May10

    Putin reviews Russia’s ‘invincible weapons’ at Red Square

    Russia’s Vladimir Putin yesterday watched advanced jets carrying a hypersonic missile he has touted as invincible scream over Red Square, days after the start of his fourth presidential term.Part of an annual event marking the Soviet Union’s World War II victory over the Nazis, Putin looked on as thousands of troops marched past him...

    Ukraine rebels parade banned tanks on Victory Day
    May09

    Ukraine rebels parade banned tanks on Victory Day

    Donetsk: Thousands gathered on Wednesday in Ukraine’s rebel capital to watch a parade of banned tanks and artillery to celebrate the Soviet Union’s World War II victory over Nazi Germany. The display of such heavy weaponry used by Kremlin-backed rebels during their four-year conflict with government forces violates the terms of a 2015...

    Paralympic star Abdulgader prepares for Asian Games Qatar’s Paralympic star
    May09

    Paralympic star Abdulgader prepares for Asian Games Qatar’s Paralympic star

    Abdulrahman Abdulgader began training sessions in preparation for the upcoming Asian Games 2018 that will take place in Jakarta, Indonesia. The Qatari champion said he has started intensive training sessions under coach Hassan Bothalga in effort to improve his physical fitness.Abdulqader had won gold medal in men’s shot put (F34) at the...

    Turkey’s Energy Ambitions
    May09

    Turkey’s Energy Ambitions

    The year 2017 set a record in Turkey that only a few people noticed: namely, a historic peak in Russian gas deliveries. Gazprom sales to Turkish customers shot up by 17.3 percent and hit 29 billion cubic meters (bcm). This was partly due to an exceptionally harsh winter. On January 7, the cold wave sweeping down from Eastern Europe had the...

    Gov’t human rights coordinator receives Ukrainian delegation
    May09

    Gov’t human rights coordinator receives Ukrainian delegation

    Amman, May. …read more Source: Jordan News Agency...

    Profaning The Sacred At The Met Gala
    May09

    Profaning The Sacred At The Met Gala

    In the autumn of 1989, or maybe 1990, I was looking for a Halloween costume. I had it in my head to costume as a cleric for some reason. I was nominally Christian, and curious about Roman Catholicism, but not religious in any real sense. I decided to go to a rectory at an older inner city parish, to see if they had any old cassocks they...