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Turkmenistan: Smells like Berdymukhamedov spirit

The president returned from his lengthy summer holidays with a spartan new look and brimming with spiritual inspiration.Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov appeared ...

Belarus Opposition Candidate Tsikhanouskaya Flees to Lithuania

Belarus opposition candidate Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya said Tuesday she fled to neighboring Lithuania, after a second night of post-election demonstrations in Belarus ...

Russian tourists flood into newly reopened Abkhazia

Russian tourists have flooded into Abkhazia following the latter's opening up on August 1, with more than 100,000 visitors entering ...

Uzbekistan to restore flights to its Sokh exclave

Uzbekistan has approved a development plan for the Ferghana Valley exclave of Sokh, a slice of territory entirely within Kyrgyzstan, ...

U.S. Welcomes Slovakia's Decision To Expel Russian Diplomats

The U.S. State Department has welcomed Slovakia's decision to expel three Russian diplomats -- a move that media in Slovakia ...

Gulf Arab Countries Back Extension Of UN Arms Embargo On Iran

The Gulf Cooperation Council has sent a letter to the United Nations endorsing an extension of an arms embargo on ...

Five Takeaways From The Belarusian Presidential Vote

For the first time in recent memory, Alyaksandr Lukashenka appeared to have a fight on his hands in a presidential ...

Nord Stream 2 Construction On Agenda Of German-Russian Meeting

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is scheduled to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on August 11 ...

Opposition Candidate Tsikhanouskaya Leaves Belarus Amid Protests

MINSK -- Belarusian opposition presidential candidate Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya has left Belarus and is in Lithuania, the Baltic country's foreign minister, ...

COVID-19 vaccine out in Russia, Putin's daughter gets a shot

Moscow [Russia], August 11 (ANI): Shortly after announcing the first COVID-19 vaccine, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday said that ...

Russia becomes first country to register COVID-19 vaccine

Moscow [Russia], August 11 (ANI): The first COVID-19 vaccine in the world has been registered by Russia on Tuesday, reported ...

What's known about this Soviet ship on US service

USNS LCPL Roy M. Wheat (T-AK 3016)Military Sealift Command/flickr.com It serves as a supply vessel for warships wandering around the ...

Global coronavirus infections surpass 20 million

PanARMENIAN.Net - There are now more than 20 million cases of the novel coronavirus worldwide, including over 12,2 million recoveries, ...

10 GREAT Russian military leaders

History Aug 11 2020 Boris Egorov Sputnik, Leo Hao, Pavel Troshkin Thanks to some of these commanders Russia survived as ...

In London, Cambodian Elites Tread in the Kremlin's Footsteps

A parliamentary intelligence committee recently highlighted how President Vladimir Putin's Russia wields malign influence inside the United Kingdom - and ...

Laser beams reflected between earth and moon boost science

Maryland [US], Aug 11 (ANI): NASA scientists, many times over the last decade, have launched laser beams at a reflector ...

Global COVID-19 count surpasses 20 million mark

Moscow [Russia], Aug 11 (ANI/Sputnik): The number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) worldwide has surpassed 20 ...

Former champ Kuznetsova pulls out of U.S. Open

Svetlana Kuznetsova, who won the U.S. Open in 2004, pulled out of this year's tournament on Monday due to her ...

Pashinyan congratulates Lukashenko on controversial re-election

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, who gained power on the back of street protests against a leader who overstayed his ...

Dagupan City allocates Php9.7 million fund for COVID-19 testing

DAGUPAN CITY, Aug. 10 (PIA) - To further enhance the response measures against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the City ...

Russian trade surplus down 41.8 pct in H1

Russia's ruble banknotes are seen in this file photo taken on April 28, 2017. (Xinhua/Shi Hao) Fuel and energy products ...

Russia's Su-27 scrambled to overtake US stealth planes over Black Sea

Moscow [Russia], Aug 10 (ANI/Sputnik): Russian fighter jet Su-27 was scrambled again to overtake US stealth planes over the Black ...

Kazakhstan squeezes China critics as Xinjiang anxieties spread

Suspicions about an increasingly assertive China show little sign of flagging in Kazakhstan. But authorities are still intent on demonstrating ...

Perspectives | Arbitrations are not a good look for Georgia

A commentaryThe investors behind Anaklia, an ill-fated deep-water port project in Georgia, late last month filed arbitration claims against the ...

FAQ: How to travel to and from Russia right now

Travel Aug 10 2020 Victoria Ryabikova A girl holds a kitten in her arms in one of the terminals at ...

5 Soviet cocktails to shake at home

Surprise! They also used to stir back in the USSR.Some may think the Soviets didn't have a cocktail culture and ...

Int'l community pledges aid to blasts-stricken Lebanon

Damaged buildings are seen at the Port of Beirut in Lebanon, Aug. 8, 2020. (Xinhua/Bilal Jawich)"To help Lebanon overcome the ...

Anti-China protest held at Capitol Hill

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], Aug 10 (ANI): Vietnamese Americans and members of the Tibetan community joined a group of Indian-origin ...

Moscow's COVID-19 death toll rises to 4,585

Moscow [Russia], Aug 10 (ANI/Sputnik): Thirteen more coronavirus patients have died in the Russian capital in the past 24 hours, ...

Willian ends Chelsea stay with 'head held high'

Willian says he is leaving Chelsea with "his head held high" ending a seven year spell with the Premier League ...

The biggest guns of Medieval Russia

Firearm "King Achiless," made by Andrey Chokhov. Artillery Museum in St. PetersburgGeorge Shuklin(CC BY-SA 1.0) Russia has used heavy artillery ...

Iran's supreme leader Khamenei creates official Hindi Twitter account

Tehran [Iran], Aug 09 (ANI): Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei has opened an official Twitter account in Hindi. ...

GCC Unites to Seek UN Extension of Iran Arms Embargo

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - The six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has asked the United Nations to extend an international ...

Belarusian Election Officials Declare Presidential Vote Valid

MINSK -- The Central Election Commission in Belarus has declared the country's August 9 presidential election as valid, announcing shortly ...

Internet Blockages Reported As Belarusians Go To The Polls

MINSK -- Voting has begun in Belarus in a presidential election where incumbent Alyaksandr Lukashenka is seeking a sixth term.The ...

Internet Blockages Reported As Belarus Votes For President

MINSK -- Voting has begun in Belarus in a presidential election where incumbent Alyaksandr Lukashenka is seeking a sixth term.The ...

Belarus 5-Term President Faces Strong Challenge

Belarusians vote Sunday in a presidential election in which opposition candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya is challenging the five-term authoritarian President Alexander ...

Russian Far East Keeps up its Anti-Kremlin Protests

Thousands of demonstrators gathered again Saturday in Russia's Far East city of Khabarovsk to denounce the arrest of the region's ...

Who Will Win in 2020

WASHINGTON - Ahead of the U.S. presidential election in November, numerous public opinion polls show presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe ...

Online Boozing Simulator, a new video game from Russia

Lifestyle Aug 08 2020 Victoria Ryabikova Vodka Productions & Consumptions The game promises to be so immersive and atmospheric that ...

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In Sending Aid, Arab Nations Bypass Lebanon's Politicians

AMMAN, JORDAN - Arab nations are offering Lebanon financial and in-kind support following the destruction of Beirut's commercial center, businesses, ...

As Britain Deploys Navy, Brexit Complicates Boat Migrant Crisis

LONDON - British and French ministers meet Tuesday in Paris for urgent talks on the growing migrant crisis in the ...

Roadside bomb hits US-led coalition trucks near Iraq's Baghdad

Baghdad [Iraq], August 11 (ANI/Xinhua): A roadside bomb struck a convoy of trucks belonging to the US-led coalition forces near ...

Pompeo Arrives In Czech Republic At Start Of Central European Visit

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Prague on August 11 to open a five-day visit to Central Europe ...

New Zealand Cricket confirms upcoming tours to go ahead

New Zealand Cricket said on Tuesday that Pakistan, Australia, Bangladesh and the West Indies had all confirmed they will tour ...

Belarus Opposition Candidate Tsikhanouskaya Flees to Lithuania

Belarus opposition candidate Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya said Tuesday she fled to neighboring Lithuania, after a second night of post-election demonstrations in Belarus ...

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