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The 10-day king: How a Russian con artist became a European monarch

In July 1934, the microstate of Andorra, situated between Spain and France, elected a king for the first and last ...

Was private business allowed in the USSR

How did a country that despised private trade and private ownership manage to provide millions of people with everything they ...

Hitchhiking across Siberia: A Swiss man's EPIC trip

Sixty vehicles, 8,400 kilometers, more than two months of adventures and, above all, countless colorful encounters and memorable souvenirs - ...

Bruce calendar: Russia's answer to Nostrodamus

Most commoners in pre-revolutionary Russia did not have access to this publication. However, rumors and speculations about its content stirred ...

Blue Jackets carry rare dose of confidence into Vancouver

The lowly Columbus Blue Jackets, infused with a rare jolt of confidence, head to Vancouver to face the Canucks on ...

US 'closely monitoring' India-China border situation: State Dept

Washington [US], January 27 (ANI): The US has said it is closely monitoring the situation regarding the border clashes between ...

US Dismantles Ransomware Network Behind More Than $100M in Extortion

Washington - An international ransomware network that extorted more than $100 million from hospitals and other organizations around the world ...

Nobody told me were at war NATO state's president

The US and Germany might be at war with Russia, but that is news to Croatia, said Zoran MilanovicCommenting on ...

11 people killed in Russian missile strike in Ukraine, US condemns

Kyiv [Ukraine], January 27 (ANI): At least 11 people have died in the Russian missile strike that hit Ukraine on ...

Lockheed ready to provide Kiev with F-16s FT

The US arms maker claims it could supply fighter jets to countries that are willing to give them to KievAny ...

Nobody told me were at war NATO country president

The US and Germany might be at war with Russia, but that was news to Croatia, said Zoran MilanovicCommenting on ...

Iran Boosts Cheap Oil Sale to China Despite Sanctions

Facing crippling economic sanctions, inflation and widespread social unrest, the Iranian government has boosted oil sales to China at a ...

Nuland reveals what Russia 'must do' for sanctions relief

State Department official with ties to Ukraine laid out the unlikely scenario to the US SenateWashington might consider lifting sanctions ...

Russia didn't blow up gas pipeline Nord Stream boss

Moscow was not behind the undersea "sabotage" in September 2022, Matthias Warnig believesRussia is unlikely to be behind an attack ...

Russiagate congressman protests intelligence snub on TikTok

Adam Schiff used the platform Congress banned as a security risk to address his removal from House intelligence committeeAfter the ...

US to Sanction Russia's Wagner Paramilitary Group

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced Thursday a series of sanctions targeting individuals associated with Russia's paramilitary Wagner Group, ...

Canucks F Andrei Kuzmenko agrees to two-year extension

Vancouver Canucks forward Andrei Kuzmenko agreed to terms on a two-year, $11 million contract extension on Thursday. The deal runs ...

New Asian contracts to double Russian gas project's revenue Reuters

Production of liquefied natural gas surged by as much as 10% last year, the operator of Sakhalin-2 saysThe Sakhalin-2 liquefied ...

Kiev persecuting Orthodox Church on foreign request Patriarch

Religious agitation could make future reconciliation in Ukraine impossible, he warnedThe "architects" of international conflicts hate the Ukrainian Orthodox Church ...

Snipers target priests first Patriarch

Five Russian Orthodox military chaplains have been killed during the conflict in Ukraine, he reminded lawmakersOrthodox chaplains in the military, ...

No joy over tank supplies to Ukraine German defense minister

Few issues have caused such division in the country in recent decades, Boris Pistorius has admittedGerman Defense Minister Boris Pistorius ...

US declares Wagner Group transnational criminal organization

Russian private military company the Wagner Group poses a ?transcontinental threat,? the US Treasury has statedWashington has designated the private ...

Joining Russia sanctions would be inappropriate Serbia

Foreign minister Ivica Dacic said the embargo on Moscow would harm BelgradeSerbia's reasons for not joining the US-EU sanctions against ...

Top US arms maker ready to provide Kiev with F-16s FT

Lockheed Martin says it could supply its planes to countries that are willing to give them to KievAny countries that ...

Nuland reveals what Russia must do for sanctions relief

State Department official with ties to Ukraine laid out the unlikely scenario to the US SenateWashington might consider lifting sanctions ...

Blinken Heading to Egypt, Israel, and West Bank

State Department - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is heading to Egypt, Israel, and the West Bank in the ...

African Leaders Discuss Path to Food Security at Dakar Summit

Dakar, Senegal - African heads of state and development partners will discuss ways to increase Africa's agricultural production at a ...

World leaders extend warm greetings to India on its 74th Republic Day

New Delhi [India], January 26 (ANI): Leaders from across the world extended their warm wishes to India on its 74th ...

IOC seeks pathway to let Russian athletes to compete in Paris Olympics

Geneva [Switzerland], January 26 (ANI): The International Olympic Committee (IOC) made clear on Wednesday that it wants Russian athletes to ...

Ukraine: why supply of US and German tanks echoes cold war

The decision that Germany and the US will allow the export of M1 Abrams and Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine, ...

Kiev persecuting Orthodox Church at foreign request Patriarch Kirill

The Ukrainian Orthodox Church is being used for the ?incitement of Russian-Ukrainian hatred,? he saidThe "architects" of international conflicts hate ...

South Korean coal and gas imports hit record high media

The cost of the commodities soared in 2022 due to a major surge in global energy pricesThe cost of South ...

NATO member secretly provided Ukraine with fighter jets media

Poland allegedly gave Ukraine several MiG-29 planes under the guise of spare partsIn spring 2022, Warsaw secretly delivered several of ...

Moscow critical of terms for Olympic return

The IOC has revealed strict criteria for the reintegration of Russian athletes in Olympic competitionRussian Sports Minister Oleg Matytsin and ...

Swiss president weighs in on arms shipments to Kiev

The ban on re-exporting weapons should remain in place despite the Ukraine conflict, Alain Berset insistsSwitzerland should not allow other ...

Looking forward to set new ambitions for Indo-French partnership: Macron extends wishes on Republic Day

Paris [France], January 26 (ANI): As India celebrates its 74th republic Day, France's President Emmanuel Macron conveyed his Republic day ...

Zelensky calls Putin a nobody

Ukrainian leader declared that direct negotiations with Russian leader are ?not interesting? to himUkrainian President Vladimir Zelensky has dismissed his ...

Major Russian energy project to double revenue Reuters

Production of liquefied natural gas surged by as much as 10% last year, the operator of Sakhalin-2 saysThe Sakhalin-2 liquefied ...

Indian Embassy in Russia celebrates 74th Republic Day

Moscow [Russia], January 26 (ANI): The Indian Embassy in Russia celebrated India's 74th Republic Day and started with the national ...

Israeli PM Netanyahu extends wishes to India on Republic Day

Tel Aviv [Israel], January 26 (ANI): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu extended his wishes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and ...

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US moving towards offering annual Covid vaccines to most Americans

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of its efforts to simplify the national COVID-19 vaccine strategy, the US Food and Drug Administration ...

Small Irish army has no spare arms for Ukraine: Micheal Martin

DUBLIN, Ireland: Tanaiste Micheal Martin has said that Ireland cannot send arms to Ukraine because of the small size of ...

Hawaii mourns death of last island princess

HONOLULU, Hawaii: The casket bearing Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawananakoa, long considered the last Hawaiian princess, has gone on public viewing ...

Report sees $1.36 billion in spending during Thai Lunar New Year

BANGKOK, Thailand: Consumer spending in Thailand over the ongoing Lunar New Year period could increase 13.6 percent to $1.36 billion, ...

Petitions seek to save Tokyo baseball stadium Babe Ruth played at

TOKYO, Japan: Thousands of baseball fans have signed a petition to save the iconic Meiji Jingu Stadium in Tokyo, which ...

Asia Album: Naan bakery in Afghanistan

© Provided by Xinhua BALKH, Afghanistan, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- In Afghanistan, bakeries make naan, traditional Afghan leaf bread, as ...

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