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Further U.S. hegemony could spark global nuclear arms race

With the U.S. deciding to walk out of the Open Skies agreement, the U.S. is signaling to the world that ...


White Nights in St. Petersburg: What locals usually do

Many dream of visiting the city at this time in anticipation of something magical. We asked locals what they like ...


Siberian Arctic Diesel Leak Threatens Environmental Disaster

Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared a state of emergency after thousands of tons of fuel spilled from a thermal ...


Moscow Court Trims Jailed Journalist Sentence To 10 Days

MOSCOW -- The Moscow City Court has cut the jail term of prominent journalist Ilya Azar to 10 days from ...


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Two Russians expelled from embassy by Czech government

PRAGUE, Czech Republic - Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis says his government has decided to designate two staff members at ...

Real contradition on U.S. call for unity at G7, says France

PARIS, France, June 3 (Xinhua) -- France will maintain its planned tax on digital services at the Organization for Economic ...

Suning, Team WE open LPL Summer Split with wins

Suning and Team WE were victorious Friday as China's League of Legends Pro League opened the 2020 Summer Split. Suning ...

Perm: Lord of the Northern Urals

Travel June 05 2020 William Brumfield Historian and architectural expert William Brumfield discovers the history of one of Russia's most ...

Could Russia lose space to Elon Musk

Russia noted the success of Crew Dragon, but has no plans to act.Eighteen years ago, Elon Musk came to Moscow ...

Macron Demands Release Of French-Iranian Academic Held By Tehran

French President Emmanuel Macron has demanded that Franco-Iranian academic Fariba Adelkhah, whom Tehran has sentenced to six years in prison, ...

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Irish GDP jumps 4.9% in first quarter this year

DUBLIN, Ireland June 5 (Xinhua) -- Ireland's gross domestic product (GDP) amounted to 87.6 billion euros (about $99 billion) in ...

Rand's winning streak continues - but it could be short-lived

The rand continued to strengthen on Friday morning to reach R16.74/$ in early trade, after breaking through the R17/$ barrier ...

AAH distributes handwashing facilities in Marawi City

MARAWI CITY, Jun 5 (PIA) --As part of its continuing efforts for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic response, the Action ...

Countries, organizations pledge support for global vaccine accessibility

A staff member tests samples of the COVID-19 inactivated vaccine at a vaccine production plant of China National Pharmaceutical Group ...

Vital signs. Remembering Alberto Alesina, the father of political economy

Harvard University's Alberto Alesina died suddenly of a heart attack on May 23.He was 63.His long-time colleague and friend Larry ...

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Two Russians expelled from embassy by Czech government

PRAGUE, Czech Republic - Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis says his government has decided to designate two staff members at ...


Chinese capital returning to normal, threat level lowered again

BEIJING, June 5 (Xinhua) -- Beijing will lower its emergency response to the novel coronavirus epidemic from the second level ...


75% of consumers in UK, Australia and U.S. slam Chinese government

LONDON, UK - More than 75% of consumers in the UK, US and Australia blame the Chinese government for the ...


Proposed Israeli developments in east Jerusalem draw Palestinian ire

JERUSALEM - The only Palestinian industrial area in East Jerusalem is to be demolished, and the present occupiers of the ...


Texans players, coaches to attend George Floyd funeral if allowed

HOUSTON, Texas - Over 60,000 people showed up for a Houston protest and rally in the wake of George Floyd's ...


Pakistan's MQM asks U.S. to halt civilian and military aid to Pakistan

LONDON, UK - Altaf Hussain, the founder and leader of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), has appealed to the United ...


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