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Over 90 dead and 300 injured in attacks in Iraq

August 11th, 2013 (0)
The death toll continues to rise after a series of attacks in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad and other cities in Iraq. Current reports put the death toll at being at least 91 with another 300 injured, the Qatar-based ...

Mali votes in presidential election runoff

August 11th, 2013 (0)
Mali nationals will vote Sunday in a presidential election runoff. Ex-Premier Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who won nearly 40 percent of the vote in the first round, is widely expected to defeat his rival, ex-Finance Minister Soumaila Cisse, who gained ...

Russia to create “soldiers of the future”

August 11th, 2013 (0)
Russia has launched a new project financed by the Foundation of Prospective Research called “The soldier of the future”. The Voice of Russia has spoken to experts about what the soldier of the future, in their opinion, might be ...

What bionic arm and artificial burger will bring to our descendants?

August 11th, 2013 (0)
Last week has passed under the badge of a futuristic future. It’s a rare occasion that in such a short period of time our attention is focused not on one, but on several very spectacular demonstrations of the triumph ...

China industrial output jumps to five-month high

August 11th, 2013 (0)
China’s key industrial production growth accelerated to a five-month high in July, the government announced Friday as a series of statistics gave positive pointers for the world’s second-largest economy. China’s key industrial production growth accelerated to a five-month high ...

‘It is most safe to sell products using Bitcoins than to buy them’ – expert

August 11th, 2013 (0)
Bitcoin has been officially declared a legitimate currency for the first time by a US federal judge. The digital crypto currency now has a real chance to fall under the regulation of the US legal system. The decision of the ...

‘American leaders fail to understand central role of Russia in the world’ – expert

August 11th, 2013 (0)
Today we’re to review President Obama’s speech, where he talked about the government surveillance programs and the need for more oversight. He also talked about Russia’s relations with the US and how they have been impacted by the NSA ...

Ban Ki-moon calls for peaceful dialog in Egypt

August 11th, 2013 (0)
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Friday appealed to Egyptians to avoid provocations and favor dialogue amid heightening tensions between supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi and the interim government. Ban said he is “deeply concerned” by the political ...

US to reopen 18 of 19 Middle East embassies closed amid security concerns

August 11th, 2013 (0)
Eighteen of the 19 US embassies closed this month due to worries about potential terrorist attacks will reopen on Sunday, the US State Department said on Friday. “Our embassy in Sanaa, Yemen, will remain closed because of ongoing concerns ...

Snowden affair has not led Russia, US to new Cold War – Lavrov

August 11th, 2013 (0)
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov disagrees that events surrounding former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden have worsened relations between Moscow and Washington to the Cold War level. “I think all that Sergei and I  told you ...