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Nigeria Hopes New President Effectively Addresses Boko Haram Threat

Deputy Head of Nigerian Mission Embassy in Russia said that Nigerians hope that the country's newly elected president, Muhammadu Buhari, will introduce a new and effective approach to eliminating the Boko Haram militants.

BND Chief Defends NSA Cooperation Amid Spying Row

BND chief Gerhard Schindler said that German intelligence depends heavily on the US National Security Agency (NSA).

ISIL Recruit Reveals Plans to Conduct Attacks in India – Security Official

According to Joint Secretary of Internal Security in the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs, M. Ganapathy, Islamic State recruit from the Mumbai suburb of Kalyan has confessed to plans to carry out attacks in India.

ISIL Recruits Plotted Attacks in India - National Investigation Agency

Islamic State planned to conduct terrorist attacks in India, according to the Indian intelligence.

Recent Proton Loss to Push Up Launch Costs – Manufacturer

According to the Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center, recent loss of the Proton-M rocket will push up launch costs and affect the overall number of contracts.

Minsk Vows Not to Harm Russia to Make Friends With EU - Belarusian FM

According to Belarusian Foreign Minister, Minsk promises it will not use the Eastern Partnership to squeeze advantages from the EU and harming Russia in the end.

Americans' Over-Sensitive 'Gaydar' Misses Mark by 600%

A new survey conducted by Gallup indicated that Americans' estimates of the percentage of the US population that is homosexual is much higher than the actual proportion of gays and lesbians in the country.

Minsk to Discuss Removal of EU Sanctions – Foreign Minister

Belarusian foreign minister Vladimir Makei said that he will discuss the removal of sanctions imposed on Minsk by the EU.

UK Third Energy Company Submits Application for Gas Fracking in Yorkshire

According to the statement, UK Third Energy company has announced that it will file on Friday an application to local authorities for permission to use the fracking process to extract gas.

Top Guns: Russia to Hold Its First-Ever Aerobatic Team Contest

A competition to find Russia's best aerobatic team will be held in Voronezh, Russia, for the first time in the country's history.

Riyadh Wants to Close Gaps in Disputed Issues With Moscow

Saudi ambassador to Russia Abdulrahman Rassi said that Riyadh is interested in intensifying political dialogue and political consultations with Russia on various issues, especially on those, where sides have different positions.

Lonely Hearts? EU President Seeks 'Softer, More Charming' Russia

In remarks ahead of the Eastern Partnership Summit in Riga, European Council President Donald Tusk stated that the EU will 'stay the course' in its expansion of relations with the Eastern Partnership nations, adding that Russia should behave in in a "softer, more charming" manner in order to improve relations with its post-Soviet neighbors.

Kazakhstan Unveils 'Singapore'-Like Government Reform Plan

Kazakhstan's government unveiled a 100-step plan to reform the country's civil service and build an international business center, earning the praise of Russia's former finance minister.

NATO Pressure Sparking Calls to Beef Up German Bundeswehr

Germany's new commissioner for the armed forces has called for the government to increase spending on the German army, saying that a reduction in the Bundeswehr's capabilities would "annoy" other European countries, amid increasing pressure to meet NATO spending targets.

HeliRussia 2015: Moscow's Helicopter Industry Expo

The latest and greatest helicopters are showcased by more than 200 vendors from around the world, gathered in Moscow for the 8th International Helicopter Industry Exhibition "HeliRussia 2015" which opened on May 21.

Final Declaration of Eastern Partnership Summit Adopted

According to Polish Foreign Minister Grzegorz Schetyna, final declaration of the Eastern Partnership summit in Riga was adopted Friday after hours of debates about its text.

Azerbaijan Refuses to Sign Eastern Partnership Final Declaration

European Parliament President Martin Schulz said that Azerbaijan refuses to sign the final declaration from the Eastern Partnership summit in Latvia’s capital of Riga.

Court Case, Take Two: No Show for Dissident Bukovsky Over Child Sex Pics

Former Russian dissident Vladimir Bukovsky has again failed to appear in court in Britain to face 11 charges relating to indecent images of children, citing ill-health.

Eastern Partnership Approves Text of Final Declaration

According to Slovenian Prime Minister, the participants of the Eastern Partnership summit in Riga have eventually approved the final declaration after hours of debates about the draft text that condemned Crimea's reunification with Russia.

Russian Taimyr Wolf Is Man's Most Ancient Best Friend, Study Shows

A study of the genome from a 35,000 year old Siberian wolf has revealed that the domestication of dogs happened much earlier than previously thought.

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