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Jordan Wants Deeper Peaceful Nuclear Energy Cooperation With Russia

Jordan is interested in the development of peaceful nuclear energy cooperation with Russia, President of the Jordanian Senate Faisal Fayez said Monday.

HNC Member Denies Committee Considering Joining Forces With Other Groups

Syrian opposition High Negotiations Committee (HNC) member Naser Hariri refuted claims in an interview to Sputnik on Monday that the group could join a united opposition delegation at the intra-Syria talks.

Turkey Made Progress on 3 of 5 Requirements on Visa-Free Regime With EU

Turkey has made progress on three out of five remaining requirements on liberalization of visa regime with the European Union, the European Commission (EC) said Monday.

Wells Run Dry: Pakistan to Face Total Water Shortage by 2025 – Study

The country will approach absolute water scarcity in the near future, a new study by the Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) says.

Mutko: Film on Doping in Russia Prepared Ahead of IAAF Council Meeting

A new documentary by a German broadcaster about doping in Russian sports is being prepared specifically before the forthcoming International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Council Meeting, Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said Monday.

Ex-CIA Chief Cheers UK’s ‘Tolerance’ for Spying

The United Kingdom’s population is not as adamant in demanding more transparency from domestic intelligence services unlike privacy activists in the United States, former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and National Security Agency (NSA) director Michael Hayden said.

Price Central Issue in Russia-China Talks on Western Route Gas Pipeline

Talks between Russia and China on the western route gas pipeline have not reached their final stages, with price still a debated issue, Russian Deputy Energy Minister Anatoly Yanovsky said Monday.

India-Pakistan CBM on the Way Signaling Slight Thaw in Relations

Chiefs of Indian Border Security Force and Pakistani Rangers likely to meet in July to discuss various issues of concern.

Medvedev Calls on Russia to Maintain Second Place in Global Arms Exports

Russia currently holds the second place in arms exports and it should maintain this position, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Monday.

Washington, Brussels Angered Over Juncker’s Trip to Russia

After President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker announced his plans to visit next month an economic forum in Russia he has faced resistance from the US, some European countries and even among his own staff, Politico reported citing diplomatic sources.

The Untold Story of Memorial Day: Former Slaves Honoring and Mourning the Dead

The African-American history of the federal holiday has been nearly wiped from public memory. Union General John Logan is often credited with founding Memorial Day. The commander-in-chief of a Union veterans’ organization called theShow More Summary

US, Saudis Back Syrian Rebels to Support 'Arms Industry in the West'

Hardliners in the US often say that Washington and its allies should provide more aid, funds and training to so-called moderate rebels in Syria so that they put an end to the deadly conflict, but this strategy only perpetuates violence in the region, because moderate forces in Syria "simply do not exist," human rights activist Craig Murray told RT.

This Is an American Tragedy: Republicans Must Step Up and Defeat Donald Trump

It's time for honest Republicans to speak out against this dangerous, unprincipled vulgarian. Who has the courage? As a Democrat, part of me delights in the opportunities provided by the coming elections. With Trump at the top of the...Show More Summary

These Women Stopped a Rape From Happening, and the Story Is Seriously Terrifying

Research reveals one in four women on college campuses across the country are victims of rape or attempted rape. So, while you probably spent your Friday night eating takeout and streaming Netflix (OK, maybe you did something interesting...Show More Summary

Joint EEU-Silk Road Project Should Move to Practical Phase – Ex-Kyrgyz PM

Former Kyrgyz Prime Minister Djoomart Otorbaev called for moving the project of coordinating the Eurasian Economic Union and China's Silk Road Economic Belt to practical phase.

Family of Brutally Murdered Congolese Meet with External Affairs Minister

After the tragic murder of Congolese national Masonda Ketada Oliver, the Indian Minister of External Affairs met with a number of African envoys to assure them of the safety of their citizens in the country.

EEU Astana Summit May Agree on EEU-Serbia Trade Regime Unification

The decision to launch negotiations on the trade regime unification agreement between the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and Serbia may be made at the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council's meeting in Astana on May 31, Russian Presidential Aide Yuri Ushakov said Monday.

Turkey Must Prove Russia Supplying PKK With Weapons – Moscow

Moscow calls on Turkey to provide evidence that Russia is supplying the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) with weapons, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said Monday.

Conflicting Viewpoints: Perhaps "Aggressive" Russia is not All Wrong?

For decades, Russia and the West have held differing opinions of each other. Russia believes that Europe and NATO have been "provocative" and "aggressive" breaching old contracts and sneaking into Russia's backyard. While this may be remarkable from a Western perspective - it is also correct, a Danish professor argued.

‘Better Than Machine’: Why Robots Have No Chance of Replacing Humans

Just as China’s home appliance maker Midea has snapped up Germany’s builder of factory robots, Kuka AG, for 5 billion dollars, a leading Chinese expert warned that industrial robots will hardly have any impact on the country’s labor market.

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