The United States and Afghanistan signed a deal Tuesday to formally justify the presence of limited US military contingent in the Central Asian state after the formal withdrawal of international forces, the TOLO News channel reported.
The Venice Commission will release a statement about Ukraine’s constitutional reforms, including those concerning the country's decentralization, after the October 26 Verkhovna Rada elections, a commission spokesperson told RIA Novosti.
Outdated and outnumbered British Royal Air Force (RAF) Tornado GR4 warplanes prove to have little to no effect on Islamic State (IS) militants fighting some 15,000 feet below in Iraq and Syria, the Telegraph reported Tuesday.
Guantanamo Bay prison will remain open as long as detainees kept in the detention center awaiting approval to be transferred or released from US Department of Defense custody, a taskproving to be a lengthy process, AP reports.
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The President of the state-run monopoly Russian Railways, Vladimir Yakunin, spoke to Rossiya Segodnya on Friday, touching on subjects including the ongoing crisis in Ukraine and its effect on the company, the new round of Western-imposed sanctions, exciting new projects which are being undertaken by the railway giant, and more. The head of the multi-billion dollar company noted that while recent sanctions may have affected his options when it comes to tourism, cooperation with Western partners continues.
The Plekhanov Russian University of Economics (PRUE) is introducing several new degree programs this academic year. In an interview with Rossiya Segodnya, the university’s Vice Principal, Leonid Bragin, talks student exchange programs, dual degrees and teaching in English.