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Officials: US Special Forces Rescue American Held in Nigeria

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WASHINGTON – U.S. special forces rescued an American citizen who had been kidnapped by armed men in an operation Saturday in northern Nigeria that is believed to have killed several of his captors, U.S. officials said. Forces including Navy SEALs rescued 27-year-old Philip Walton, who had been abducted on Tuesday from his home in neighboring Read More

WFP Boosts Aid to Kenyan Urban Poor Because of Pandemic

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GENEVA – The World Food Program is increasing cash assistance to hundreds of thousands of Kenya’s urban poor, hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Meanwhile, the World Health Organization says Kenya has recorded 52,612 cases of coronavirus, including 964 deaths. COVID-19 thrives and spreads easily in crowded urban settlements and poor sanitary conditions.  In Kenya’s Read More

Armenia, Azerbaijan Accuse Each Other Of New Shelling As Russia Vows Assistance To Yerevan

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Armenia and Azerbaijan have accused each other of shelling residential areas, just a day after the sides agreed to avoid targeting civilian populations in and around the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh. The fresh fighting came as Russia said it would provide “necessary” assistance to Yerevan if fighting between Azerbaijan and ethnic Armenian forces over Nagorno-Karabakh Read More

Emomali Rahmon swears in for his fifth term as Tajikistan’s president

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The inauguration ceremony took place at the Kokhi Somon State Complex in Dushanbe on October 30.   The inauguration marked commencement of the fifth term of Emomali Rahmon as President.   After the inauguration ceremony, Emomali Rahmon President addressed the participants of the inauguration ceremony with a keynote speech, in which he outlined the main Read More

TikTok user showing disrespect to the Quran detained in Uzbekistan

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The video showing a man calling himself an atheist and tearing up the Quran was released online on October 29.   The video caused heated discussions on social networks.   Interior Ministry’s press center says the man was identified and detained, according to Uznews.uz.   Criminal proceeding have been institute against him under the provisions Read More

ADB brings another 10.4 tons of COVID-19 PPE to Tajikistan

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The medical supplies comprise aprons, face shields, goggles, face masks, headcaps, respirators, and surgical and examination gloves. In September, ADB delivered 12 tons of protective coveralls, isolation gowns, and shoe covers to the country.   The goods have been procured under the US$928,000 grant approved by ADB for Tajikistan in July. The grant is drawn Read More

Kremlin-linked ‘propaganda factory’ eyes Central Asia, China

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An investigation by the German news outlet Deutsche Welle found that the institute’s primary funding sources were close to the Kremlin, in particular Vladimir Yakunin, a former top operative in the Soviet security services. The DOC also has satellite offices in Moscow, Vienna and New Delhi.   Although it proclaims to be an “independent platform Read More