Ruslan Abdirashid

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China Offers To Finance 30 Percent Of Indian Infrastructure Spending Through 2017

According to a report in India’s <i>Economic Times</i>, China has offered to finance a large portion of India’s infrastructure development via loans. A …

Fred Hiatt: Senators say John Kerry admitted U.S. failure in Syria

It is no secret that the Obama administration’s Syria policy, to the extent that one exists, is failing.<p>Now the man with the unenviable task of implementing that policy, Secretary of State John F. Kerry, has acknowledged as much, according to two U.S. senators who spoke with him Sunday, John McCain …

MEPS call on Saudi Arabia to allow freedom of religion and belief

MEPs have called on Saudi Arabia to respect the freedom of religion and expression of all people living in the country. The European Parliament's …

Clashes in Istanbul over internet censorship

Police in Turkey have fired water cannon and teargas to disperse hundreds of people protesting in the capital, Istanbul, against new controls on the internet approved by parliament this week, the Reuters news agency reported.<p>Demonstrators hurled firecrackers and stones on Saturday at police …

Iran issues upbeat assessment of prospects for nuclear programme deal

Senior Iranian diplomat Hamid Babaei suggests comprehensive agreement could be reached within six months<p>Iran has issued a remarkably upbeat assessment of the prospects for finally resolving the long-running dispute with western countries over its nuclear programme, in advance of of crucial …

Randy Couture: More Than 30 Countries Want MMA in the Olympics

UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture believes we aren't that far away from seeing some form of mixed martial arts in the Olympic Games.<p>Speaking briefly with TMZ Sports, The Natural explained that somewhere between 34 and 39 countries have signed a petition to include a new combat sport in the …

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Daniel Cormier, Rashad Evans and the Cost of Fighting Friends

Daniel Cormier met Rashad Evans during his senior year at Oklahoma State.<p>Evans was a Michigan State wrestler, and his school dual meet against Cormier's Oklahoma State team. Cormier was wrestling one of Evans's teammates and friends. Cormier was ranked third in the country, and Evans's teammate had …

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