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Russian arrested in Phuket on Interpol notice

Russian arrested in Phuket on Interpol notice

Immigration Chief Maj Gen Surachate Hakparn announced the arrest to press yesterday (Mar 5). The fugitive, Aleksey Dolzhenkov, 35, was arrested in Phuket last Wednesday (Feb 27), Gen Surachate said. Dolzhenkov was arrested in Phuket’s Muang District, police confirmed, though the exact location of the arrest was not given. Muang ...

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A new Oakwood in Indonesia’s city of heroes

A new Oakwood in Indonesia’s city of heroes

Surabaya, on the Indonesian island of Java, is known to locals as Kota Pahlawan, the city of heroes, thanks to its importance in the Indonesian National Revolution. Of course nowadays, it is more famous for gorgeous sunsets, beautiful parks, malls, dining venues and attractions such as the Sanggar Agung Temple, ...

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Desi actors, videsi tourism endorsements…

Desi actors, videsi tourism endorsements...

Tourism boards have long employed celebrities to promote visits to the state. However, it would seem that increasingly, Indian celebrities are lending their reach and influence to foreign countries as well. Here’s a roundup of some of the most notable 1. Ranveer Singh – Switzerland Yash Raj films have capitalised ...

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Russia, ‘peace talks’, and the Middle East

Russia, ‘peace talks’, and the Middle East

In efforts to advance its national interests, Moscow has become more active in ‘peace talks’ while its clout in the Middle East only seems to be growing, Isaac Kfir writes. An interesting theme is emerging with respect to Russia’s regional and global ambitions. As the harbinger of many of the ...

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