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Russian, North American astronauts return to earth

ALMATY, Kazakhstan: The first crew to blast off to the International Space Station following a launch accident that deepened doubts over Russia‘s space programme returned to earth Tuesday (Jun 25). NASA astronaut Anne McClain, veteran cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko of Roscosmos, and Canadian Space Agency record-holder David Saint-Jacques touched down on the steppes of ...

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India-US tariff tiff goes beyond trade

India-US tariff tiff goes beyond trade

It has finally happened. The trade conflict between India and the United States has broken out as New Delhi ended its almost year-long wait for a negotiated settlement and came up with a retaliatory step imposing higher tariffs on import of 28 high-value agricultural items from the US with effect ...

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Russia’s tourism promotional event takes place in Beijing

Russia's tourism promotional event takes place in Beijing

Olga Melnikova gives a speech. Photo: Yin Yeping/GT Russia’s tourism promotional event took place at Beijing‘s Russian Cultural Center on Thursday. Russian representatives from different regions of Russia participated in the meeting. Also in attendance was S7 airlines, one of Russia’s largest private airlines. The event is hosted by the ...

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This ‘Mom & Mom Shop’ Wants to Make Meat Fun Again

This ‘Mom & Mom Shop’ Wants to Make Meat Fun Again

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Russian Flight Ban Could Cost Georgia $300M, Experts Say

Russian Flight Ban Could Cost Georgia $300M, Experts Say

The Georgian economy will suffer from Russia’s move in the near-term but will push the country to “diversify” its tourism sector in the long-term, TASS cited Sergi Kapanadze, deputy speaker of the Georgian parliament, as saying. Six Russian airlines could lose $47.7 million on refunds for flights booked by 155,000 ...

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Prague rated among the 50 most beautiful cities in the world

Prague rated among the 50 most beautiful cities in the world

It’s not exactly breaking news to hear that Prague is a beautiful city. But the Czech capital has ranked among the “Top 50 Most Beautiful Cities in the World” in an updated list published by luxury and lifestyle travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler earlier this month. “Consistently voted one of ...

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