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Language not a barrier for Bollywood lovers in Armenia.

They may not understand a single word of Hindi, but Armenians love for Bollywood superstars Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan surpasses the language barrier.Bachchan and SRK-starrer "Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham" is popular in the country and Armenians love grooving to Shava Shava from the Bollywood hit.Posters of SRK and ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Georgia Tech study shows how average length of NFL players' careers is decreasing.

As the 2017 NFL Draft wrapped up April 29, a new study by Georgia Tech researchers shows "just how fleeting the career of a professional football player can be and how difficult it can be for teams to differentiate between the superstars and the busts." Researchers at Tech's School of Interactive Computing studied the 32 ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

University of Georgia prepares to graduate 5,625 new alumni.

The University of Georgia is preparing to graduate its newest group of 5,625 alumni. UGA will hold its spring commencement on Friday, May 5, with 4,456 undergraduates and 1,169 graduate students eligible to graduate. The group includes an estimated 242 doctoral candidates and 927 master's and specialist degree students. In ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

Eurovision: Georgia's Tamara keeps the faith and staging secrets.

Prior to taking to the stage, Tamara could be heard warming up in her dressing room, but she remained tight-lipped about what viewers can expect from her actual performance. “I am not going to tell you anything, a surprise is a surprise,” she said to Eurovision.tv. This is Tamara’s second trip to Ukraine. ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Language not a barrier for Bollywood lovers in Armenia.

Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham' starring Amitabh, SRK is popular in the country and Armenians love the song 'Shava Shava.'

- The Hindu - IN

CBS Touts Liberal Women Who 'Found Their Voice' Vs. 'Un-American' Trump.

On Friday's CBS Evening News, and again on Saturday's CBS This Morning, correspondent Mark Strassmann filed a report highlighting a newly formed organization of liberal women in Georgia who are working to 'turn the red state blue.' He also forwarded their views without challenge as he recalled their complaints that ...

- NewsBusters - US

Cagle promises 500,000 new jobs in Georgia governor campaign.

ATLANTA — Casey Cagle will launch his campaign for governor on Sunday with a pledge to add half a million new jobs in Georgia in four years if voters choose him to replace term-limited Gov. Nathan Deal.

- Billings Gazette - US

Russian flags rained down in a confetti-style protest during Trump's rally.

Trolling is mostly dumb, but sometimes it's an art. President Donald Trump held a rally in Pennsylvania on Saturday and, as he was speaking, someone tossed a bunch of tiny Russian flags, confetti-style, in front of the cameras streaming his speech to news networks. SEE ALSO: Russian refugees read powerful testimonials of ...

- Mashable! - US

US white-power groups band together, but for how long?.

White extremists, almost by nature, are seldom good at working together. Creating consensus among white nationalists, neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klansmen and the like is akin to herding rattlesnakes, given the caustic personalities often involved. Members typically get mad at each other and split, sometimes within days, resulting ...

- Stuff - NZ

Azerbaijan, Saudi Arabia explore business relations.

- Today.Az - AZ

Azerbaijan, Jordan successfully cooperate within international organizations.

- Today.Az - AZ

Armenia breaks ceasefire with Azerbaijan using mortars, machine guns

- Today.Az - AZ

All-Around Bronze For Gymnast Neviana Vladinova in Baku World Cup

Neviana Vladinova of Bulgaria won the bronze in the all-around at the rhythmic gymnastics World Cup in Baku, Azerbaijan. With a total score of 68.400 she is third. Vladinova received the highest score for her clubs routine - 17.700, BNR reported. The gold went to Arina Averina, Russia, and the silver - to another Russian, ...

- Novinite - BG

Armenia genocide Promise falters

THE Armenian Genocide is a curiously unexplored moment in our modern history, cinematically speaking. That alone makes director and co-writer Terry George’s “The Promise” intriguing. Historical fiction generally has it over documentaries in inspiring mass interest, especially when actors as appealing as ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Chechnya is persecuting its gays: Here's what we can do to rise up against it

"Let’s work on something more constructive, like freeing those who are tangled in the web of deceit in Chechnya." - Harish Iyer The post Chechnya is persecuting its gays: Here's what we can do to rise up against it appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Iran's East Azerbaijan keen to up share in oil projects

Iran's East Azerbaijan keen to up share in oil projects...

- MENAFN - JO

Kazakhstan's coach: Azerbaijan raised bar of its rhythmic gymnastics

Kazakhstan's coach: Azerbaijan raised bar of its rhythmic gymnastics...

- MENAFN - JO

Karabakh conflict holds risk for South Caucasus: Italy envoy

Karabakh conflict holds risk for South Caucasus: Italy envoy...

- MENAFN - JO

Terrorism is pandemic and affects every country: Hamid Ansari

Vice President Hamid Ansari today described terrorism as "pandemic" and said it affected every country and society. Every nation faced the problem of terrorism to a "greater or lesser" degree, Ansari told the media as he wound up a visit to Armenia and Poland."But some countries come up with legal technicalities in defining ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Viewpoint: Why Georgia business owners should keep an eye on foreign trade, investment

From the board room to the bar room, uncertainty about international trade and investment has become the focus of conversations around the world. If you do business in Georgia you may be wondering what impact Brexit will have on your business. Or, will your workforce be impacted by changes to the H-1B and H-2B visa program? ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

Jacksonville council to vote on new deal for Georgia-Florida game

The Jacksonville, Fla., City Council will vote soon on a new five-year contract for the long-running Georgia-Florida college football game that includes $2.75 million in total incentives for the schools. The contract through the 2021 season would give each school a $125,000 "signing bonus" and $250,000 in ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

RFE/RL: Ukraine charges Russian arrest warrant for Yatsenyuk 'politically motivated'

Ukraine charged on April 28 that Russia's effort to have international authorities arrest and extradite former Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk is “politically motivated.” A Russian court issued an international arrest warrant and extradition request for Yatsenyuk in February, claiming he killed ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Terrorism is pandemic and affects every country: VP Ansari

Vice President Hamid Ansari today described terrorism as "pandemic" and said it affected every country and society. Every nation faced the problem of terrorism to a "greater or lesser" degree, Ansari told the media as he wound up a visit to Armenia and Poland."But some countries come up with legal technicalities in defining ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Azerbaijan's Central Bank to raise 150M manats at auction

- Today.Az - AZ

Quartz: Azerbaijan most economically normal place on Earth

- Today.Az - AZ

Can Georgia's dedicated liberal women turn red state blue?

Pave It Blue's first goal is helping elect suburban Atlanta Democrat Jon Ossoff running in congressional runoff election in June

- CBS NEWS - US

The Donald's going down to Georgia, and he's going to raise a lot of money for Karen Handel

Donald Trump is in Atlanta Friday to speak at the NRA convention—the first president to do so since Ronald Reagan—and to raise still more money for Karen Handel, the Republican in the June 20 run-off election for Georgia's 6th Congressional District. Trump's aggressive backing of Handel, for whom he's already sent out a ...

- Daily Kos - US

Trump promises to work 'side by side' with the NRA, warns 2020 could bring 'Pocahontas'

Is there a place in your home, school, or business that isn't already covered with a gun? That can be fixed. "The eight year assault on your second amendment freedoms has come to a crashing end," Trump told the members of the National Rifle Association, assuring them that they now "have a true friend and champion in the ...

- Daily Kos - US

Toronto charity helping persecuted LGBTQ community in Chechnya

Rainbow Railroad is calling on the Canadian government to facilitate emergency visas for people fleeing persecution based on their sexual orientation.

- Global News - CA

Trump Tells Gun Advocates ‘Assault’ on 2nd Amendment Rights is Over

U.S. President Donald Trump fiercely defended the right to gun ownership on Friday, telling the National Rifle Association “the eight-year assault on your Second Amendment freedoms has come to a crashing end.” An estimated 10,000 NRA delegates welcomed the president with thunderous applause in Atlanta, Georgia, ...

- Voice of America - US

Trump echoes extreme militant group in NRA speech

Lifting heavily from one book in particular, Trump parroted a group that uses Revolutionary War language to call people to arms.President Donald Trump speaks during the National Rifle Association-ILA Leadership Forum, Friday, April 28, 2017, in Atlanta. The NRA is holding its 146th annual meetings and exhibits forum at the ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Chechnya accused of trying to 'eliminate' gay population before Ramadan

A British foreign minister has warned that the Chechen Republic government is planning to "eliminate" its entire gay population by the start of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

- FOX News - US

Watch 14 students in Georgia learn they all won a scholarship

The scholarships are funded by a $20 million gift from State Farm.         

- USA TODAY - US

Azerbaijan, Russia mull issues of defense against WMDs

Azerbaijan, Russia mull issues of defense against WMDs...

- MENAFN - JO

Official: Azerbaijan has strong will to successfully fight corruption

Official: Azerbaijan has strong will to successfully fight corruption...

- MENAFN - JO

Lithuanian MPs urge Armenia to withdraw troops from occupied Azerbaijani lands

Lithuanian MPs urge Armenia to withdraw troops from occupied Azerbaijani lands...

- MENAFN - JO

Armenia responsible for contact line tensions: Azerbaijan

- Today.Az - AZ

At NRA Conference, Trump Bathes Audience In Conservative Shout-Outs

President Donald Trump told the NRA's annual conference Friday that “the eight-year assault on your Second Amendment freedoms has come to a crashing end,” part of a a speech that was light on policy but heavy on conservative shout-outs and campaign rhetoric. The conference convened at the Georgia World ...

- TPM News - US

19th Century Princess And Cookbook Author Was Also Georgia's First Feminist

Princess Barbare Jorjadze is renowned for her cookbook. But she spent most of her life writing letters, poems and essays, to fight for a greater public role for Georgian women.

- NPR - US

WATCH LIVE: President Trump Speaks at NRA Convention in Atlanta

President Donald Trump is heading to Atlanta, Georgia today in order to deliver a speech at the National Rifle Association's annual convention.

- Mediaite - US

PowerPoint and LED projector enable new technique for self-folding origami

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Peking University have found a new use for the ubiquitous PowerPoint slide: Producing self-folding three-dimensional origami structures from photocurable liquid polymers.

- PhysOrg - NL

Associated Press: Russia seeks arrest of former Ukraine prime minister

Russia has sent a request to the international police agency Interpol for the arrest and extradition of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, claiming he killed Russian soldiers in Chechnya in the 1990s. The post Associated Press: Russia seeks arrest of former Ukraine prime minister appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

Guns are banned from Trump's NRA speech and people can't help but notice the irony

President Trump speaking at the NRA's annual conference in Atlanta on Friday, the first sitting President to do so since Reagan in 1983. Georgia is an open-carry state, and it's expected that many attendees will bring guns to the conference. It's like the gun prom. People are gonna want to show off. SEE ALSO: Quiz: Is ...

- Mashable! - US

Russia seeks arrest of former Ukraine prime minister

Russia has sent a request to the international police agency Interpol for the arrest and extradition of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, claiming he killed Russian soldiers in Chechnya in the 1990s.

- The Daily Star - LB

Smoke clouding communities near burning Okefenokee refuge

FOLKSTON, Ga. " Winds are pushing smoke from a giant wildfire into neighboring communities near the Georgia-Florida line.The National Weather Service says residents of Charlton and Ware counties in southeast Georgia can expect...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Armenia breaks ceasefire with Azerbaijan 120 times in 24 hours

- Today.Az - AZ

Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation has excellent president: Ukrainian coach

- Today.Az - AZ

Azerbaijan, Turkey to deepen cooperation with African countries

- Today.Az - AZ

Azerbaijan, Czech Republic mull issues of agro cooperation

- Today.Az - AZ

Azerbaijan, Turkey mull prospects for military cooperation

- Today.Az - AZ

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