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Sports - World
1/31/2024 11:42:28 AM
Tajikistan's national sport is traditional wrestling but the poorest country in the former Soviet Union is now just two wins away from football's Asian Cup final.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
8/16/2023 9:32:00 PM
A “Sadat moment” is that moment that marks a breakthrough in an intractable crisis. It happens thanks to a political initiative that triggers a shift in the negotiating climate, rendering it more conducive to the search for a solution.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
5/30/2023 8:54:12 PM
The creation of the non-aligned T25 group of countries has raised questions regarding its power to reshape the international order, writes Raouf Saad

Life & Style - City Lights
5/1/2023 12:07:41 PM
Marking the 78th anniversary of the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany in World War II, a Russian delegation planted six trees in the Orman Garden, Cairo's Dokki district, on Sunday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
12/14/2022 9:25:42 PM
Abdel-Moneim Said discusses the Arab-China summit.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
9/20/2022 8:16:44 PM
African Union chairperson Macky Sall said Tuesday that Africa "does not want to be the breeding ground of a new Cold War,'' alluding to the pressure mounting on the continent's leaders to choose sides over the war in Ukraine.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
9/8/2022 9:10:44 PM
The death of former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev last week came as a reminder of the costs the Arab region has had to pay since the fall of the former Soviet Union.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
9/8/2022 4:17:16 PM
The former Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev, who passed away last week at the age of 91, is the model foe the kind of non-Western political leader that the West turns into a hero or a legend – not for what they have done for their people or country but for helping to solve problems that plague that same West.

World - International
9/3/2022 4:53:39 PM
Russians on Saturday paid their final respects to the last leader of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, in a ceremony held in Moscow without much fanfare and with President Vladimir Putin notably absent.

World - International
8/31/2022 2:20:59 PM
Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union who played a major role in ending the Cold War, died in Moscow on Tuesday aged 91.

World - International
8/31/2022 10:37:57 AM
China on Wednesday praised Mikhail Gorbachev for his part in improving ties between Beijing and Moscow in the 1980s and 1990s, following the death of the Soviet Union's last leader.

World - International
8/30/2022 11:32:00 PM
Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union, has died in Moscow aged 91, Russian news agencies reported on Tuesday.

War in Ukraine - Economy
6/28/2022 2:39:14 PM
Russia appears to have defaulted on its foreign debt for the first time since the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, and the U.S. and its allies are taking aim at the former Soviet Union's second-largest export industry after energy, gold.

World - Region
5/10/2022 10:03:50 PM
Leonid Kravchuk, who led Ukraine to independence amid the collapse of the Soviet Union and served as its first president, has died, Ukrainian officials said Tuesday. He was 88.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
5/10/2022 12:15:54 PM
North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un reiterated his support for Russia's efforts to defend its "dignity'' against "hostile forces'' in a congratulatory message sent to Russian President Vladimir Putin over an anniversary marking the Soviet Union's defeat of Nazi Germany.

World - International
3/26/2022 11:16:08 AM
Twenty-five years ago, Joe Biden visited Warsaw, Poland, with a warning: Even though the Soviet Union had collapsed, some of NATO's original members weren't doing enough to ensure the alliance's collective defense.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
3/10/2022 9:26:04 PM
The economic impacts of the war in Ukraine have already been manifold, and the longer the war continues the more far-reaching they will be, writes Mahmoud Mohieldin

World - International
2/22/2022 4:46:49 PM
From Chechnya to Syria, via Ukraine, the Russia of Vladimir Putin has been involved in a string of wars since the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991.

World - International
2/18/2022 4:43:29 PM
With East-West tensions at their highest point since the collapse of the Soviet Union in the 1990s, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Friday the world is probably a more dangerous place now than during the Cold War.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
2/16/2022 6:32:00 PM
Could track two diplomacy lead to a negotiated solution to the crisis over Ukraine?

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