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Trump asks CNN to donate ad revenue to veterans
Trump asks CNN to donate ad revenue to veterans

Billionaire mogul and White House frontrunner Donald Trump publicly called on CNN to donate revenue from ad sales during the upcoming Republican debate to veterans.

Trump asks CNN to donate ad revenue to veterans
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Counter attempts to glorify Nazism: Heads of CIS

Heads of the CIS countries have delivered an address dedicated to the celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Victory Day calling the international community to counter attempts to glorify Nazism.

Counter attempts to glorify Nazism: Heads of CIS
Photo © Turar Kazangapov
Victory Day parade in Astana: entrance by invitation only

The upcoming Victory Day parade celebrating the 70th anniversary will be open to guests with invitation cards.

Victory Day parade in Astana: entrance by invitation only
Rihanna, Springsteen among stars to rock US Veterans Day
Rihanna, Springsteen among stars to rock US Veterans Day

A galaxy of big-name rock, pop and country artists, from Rihanna to Carrie Underwood, will honor members of the US military at a Veterans Day concert.

Rihanna, Springsteen among stars to rock US Veterans Day
Shower of rose petals over Statue of Liberty marks D-Day
Shower of rose petals over Statue of Liberty marks D-Day

A million red rose petals were showered over the Statue of Liberty on Friday in a spectacular display to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landing in Normandy during World War II.

Shower of rose petals over Statue of Liberty marks D-Day
Veteran Ismail Galiulin at the tank firing range © Tengrinews
88-yo Kazakhstan veteran in perfect shape: races tank, destroys targets

After a 60-year break 88-year-old veteran-tankman from Kazakhstan's Karaganda Ismail Galiulin showed that good skill never fades away.

88-yo Kazakhstan veteran in perfect shape: races tank, destroys targets
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WWII veteran brings wallet made of human skin to Aktau museum

A veteran of World War II brought a wallet made entirely of human skin to the astonishment of the Mangistau Museum employees.

WWII veteran brings wallet made of human skin to Aktau museum
George Strait wins top entertainer at Country Music Awards
George Strait wins top entertainer at Country Music Awards

Veteran singer George Strait won the Entertainer of the Year award late Sunday at the star-studded Academy of Country Music Awards ceremony in Las Vegas.

George Strait wins top entertainer at Country Music Awards
Obama defends Afghan strategy after Gates comments
Obama defends Afghan strategy after Gates comments

Barack Obama insisted Monday he had faith in the Afghan war mission after former Pentagon chief Robert Gates charged the president lacked passion for military action and soured on his own troop surge.

Obama defends Afghan strategy after Gates comments
Veteran U.S. soldier Merrill Newman (C), who was detained for over a month in North Korea, arrives at Beijing airport in Beijing. ©Reuters/Kyodo
N.Korea deports detained US citizen Merrill Newman

North Korea said Saturday it has deported an American veteran of the Korean War who had been detained there since October for what Pyongyang described as "hostile acts" against the communist country.

N.Korea deports detained US citizen Merrill Newman
N. Korea confirms US man held, publishes 'confession'
N. Korea confirms US man held, publishes 'confession'

North Korea confirmed Saturday that an American veteran of the Korean War has been detained for "hostile acts" against the communist country and said he had released a written apology confessing to his alleged crimes.

N. Korea confirms US man held, publishes 'confession'
Murat Zhumatayev. Personal archive photo
Arson version of Almaty flea market fire is ludicrous: veteran rescuer

Retired colonel Murat Zhumatayev, veteran of the Kazakhstan Ministry of Emergency Situations, has called the traders' version that the flea market was deliberately set on fire ludicrous.

Arson version of Almaty flea market fire is ludicrous: veteran rescuer
Checkpoint at the entrance of the House of Army in Almaty. ©Alisher Akhmetov
Disputed US checkpoint in Almaty removed

Local authorities of Almaty have removed the disputed checkpoint installed by the United States Embassy near the House of Army.

Disputed US checkpoint in Almaty removed
Photo by Alisher Akhmetov©
US Consul to explain installation of checkpoint in Almaty

Afghanistan war veterans outraged with installation of the US checkpoint in Almaty will meet with the US Consul General.

US Consul to explain installation of checkpoint in Almaty
Representatives of Kazakhstan veteran organizations at the building of the U.S. General Consulate. Photo by Alisher Akhmetov©
Kazakhstan's Afghanistan war veterans asking Obama to recall US Ambassador

Afghanistan war veterans of Kazakhstan have passed a letter to US President Barack Obama with the suggestion to withdraw the ambassador from Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan's Afghanistan war veterans asking Obama to recall US Ambassador
Nursultan Nazarbayev lays flowers. Photo by Danial Okassov©
Nazarbayev congratulates Kazakhstan on Victory Day

This great holiday teaches us that unity of a nation, peace and political stability is what matters most: Kazakhstan President Nazarbayev

Nazarbayev congratulates Kazakhstan on Victory Day
Obama lines up Jack Lew for Treasury
Obama lines up Jack Lew for Treasury

President Barack Obama was expected to name Washington veteran Jack Lew as his next Treasury chief as early as Thursday, stocking his team for the next tense budget showdown with Republicans.

Obama lines up Jack Lew for Treasury
Laurence Pope. Photo courtesy of 123people.com
Veteran US diplomat takes charge in Libya

A month after the killing of US ambassador Chris Stevens, Washington said Thursday it has brought a veteran diplomat out of retirement to head up its Libya team vowing to help build the new democracy.

Veteran US diplomat takes charge in Libya
Paralympics: US serviceman blinded in Afghanistan wins gold
Paralympics: US serviceman blinded in Afghanistan wins gold

US swimmer Bradley Snyder on Friday won gold in the men's S11 100m freestyle at the London Paralympics -- a year after losing his sight when an improvised explosive device exploded in his face in Afghanistan.

Paralympics: US serviceman blinded in Afghanistan wins gold
Photo courtesy of  REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov©
Defenders Day to become a public holiday in Kazakhstan

Armed forces of Kazakhstan will mark their 20th anniversary on May 7. President decreed to make this day a public holiday.

Defenders Day to become a public holiday in Kazakhstan