Tag Archives: Status

Suspected terrorist who sought refugee status in Germany handed over to Russia

A man suspected of terrorist activities in Syria has been extradited from Germany to Russia after allegedly attempting to gain the refugee status using forged documents. On Friday, Russia’s Federal Security Service, the FSB, reported that together with the Russian Investigative Committee, Justice Ministry and the Prosecutor General’s Office, and with assistance from Interpol, it had organized the extradition of ...

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If Kiev fails to prolong Donbass special status, peace process is doomed – analyst

Kiev will be to blame for ruining the peace process in Ukraine if it fails to prolong the special status for its eastern regions of Donetsk and Lugansk, head of the Russian Center for Current Politics Alexey Chesnakov believes. “If this law is not fully extended in time by the Verkhovna Rada [Ukrainian parliament] and the Ukrainian president, they would ...

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Guests with 'misogynistic, homophobic, racist ' views cost Canadian mosque its charitable status

A Canadian mosque has been stripped of its charitable status after a revenue audit found a litany of issues, including inviting speakers who previously spoke out against LGBT and female equality, as well as advocating martyrdom. The Ottawa Islamic Centre and Assalam Mosque, which is one of the biggest mosques in the Canadian capital, had its charitable status revoked in ...

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‘Milestone event’: Five states sign historic deal on status of Caspian Sea

Vladimir Putin attended the Caspian Sea summit in Kazakhstan which he said has “milestone” significance. There five littoral powers finally made a breakthrough on trade, security and environment following 20 years of talks. This year’s meeting has been “an extraordinary, milestone event,” Russian President Vladimir Putin told his counterparts in Kazakhstan’s port city of Aktau, where the summit took place. ...

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Google Maps’ location sharing will now share your phone’s battery status, too

Early in 2017, Google added a feature to Google Maps that lets you opt to share your location in (near) real time with your close friends and family. Now they’re fleshing out that info with another important little detail: your phone’s remaining battery charge. It looks like this: Wondering why anyone might care about the status of your battery? If ...

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Google Maps’ location sharing will now share your phone’s battery status, too

Early in 2017, Google added a feature to Google Maps that lets you opt to share your location in (near) real time with your close friends and family. Now they’re fleshing out that info with another important little detail: your phone’s remaining battery charge. It looks like this: Wondering why anyone might care about the status of your battery? If ...

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Instagram adds a status indicator dot so people know when you’re ignoring them

In a blog post today, Instagram announced a new feature: a green status dot that indicates when a user is active on the app. If you’re cruising around Instagram, you can expect to see a green dot next to the profile pics of friends who also are Instagramming right then and there. The dot will show up in the direct ...

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New amendments order reporters working for 'foreign agent' companies to get same status

Russian MPs have prepared new amendments ordering reporters who receive money from foreign sources and promote the agenda of media outlets registered as ‘foreign agents’ to receive this status as private persons. The motion has been prepared by lawmakers from the majority party United Russia and leftist parliamentary opposition party Fair Russia and was presented to the Lower House Committee ...

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'Unmasking the Satanic Jew': Nation of Islam leader loses verified status on Twitter

The controversial Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan is no longer verified on Twitter, likely thanks to a tweet linking to a bizarre three-hour long sermon denouncing Jews. Minister Farrakhan, who is famous for his anti-Semitic views, tweeted the link to his sermon last Wednesday with the caption “thoroughly and completely unmasking the Satanic Jew and the Synagogue of Satan.” ...

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Putin proposes special status for Donbass republics within Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that, in order to stop internal conflict in Ukraine, Kiev authorities could grant special status with broader powers to the republics of Donbass, just as Russia had done with Chechnya. In an extensive interview to the Austrian TV channel ORF, the full transcript of which was published on the Kremlin web-site on Tuesday, Putin ...

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