AT ITS SPIRITUAL BEST: The Akhmad Kadyrov Mosque is located in Grozny, the capital of Chechnya. It is the largest mosque in Russia and is officially known as the “The Heart of Chechnya.” The mosque is named after Akhmad Kadyrov. The mosque design with a set of 62-meter (203 ft)-tall minarets is based on the Blue Mosque in İstanbul. On Oct. 16, 2008, the mosque was officially opened in a ceremony in which Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov spoke and was with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. In this mosque, 10,000 Muslims can pray at a time. (Wikipedia)
MOSCOW: NASA and Russia’s Roscosmos have named the two men who will spend a year aboard the International Space Station to gather more data about the effects of weightlessness on humans.
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YOKOHAMA: A Japanese robot designed to withstand high levels of radiation and extreme heat at damaged nuclear plants such as Fukushima froze on Wednesday on its first pu
VATICAN CITY: The head of the Vatican’s pontifical council for culture on Wednesday announced the launch of a new academy for the teaching of Latin with a Tweet written in the ancient language.
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CHICAGO: Unemployment hurts more than your wallet — it may damage your heart. That’s according to a study linking joblessness with heart attacks in older American workers.
PARIS: A novel strain of the deadly SARS virus that sparked a health scare this year is closely related to a virus found in Asian bats, according to a study published on
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