Putin appoints new ambassador to U.S following visa row

Putin appoints new ambassador to U.S following visa row

Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed Anatoly Antonov to replaceSergey Kislyak as Russia’s ambassador to the United States following visa row. The move comes as the U.S. embassy in Moscow announced it is suspending all non-immigrant visa processing for Russians until September 1 in response to the staff cuts ordered by the Kremlin, The Sun reports. In a statement on its site, […]

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Stanford University Accepts Muslim Teen who Wrote #BlackLivesMatter 100 Times in his Application

Stanford University Accepts Muslim Teen who Wrote #BlackLivesMatter 100 Times in his Application

A Bangladeshi-American teenage activist Ziad Ahmed, 18 who wrote #BlackLivesMatter in his application has been accepted into Stanford University. A question in the application form read: “What matters to you, and why?”. Ziad went on to write #BlackLivesMatter 100 times in the space provided. Last Friday, Ziad received his acceptance letter from Stanford. “I was actually stunned […]

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