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 2018-06-18 16:33 

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Black CDU Politician on Dark Side of Germany: 'Society Like Another Universe'...

Cameroon-born politician and author Robert Atangana has written an account on the unprecedented demographic challenges facing Germany and its division "between partisans of globalization or multi-culti and ethno-centrists.";...

 2018-06-18 16:31 

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Spanish Court Dismisses Catalan Head's Lawsuit Against Rajoy Over Abuse of Power...

MADRID (Sputnik) - The Spanish Supreme Court on Monday turned down a lawsuit filed by Catalan leader Quim Torra against ex-Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and his deputy Soraya Saenz de Santamaria due to the lack of evidence to pinpoint that the alleged abus...

 2018-06-18 16:30 

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Football Fans Arrive at Volgograd Stadium Ahead of England vs Tunisia Match...

England will face Tunisia in the team's first Group G match at the Volgograd Arena today at 9 p.m. GMT+3....

 2018-06-18 16:25 

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Trump Base Ready to Risk Recession for US to Win Global Leverage Trade Lawyer...

The trade spat between the US on one side and China, Canada, Mexico and the EU on the other is escalating and threatens to turn into a global trade war. Speaking to Sputnik, trade attorney Daniel Ujczo explained what's at stake, and why President Trum...

 2018-06-18 16:21 

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Trump Says US Won't Be 'Migrant Camp'...

Earlier in the day, US President Donald Trump expressed his sympathy with Germans and blamed immigration for high crime rates in the country amid the migrant row in Germany's political establishment....

 2018-06-18 16:07 

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Italy League Party Becomes Country's Political Force for First Time Ever - Poll...

ROME (Sputnik) - Italian right-wing League party topped the popularity rating of the country's political forces for the first time ever, a public opinion poll revealed on Monday....

 2018-06-18 16:06 

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European Stocks Plummet Amid German Coalition Crisis, US-China Trade Row...

Major European exchanges headed lower on June 18, with investors scratching their heads about the outcome of the migration row in Germany and trade tensions between the United States and China....

 2018-06-18 16:02 

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Captain Granqvist: Issue of Sweden Allegedly Spying on S Korea 'Over The Top'...

NIZHNY NOVGOROD (Sputnik) - Sweden defender and captain Andreas Granqvist said Monday that the whole issue of Sweden allegedly spying on South Korea was "over the top."...

 2018-06-18 16:00 

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Incredible Implosion Destroys Cooling Towers in Florida...

In the US state of Florida, with the help of 680 kilograms of dynamite, two 140-meter cooling towers were blown up. The video of the explosion was published on YouTube....

 2018-06-18 15:40 

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Fatal Frame: Man Falls Off Waterfall While Posing for Photo [VIDEO 18+]...

A man in the Indian state of Kartanaka lost his life after accidentally falling off a 170-foot waterfall while his friends were trying to take pictures of him....

 2018-06-18 15:32 

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Manbij Military Council Denies Turkish Military Presence in City - Council Head...

CAIRO (Sputnik) - There are no Turkish troops in the Syrian city of Manbij, however they are deployed in the area of the Euphrates Shield operation, Mohammed Abu Adil, the head of the Manbij Military Council, told Sputnik....

 2018-06-18 15:04 

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Deputy UK Ambassador to Russia Lay Flowers at World War II Memorial in Volgograd...

VOLGOGRAD (Sputnik) - Deputy UK Ambassador to Russia Lindsay Skoll and UK and Russian football fans laid flowers at Mamayev Kurgan, a World War II memorial located in the southern Russian city of Volgograd, the press service of local football club Rotor s...

 2018-06-18 15:01 

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Politician Explains How the Words 'Soros' and 'NGO' Became Dirty in Slovakia...

Some forces are apparently interested in dragging Slovakia into political turmoil, Slovak politician Dusan Jarjabek told Sputnik, stressing that before the assassination of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak the country was among the EU's leaders in ...

 2018-06-18 15:00 

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Chinese Envoy to India Advocates Early Signing of Proposed Friendship Treaty...

Observing that China-India relations have gone beyond a bilateral scope and that the two countries have broad converging interests and face common challenges in Asia and elsewhere, Chinese envoy to India Luo Zhaohui has advocated the early signing of a fr...

 2018-06-18 14:55 

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Triumphant Beauty: Swiss Soccer Star's WAG Shows Off at World Cup (VIDEO)...

The wife of a Swiss footballer who played a decisive role in his team's match with Brazil put on a small show for her social media followers....

 2018-06-18 14:54 

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Looks Yummy: Twitter Floods With Memes Over Neymar's World Cup 'Noodle' Haircut...

As the Brazilian forward appeared for the first time on television screens prior to the World Cup, Twitter users instantly too notice of his new haircut. The discussion has progressed still further following his team's unimpressive results during thei...

 2018-06-18 14:48 

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England vs Tunisia With a Twist: Watch Whiskered Psychic's Prediction (VIDEO)...

Bookmakers are largely backing Gareth Southgate's squad for victory with 28/1 odds of England scoring against Tunisia in the upcoming World Cup match. The fluffy oracle cat, that has correctly predicted the outcome of the Russia vs Saudi Arabia game, ...

 2018-06-18 14:44 

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US Media, Democrats, Bolton Form Unholy Alliance to Fight Trump-Kim Nuclear Deal...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Donald Trump's own National Security Adviser John Bolton, the Democratic Party and the US mainstream media were all trying to derail the US president's new agreement with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, analysts told Sputni...

 2018-06-18 14:42 

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Ford Buys Iconic Ghost Building in Detroit as Campus for New Driverless Auto Hub...

Michigan Central station, a huge ghostly building in the heart of Detroit, has been bought by the Ford motor company who have plans to turn it into a retail and office complex. Is the "Motor City" bouncing back after years of industrial decline?...

 2018-06-18 14:41 

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Israeli Ex-Energy Minister Arrested on Suspicion of Spying for Iran - Police...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Israeli former minister of energy and infrastructure, Gonen Segev, who is also a member of parliament, has been arrested on suspicion of espionage activities on behalf of the Iranian intelligence services, the Israeli police said on Mon...

 2018-06-18 14:36 

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UK Home Secretary Says He Was 'Lucky Not to Be Stabbed' in Moped Robbery...

Parts of the UK have witnessed a surge in violent crime, such as stabbings, while criminals are increasingly using mopeds to commit robberies and swiftly escape with valuables, primarily mobile phones and handbags....

 2018-06-18 14:33 

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Scotiabank Has Gloomy Outlook for Canada, Mexico Amid Growing US Protectionism...

A pessimistic forecast comes amid increasing trade tensions between the United States and some of its closest partners. The disputes have been fueled by the US' recent move to slap Canada and Mexico with new across-the-board tariffs, retaliated by the...

 2018-06-18 14:30 

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Vuvuzela-Wielding Bear Cruising Through Moscow Under Investigation - Report...

Animal rights activists have filed a complaint after a video emerged online depicting an open-top car carrying a bear through central Moscow during the 2018 FIFA World Cup. While some were enraged by the cruelty of the act, others were delighted with the ...

 2018-06-18 14:29 

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Sorry Russophobes and Neocons, the World Cup in Russia is Off to a Flyer...

The World Cup in Russia is off to a flyer, serving up a feast of football amid the special and unique atmosphere generated by this quadrennial event. Fans from every corner of the globe having been packing the stadiums, some of them custom-built, remindin...

 2018-06-18 14:18 

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Granqvist Penalty Gives Sweden 1-0 Win Over South Korea at 2018 FIFA World Cup...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Sweden defender and captain Andreas Granqvist's perfectly executed spot-kick proved to be the difference as the Scandinavian team beat South Korea 1-0 in Nizhny Novgorod on Monday....

 2018-06-18 14:13 

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SDF Wipes Out Major Daesh Stronghold in Syria's Northeast Reports...

The US-backed SDF forces have conducted a large-scale offensive in Syria's Hasakah province, liberating yet another town from the clutches of Daesh terrorists....

 2018-06-18 13:54 

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Seoul, Pyongyang Agree to Compete Together in 2018 Asian Games - Reports...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - North and South Korea have agreed to form joint teams for some competitions within the upcoming Asian Games, and march together under the unification flag during the opening and closing ceremonies of the tournament, the Yonhap news agen...

 2018-06-18 13:33 

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German CDU, CSU Likely to Resolve Migration Row in Fear of Early Elections - AfD...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its Bavarian allies, the Christian Social Union (CSU), are likely to settle the ongoing migrant row over fears that in case of early elections the parties will l...

 2018-06-18 13:33 

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Amazon Military Program Invades Poland to Poach Best Troops...

The ecommerce giant has made its way to Poland with a new recruitment campaign aimed at former military personnel and officers to staff their Polish warehouses....

 2018-06-18 13:22 

Sputnik International

Brazil's Neymar Reportedly Jeers at Messi Prior to Own World Cup Blunder...

Although Lionel Messi proved perfectly successful at La Liga, leading his team to a much-desired triumph last term, during the clash against Iceland, Barcelona's star infamously missed the rival's penalty, thus dooming the match to a draw....

 2018-06-18 13:10 

Sputnik International

Nepal Pushes Out Indian Firm From Hydropower Project Near Tibetan Border...

Amid a delay by an Indian firm in completing hydro-mechanical works at the Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Plant, Nepal has set a new deadline of December 2018 for the project. Nepal now wants the Indian firm to subcontract the remaining work to an Australian ...

 2018-06-18 13:09 

Sputnik International

Israeli Ex-Spy Chief Names Main Target in Possible Cyber War With Iran - Reports...

During his appearance at a major cyber conference, a former top Israeli intelligence official claimed that the energy sector will witness "the next 9/11 in cyber" if a conflict between Tel Aviv and Tehran breaks out....

 2018-06-18 13:09 

Sputnik International

'Australian Forces See Themselves Above Community Standards and Law' Expert...

The media reports have emerged of Australian forces killing an amputee in Afghanistan and drinking beer from his prosthetic leg, which they had taken as a souvenir. Sputnik has reached to Dr. Ben Wadham, a Flinders University expert on the armed forces an...

 2018-06-18 13:00 

Sputnik International

Turkish Army Occupies Outskirts of Syria's Manbij (PHOTO, VIDEO)...

ANKARA (Sputnik) - The Turkish armed forces have occupied the outskirts of the Syrian city of Manbij in line with a road map coordinated with the United States, the NTV television channel reported citing local sources....

 2018-06-18 12:49 

Sputnik International

Taliban Reportedly Angry Militants Are Making Selfies With Gov't Forces (PHOTOS)...

The day before, the Taliban announced its decision not to prolong the three-day ceasefire established on the occasion of the Islamic holiday Eid al-Fitr and vowed to resume fighting....

 2018-06-18 12:47 

Sputnik International

Soccer Brings Rebels and Soldiers Together as Colombia's Peace Process Wobbles...

Conservative candidate Ivn Duque has been elected as the new president of Colombia, having campaigned on a platform of overhauling a peace agreement with left-wing rebels. Sputnik finds out how Tuesday's World Cup match has become part of the peace pr...

 2018-06-18 12:42 

Sputnik International

UK Politicians Call for Cold War Level Military Spending on Defense...

When the UK government says defense is its first duty, it should show that it means what it says - a new ministerial report suggests....

 2018-06-18 12:25 

Sputnik International

'Time of the Dawn of Turkey': Erdogan Announces Construction of Antarctic Base...

Turkish research teams have visited Antarctic three times in the last two years in an effort Ankara hopes will establish Turkey as a major scientific power....

 2018-06-18 12:25 

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Wonder Grandma: Twitter Finds Reason Why Mexico Smashed Germany at World Cup...

A grandmother from Texas seems to have helped Mexico win in their opening game against the reigning World champions by blessing them through her TV screen, according to Twitter users....

 2018-06-18 12:22 

Sputnik International

China's Envoy Supports India-China-Pakistan Summit for Dispute Resolution...

China's ambassador to India, Luo Zhaohui, has kicked up controversy in India by supporting a trilateral summit between India-China-Pakistan to solve regional issues. The Indian opposition has said that it would be best not to include a third party in ...

 2018-06-18 12:20 

Sputnik International

Forged Victory to Humbling Defeat: How Kiev Won and Lost $2.5 Bln From Gazprom...

The Svea Court of Appeal has suspended the Stockholm Arbitration Court's ruling allowing Ukrainian state energy company Naftogaz to seize $2.56 billion in Gazprom's European assets. Why did the court appeal the ruling, and what does it means for t...

 2018-06-18 12:11 

Sputnik International

Peruvian Fan Suspected of Stealing Tickets for Mexico-Germany World Cup Match...

MOSCOW, June 18 (Sputnik) - A Peruvian fan has been detained in Moscow on suspicion of stealing tickets for the FIFA World Cup match between Mexico and Germany, which was held at the Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday, a source in the Russian police told Sputnik ...

 2018-06-18 12:02 

Sputnik International

UK PM Theresa May Under Threat if Government Defeated in Brexit Vote...

The Brexit process has divided the ruling minority government, with both pro-EU remainers and hardline Brexiteers in the ranks of the Tories posing a threat to UK Prime Minister Theresa May....

 2018-06-18 12:01 

Sputnik International

Twitter Enraged Over Kalinic's Refusal to Sub in World Cup Game...

A Twitter storm has erupted over reports that Croatia has thrown out its striker Nikola Kalinic from the World Cup squad, with many netizens saying the forward should be banned from the national team....

 2018-06-18 11:55 

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Never Again, This Time: Twitter Rethinks Hype Over 2nd Nazi Case at US School...

Andover High School in Massachusetts is in the spotlight after a graduating senior quoted Nazi Minister of Propaganda Joseph Goebbels in the yearbook, prompting the school to apologize without delay....

 2018-06-18 11:44 

Sputnik International

CSU Says Migrants Registered in Other EU Countries to be Returned Back From July...

Earlier, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, a member of the CSU, had proposed his own "Masterplan for Migration." The project would allow authorities to more easily reject migrants that reach Germany's borders....

 2018-06-18 11:36 

Sputnik International

Israel's DM Vows to Crack Down on Palestinian Arson Attacks as IDF Strikes Gaza...

Earlier in the day, Israeli defense forces reported launching airstrikes on nine targets in three sites in the Gaza Strip....

 2018-06-18 11:24 

Sputnik International

'RIP Legend': Twitter Sad as Meme-Famous Airport Bust of Cristiano Ronaldo Gone...

The night before Portugal's superstar striker scored his historic hat-trick at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, his goofy-looking brass bust from the Madeira Airport was swapped with a new sculpture. Social media users are puzzled by the replacement....

 2018-06-18 11:09 

Sputnik International

Football Fans Elated Ahead of British Team's Debut at World Cup 2018...

Mere hours away from the World Cup match between England and Tunisia, British fans cheer for their team and hope that this time they will win the championship....

 2018-06-18 11:01 

Sputnik International

Kremlin Unaware of Meeting Between Trump Team, 'Russian' Having Dirt on Clinton...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Kremlin is not aware of a meeting between former aide from US President Donald Trump's election headquarters Roger Stone and a man from Russia, who called himself Henry Greenberg and allegedly offered Trump's team compromising d...

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