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Hundreds arrested in Russia amid anti-Putin protests...
Demonstrators are holding protests throughout Russia against the upcoming inauguration of Vladimir Putin for a fourth term as Russian president.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-05 15:42 UTC
Macron honors New Caledonians before independence vote...
French President Emmanuel Macron has acknowledged the "pain of colonization" during a visit to New Caledonia, as the South Pacific archipelago prepares to vote on whether to break free of French rule.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-05 15:04 UTC
Ben Swann: Reality Check: Who's Funding the White Helmets?...
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You've no doubt heard of the White Helmets, aka the Syria Civil Defense. They claim to be a neutral entity in Syria. They say they are just helping people caught in the middle of a civil war. But are they? Follow the money and you will find numerous ties to government funding from not only the U.S., but the U.K., Netherlands, Denmark and Germany. We untangle these ties to the White Helmets in a Reality Check you won't get anywhere else.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-04 14:06 UTC
'As Bad As Fake News CNN' — Trump Blasts NBC For Botched Cohen Report...
President Trump blasted NBC News for a report on Michael Cohen that turned out to be false on Twitter Friday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-04 14:00 UTC
Bolton: Trump isn't considering drawdown of U.S. troops in South Korea...
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Trump reportedly ordered the Pentagon to consider a drawdown of American forces in South Korea, the NYT's Mark Landler reported Thursday, but Trump's National Security Advisor John Bolton denied it in a statement on Friday. Why it matters: As Trum
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-04 13:54 UTC
China now has cruise missiles on what started as a "fishermen's shelter" in the South China Sea...
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It recently installed anti-ship cruise missiles and surface-to-air missile systems on Mischief Reef, which is within the exclusive economic zone of the Philippines.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-03 15:00 UTC
China Has Reportedly Been Trying To Blind American Military Pilots With High-Powered Lasers...
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Chinese military personnel at a base in Djibouti are allegedly using high-powered lasers to harass American pilots flying over the East African country.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-03 14:55 UTC
The real hero of the bin Laden raid...
One name, however, was never mentioned in that announcement—and rightfully so at the time. Absent this one individual’s help, the raid never could have occurred. Yet, sadly, seven years later that individual continues paying a heavy price personally for helping rid the world of an evildoer who
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-03 00:29 UTC
North Korea to release 3 American prisoners in good faith gesture for Trump summit...
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North Korea has released the three Americans that were being held in labor camps in a sign of good faith ahead of the summit between President Trump and Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-03 00:22 UTC
Report: Iran destroys mass graves of those executed in 1988...
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Iran is destroying or redeveloping the sites of mass graves holding those executed in a 1988 wartime purge that killed as many as 5,000 people, a report released Monday alleges.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-30 00:57 UTC
North Korea says will close nuclear test site in May: South Korea...
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SEOUL (Kyodo) -- North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un told South Korea during summit t
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-29 11:12 UTC
North Korea Says It Will Invite U.S. Experts, Reporters To Nuclear Plant Closing...
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un told South Korean President Moon Jae-in that he will close the country's nuclear test site next month, Moon's office says.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-29 11:11 UTC
Tens of thousands march for peace, justice in Nicaragua...
Tens of thousands of Nicaraguans joined a march for "Peace and Justice" called by the Catholic Church on Saturday, the second massive demonstration in less than a week following a wave of deadly protests against social security reforms.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-28 23:10 UTC
Police jailed for 5 years for going on strike in Egypt...
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Thirteen police officers have been jailed for between three and five years after striking for higher pay and better working conditions.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-28 22:31 UTC
Suspected jihadists kill 40 civilians in northeast Mali...
A governor in Mali says suspected jihadists have killed at least 40 civilians in two attacks near the country's border with Niger, where attacks have increased in the past year.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-28 22:28 UTC
Third day of protests in Spain over acquittal in gang rape trial...
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Police in Pamplona have said up to 35,000 people took to the streets after five men were cleared of gang rape charges. An 18-year-old woman was attacked during the 2016 running of the bulls festival.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-28 22:28 UTC
The Latest: Pompeo says North Korea serious on nuclear deal...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the meeting between the leaders of North Korea and South Korea (all times local):2 p.m.U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he bel...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-27 18:12 UTC
NATO backs Afghan leader's offer of talks with the Taliban...
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NATO is backing Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's offer of peace talks to the Taliban, embracing what top officials say is an unprecedented opportunity to end the fighting in the insurgency-wracked country.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-27 18:12 UTC
UN condemns Israel's use of 'excessive force' in Gaza...
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"Every week, we witness instances of use of lethal force against unarmed demonstrators," the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, said in a statement.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-27 18:11 UTC
Kim Jong Un makes historic border crossing to meet South Korean president...
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It's the first time a member of the Kim dynasty has set foot on southern soil since the end of the Korean War in 1953 and the latest bid to settle the world's last Cold War standoff.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-27 01:54 UTC
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