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Russian Military Supplied Missile That Shot Down Malaysian Jet, Prosecutors Say...
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — An international team of prosecutors has identified the Russian military unit that supplied an antiaircraft missile system used to shoot down a civilian airliner over Ukraine four years ago, adding specificity to its earlier finding that Russia was to blame.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-24 15:07 UTC
U.S. effort to stabilize Afghanistan a $5 billion failure, says watchdog...
A new report from a government watchdog says the 15-year rebuilding effort has largely failed.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-24 15:04 UTC
Congo says Ebola cases have reached 30...
Congo's Ministry of Health says the number of confirmed Ebola cases has reached 30, including eight deaths.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-24 15:02 UTC
Trump cancels North Korean summit with Kim Jong Un, citing 'tremendous anger'...
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President Donald Trump is canceling the planned June 12 summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, citing the "tremendous anger and open hostility" in a recent statement from North Korea.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-24 14:58 UTC
China closes over 22,000 pornographic websites...
Over 1.75 million items were deleted in 390 cases, the National Office Against Pornographic and Illegal Publications said in a statement. The campaign has focused on major cases, the office said, adding that more than 50 cases are currently being processe
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-24 14:15 UTC
Sex without explicit consent is now rape in Sweden...
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Sweden has adopted a law requiring people to get explicit consent before sexual contact.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-24 14:15 UTC
Deutsche Bank to axe 7,000 jobs...
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Deutsche Bank is to cut 7,000 jobs across its global business. It's not known which countries will be affected but it's thought London could be
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-24 14:14 UTC
North Korea Slams Pence, Threatens To Scrap Trump-Kim Summit...
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North Korea is once again lashing out at Trump administration officials; this time, it appears Vice President Pence is the one in the rogue regime's sights.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-24 04:05 UTC
State Dept issues warning after employee in China suffered brain injury in possible sonic attack...
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The State Department on Wednesday notified U.S. citizens in China that a government employee suffered a mild brain injury after experiencing abnormal sound and pressure.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-23 14:22 UTC
Senators warn Trump: Don't give China ‘access to US-made military technologies’...
China must not be granted "access to U.S.-made military technologies and advanced dual-use technologies" in exchange for better trade relations, more than two dozen senators warned President Trump's economic team.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-23 04:04 UTC
Sweden: Police Tell Women to 'Not Go Out Late' to Avoid Being Raped...
Authorities backtrack after comments stir controversy.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 14:03 UTC
White South African farmers 'just in the normal queue' for immigration...
Despite a declaration from Peter Dutton earlier this year that persecuted white South African farmers deserved "special attention" from Australia, officials from his department say there has been no direction from the Home Affairs Minister to prio
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 14:02 UTC
Turkey bans Wikipedia for noting it supported ISIS in Syria...
Turkish Minister: 'As long as Wikipedia shows Turkey as a supporter of ISIS, it will not be allowed to operate in Turkey.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 06:17 UTC
Fiji 4 found not guilty of sedition in media freedom case...
A judge in Fiji has found an opinion writer and three newspaper executives not guilty of sedition in a case that has major implications for press freedom in the South Pacific nation.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 06:15 UTC
Pompeo Calls For Russian Troop Pullout From Georgia...
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called for Russia to withdraw its troops from breakaway regions in Georgia while also pledging deeper security and economic support for Tbilisi.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-21 23:04 UTC
Syria says capital is free of militants after defeat of IS...
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Syria's military said Monday it has retaken the last neighborhoods in southern Damascus held by the Islamic State group and declared the Syrian capital and its surroundings "completely safe" from militants for the first time in nearly seven ye
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-21 15:14 UTC
While Australia watched a wedding, China was making its next move...
By landing H-6K heavy bombers on the Paracel islands, China asserted its intention to dominate Australia's chief trade lifeline.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-21 14:50 UTC
Zimbabwe applies to re-join Commonwealth, invites poll observers...
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has officially applied for Zimbabwe to re-join the Commonwealth it left in 2003 and has invited the grouping of former British colonies to send observers to its general elections set for July.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-21 14:50 UTC
U.S. to withdraw assistance from northwest Syria: U.S. officials...
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The Trump administration will withdraw assistance from northwest Syria dominated by Islamist factions and focus recovery efforts on areas where U.S.-led forces have retaken territory from Islamic State in the northeast, U.S. officials with knowledge of th
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-19 19:01 UTC
Syria foreign troops: Putin tells Assad all 'foreign forces' will leave...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin told Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Thursday that
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-19 19:00 UTC
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