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 2021-07-29 17:19 

KyivPost.com

8:13 pm 7 lawmakers of Voice faction exit amid conflict with party leader...

Seven members of the 20-member Voice parliamentary faction quit on July 29 accusing the party leadership of power usurpation. The lawmakers moved to exit the faction following months of infighting. Among the lawmakers who walked out of the faction were Ol...

 2021-07-29 17:17 

RT.com

Israel to offer Covid booster shot for over-60s, PM Bennett says amid vaccine efficacy worries...

Israel is set to roll out a scheme to give a third Covid jab to people aged over 60, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has announced, in a bid to increase protection amid fears vaccine efficacy diminishes over time....

 2021-07-29 17:14 

Sputnik International

Johnny Depp 'Lookalike' Throws Potted Plants at Cops in Sydney Anti-Lockdown March, Sparks Meme Fest...

Sydney police have appealed to the public to provide information to identify protesters who targeted police horses and their riders as they tried to break up a chaotic rally during an anti-lockdown march held on Saturday....

 2021-07-29 17:12 

Zero Hedge

Ugly, Tailing 7Y Auction Pushes Yields Higher...

Ugly, Tailing 7Y Auction Pushes Yields Higher After two solid auctions earlier this week ahead of the Fed which many rates experts predicted would tail (neither did), few were too concerned about today's sale of $62BN in 7Y paper. Well, maybe they sho...

 2021-07-29 17:05 

Zero Hedge

Goldman Downgrades China Stocks After Clients Ask If They Are Even "Uninvestable" Any More...

Goldman Downgrades China Stocks After Clients Ask If They Are Even "Uninvestable4; Any More After a rollercoaster move in Chinese stocks following a regulatory crackdown that has prompted many to wonder if China is doing away with capitalism in cap...

 2021-07-29 17:02 

ANA-MPA

Greece's new NSRF program first to be approved among EU countries, Commissioner Ferreira says; PM, Dev't Minister respond...

Greece became the first country to have its NSRF 2021-2027 program proposal approved, European......

 2021-07-29 17:02 

RT.com

WATCH: Russian lab module 'Nauka' successfully docks at International Space Station eight days after blasting off from Earth...

The much-awaited multifunctional laboratory module Nauka has successfully arrived and docked at the International Space Station. It is the first segment sent by Russia to the planet's only inhabited satellite in over a decade....

 2021-07-29 17:02 

Sputnik International

UNESCO Confirms It Funded Forbidden Stories NGO Investigating Pegasus Spying Software...

PARIS, (Sputnik) - UNESCO allocated $35,000 for the Paris-based Forbidden Stories organization which investigated Pegasus spyware, the agency confirmed to Sputnik on Thursday....

 2021-07-29 16:56 

TASS

Moldova recalls ambassador to Russia for consultations on embassy's work...

Moldovan Foreign Ministry Spokesman Daniel Voda stressed that the move had had nothing to do with relations between the two countries...

 2021-07-29 16:56 

Sputnik International

Pentagon's Use of Private Security Contractors Requires Better Oversight - GAO...

WASHINGTON, (Sputnik) - The US Department of Defense using private security contractors requires better oversight to ensure they operate within international law, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) said in a report on Thursday....

 2021-07-29 16:55 

TASS

Some forces in Pakistan seek to replicate Taliban's actions — Russian envoy...

Zamir Kabulov noted that Pakistan is interested in Afghanistan returning to normality and becoming a reliable trade and economic bridge connecting Pakistan and Eurasia...

 2021-07-29 16:53 

Sputnik International

Residential School Survivors Lie About Abuse to Cash in on the Government, Says Canadian Priest...

The unearthing of a mass of unmarked graves containing the remains of indigenous children who were forced to study in residential schools often run by the Roman Catholic Church, sparked a scandal in Canada and outrage against religious institutions seen a...

 2021-07-29 16:52 

Sputnik International

Over 92,000 Americans Experience Power Outages After Severe Storms Hit US - Tracker...

WASHINGTON, (Sputnik) - Severe storms complete with gusty winds caused significant power outages in several US states, the poweroutage.us tracker revealed on Thursday....

 2021-07-29 16:52 

Meduza

Federal investigators launch probe into Moscow play that supposedly 'offends veterans'...

Save Meduza! https://support.meduza.io/en Alexander Bastrykin, the head of Russia's Federal Investigative Committee, has ordered an inquiry into the Moscow Sovremennik Theater following allegations that a new play is offensive to veterans (which no lo...

 2021-07-29 16:52 

RT.com

Equatorial Guinea detains French military helicopter hours after France's appeals court upholds guilty verdict for VP Mangue...

Equatorial Guinea has detained a French military helicopter, with the vice president claiming it landed without authorization after violating the African state's airspace. France has denied any wrongdoing....

 2021-07-29 16:51 

TASS

NASA congratulates Russian partners on successful docking of Nauka module with ISS...

The Nauka module will provide a room for a third crewmember and additional space for equipping workplaces, storing cargoes and accommodating water and oxygen regeneration equipment...

 2021-07-29 16:51 

Pravda.ru

Dutch Justice...

The adjective "Dutch" carries a highly unfavorable connotation. A "Dutch Uncle" is no relative of "Uncle Tom" but rather the cousin of "Uncle Sam." Obviously, the dim view of the Dutch that is evident here, dates from the 1...

 2021-07-29 16:49 

RT.com

'A true fighter': Russian fencer leaves medal ceremony in WHEELCHAIR after defying injury to help team win Tokyo gold (VIDEO)...

Russian fencer Marta Martyanova has captured hearts in her homeland after battling through injury to the ROC team win the foil gold medal against France at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics....

 2021-07-29 16:49 

MOLDPRES News Agency

Over 30,000 doses of Pfizer vaccine brought to Moldova...

Chisinau, 29 July /MOLDPRES/ - A consignment of 30,420 doses of anti-COVID-19 vaccine, produced by the Pfizer/BioNTech pharmaceutical company, was brought to Chisinau today. It is about the first portion out of the consignment of 700,830 doses purchased b...

 2021-07-29 16:44 

TASS

Team ROC wins 5 medals on Day 6 of Tokyo Olympics; maintains 4th place in medals standings...

As of today, the Russian national team of athletes in Tokyo boasts eight gold, 11 silver and nine bronze medals...

 2021-07-29 16:44 

Sputnik International

Erdogan's Spokesman Calls Wildfires in Turkey National Disaster...

ANKARA, (Sputnik) - Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin called the forest fires in southern Turkey a national disaster; the prosecutor's office is conducting a comprehensive investigation of their causes....

 2021-07-29 16:44 

RT.com

Russia rejects Dutch court ruling to hand $5 BILLION of taxpayers' cash to ex-oligarchs over collapse of Yukos oil & gas empire...

Officials in Moscow have vowed to vigorously appeal a judicial ruling in an international arbitration court that would bind Russia to hand over billions of dollars to the former shareholders of the collapsed Yukos energy giant....

 2021-07-29 16:44 

Zero Hedge

Auditors Finish Counting Ballots In Arizona's Maricopa County...

Auditors Finish Counting Ballots In Arizona's Maricopa County Authored by Zachary Stieber via The Epoch Times, Auditors in Arizona 's largest county on Wednesday finished a third count of ballots and will shift to compiling a draft report on the a...

 2021-07-29 16:40 

RT.com

EU issues travel warning after Greece's south Aegean islands report spike in Covid infections...

The European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has warned against travel to Greece's south Aegean islands, updating the area to dark red after a spike in coronavirus cases was reported by officials....

 2021-07-29 16:38 

RT.com

'Biggest destroyer of peace': China lashes out after US Navy warship sails through Taiwan Strait for SEVENTH time under Biden...

A US Navy guided missile destroyer has crossed the Taiwan Strait in the South China Sea, making it the seventh such trip by an American warship this year, and prompting China to accuse the US of trying provoke its military....

 2021-07-29 16:33 

MOLDPRES News Agency

Moldovan parliament's standing bureau set up...

Chisinau, 29 July /MOLDPRES/ - The MPs today voted for the setting up of the parliament's standing bureau. The standing bureau is made up of Parliament Speaker Igor Grosu, Deputy Parliament Speakers Mihail Popsoi and Vlad Batrincea, as well as the rep...

 2021-07-29 16:30 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

In Blacklisting A U.S. College, Russia Shutters A Program That Bridged An International Divide...

Moscow's decision to brand Bard College an "undesirable organization" has shut a student exchange program that built bridges between Russia and the United States. "For many Russian students, this was the first step to an international educ...

 2021-07-29 16:26 

Zero Hedge

Robinhood Crashes Below IPO Price After Disappointingly Low Retail Interest...

Robinhood Crashes Below IPO Price After Disappointingly Low Retail Interest Update (1230ET): HOOD is trading with a $33 handle now, well below its $38 IPO price... But hey, it's better than BATS... for now. Reminder... COIN IPO was the crypto top HOOD...

 2021-07-29 16:25 

Zero Hedge

Tokyo Suffers Third Day Of Record COVID Cases As Star Pole Vaulter Infected...

Tokyo Suffers Third Day Of Record COVID Cases As Star Pole Vaulter Infected Thursday has been another difficult day for the Tokyo Games, as more athletes, including US pole vaulter Sam Kendricks - a world champion widely seen as a contender for the gold, ...

 2021-07-29 16:24 

Sputnik International

Delhi Hospital Reports 100% Rise in Hair Loss Complaints Among COVID-19 Patients...

According to doctors, normally a person loses up to 100 hairs per day, but due to telogen effluvium, it can increase up to 300-400 hairs per day. However, natural nutritional supplements can help patients recover faster and slow down the excessive hair lo...

 2021-07-29 16:22 

RT.com

Brussels must find way to engage with Russia despite no bloc-wide consensus over how to deal with Putin, says EU foreign minister...

With the diplomatic relationship between Moscow and Brussels at a historic low point, the European Union should look for new ways to engage with Russia, and the bloc should seriously consider how best to establish a new dialogue....

 2021-07-29 16:21 

Sputnik International

Uzbek President Launches Construction of Copper Plant, Part of Almalyk Mining...

Uzbekistan's President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has laid the foundation stone of Copper Processing Plant No 3 at the Yoshlik I deposit, part of the JSC Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical Complex (AMMC)....

 2021-07-29 16:18 

RT.com

Madrid court drops genocide case against Polisario Front leader whose hospitalization in Spain sparked row with Rabat...

Spain's High Court has dropped an inquiry into alleged genocide and war crimes by the Western Sahara independence leader who was taken in by Madrid earlier this year for medical treatment, a move which angered Rabat....

 2021-07-29 16:16 

SeeNews.com

Romanian bourse indices rebound, Alro leads blue-chip gainers...

BUCHAREST (Romania), July 29 (SeeNews) - Most Romanian stock indices closed higher on Thursday as aluminium smelter Alro [BSE:ALR] led blue-chip gainers,...

 2021-07-29 16:15 

Sputnik International

US Jobless Hits 400,000 Mark Second Week in Row Amid COVID-19 Challenges - Labor Dept...

WASHINGTON, (Sputnik) - US jobless claims stood at 400,000 and above for a second week in a row, according to Labor Department data on Thursday that suggested a continued challenge for the labor market recovery amid the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-07-29 16:15 

RT.com

US rower Megan Kalmoe has 'nasty feeling' seeing Russians compete at Tokyo Olympics...

Megan Kalmoe, part of the US rowing team at the Tokyo Olympics, says that it is 'really disappointing' to see Russian athletes compete at this summer's event after duo Vasilisa Stepanova and Elena Oriabinskaia won silver....

 2021-07-29 16:14 

MOLDPRES News Agency

Moldovan writer publishes book of poems, aphorisms...

Chisinau, 29 July /MOLDPRES/ - A book of poems and aphorisms titled, Petale n rou i spini (Petals in dew and thorns), by poet, humourist, prose writer and dramatist Ion Diordiev has been published at a publishing house from Chisinau. The volume has 22 pag...

 2021-07-29 16:09 

Zero Hedge

Peter Schiff: It's Game Over If The Markets Call The Fed's Bluff...

Peter Schiff: It's Game Over If The Markets Call The Fed's Bluff Via SchiffGold.com, The Federal Reserve insists inflation is "transitory" and the economy is making "progress." Yet, it continues with the extraordinary monetary poli...

 2021-07-29 16:05 

TASS

No reports about victims in fire in Turkish Bodrum, says Russian diplomatic mission...

According to the source, the fire approached a local hotel in the locality of Guvercinlik, however full evacuation is not considered for now...

 2021-07-29 16:01 

Interfax-Ukraine

Saakashvili presents principles of deregulation of SMEs in Ukraine...

Mikheil Saakashvili, the head of the executive committee of the National Council of Reforms, presented the Act on Freedom of Entrepreneurship, proposing a number of measures to deregulate small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs)....

 2021-07-29 16:01 

Softpedia

GTA-2 Inspired Glitchpunk Enters Early Access in August...

Fans of the cyberpunk universe rejoice as a new game is headed your way next month. Developer Dark Lord announced this week that their game Glitchpunk will launch into Early Access on August 11. The game will feature a single city, New Baltia, at launch, ...

 2021-07-29 16:01 

Sputnik International

Syrian Military Launches Operation Against Remaining Terrorists in Daraa - Source...

DAMASCUS (Sputnik) - The Syrian armed forces launched an operation to neutralize terrorist groups refusing to lay down arms in the southern city of Daraa on Thursday morning, a Syrian military field source told Sputnik....

 2021-07-29 16:00 

MOLDPRES News Agency

Deputy parliament speakers elected in Moldova...

Chisinau, 29 July /MOLDPRES/ - MPs Mihail Popsoi of the faction of the Action and Solidarity Party (PAS) and Vlad Batrincea of the faction of the Bloc of Communists and Socialists (BECS) are the deputy speakers of the parliament of the 11th legislative pe...

 2021-07-29 15:59 

Sputnik International

US Dollar to Remain World Reserve Currency in Next 10 Years - IMF Chief...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US dollar will remain the world reserve currency during the next decade, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said on Thursday....

 2021-07-29 15:57 

TASS

Situation in Afghanistan unlikely to trigger surge in drug trafficking, says Russian envoy...

Russian Presidential Envoy for Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov noted that the current level of drug trafficking does not depend on political moods in the country...

 2021-07-29 15:53 

Sputnik International

US Plans Investment in Faster Trains as Part of Infrastructure Bill - Buttigieg...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US government will allocate funds to modernize the country's rail network as part of the infrastructure bill currently making its way through Congress, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said during an interview on Thur...

 2021-07-29 15:52 

RT.com

At least 3 dead, dozens injured as wildfires continue to rip through southern Turkey (VIDEOS)...

Wildfires continue to plague Turkey, with multiple blazes raging along its southern coasts, threatening resort towns. At least three people died in the blazes and multiple houses were destroyed....

 2021-07-29 15:51 

TASS

About 100 Russians being evacuated from Bodrum hotel amid forest fires...

The Turkish authorities expect that the fire will be contained by the end of the day so that tourists can return to their hotel on Thursday night or Friday morning...

 2021-07-29 15:46 

TASS

Russia's Nauka research module that docked with ISS has service life through 2027...

According to Chief Designer of the Salyut Design Bureau Sergei Kuznetsov, the service life of the module can be extended to 2030...

 2021-07-29 15:45 

Zero Hedge

Great News For Cryptocurrencies: Senate Budget Deal Hinges On Billions In Crypto Taxes...

Great News For Cryptocurrencies: Senate Budget Deal Hinges On Billions In Crypto Taxes First the bad news: as part of the Senate's bipartisan infrastructure deal, lawmakers quietly snuck in a provision imposing stricter rules on cryptocurrency investo...

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