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 2021-12-06 12:53 

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Putin in Meeting With Modi, Discusses Drug-Trafficking, Terrorism and Situation in Afghanistan...

Concerns about terrorist groups becoming entrenched and drug trafficking expanding in Afghanistan emerged this summer after the US and NATO decided to withdraw their military presence and to quit the country after completion of a 20-year war....

 2021-12-06 12:46 

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Sri Lanka Demands Compensation From Pakistan Over Brutal Mob Killing of Factory Manager...

Sri Lankan national Priyantha Kumara Diyawadana, working in Pakistan's Sialkot, was beaten to death by a furious mob and his corpse was set ablaze. The mob allegedly became enraged after the Sri Lankan expat reportedly tore down a poster of the hardli...

 2021-12-06 12:30 

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Putin and Modi Hold Negotiations at 21st India-Russia Summit...

Moscow and New Delhi previously struck a series of deals, including an agreement on military and technical cooperation for 2021-2030....

 2021-12-06 12:27 

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RDIF: Russia Ready to Provide India With One-Shot Sputnik Vaccine for Adolescents...

MOSCOW, (Sputnik) - Russia is ready to supply its single-component COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik Light and the Sputnik M vaccine for adolescents to India, who has proved to be a valuable partner in the fight against COVID-19, Kirill Dmitriev, CEO of the Russia...

 2021-12-06 12:26 

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Kamala Harris' Staffers Reportedly Describe Her as 'Soul-Destroying', 'Bully'...

Since July, reports have been circulating in the US media about Vice President Kamala Harris' trouble in paradise: not only have several of her employees complained about the toxicity of the work environment, but some top Biden aides were reportedly l...

 2021-12-06 12:26 

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Indian Music Group T-Series Becomes World's First YouTube Channel to Exceed 200 Million Subscribers...

T-Series has produced many hit music and blockbuster Bollywood movies. In 1983, the late businessman Gulshan Kumar, who started off by selling fruit juice in Delhi and who died in 1997 aged 46, launched T-Series to sell pirated Bollywood songs. He later s...

 2021-12-06 11:56 

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Nagaland Police Accuse Indian Army of Killing Villagers as Death Toll in Firing Incident Rises to 14...

On Saturday, 13 civilians and one soldier were killed in the Indian state of Nagaland near the border with Myanmar. One more villager died in the clashes that followed on Sunday....

 2021-12-06 11:34 

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Euphoric Cricketers Celebrate as Team India Register Historic Win Over Kiwis in Mumbai Test Match...

This is not the first time the Indian cricket team have defeated New Zealand in a Test series at home - in fact, the Kiwis haven't beaten the south Asian side in the past 14 meetings in India. The last time the New Zealanders won a five-day game in th...

 2021-12-06 11:14 

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UK Trade Secretary Visiting US 'to Deepen Relations' Amid Bilateral Tariff Row...

Late last week, the top UK trade official referred to her forthcoming visit to the US, stressing that the time has come to "hit the ground running and get on with boosting ties with our closest ally"....

 2021-12-06 09:51 

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Kremlin Calls US-Russia Ties 'Lamentable' on Eve of Putin-Biden Video Call...

The two presidents will be holding a video conference on 7 December to discuss ongoing issues in bilateral relations. US President Joe Biden namely planned to discuss the allegations of a Russian military buildup on the Ukrainian border. Moscow, for its p...

 2021-12-06 09:37 

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Peskov to Sputnik: Russia, India Should Boost Cooperation Amid New 'Sore Spots' in Asia-Pacific...

In an exclusive for Sputnik in New Delhi, President Putin's spokesman has stressed the viability of the BRICS format amid the ongoing pandemic and touched upon the growing potential for conflict in the region as well as the rest of the world....

 2021-12-06 09:33 

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Thirteen Pilgrims Injured in Drunk Driving Accident in Mexico City...

MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) Thirteen people have been hospitalised with injuries in Mexico City after a drunk driver ran over a group of runners and cyclists who were making a pilgrimage to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Secretary of Mobility of the cit...

 2021-12-06 09:13 

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Indian Press Ponder What Issues Will Dominate Modi-Putin Talks...

During the 21st annual summit and the first ever 2+2 format ministerial dialogue, India and Russia will discuss key bilateral, regional, and international issues, including Afghanistan, Indo-Pacific, and Syria....

 2021-12-06 09:07 

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Woman Accusing Chris Cuomo of Sexual Misconduct Used to Work With Ex-CNN Host at ABC, Media Says...

This is not the first time that the TV presenter has faced such accusations. In September, Shelley Ross, his former boss at ABC wrote in The New York Times that Cuomo groped her at a party in 2005. Mrs Ross said hours later he sent her an email in which h...

 2021-12-06 09:05 

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Venezuelan 'Opposition Government' FM Resigns, Slamming It for Corruption and Incompetence...

MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - The foreign minister for Venezuela's US-backed interim government under Juan Guaido, Julio Borges, has announced his resignation, with a warning that the interim government must be dissolved....

 2021-12-06 08:50 

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Taiwan to Accelerate Construction of Home Grown Submarine Prototype, Reports Say...

BEIJING (Sputnik) - The Taiwanese authorities have ordered accelerated action on the construction of a domestically built submarine prototype in the wake of growing tensions with mainland China, the South China Morning Post reported on Sunday, citing a mi...

 2021-12-06 08:31 

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Russia, India Sign Military Cooperation Agreement for 2021-2030...

The agreement was signed in the presence of the Russian and Indian defence ministers, Sergei Shoigu and Rajnath Singh....

 2021-12-06 08:17 

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Argentina Greenlights Sputnik Light Both as COVID-19 Vaccine and Booster Shot...

The single-dose Sputnik Light is based on the first component of the two-dose Sputnik V, which is the first officially registered vaccine against coronavirus in the world....

 2021-12-06 08:13 

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Doctors in India Hold Nationwide Protest Against Delay in Medical Exam Counselling...

National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (Postgraduate) (NEET-PG) counselling has been delayed due to an ongoing case in the Supreme Court of India challenging reservations for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) in the All-India Quota scheme for undergradua...

 2021-12-06 08:12 

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One Year After Israel-Morocco Normalisation Pact, Trade and Business Still Sluggish...

Although the two nations have signed several security and defence agreements, the further development of economic ties has been bogged down. One reason for this is the coronavirus pandemic, another is Israel's reluctance to invest in the African count...

 2021-12-06 07:49 

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'Sleepy Joe Stole Christmas': Trump's Save America PAC Pans Biden for Nightmare Supply Chain Crisis...

Last month, retailers warned that the upcoming holidays would be marked by empty shelves and higher prices across the US if the Biden administration fails to resolve a supply chain crisis....

 2021-12-06 07:14 

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India and Russia Sign Number of Military Agreements and Contracts...

NEW DELHI (Sputnik) - India and Russia have signed a number of agreements, contracts, and protocols regarding small arms and military cooperation, Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday, following a meeting with Russian Defence Minister Serg...

 2021-12-06 07:13 

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'You Can't Erase Internet': Alec Baldwin Slammed for Deleting Twitter Account After Rust Interview...

Veteran Hollywood star Alec Baldwin has faced much flak after he claimed in the first interview since a fatal on-set shooting that he "didn't pull the trigger" of the gun that led to the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and injured dir...

 2021-12-06 07:08 

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'World-Class' 1,000-Year-Old Egyptian Earring Found in Danish Field Perplexes Researchers...

While only a dozen such precious jewels have been found worldwide, what makes this item even more special is that it was found in the midst of an ordinary field. Current speculation says that it could have been a gift from a Byzantine emperor to a Viking ...

 2021-12-06 07:04 

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Kylian Mbappe Opens Up on His PSG Future Amid Real Madrid Transfer Rumours...

2018 FIFA World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe has been linked with a move to the Spanish giants and 13-time Champions League winners Real Madrid for more than a year....

 2021-12-06 06:55 

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Poll: Most Japanese Back Ban on Visas for Foreigners Amid Omicron Concerns...

TOKYO (Sputnik) - As many as 89% of Japanese residents have backed the government's decision to halt the issuance of business and student visas to foreign nationals since the emergence of the "Omicron" coronavirus variant, a public opinion pol...

 2021-12-06 06:48 

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One Dead and Four Injured in Prison Fire in Northwestern Russia...

ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik) - One prisoner died and four others were hospitalized in a fire outbreak on the territory of a penal colony in the Russian city of Valday in the Novgorod region, the local department of the Investigative Committee said on Monday....

 2021-12-06 06:25 

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Boris Johnson Under Fire Over 'Planned Reform Allowing Ministers to Overrule Judicial Rulings'...

Downing Street's purported decision to unleash a fresh war with judges follows a number of clashes, including the Supreme Court's ruling that Prime Minister Boris Johnson unlawfully prorogued parliament amid the Brexit political crisis in 2019....

 2021-12-06 06:14 

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21st India-Russia Summit: What's on Agenda as Putin Set to Arrive in New Delhi to Meet Modi...

Indian media outlets have cited government sources as describing 6 December as a "day of intense engagements it will be a Russia Day"....

 2021-12-06 06:03 

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Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi Reportedly Sentenced to Four Years in Prison...

The head of the Myanmar government was put under house arrest after a military takeover in the country in February 2021, with the armed forces accusing her and her party of voter fraud and corruption....

 2021-12-06 05:43 

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Danish Professor Says Omicron to Become Dominant Strain Amid 'Worrying' Increase in Cases...

Originating in South Africa, the "Omicron" strain, feared to be more dangerous and vaccine-resistant due to its greater number of mutations, has spurred governments around the world to roll out heavier travel restrictions and advanced public healt...

 2021-12-06 05:37 

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US Intel Resorting to 'Unprecedented Sharing' to Convince EU of Russian 'Invasion' Plans in Ukraine...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The United States actively shared certain intelligence in order to convince the EU and NATO of Moscow's alleged plans to prepare an invasion of Ukraine, the Financial Times reports....

 2021-12-06 05:02 

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'I Am Sorry of Course': Danish PM Apologises for Shopping Maskless...

The mask incident is expected to aggravate the pressure on Denmark's embattled prime minister, who is now facing a parliamentary committee investigating her decision to cull the entire 15-million stock of the country's farmed mink for fears of a m...

 2021-12-06 04:55 

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US Condemns Deadly Attack on Civilians in Mali...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US has condemned the terrorist attack that took the lives of over 30 people in Mali, US State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said....

 2021-12-06 04:45 

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CNN Host Chris Cuomo Fired Over Allegations of Sexual Misconduct, Attorney Says...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Anchor Chris Cuomo was fired by CNN not only over his role in helping defend his brother, former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, but also over allegations of sexual misconduct, according to attorney Debra Katz....

 2021-12-06 04:34 

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Two Infants Hospitalised in Brazil After Getting Pfizer Shots by Mistake, Reports Say...

BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) - Two newborns in Brazil were given coronavirus vaccine shots by mistake and had to be hospitalised, the Brazilian media reports....

 2021-12-06 04:08 

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Omar Confident Speaker Pelosi Will Take Action Against Boebert's Anti-Muslim Remarks...

Last month, Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) expressed that she was deeply sorry for "anyone in the Muslim community I offended", after she was overheard suggesting that Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), who practices Islam, was mistaken for a jihadist while they...

 2021-12-06 04:01 

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From Photo-Ops to Afghan Withdrawal: Trump & Milley's Most High-Profile Spats...

Former US President Donald Trump and Gen. Mark Milley had a well-documented tense relationship. Even as the two have since parted ways, Trump has proven that their separation only strengthened his dislike for the general....

 2021-12-06 03:59 

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Graphic Design: The Chilling Art of a School Shooter...

Hours before Ethan Crumbley opened fire on his classmates and teachers at Oxford High School in Oakland County, Michigan, he was sent to the school's guidance counselor over a graphic image that depicted a shooting....

 2021-12-06 02:54 

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Democrat's Anti-Trump Playbook Could Be a Losing Strategy for 2022 Midterm Elections...

House Democrats who opposed President Donald Trump in Congress now believe in keeping quiet about the 45th president. With US President Joe Biden's approval ratings in the 40s, congressional Democrats are scrambling to hold off a red wave during the 2...

 2021-12-06 01:44 

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Biden White House to Reportedly Announce Diplomatic Boycott of Beijing Olympics...

Last month, US President Joe Biden announced that his administration was mulling a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing 2022 Winter Games. The move received bipartisan support from US lawmakers, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)....

 2021-12-06 01:07 

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Gambia's Incumbent Leader Wins Presidential Election - IEC...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Gambia's Incumbent President Adama Barrow has been re-elected for a second term, the country's Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) said....

 2021-12-06 00:31 

Sputnik International

Omicron Mitigation: What Travelers to the US Need to Know Beginning Monday...

Earlier this week, the White House announced that foreign nationals would be barred from traveling to the US if, within the previous 14 days, they have also been to Malawi, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini, Mozambique, or South Africa. The o...

 2021-12-05 23:29 

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Fauci Speechless After US Senator Asserts Epidemiologist 'Overhyped' COVID-19 Pandemic...

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) asserted this week that Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases since 1984, "overhyped" the threat of HIV/AIDS in the 1980s, and is using the same playbook in the present-day...

 2021-12-05 22:50 

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French Presidential Candidate Zemmour Attacked at Villepinte Rally - Reports...

PARIS (Sputnik) - French far-right presidential candidate Eric Zemmour was attacked by an unknown individual ahead of his first rally held at the Villepinte exhibition center, BFMTV reports....

 2021-12-05 22:18 

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Trump Slams Top US General Milley as 'F**king Idiot' Over Afghanistan Withdrawal...

Former US President Donald Trump has a well-deserved reputation for speaking candidly. At an event at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, Trump recounted a conversation that caused him to become convinced that General Mark Milley, the US' hi...

 2021-12-05 22:13 

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WWII Veteran And Longtime US Senator Bob Dole Dies at 98...

Bob Dole, a World War II veteran-turned-career politician who served as GOP Senate leader, died in his sleep on Sunday, according to a statement issued by the late 98-year-old's family. Back in February, Dole publicly revealed that he had been diagnos...

 2021-12-05 21:37 

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Iran Blames US Stubbornness on Sanctions for Breakdown of Vienna Nuke Talks...

Washington diplomats on Friday stormed out of talks on re-admitting the US to the JCPOA nuclear deal with Iran, claiming the Tehran delegation's insistence on a return to its original terms was not "serious" and accusing it of "walking bac...

 2021-12-05 21:11 

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Zemmour Says He 'Would Like' to Withdraw France From NATO...

PARIS (Sputnik) - French far-right presidential candidate Eric Zemmour said on Sunday that he would like France to leave the North Atlantic Treaty Organization....

 2021-12-05 19:50 

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Israeli Deputy Defence Minister Dodges Question About Tel Aviv's Complicity in Natanz Blast...

There have been several reports throughout the years about Israeli military operations aimed at damaging Iranian nuclear sites, which Tel Aviv has not confirmed. The latest reports blame the April blast at the Natanz plant on local scientists who were sai...

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