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 2021-10-21 15:25 

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Putin: Battle for Equal Rights in West Turning Into Dogmatism Bordering on the Absurd...

According to the Russian president, the current battle for equal rights in some Western nations has turned into a phantasmagorical farce....

 2021-10-21 15:23 

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Putin & Xi Give Boris' PR Summit a Miss...

Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping are among several world leaders who will not be attending the big climate summit scheduled to begin next week in Britain....

 2021-10-21 14:54 

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Radical Islamists Across South Asia 'Emboldened' by Taliban Win, Analyst Says on Kashmir Killings...

The Taliban has assured the global community, including India, that it won't allow Afghan soil to be used as a terror launchpad for attacks against foreign countries. However, analysts argue that the Taliban's victory has given a psychological boo...

 2021-10-21 14:53 

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Elon Musk's Tesla Reiterates Call for India to Lower Import Duties on Electric Vehicles...

Tesla has written to federal Indian ministries in an attempt to persuade them to make big cuts to import duties on electric vehicles. However, the Narendra Modi government has made no decision as yet....

 2021-10-21 14:52 

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WHO to Inspect Sputnik V Vaccine in Russia in Coming Weeks...

MOSCOW, October 21 (Sputnik) - The World Health Organization will conduct inspections of the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine in Russia in the upcoming few weeks, Mariangela Simao, the assistant director-general of the WHO, said on Thursday....

 2021-10-21 14:50 

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Clash of the Tech Titans: Twitter CEO Sees Facebook Metaverse as 'Dystopian Corporate Dictatorship'...

Facebook Inc., the tech giant whose social media flagship service has nearly three billion global monthly users, is reportedly planning to rebrand to focus on its so-called 'metaverse' a vision of an online world accessible to users through techno...

 2021-10-21 14:48 

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Manchester Arena Bomber's Brother 'Laughs In The Face Of Inquiry' After Fleeing To Middle East...

On 22 May 2017, 22 people were killed after suicide bomber Salman Abedi detonated a device in the foyer of Manchester Arena moments after an Ariana Grande concert. His younger brother Hashem was later jailed for a minimum of 55 years for helping him with ...

 2021-10-21 14:45 

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French Publishers Reach Deal With Facebook on Neighboring Rights...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) France's Alliance for the General Information Press (APIG) said on Thursday they have reached a licensing agreement with Facebook regulating the use of their copyrighted content....

 2021-10-21 14:43 

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US Distributes 200Mln Vaccines to Over 100 Countries, Most Shots Go to Africa...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) The United States has distributed 200 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to over 100 countries around the world, with most of the shots having gone to Africa, State Department officials told reporters on Thursday....

 2021-10-21 14:42 

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Moscow Mayor Sets Non-Working Days From 28 October to 7 November Due to COVID-19...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin announced on Thursday that the COVID-19 non-working days in the Russian capital will be set for the period between October 28 and November 7, two days earlier than the day off declared by the Russian preside...

 2021-10-21 14:36 

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Unknown Disease Reportedly Kills Over 160 Children in DRC Since August...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - At least 165 children have died since the end of August due to an unknown disease in the southwest of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congolese news portal Actualite reported on Thursday, citing officials....

 2021-10-21 14:25 

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Latvia Revokes License of Rebroadcaster of Russia's Channel One...

RIGA (Sputnik) - Latvia's National Electronic Mass Media Council has decided to revoke the broadcasting license in the country of the rebroadcaster of Russia's Channel One, the First Baltic Channel, the head of the council, Ivars Abolins, said on ...

 2021-10-21 14:24 

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Turkey Busts Suspected Mossad Ring...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Turkey arrested 15 people suspected of working for Israel's Mossad intelligence agency, the Istanbul public prosecutor's office said on Thursday....

 2021-10-21 14:00 

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Moscow Calls Statements Made During Pentagon Chief's Visit to Ukraine 'Russophobic'...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Moscow paid attention to "aggressive Russophobic" statements made during the visit of US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin to Ukraine, Maria Zakharova, the Russian Foreign Ministry's spokeswoman, said on Thursday....

 2021-10-21 13:50 

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Cristiano Ronaldo Reclaims Champions League Record from Lionel Messi After Scoring Man Utd Winner...

Man United striker Cristiano Ronaldo and PSG talisman Lionel Messi are regarded as the two best players of the modern era, and their scoring records are almost neck and neck, although CR7 has the bragging rights after claiming top spot in the Champions Le...

 2021-10-21 13:47 

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India: Teacher 'Beats Boy to Death' for Not Finishing Homework, Tells Father 'He Is Playing Dead'...

After the boy's father reached the school, pupils told him that the teacher had beaten the boy mercilessly, reportedly punching and kicking him. The boy's body was handed over to his family after the post-mortem....

 2021-10-21 13:34 

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Chinese Commerce Ministry Calls for Favorable Conditions to Implement Trade Deal With US...

BEIJING (Sputnik) The trade agreement between China and the United States is beneficial for both sides, so Beijing and Washington should pave the way for its implementation, the spokesperson for the Chinese Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday....

 2021-10-21 13:33 

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Why UK Terrorism Prevention Strategy is in the Spotlight After Sir David Amess Killing...

The murder of Sir David Amess has triggered new concerns about the government's initiatives to tackle early-stage radicalisation. Peter Williams, a senior lecturer with the Liverpool Centre for Advanced Policing Studies has shed light on apparent gaps...

 2021-10-21 13:31 

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Erdogan Says Turkey Will Recoup $1.4 Bn Paid to US Over Scrapped F-35 Deal 'One Way or Another'...

As President Recep Tayyip Erdogan confirmed last weekend that negotiations between Turkey and the US were continuing on Ankara's purchase of F-16 fighter jets and modernization kits to upgrade existing warplanes, he stressed the purchase cannot be sep...

 2021-10-21 13:29 

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Pyongyang Points to US 'Double Standards' in Wake of Sub-launched Ballistic Missile Test...

Pyongyang has confirmed that it carried out a successful test-launch of a "new" type of submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) from the 8.24 Yongung submarine on 19 October. The test the first of its kind in over five years, led to a fresh es...

 2021-10-21 12:59 

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Straw vs Oil: Scientists Find Unusual Way to Use Husks...

Rotting agricultural residues create many problems for the agro-industrial complex, ranging from a drop in yield to additional expenses for the utilisation of residues. Russian scientists have come up with a way to convert husks and straw into building ma...

 2021-10-21 12:37 

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Porn-Addicted Children Allegedly Murder Girl Aged Six in India...

Many health experts and surveys have warned that an alarming number of children in the 12 to 13 age range are addicted to online porn. After a nationwide lockdown, introduced because of the COVID-19 pandemic, children are spending more time on the interne...

 2021-10-21 12:28 

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Photo: UK Carrier Strike Group Arrives in India Ahead of High-Profile Defence Cooperation Talks...

India and the UK have intensified maritime cooperation in recent months, with the two countries holding the first-ever maritime dialogue earlier this week. The UK's largest warship HMS Queen Elizabeth entered Indian waters on Thursday....

 2021-10-21 12:13 

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Pakistan Suspends Internet Services in Lahore as Banned Group Intensifies Sit-in Protests...

The Pakistan government banned Tehreek-i-Labbaik under anti-terrorism laws in April after the group clashed with police across the country, demanding the French ambassador be expelled because President Emmanuel Macron refused to outlaw caricatures of the ...

 2021-10-21 12:11 

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Hungary's Orban Backs Poland in Row With EU, Speaks Against Anti-Warsaw Sanctions...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The primacy of the EU law is actually not enshrined in the treaty on becoming a member state, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Thursday, commenting on possible sanctions against Poland in light of its ruling on the national...

 2021-10-21 12:09 

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Russian Conservationists Report 1st Return of Polar Bear to Pacific Arctic Ice in 20 Years...

VLADIVOSTOK Russia (Sputnik) Scientists have recorded the first cooling of the Pacific Arctic Region in two decades amid the global warming, allowing walruses and polar bears to return to their habitual life style on the ice without showing up at the seas...

 2021-10-21 12:06 

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'Glad to Be Home': Bill Clinton Thanks Hospital Staff for Treatment...

Just a few days ago, the former US president was admitted to hospital with a urological infection that later spread into his bloodstream, resulting in sepsis....

 2021-10-21 11:57 

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BJP Lambasts Congress Politician for Sexist Remarks Against Female Parliamentarians...

By-elections in Madhya Pradesh for three assembly seats - Jobat in Alirajpur district, Raigaon in Satna, Prithvipur in Niwari - and one parliamentary constituency, Khandwa, are due to be held on 30 October. The polls were called because of the sitting pol...

 2021-10-21 11:56 

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Video: Pitch Invader Grabs Man Utd Ace Cristiano Ronaldo by Shirt After Match With Atalanta...

Over the years, Man United ace Cristiano Ronaldo has built a whole army of fans who admire his every move. However, sometimes supporters will go to any lengths to get near their hero. On Wednesday, one such admirer came extremely close to the Portuguese m...

 2021-10-21 11:50 

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Aurora Storm Causes Power Cuts for 250,000 French Households, Grid Operator Says...

PARIS (Sputnik) - About 250,000 households in northern France have been left without electricity by hurricane Aurora, the French electricity operator Enedis reported on Thursday....

 2021-10-21 11:43 

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BP to Open Fuel Station in India Amid Record Prices...

BP and Reliance Industries signed a $6 billion agreement in 2017 to develop new gas fields and expand business activities in India, including selling gasoline and diesel in fuel stations across the country....

 2021-10-21 11:39 

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Meghan Markle Sends Letter Advocating for Paid Parental Leave to Congress in Latest Political Inroad...

Earlier, US President Joe Biden cut funding for a national family paid leave programme in the "Build Back Better" budget reconciliation bill, informing Democrats at a White House meeting on Wednesday that the proposed legislation will provide four...

 2021-10-21 11:37 

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What is China Evergrande and Why Might It Collapse Under Weight Of Its $305 Bln Debts?...

The Chinese property company Evergrande could default on US$19 billion of international market bonds on Monday. If it does it would be the biggest default ever in Chinese corporate history....

 2021-10-21 11:34 

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'British Rule in Uttar Pradesh': Opposition Party Slams BJP-Led Gov't for Banning Rally...

With state assembly elections just around the corner in Uttar Pradesh (UP), the political parties are seizing every opportunity to blast each other, while kicking off their electoral campaigns as polls are due in early 2022....

 2021-10-21 11:34 

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GOP Senator Wants More Cash for Pentagon Budget in Wake of Alleged PRC Hypersonic Missile Tests...

Earlier this week, Western media alleged that China had carried out a missile test in the summer involving a nuclear-capable hypersonic glide vehicle. Beijing dismissed the claims, saying its test involved reusable rocket technology. On Thursday, the Fina...

 2021-10-21 11:33 

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UK Police Charge Ali Harbi Ali With Murder of Conservative MP Sir David Amess And Terrorist Offences...

The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, and the leader of the opposition, Sir Keir Starmer, have paid tribute in recent days to Conservative MP Sir David Amess who was assassinated while meeting voters in Essex on Friday. The incident has sent shockwaves throu...

 2021-10-21 11:25 

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Humongous Snake Lifted by Excavator on Tropical Island - Video...

While it wasn't immediately clear what reptile exactly was featured in the video, one of the species of snake that reportedly exists on the island is the boa constrictor, which can reach a length of up to 13 feet....

 2021-10-21 11:20 

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Dengue Fever Engulfs Delhi, With Surge in Cases Among Children...

Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease that generally occurs in tropical and subtropical parts of the world. The Dengue mosquito (Aedes aegypti) larvae breed in clear, standing water, unlike those which spread malaria, which thrives even in dirty water....

 2021-10-21 10:55 

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UK Defene Ministry Confirms Information About Missiles' Deal With Ukraine...

LONDON (Sputnik) - The UK Ministry of Defene on Thursday confirmed information about a deal to deliver missiles to Ukraine, adding that it was made public in June....

 2021-10-21 10:40 

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Memes Break the Internet as Fans Predict Result of the India-Pakistan ICC T20 World Cup Match...

Considered as one of the greatest rivalries in cricket, matches between arch-enemies India and Pakistan have almost always turned out to be tense affairs. The animosity of the three wars that the two countries have fought since independence is even visibl...

 2021-10-21 10:35 

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Bollywood Superstar Shah Rukh Khan Praised Online for Visiting Jailed Son Aryan...

Bollywood was recently embroiled in scandal after the India's Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) arrested Aryan Khan, the son of superstar Shah Rukh Khan, and his friends. They were detained for allegedly possessing and consuming drugs at a rave on 2 Octo...

 2021-10-21 10:11 

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Erdogan Warns Turkey Could Deploy Heavy Weaponry Against Syrian Army...
 2021-10-21 10:07 

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Kremlin Slams European Parliament's Decision to Award Sakharov Prize to Navalny...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov expressed the belief that the European Parliament that awarded the 2021 Sakharov Prize to jailed opposition figure Alexey Navalny depreciates the name of the prize....

 2021-10-21 10:01 

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Threat Level Against MPs Raised to 'Substantial' After Amess Killing as Police Review Their Security...

Ali Harbi Ali, a 25-year-old Briton of Somali heritage was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of murdering Conservative lawmaker David Amess, who was stabbed to death on 15 October while at his constituency surgery in the Belfairs Methodist Church in the ...

 2021-10-21 10:01 

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Taliban Trying to Disperse Female Rally Near Gov't Building in Kabul...

KABUL (Sputnik) Several dozens of women staged a protest in Kabul near the Afghan Foreign Ministry building on Thursday, prompting the Taliban* to intervene and assault journalists covering the rally, an eyewitness told Sputnik....

 2021-10-21 09:59 

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South Korea's Space Rocket Nuri Fails to Place Dummy Satellite Into Orbit...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - South Korea's first domestically developed space rocket Nuri (KSLV-II) has failed to place a dummy satellite into orbit, President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday after studying a report on its flight....

 2021-10-21 09:07 

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Information Attacks on Sputnik V Become More Frequent, RDIF Says...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Information attacks on the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine based on unreliable and misleading information from anonymous sources have become more frequent in the media, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) said on Thursday....

 2021-10-21 09:01 

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'Gotta Be a New Record': Joe Biden Appears to Say He Rode Amtrak as VP For 36 Years...

Gaffe-prone US President Joe Biden raised some eyebrows as he touted his 'Build Back Better' plan on Wednesday in his native hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania....

 2021-10-21 08:24 

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Russian Scientists Have Come Up With a New Way of Protecting Against Strikes and Explosions...

A group of researchers from the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute) have found a way to protect objects from an explosion using a suspension of nanoporous powdered material and non-wetting fluid....

 2021-10-21 07:46 

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Denmark Searching for Diamonds on Greenland Seabed on Behalf of International Gem Giant...

Greenland's natural riches have attracted global interest for many years. However, only a few mining projects have materialised so far, due to a combination of a barren landscape with a harsh climate, a near-complete lack of infrastructure, and climat...

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