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 2020-01-23 16:36 

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Russian President Putin Meets Head of Palestinian National Authority Abbas in Bethlehem - Video...

Earlier in the day, Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke at the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem....

 2020-01-23 16:29 

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Steve Mnuchin Says US-UK Brexit Trade Deal "Absolute Priority" Despite Rifts Over Huawei, Tech Tax...

The US official made the comments before his trip to the UK ahead of negotiations on post-Brexit trade, namely how soon a trade deal between the two sides could be inked once Britain leaves the EU at the end of January....

 2020-01-23 16:20 

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Russian National Vinnik Taken From Greek Hospital, His Location Unknown - Lawyers...

ATHENS (Sputnik) - Russian national Alexander Vinnik, who has been held in Greece since 2017 and is wanted by the United States and France on money laundering charges, has been taken from a Greek hospital to some unknown location, his lawyers said on Thur...

 2020-01-23 16:20 

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Russia's Auschwitz Archives: How the Soviet Army Liberated the Nazi 'Death Factory'...

Nazi Germany carried out its human eradication programme on an industrial scale, inspired by Hitler's wicked views about race and people. That genocidal effort relied heavily on a net of extermination camps, responsible for the deaths of millions of p...

 2020-01-23 16:19 

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Machu Picchu to Get New Surveillance Systems After Faeces Found at the Site...

The new security measures at the centuries-old Inca citadel are going to be employed after the iconic Temple of the Sun located there ended up the worse for the wear following a visit by a group of tourists....

 2020-01-23 16:14 

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Epidemic Response Group at Briefing on Coronavirus in Davos Recommends Less Handshakes...

DAVOS (Sputnik) - The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) has recommended "less handshakes" amid the spread of the Novel Coronavirus at a special briefing on the disease on the sidelines of the WEF in Davos....

 2020-01-23 16:05 

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Israeli Man Arrested After Saying He Wants to 'Take Down Putin'...

The Russian president arrived in Israel on Thursday to take part in the World Holocaust Forum, an international event commemorating the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp attended by dozens of world leaders....

 2020-01-23 16:04 

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FBI Says Has 'No Comment or Guidance' on Possible Investigation Into Bezos Phone Hacking...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The FBI said on Thursday that has not been provided guidance and cannot comment as to whether the agency will undertake an investigation into allegations that Washington Post owner and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' telephone was ha...

 2020-01-23 16:00 

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A Friend In Need is a Friend Indeed: Dogs Show Off Their Teamwork Skills...

Are you a good team player? If not, you could learn something about team building from these two cute dogs....

 2020-01-23 15:58 

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Rosaviatsia Says Tehran Guarantees Flight Safety in Iranian Airspace...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia's Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) said Thursday it had been informed by Iranian air transport authorities that all air carriers can resume flights in the Iranian airspace after the revision of safety rules in the w...

 2020-01-23 15:43 

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Iran Ready to Respond to Any Threat With Advanced Weapons - Defence Minister...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Tehran is ready to decisively respond to any external threat using advanced defence capabilities, state news agency IRNA reported on Thursday, citing Iranian Defence Minister Amir Hatami....

 2020-01-23 15:37 

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Philippine Aviation Authorities Ban Flights From China's Wuhan Over Coronavirus - Reports...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Philippine aviation authorities on Thursday banned all flights to and from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the origin of an outbreak of a new coronavirus that has already spread to at least four other countries, the Philippine ABS-CBN br...

 2020-01-23 15:12 

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Macron Explains What Caused Him to Blow Up at Israeli Police...

The French president's visit to Israel to attend an international Holocaust commemoration event got off to a rocky start on Wednesday, after he was caught on camera flying off the handle at his Israeli security detail....

 2020-01-23 15:06 

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Oil Banker Found Dead in Lisbon as Angola's Government Comes After Africa's Richest Woman...

The billionaire daughter of the former President of Angola, Isabel dos Santos, has been charged with money laundering and mismanagement. Her father, Jos Eduardo dos Santos, ruled the country between 1979 and 2017....

 2020-01-23 14:58 

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Plague Inc. Goes Viral: Digital Pathogen Simulator Spreads Across China Amid Coronavirus Outbreak...

The popularity of the game about deadly infections ravaging the Earth also reportedly spiked in 2014 during the Ebola virus outbreak in Africa....

 2020-01-23 14:55 

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Kerala Chief Asks Delhi to Intervene After Coronavirus Confirmed Among Indian Nurses in Saudi Arabia...

New Delhi (Sputnik): On the backdrop of the Novel Coronavirus Outbreak in China, the Indian Government has stepped up preparedness and screening processes at airports, and has sounded a nationwide alert regarding the spread of the disease....

 2020-01-23 14:52 

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Queen Elizabeth II Approves Brexit Bill...

On Wednesday, the Brexit Bill cleared the UK Parliament after the House of Commons had earlier rejected amendments submitted by the House of Lords....

 2020-01-23 14:36 

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Watch Russian FM Lavrov Break Down in Tears During Tribute to Victims of Leningrad Siege...

The Russian foreign minister joined President Vladimir Putin in Jerusalem on Thursday to commemorate the Soviet victims of the Second World War as part of broader ceremonies marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the notorious death camp Auschw...

 2020-01-23 14:31 

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Brussels Threatens UK With Sanctions Over Irish Sea Policy as US Hints at Tariffs Over Tech Tax Row...

The warning was issued on Thursday from EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier's senior advisor who said that Brussels would "not tolerate any backsliding", in response to statements from No 10 stating that such checks would not be "necessary&...

 2020-01-23 14:23 

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Another Chinese Drop in India's 'Mobile' Ocean: New 5G Phone from Beijing to Launch Next Month...

New Delhi (Sputnik): Chinese smartphone players are expanding their product portfolios in India which, in recent years, has displaced the US as the second-largest market for mobiles in the world....

 2020-01-23 14:21 

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'Is She the Chief Economist?': Mnuchin Tells Greta Thunberg to Go Study Economics in College...

Swedish eco activist Greta Thunberg has demanded action to tackle climate change via the total removal of carbon emissions while attending the World Economic Forum in Davos....

 2020-01-23 14:16 

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Unique Skyscraper Escape Parachute to go on Sale in Russia...

Rostec has launched a unique parachute called "Shans" ("Opportunity4; in Russian) that can be used to escape from a skyscraper in the event of an emergency, according to the sate corporation's press service....

 2020-01-23 14:14 

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India, Russia Sign New Energy Contract...

New Delhi (Sputnik): On 15 January, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Russia was studying ways to expand energy cooperation with India, while focusing on energy efficiency, development, and the construction of facilities to generate energy from renewabl...

 2020-01-23 14:09 

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'Fixed Fight': Khabib's Father Hits Out at MMA Star McGregor's Bout With Cerrone...

During the UFC 246 bout in Las Vegas last Saturday, it took Conor McGregor just 40 seconds to knock out his rival who suffered a broken nose and then ended up being slapped with a six-month medical suspension from fighting....

 2020-01-23 14:06 

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'Pillaging, Pilfering the Wreck': Row Erupts Over US Company's Plans to 'Salvage' Titanic Treasures...

Earlier this week, reports came in that an American private firm aims to retrieve surviving artefacts from inside the rapidly decaying wreckage of the world's most famous sunken ship the Titanic, in defiance of a treaty penned between the United State...

 2020-01-23 14:00 

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Threat of No-Deal Brexit 'Could Force EU to Come to Negotiating Table' Political Commentator...

In response to his EU divorce bill being passed in the House of Commons Boris Johnson has stated that the UK has officially crossed the Brexit finish line. The UK will now officially leave the bloc on the 31st of January but will enter a so-called transit...

 2020-01-23 13:36 

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Indian Tech Experts Urge National Authorities to Ensure Cyber Security Through Tighter Laws...

New Delhi (Sputnik): In 2019, several cases of cyber-breaches on the WhatsApp messenger, ATMs, nuclear facilities and space agencies by rogue hackers from foreign countries made the headlines in India. As India readies to roll out 5G technology, it will f...

 2020-01-23 13:24 

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel Delivers Speech at WEF 2020 in Davos - Video...

The World Economic Forum is the largest annual gathering of heads of states, entrepreneurs, and other public figures. It was established in 1971 and is headquartered in Geneva....

 2020-01-23 13:18 

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Beijing Confirms Cancellation of Chinese New Year Celebrations Amid Coronavirus Outbreak - Reports...

According to the recent data, more than 600 cases of the disease have been confirmed in 25 Chinese provinces, and 17 people have died as a result of the so-called Novel Coronavirus that was first detected in Wuhan in late December....

 2020-01-23 13:12 

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First Case of Coronavirus From China Reportedly Confirmed in Singapore...
 2020-01-23 13:12 

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First Case of Coronavirus From China Reportedly Confirmed in Singapore...

Chinese authorities earlier reported an outbreak of pneumonia of unknown origin in Wuhan in the central province of Hubei....

 2020-01-23 13:07 

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Indian Low-Cost Airline Cancels Flights as American Engines Fail to Meet Delivery Deadline...

New Delhi (Sputnik): India's no-frills carrier GoAir cancelled more than 40 flights last December due to delays in delivery of aircraft from Airbus. The Indian civil aviation regulator had set a deadline to replace the faulty engines in Airbus A320 Ne...

 2020-01-23 13:07 

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Vessel Leased by Swedish Company Exploring Seafloor for Nord Stream 2...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The vessel Stril Explorer, leased by Swedish marine survey company MMT, is conducting coordinated seabed exploration in Denmark's exclusive economic zone along the route of the Russian-led Nord Stream 2 pipeline, the press service o...

 2020-01-23 13:06 

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NCTzen, be Ready! NCT 127 is Poised to Come Back With Jungwoo After His Hiatus...

SM Entertainment has confirmed preparations for the comeback of the group as a whole unit after member Jungwoo's battle with ill health....

 2020-01-23 13:04 

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India's National Capital Gears up for 71st Republic Day Commemoration With Full Rehearsal - Video...

New Delhi (Sputnik): Republic Day marks the day when the Constitution of India came into effect on 26 January in 1950, replacing the Government of India Act of 1935. This historical act transitioned India, making it an independent republic and hence it is...

 2020-01-23 12:58 

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Netanyahu Brands Iran 'The Most Antisemitic Regime in the World' at Holocaust Forum...

The prime minister, who is currently hosting the Fifth World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem this week, has repeatedly compared the Islamic Republic to Nazi Germany in recent years over Tehran's alleged pursuit of nuclear weapons....

 2020-01-23 12:53 

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As Deadly as SARS? Second Chinese City on Lockdown Amid New Coronavirus Outbreak...

The new coronavirus, named nCoV2019, emerged in the city of Wuhan in the central Chinese province of Hubei in December 2019 from a food market....

 2020-01-23 12:35 

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Netizens Think Hilarious Video of Pakistani Spiderman's Desi Dance Might Offend Marvel...

New Delhi (Sputnik): The real Spiderman of Hollywood Movies left fans gasping by pulling off daredevil stunts to help those in need and save lives, but this Spiderman in Pakistan has a unique way of amusing people with his dancing style....

 2020-01-23 12:32 

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'Imran Khan Good Cricketer, Poor Politician', Says Director of Biopic About Pakistani Nobel Laureate...

New Delhi (Sputnik): Amjad Khan, who previously directed the 2012 film "Le Gaya Saddam", went behind the camera once again for his film "Gul Makai", a biopic on the life and struggle of the Pakistani Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai, and ho...

 2020-01-23 12:27 

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US Warns New Quds Force Commander Could 'Meet Same Fate' as Slain Predecessor...

Earlier this month, Esmail Ghaani, who succeeded long-time Revolutionary Guards commander Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani after he was assassinated in a US drone strike, pledged to continue the course pursued by his predecessor....

 2020-01-23 12:22 

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World Leaders and Dignitaries Attend Yad Vashem's Fifth World Holocaust Forum - Video...

The event, hosted by Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Centre, is organised by the World Holocaust Forum Foundation....

 2020-01-23 12:21 

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#China: 'Any Outbreak of a New Virus is Cause for Alarm' Academic...

Britain's Heathrow Airport has begun monitoring flights arriving from China following an outbreak of a new virus that has so far killed 17 people in China and is expected to spread further. With more on this story, Sputnik spoke with Dr Connor Bamford...

 2020-01-23 12:20 

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'True Path to Saving Two-State Solution': Abbas Urges Macron to Recognise Palestinian Statehood...

Despite several EU countries recognising Palestine as a state, the majority of the bloc's members, including France, the UK, Germany, Spain and Italy, along with the US and Israel, decline to do so....

 2020-01-23 12:03 

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'Does He Know Edison is Dead?' Trump Mocked for Call to 'Protect Geniuses' Elon Musk & Thomas Edison...

In a 2008 interview, Elon Musk, the 47-year-old tech billionaire entrepreneur behind Tesla Inc and SpaceX, said Edison and Nikola Tesla, for whom he named his electric auto company, were both role models, but noted he preferred Edison....

 2020-01-23 12:03 

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On 123rd Birthday, India Remembers Dynamic Freedom Fighter Whose Death Still Remains a Mystery...

New Delhi (Sputnik): India gained freedom from British colonial rule in 1947 after almost two centuries of peaceful and in some cases violent struggle. Subhas Chandra Bose, a political activist who believed that freedom could not be achieved through peace...

 2020-01-23 11:55 

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Patrick Stewart Reveals Surprising Connection Between Megxit & His Star Trek Project, With a Twist...

As Patrick Steward explained, he admires Harry and Meghan for their actions, noting that it must've taken them a great deal of courage to venture into the unknown the way they did....

 2020-01-23 11:50 

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Ankara Suggests Creating Working Group to Assess Compatibility of S-400 With NATO's Defenes...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Ankara is proposing to establish a working group to assess the compatibility of Russian S-400 air defence system with US F-35 fighters, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Thursday at the World Economic Forum....

 2020-01-23 11:48 

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Second Part of Extradition Hearing for WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange to be Held in May...

It appears that the matter of Julian Assange's possible extradition to the United States will not be resolved this month, as the second part of the hearings regarding this issue is now expected to take place in May....

 2020-01-23 11:34 

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Over 640 Members of 8 Militant Groups Surrender in India's State of Assam...

New Delhi (Sputnik): Assam, one of the seven northeastern states of India, has long remained a volatile and sensitive region in the country because of insurgency, ethnic conflicts, migratory pressure, and underdevelopment. It also witnessed massive protes...

 2020-01-23 11:30 

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UK to Decide on Huawei's Role in 5G Network 'Soon' Amid US Threats to Downgrade Security Cooperation...

As the United Kingdom prepares to leave the European Union on 31 January, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is due to make a decision shortly on Chinese tech giant Huawei that has the power to potentially shape his government's future relationship with Was...

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