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 2021-06-11 09:57 

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Taiwan Hit by 5.3-Magnitude Tremor, China Earthquake Administration Says...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A 5.3-magnitude earthquake has been registered in eastern Taiwan, the China Earthquake Administration said Friday....

 2021-06-11 09:51 

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Unidentified 'Terrorists' Open Fire at Police, Indian Army Checkpoints in Kashmir's Shopian...

Over the last few months, violent encounters between terrorists and Indian security forces have escalated in the Kashmir region, which has been disputed between Indian and Pakistan since 1947. As per Jammu and Kashmir police, a total of 221 terrorists wer...

 2021-06-11 09:49 

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Dismissal of Trump's Allegation About Origins of COVID-19 Cost Him Election, Says Lindsey Graham...

Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic there has been numerous speculations about the origins of the disease, which according to John Hopkins University, has killed 3.7 million people worldwide. Trump as well as other former senior US officials h...

 2021-06-11 09:43 

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Iranian Ships Sail Through Atlantic Amid Reports They Are Heading to Venezuela - Photo, Video...

According to Admiral Habibollah Sayyari, the vessels, which departed from the port of Bandar Abbas more than a month ago, are taking the longest and the most challenging trip in the history of the Iranian Navy, but their mission remains undisclosed....

 2021-06-11 09:28 

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Top Polish Diplomat Says Learned About US Sanctions Waiver on Nord Stream 2 From Media...

WARSAW (Sputnik) - Polish Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau admitted in an interview with Rzeczpospolita on Friday that he found out about US President Joe Biden's decision to lift some sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from media reports....

 2021-06-11 09:05 

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Scientists Solve Mystery Behind Devastating Flood in India's Uttarakhand That Killed 200 in February...

On 7 February 2020, the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand was devastated after a wall of rock and ice collapsed and formed a debris flow that barreled down the Ronti Gad, Rishiganga, and Dhauliganga river valleys. The massive flood damaged houses and nearby ...

 2021-06-11 08:46 

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NSA-Linked Spying Scandal Softens US Stance on Russia Ahead of G7 Summit, German Lawmaker Says...

BERLIN (Sputnik) - Europe sees signs of a US-Russian de-escalation ahead of the G7 summit, which may be attributed to the recently resurfaced scandal involving the US National Security Agency (NSA) spying on allies with the help of Denmark, Anton Friesen,...

 2021-06-11 08:41 

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Ice Cream Mood: Politicians and Celebrities Eating One of the Most Popular Desserts Ever...

The exact date of ice cream's invention is unknown, but according to some sources, frozen desserts originated in Persia in 550 BC....

 2021-06-11 08:40 

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British-Era Name of Popular Mountain Retreat in India's Himachal Splits Bharatiya Janata Party...

Dalhousie, is a town spread over five hills near the Dhauladhar mountain range, in the Chamba district of the state of Himachal Pradesh. It is famous for its spectacular natural beauty, nestled deep in the Himalayas at an altitude of 6,460 feet and offers...

 2021-06-11 08:39 

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BDS Blockade & Muhammad Ali Showcase Importance of Int'l Solidarity...

CA Activists stop Israel ship from docking; How Muhammad Ali worked to stop 1st Iraq War; Africa's agroecologists resist seed monopolization...

 2021-06-11 08:39 

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Biden is Ready to Tell Putin What He Wants Him to Know...

On today's episode of The Backstory, host Lee Stranahan and co-host John Kiriakou discussed current events, including the Biden administration calling on Nigeria to unblock Twitter and Biden & Boris Johnson committing to further enhance US-UK bilatera...

 2021-06-11 08:37 

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Internet Censorship Abroad; How the Super Wealthy Avoid Taxes; Biden's Foreign Policy...

Biden heads to Europe for the G7 summit and Putin meeting. Will we see any significant changes in US foreign policy?...

 2021-06-11 08:37 

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Iran Ships Head to Venezuela; Vaccination Rates Fall in the US; Ukraine's Race Law...

Ukraine has drafted an "indigenous peoples" law that does not recognize ethnic Russians as a group....

 2021-06-11 08:21 

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Indian State of Meghalaya Seeks Navy's Help in Search for Five Missing Miners...

The northeastern Indian state of Meghalaya is a treasure trove of around 560 million tonnes of coal deposits. Following numerous reports of illegal coal mining here, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) Act was amended in 2014 to impose a blanket ban on rat-...

 2021-06-11 08:06 

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China Releases Mars Images Taken by Zhurong Rover...

BEIJING (Sputnik) - China on Friday released the first batch of images of Mars taken by the Tianwen-1 spacecraft's Zhurong rover, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) said....

 2021-06-11 07:59 

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Authorities in India's Assam Face Backlash After Asking Muslims to Control Population...

In 2016, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) created history by winning a massive mandate in Assam assembly elections, coming to power in the state for the first time. Ever since, the Hindu nationalist party has been expressing a constant sense of anxiety ab...

 2021-06-11 07:31 

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Germany Ready to Make Efforts to Prolong Gas Transit Via Ukraine After 2024...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Germany is ready to make efforts together with European Union to prolong a treaty on the transit of Russian gas via Ukraine after 2024, according to Jens Ploetner, the political director at the German Foreign Ministry....

 2021-06-11 07:30 

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Promises and Cackles: Watch VP Harris Trying to Dodge Questions on Mexico Border Visit Live on Air...

The Biden administration has faced criticism over the surge in the number of illegal migrants crossing into the United States along the country's border with Mexico. According to CNN, more than 178,000 people have so far been detained at the border....

 2021-06-11 06:32 

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India Rejects Claim That Its Intelligence Officials Found Dead in Afghanistan...

The claim about the deaths of two Indian citizens comes as New Delhi is reportedly involved in efforts to open a regular dialogue with the Taliban. The Taliban, of late, has been overrunning the positions of Afghan defence forces, timing it's offensiv...

 2021-06-11 06:19 

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Boris Johnson Plays Down Differences With US Over NIP in Conversation With Joe Biden...

Britain and the EU are at loggerheads over the implementation of the Northern Ireland Protocol (NIP), a provision of the Brexit deal that the two sides agreed upon after London decided to leave the bloc. Earlier this week, US officials warned Downing Stre...

 2021-06-11 06:18 

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G7 Annual Summit Kicks Off in Cornwall, UK...

Last year, the group of seven didn't hold an annual summit due to the pandemic, and this year the global fight against the coronavirus will be one of the main issues on the agenda....

 2021-06-11 06:05 

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US Missile Destroyer Laboon Heading to Black Sea to Carry Out Security Operations...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US guided-missile destroyer Laboon is heading towards the Black Sea to carry out maritime security operations, the US Naval Forces Europe-Africa announced on Friday....

 2021-06-11 05:37 

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'Loot and Pillage All You Want, But Wear a Helmet': Denmark Invokes Vikings in Road Safety Ad...

In the ad, a rough and tough Viking chief is convinced into wearing a helmet for his own good....

 2021-06-11 05:26 

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NASA Chief Says He's Directed Top Scientists to Explain UAP, Trusts Military Reports...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Newly appointed NASA chief Bill Nelson said that he directed the agency's top scientists to investigate the evidence of unidentified areal phenomena (UAP) because they must be explained....

 2021-06-11 05:11 

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G7 Leaders to Hold Summit in Cornwall, UK, Starting Friday...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Group of Seven (G7) will begin its 47th summit in the British region of Cornwall on Friday, and plans to tackle a wide range of pressing issues, including climate change and the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-06-11 05:00 

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Euro 2020: Will the Forgotten Tournament be Won by a Dark Horse or One of the Usual Suspects?...

The European football championships, better known as Euro 2020, kick off on Friday, 11 June, with Turkey playing Italy. The tournament climaxes with the final at London's Wembley stadium on 11 July....

 2021-06-11 04:30 

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Don't Drive, Pat Me: Golden Retriever Needs Owner's Attention Right Now...

Do your pets demand your attention many times throughout the day or are they on their own most of the time?...

 2021-06-11 03:49 

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Cold-Blooded Intruder: Alligator Chills at Florida Post Office Waiting for Mail...

On Facebook, the Sheriff's Office said that at about 3:30 am local time on Wednesday, it received reports of an alligator in the lobby of a local post office. The animal had apparently just wandered in through the front doors to chill out....

 2021-06-11 03:04 

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US Fears Russia's Advanced Satellite System Will Boost Iran's Military Surveillance Ability - Report...

Iran will receive a Russian-made Kanopus-V Earth-sounding satellite with a high-resolution camera, which, according to the report, would greatly enhance Iran's spying capabilities. The chief designer of the Russian BARL Corporation said earlier that t...

 2021-06-11 02:50 

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Colombia AG's Office Says 84 Remain Missing After Nationwide Protests, Violence...

BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) - More than 80 people remain missing in Colombia after a wave of protests and violence swept the country earlier this year, the country's office of the Attorney General said....

 2021-06-11 02:42 

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Man Arrested in Italy in Connection With Deaths of 39 Migrants in Essex, UK...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Police from UK's Essex announced the arrest of a 27-year-old man in connection with the 2019 deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants....

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