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Sections of Western Wall, Roman theater unseen for 1,700yrs uncovered in Jerusalem (PHOTOS)

Archaeologists have discovered an eight-meter-high section of the Western Wall and a subterranean Roman theater, which haven’t been seen by human eyes for almost two millennia. The Israel Antiquity Authority announced the discovery on Monday following a two-year excavation of the site. “From a research perspective, this is a sensational find,” archaeologist Joe Uziel said at a press conference on ...

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88yo 'Nazi Grandma' gets 6 months in jail for denying Holocaust… again

Published time: 17 Oct, 2017 06:28 A German court has found Ursula Haverbeck, also known as ‘Nazi Grandma’, guilty of inciting hatred by saying that Holocaust is fiction and there were no gas chambers in the Auschwitz concentration camp. The octogenarian was handed a six-month jail sentence. Read more Haverbeck, a notoriously fervent denier of the mass killings of Jews ...

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Quitting Iran deal would ruin 12yrs’ work, threaten nuclear war – rep for Nobel Peace Prize-winner

Washington’s threats to walk out of the Iran nuclear deal is a critical moment for global nuclear non-proliferation, as it risks uprooting over a decade of diplomatic work and bring the world on the verge of a nuclear war, Jean-Marie Collin of ICAN France told RT. Read more Collin, coordinator of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) for ...

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Nuclear war may break out any moment, says N. Korean UN envoy

Published time: 17 Oct, 2017 03:25 Edited time: 17 Oct, 2017 03:29 North Korea’s deputy UN ambassador has warned the UN General Assembly that the crisis on the Korean Peninsula “has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment.” Kim In-ryong said North Korea is the only country in the world subjected to “such an ...

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Israel approves first new settlement in UNESCO-protected Hebron in 15 years

Published time: 17 Oct, 2017 01:03 Israel has approved 31 new settlement homes in the city of Hebron in the West Bank for the first time in 15 years. Hebron is the largest Palestinian city in the West Bank and is home to a population of about 1,000 Israeli settlers who live in the middle of the Old City. The ...

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Dramatic moment Iraqi forces enter Kurdish Kirkuk, captured by RT (VIDEO)

RT Exclusive Published time: 17 Oct, 2017 00:44 Edited time: 17 Oct, 2017 00:47 An RT Arabic crew has been on the frontline in Kirkuk and managed to film dramatic scenes showing the very moments the Iraqi military forced its way into the Kurdish-controlled city Monday. The exclusive footage brought by RT Arabic correspondent Bzurk Muhammad shows tanks and armored ...

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Maltese journalist who accused govt of corruption killed in car blast

Published time: 16 Oct, 2017 23:43 One of Malta’s most prominent investigative journalists, Daphne Caruana Galizia, has been killed in a presumed car bomb attack. Read more The 53-year-old was killed when the car she was driving exploded near her home in Bidnija, near Mosta in northern Malta, the Times of Malta reports. The explosion took place at around 3pm ...

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Locals told to not mind armed men as 3,500 troops take part in ‘Silver Arrow’ NATO drills in Latvia

More than 3,500 troops from countries ranging from Albania to the US, UK, and Germany are taking part in Latvia’s two-week NATO Silver Arrow drills. The exercises will partly take place on private land. The aim of the exercises is to “boost the interoperability of National Armed Forces and the Allied troops,” the Latvian Defense Ministry said, adding that another ...

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‘Kill Baby Hitler': Magazine’s tweet on soon-to-be Austrian Chancellor Kurz triggers terrorism probe

Published time: 16 Oct, 2017 21:05 Edited time: 16 Oct, 2017 21:19 A German-based satirical magazine landed in hot water when Austrian counterterrorism authorities launched a probe into a controversial tweet, which branded Sebastian Kurz, who is set to be the next Austrian chancellor, “Baby Hitler” and urged people to “kill” him. READ MORE: Sebastian Kurz, most talented Austrian leader since ...

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Barrels, ballots & ISIS: Why Iraq is taking back Kirkuk, and what the US will do about it

Baghdad’s military incursion into Kurdish-controlled Kirkuk shows that the carve-up of the post-Islamic State landscape in the Middle East is in full swing, and leaves the US bemoaning its repeated failure to influence the region as two of its sponsored allies face off against each other. READ MORE: Iraqi forces taking over Kirkuk ‘a declaration of war’ – Kurdish Peshmerga Why ...

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