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Massive missile attack launched at Presidential Palace in Kabul

At least a dozen missiles have been fired in Kabul, with some targeting the Presidential Palace and diplomatic zone in the capital of Afghanistan. The attack came as President Ashraf Ghani was speaking at an Eid prayer ceremony. The attack on the palace and the diplomatic zone occurred early on Tuesday, according to Tolo news. The outlet said, citing officials, ...

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Western media frames jihadist-controlled Idlib as peaceful enclave under assault by Assad (VIDEO)

Western media reports denouncing the Syrian Army’s offensive to retake Idlib conveniently fail to mention that the area is controlled by warring jihadist groups that were designated as terrorists by the US State Department. Idlib province – located in northwest Syria – is the last major jihadist stronghold in the country, but you would never know it if you got ...

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Russia to hold biggest military drills since Soviet times – Defense Minister

Russia is preparing to hold the largest military exercises in decades. The drills, in which China and Mongolia will participate as well, will be of an “unprecedented” scale, the Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said. A series of drills, which will hold a joint title ‘Vostok-2018’ will take place in Russia’s Siberia and Far East and will be “of unprecedented ...

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Try finding Earth in this stunning Hubble image

NASA’s deep space Hubble Telescope has made a new stunning picture, capturing thousands of galaxies in a single shot that would make one looking at it feel really tiny. One of the most detailed possible pictures of the universe features an unbelievable 15,000 galaxies, the NASA team behind the telescope said. Hubble used its ultraviolet sight and joined forces with ...

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‘Who are you to warn us?’: Duterte hits back after US warning to stay away from Russian arms

Philippine President, Rodrigo Duterte, slammed Washington for telling his country what weapons to buy, but appeased the Americans by saying that the submarines it may purchase from Russia won’t be used against them. Duterte was outraged by last week’s statement from US Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Affairs, Randall Schriver, who said that the Philippines “should think ...

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Kindergarten children dressed as ISIS militants for Indonesian independence day parade

Children at an Indonesian kindergarten were dressed up in ISIS-style costumes and given rifle replicas to hold during an independence day parade, prompting raised eyebrows and an apology from event organizers. Photos and videos of the parade, which appeared online, show lines of girls dressed in head-to-toe black veils while carrying cardboard-cutout guns. When asked to explain the decision, TK ...

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Frantic search for missing radioactive device in Malaysia amid fears it may fall in wrong hands

Malaysian authorities have revealed an industrial device that contains an unknown amount of radioactive material has been missing for 10 days after it disappeared from the back of a truck on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur. Authorities from the police and Atomic Energy Licensing Board (AELB) fear the device, which has been missing since August 10, contains an unknown amount ...

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First half of 2018 sees doubling in the cases of measles found in record-breaking 2017

A record-breaking 41,000 cases of measles have been registered in Europe so far this year, with experts putting the blame squarely on people refusing to get themselves or their children vaccinated against the disease. The first six months of 2018 saw more than 41,000 people infected across the continent, resulting in 37 deaths, according to new statistics provided by the ...

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RT’s #1917LIVE book wins Adweek's Project Isaac Award for Print Invention

#1917LIVE is among just 20 honorees including giants McCann New York for Fearless Girl, HBO’s Westworld village in Texas for SXSW & INTEL’s 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics drone show. DOWNLOAD THE BOOK HERE “#1917LIVE: The Russian Revolution in Tweets” was published following a year-long interactive historical Twitter role-play based on 50 researched characters, while the #1917CROWD could also participate as a ...

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