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Hundreds killed and thousands flee as Saudi-led forces bomb Yemeni port to ‘liberate’ it

Civilians are fleeing Hodeidah after hundreds were killed in the Saudi-led coalition’s bomb campaign to take the strategic Yemeni port from Houthi rebels. The death toll and the disruption of vital supply lines has alarmed the UN. Over 4,000 families have fled the city since June 1, according to the latest report by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian ...

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40 years on: How Unabomber’s first parcel bomb shaped a generation of eco-terrorists

May 25 marks the 40th anniversary of Unabomber Ted Kaczynski’s first attack. Here, RT looks back on the life of Kaczynski as well as some other heinous acts his bombing campaign inspired. On this day in 1978, Professor Buckley Crist found a package in his office at Northwestern University. His first instinct was to call campus security. The package, which ...

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Dresden Airport shut after bomb disposal experts set WWII explosive on fire (PHOTO)

All flights in and out of Dresden Airport have been suspended after an army disposal team inadvertently set a WWII bomb on fire while trying to defuse it. Police in the German city have cordoned off an area on Lobtauer Street close to a fly-over and gas station, after the historical device caught fire on Thursday. According to Saxony Police, ...

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Cyclist tackled by police after bypassing bomb squad & 'investigating' suspicious backpack (VIDEO)

When a suspicious backpack was found in Milwaukee, an impatient cyclist decided to take matters into his own hands and investigate. However, his amateur detective moves ended in a tackle and an arrest. A bomb squad arrived at the scene of the backpack, using a string to place it in a cordoned-off location before slowly backing away. It was normal ...

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Vatican warns of financial ‘ticking time bomb’ ready to explode

The Vatican has called for more regulation of markets and financial systems, saying economic crises showed they were not able to govern themselves and needed a strong injection of morality and ethics. In a major document, written by two key Holy See departments, the Vatican said profit for the sake of profit and not for the greater good was “illegitimate.” ...

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‘Bomb Putin bridge’ journo thinks he’s trolling Moscow with jail comments… but there’s a catch

A US political commentator, who gained notoriety in Russia this week by suggesting Ukraine should bomb the freshly-opened Crimean bridge, has felt the wrath of Russia’s most devastating weapon: the phone prank. The name Tom Rogan would have meant nothing to most Russians until this week. He is one of dozens of lesser-known Washington DC media figures, a contributor for ...

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Russia launches criminal probe of US pundit over ‘bomb Crimea bridge’ article

An article urging Ukraine to bomb Russia’s newly-built bridge to Crimea has led to the Russian equivalent of the FBI opening a criminal case against US political commentator Tom Rogan for inciting terrorism. Svetlana Petrenko, spokeswoman for Russia’s Investigative Committee, told reporters on Thursday that Rogan’s article “contains signs of public calls for terrorist activity on the territory of Russia.” ...

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Bomb Putin’s bridge, US commentator bizarrely advises Ukraine

Russia’s opening of a bridge to Crimea, a former part of Ukraine which officials in Kiev consider rightfully theirs, requires a swift bombing raid by Ukraine’s air force, believes a conservative US commentator. The bold suggestion to the Ukrainian government to escalate a conflict with a much more powerful nation came on Tuesday from Tom Rogan, a prolific British-educated conservative ...

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Israeli military on' high alert', bomb shelters ready on Golan Heights over Iran activity in Syria

Israel’s military is on high alert after allegedly spotting irregular Iranian military movement in Syria, with bomb shelters in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights being readied in anticipation of an Iranian attack. Israel has deployed its defense systems and Israeli forces “are on high alert for an attack,” according to a military statement obtained by Reuters. The Israeli government has also ...

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US Air Force boasts testing of new nuclear gravity bomb going ‘extremely well’

The US Air Force is boasting of progress in upgrading and testing of its atomic arsenal, under the new aggressive posture that lowers the threshold for use of nuclear weapons and sets Washington on a collision course with Russia. Plans to spend over $ 1 trillion to modernize the US “nuclear triad” – nuclear bombers and missiles launched from land-based ...

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