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Moscow's tallest skyscraper to crown city's business center

The Moscow city authorities have given the green light on the construction of a new skyscraper that will become the tallest building in the Russian capital.  The 404-metre building will be used as a residential complex and will be located near the Moscow City business centre. The project will be completed by 2024 by Sergey Skuratov Architects.  The tallest building ...

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Twitter launches its Ads Transparency Center, where you can see ads bought by any account

Twitter is unveiling the Ads Transparency Center that it announced back in October. This comes as Twitter and other online platforms have faced growing political scrutiny around the role they may have played in spreading misinformation, particularly in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. For example, House Democrats recently released thousands of Russian-funded political Facebook ads, and Facebook will reportedly release ...

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Apple pulls the plug on its €850M data center project in Ireland over planning delays

Dark clouds have gathered and broken over Apple’s plans to build a data center in Ireland. Three years ago, Apple announced that it would invest $ 2 billion into building a pair of new, green data centers in Ireland and Denmark. But today, the iPhone giant confirmed that it was cancelling the first of those two projects, after too many ...

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Russian observers to inspect UK military sites – Nuclear Risk Reduction Center chief

Russian military experts are planning to conduct an inspection of UK military sites and activity, amid ongoing military exercises in Scotland, the head of the National Nuclear Risk Reduction Center, Sergey Ryzhkov, has announced. Despite the spike in tensions between London and Moscow, experts from the NNRC, which is a part of Russia’s Defense Ministry, plan to visit the country ...

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US govt counterterrorism center accidentally releases ‘remote mind control’ documents – report

The Washington State Fusion Center, a multi-agency counterterrorism center, accidentally released some puzzling documents this week: A dossier on the effects of remote mind control, a media report claims. Investigative journalism site Muckrock filed a Freedom of Information Act request with the center, looking for documents on Fusion’s investigations into white supremacist groups and far-left activists Antifa. Among the trove ...

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EXCLUSIVE: View of science center in Syria targeted by US-led strikes (VIDEO)

A scientific facility in Barzeh, north of Damascus, has been targeted during the US-led airstrikes overnight. Footage from the scene shows the building has sustained heavy damage. The Center for Scientific Research partially collapsed after reportedly being hit by several missiles during the attack. No one was injured during the strike, according to Syrian state media. It remains unclear whether ...

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Wrong way: Silo smashes into cultural center as demolition plan fails (VIDEO)

Published time: 10 Apr, 2018 03:49 Edited time: 10 Apr, 2018 03:49 The controlled demolition of a 53-meter disused cement silo in Denmark went spectacularly wrong in front of hundreds of spectators, when explosives pushed the building in the wrong direction, crushing part of a cultural center. Vordingborg Mayor Mikael Smed said that, thankfully, there were no injuries since the ...

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Erdogan: Syria’s Afrin town center ‘entirely under control,’ Kurds ‘fled’

The Turkish military and allied forces have taken full control of the Syrian city of Afrin, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Sunday. Kurdish YPG forces had previously maintained control of the area. The pro-Turkish forces entered the city before dawn and faced no resistance from Kurdish fighters, who had already withdrawn, according to reports. Erdogan said in a televised ...

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Russia, China agree joint data center for lunar projects & deep space exploration

Russia and China have agreed to create a joint data center for lunar and deep space projects, Russian space agency Roscosmos has announced. Read more The projects will involve Russian and Chinese scientific and industrial bodies and companies, Roscosmos said in a statement on Saturday.  Roscosmos and the China National Space Administration (CNSA) also signed an agreement of intent on cooperation ...

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E. Ghouta militants disrupted 1st day of ceasefire & went on offensive – Reconciliation Center

The first five-hour ceasefire in Syria’s eastern Ghouta was sabotaged by armed groups holed up there, which shelled the humanitarian corridor and prevented civilians from leaving, the Russian Center for Reconciliation said. “As of 14:30 local time, no one has left the area,” Major General Vladimir Zolotukhin, a spokesman for the Russian Center for Reconciliation in Syria, told journalists. “The militants ...

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