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Ex-Georgian leader Saakashvili calling for Poroshenko’s impeachment deported from Ukraine to Poland

Former Georgian president and Odessa governor-turned-Ukrainian opposition activist Mikhail Saakashvili has been deported from Ukraine to Poland. The controversial politician was earlier detained in Kiev. The founder of the opposition Movement of New Forces was in Ukraine “illegally” and was “returned to the country from which he arrived,” the Ukrainian border force said in a statement on Monday. Earlier, it ...

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Breaking point? Turkey demands ‘concrete steps’ from US while Washington wavers

Strained relations between Turkey and the US seem to have reached a critical point. Ankara is seeking clarity from the US, threatening to ‘break’ ties. Washington meanwhile continues to hide behind vague statements. US actions are the reason for the “missing trust” between the two NATO allies, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told journalists on Monday. He went on to ...

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What to expect from Mobile World Congress 2018

The world’s largest phone show is set for Barcelona later this month, and it’s shaping up to be an interesting one — particularly in the wake of what amounted to an extremely lackluster CES last month. We’re still a couple of weeks out from the actual event, but the rumors have already started flying. Few things are certain yet. It ...

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'We are coming for you’: Tory MP latest to receive sinister threat from ‘the real 48 percent’

Tory MP Andrea Leadsom has become the latest Brexiteer to be subjected to a death threat from a source using the pseudonym “the real 48 percent.” Leadsom joins six others who received threats. The Cabinet minister was a prominent member of the Leave campaign during the 2016 EU referendum. She posted a copy of the sinister letter on Twitter, and ...

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‘Telling the vain from the profound’: Ex-Ecuadorian president’s show to premiere on RT

Ecuador’s 43rd president Rafael Correa (2007-2017) invites the world’s top politicians and public figures to appear on his new show ‘Conversations with Correa’ (Conversando con Correa), premiering March 1 on RT en Español. Correa is to become the first former president to host a program on the channel. The weekly show will touch upon the world’s major social and political ...

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'The whole bed lifted up’: Witnesses speak to RT from the scene of deadly plane crash

Seventy-one people died when a passenger plane crashed just minutes after take off from Moscow Domodedovo Airport. Emergency teams are working in heavy snowfall to access the crash site, RT’s correspondent Murad Gazdiev reports. The Antonov An-148, operated by Saratov Airlines, took off from Domodedovo for the city of Orsk in the Urals at around 14.21 local time, only to ...

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What to expect from Samsung’s next Galaxy flagships

It’s that time of year again. Samsung is getting ready to unpack some shiny new high end smartphones at the world’s biggest mobile confab. And Android fans are getting ready to cheer. The TechCrunch team will be on the ground at MWC in Barcelona in two weeks’ time to bring you all the news. But if you’re wondering what Sammy’s ...

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Are eSports the future of Olympics? 5 things you wouldn’t expect from pro gaming

Competitive video gaming, or eSports, played warm-up to this year’s Winter Olympics. Now recognized as “real” sports by Olympic officials, eSports are gunning for a spot of their own in the medal table. Intel Corp, an Olympic sponsor, brought professional gamers to PyongChang, where the Olympics are now in full swing, earlier this week. They played Starcraft II, a popular ...

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Shattered dreams of Viktor Ahn: Most decorated short tracker barred from competing on home soil

The world’s most decorated short track speed skater, Viktor Ahn, has been barred from competing at the Winter Olympics, which is hosted by his country of birth, as the IOC refused to invite him. Six-time Olympic champion Viktor Ahn competed for his native country under the name Ahn Hyun-soo until a disagreement with the Korean Skating Union (KSU). The dispute ...

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World’s biggest franchise: Who profits from the Olympic Games?

As the 23rd Winter Olympics get underway in PyeongChang, South Korea, let’s take a look at what the Romans (big fans of the ancient Olympics themselves) addressed as “Cui bono?” or “who stands to benefit?” To make it more specific – whose money makes the Olympics roll? There’s arguably no sleeker money-making machine in the world than the IOC currently ...

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