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‘Racially marred’: Liverpool students call for PM William Gladstone’s name to be removed from halls

Published time: 16 Nov, 2017 21:20 Students at the University of Liverpool are calling for the name of former British Prime Minister William Gladstone to be removed from a residence hall as they say he fell short of wholeheartedly fighting for the abolition of slavery. The issue will be debated at the end of the month. Students are calling for ...

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Greek police block dozens of refugees from leaving Thessaloniki for Macedonian border (VIDEO)

Published time: 16 Nov, 2017 14:37 Greek police blocked dozens of asylum seekers from leaving Thessaloniki following a social media call to march to the Macedonian border. The move was aimed at protesting the inability of asylum seekers to leave Greece and travel to Western Europe. READ MORE: Refugees launch hunger strike in Greece, demand family reunification Around 80 people turned ...

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Bitcoin recovers from price crash despite bubble warnings

Published time: 16 Nov, 2017 12:44 Following huge losses sustained last week, the value of bitcoin has surged, recovering over $ 2,000 since Sunday. The world’s most popular virtual currency has shown resilience despite continued skepticism over the bitcoin phenomenon. According to data provided by CoinMarketCap, bitcoin traded at $ 7506.14 at 11:22am GMT, fixing a daily gain of over ...

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Last bodies removed from Grenfell Tower wreckage, final death toll 71 – police

Published time: 16 Nov, 2017 11:26 Police have put the final death toll from the Grenfell Tower fire at 71. All bodies are now believed to have been recovered and identified after five months of thorough investigation. Among the victims of the blaze on June 14 was stillborn baby Logan Gomes, while the oldest identified was an 84-year-old woman. Read ...

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Twitter removes verified checkmarks from several white supremacists’ profiles

A few hours after announcing a review of its verification program, Twitter began revoking the verified status of some accounts. White supremacists Richard Spencer and Jason Kessler are among the users who no longer have a blue checkmark displayed on their profiles. On Wednesday, Twitter admitted in a thread on its support account that “verification has long been perceived as ...

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Magnitsky Act mastermind seeks to stop Cyprus from revealing his offshore assets to Russia

A group of MEPs have urged Cyprian authorities not to cooperate with Russia on an inquiry against the man behind the Magnitsky Act, William Browder. Now, a Russian lawyer claims that Browder himself arranged this petition to hide data on his operations. Browder, a US-born British investor and the founder of Hermitage Capital Management, fears that his fraudulent investment schemes ...

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Researcher finds just 400 tweets from Russia aimed at Brexit vote

The claims around alleged Russian meddling in British politics has been stirred by allegations that fake Twitter accounts attempted to influence the Brexit vote. But while the mere suggestion was enough to make mainstream headlines, little was said about the “infinitesimal” quantity of tweets involved. According to Sky News, fake Twitter accounts created by an outlet known as the Russian ...

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Live from Baghdad: The secret of Iraq’s renaissance

On a sandstorm-swept morning in Baghdad earlier last week, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the legendary deputy leader of Hashd al-Shaabi, a.k.a. People Mobilization Units (PMUs) and the actual mastermind of numerous ground battles against ISIS/Daesh, met a small number of independent foreign journalists and analysts. This was a game-changing moment in more ways than one. It was the first detailed interview ...

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‘Russian intelligence must save world from nuclear war,’ says Soviet double-agent George Blake

On his 95th birthday, one of the Cold War’s most famous spies, who served as a double agent for the Soviet Union and escaped to Moscow after being caught by Britain, insists that intelligence services can still play a decisive role in international affairs. “There is a real war going on between good and evil,” George Blake wrote in a ...

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Wax Hitler removed from Indonesian museum following outcry

Published time: 11 Nov, 2017 18:32 An Indonesian museum, which until recently, had allowed visitors to snap selfies with a full-sized waxwork of Adolf Hitler against the backdrop of the Auschwitz death camp gates, has taken down the figure following a storm of criticism. The De Mata De Arca visual effects museum has around 100 waxworks of celebrities, politicians and ...

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