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‘I can't wait for the day we move past this’ – American Olympian on US-Russia tensions

Chris Mazdzer, the first American to win an Olympic medal in men’s luge singles, says that the Olympic spirit can still bring people together from different countries despite existing tensions and controversies. Mazdzer, who was 13th in both his previous Olympic appearances in Vancouver and Sochi, claimed a silver medal at the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang, only losing out ...

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Erdogan: Turkey’s Syria op will move to Idlib after mission completed in Afrin

Published time: 8 Feb, 2018 10:46 Edited time: 8 Feb, 2018 10:55 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has promised to take Ankara’s Syria operation to Idlib after completing the current mission in Afrin, where they are targeting Kurdish militants. “We want our Syrian brothers and sisters to return to their land, and now we want to do the same in ...

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‘Shameful & politicized’: Russian PM slams IOC move to bar cleared athletes from Olympics

Russia’s PM Dmitry Medvedev has blasted the decision of the IOC to not invite the Russian athletes recently cleared of doping allegations to the upcoming Games, saying it violates the Olympic Charter and basic legal principles. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) acquitted 28 Russian athletes of all doping related-charges last Thursday, overruling their lifetime Olympic bans in the ...

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‘It’s time to move on’: William Hague says UKIP is irrelevant & should disband

UKIP should do the “dignified thing” and disband, William Hague has said as the party plunges into a fresh crisis over the leader’s “racist” ex-girlfriend. The former Tory leader and UKIP have a history of conflict. Writing in The Telegraph, Hague acknowledged the crucial role the party played in getting the UK out of the EU. But, as holding a ...

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British embassy in Kabul will move to high-security zone amid Taliban resurgence

Published time: 2 Jan, 2018 09:13 The British embassy in Kabul will be relocated to a high-security zone amid rising violence, it is understood. There are concerns that the compound is vulnerable to a bomb attack following an uptick in Taliban activity. Sir Nicholas Kay, the British ambassador to Afghanistan, has been in talks with senior members of the Afghan ...

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Top US aid recipient Guatemala insists Jerusalem move was ‘sovereign decision’

Guatemala has defended its decision to move its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem, claiming it was a “sovereign decision” that had nothing to do with foreign pressure despite it being the largest recipient of US aid in Central America. The move to acknowledge Jerusalem as the Israeli capital was “a foreign policy decision, therefore sovereign,” Foreign Minister Sandra Jovel said on ...

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2 Palestinians killed, dozens injured amid escalating rage over US Jerusalem move (VIDEOS)

Published time: 22 Dec, 2017 22:43 At least two Palestinians were shot dead by Israeli troops as another ‘Day of Rage’ drew thousands across the region. The situation remains “extremely volatile,” RT journalists reported from the scene of fierce clashes. The fatalities in the latest clashes were reported from the southern Gaza Strip, according to Reuters citing a spokesman for ...

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The tech industry needs to move towards responsible innovation in 2018

Hemant TanejaContributor More posts by this contributor: Why pulling out of Paris Accord damages America’s economic future The need for algorithmic accountability For over a decade now, Silicon Valley ideology has been to simultaneously: Move fast and break things. Make the world a better place. Our community — entrepreneurs and investors alike — have had a sense of manifest destiny to move ...

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US ‘will be taking names’ during UNGA vote on Jerusalem move, envoy Haley warns

Published time: 20 Dec, 2017 01:58 Edited time: 20 Dec, 2017 02:01 The US is ready to “take names” of its critics, America’s ambassador to the UN has warned, ahead of a GA session to debate Washington’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and move its embassy there. The US is ratcheting up its rhetoric and its threats ...

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Victor over Roy Moore says US should ‘move on’ from Trump’s alleged sexual misconduct

Published time: 17 Dec, 2017 23:21 Alabama Senator-elect Doug Jones believes allegations of sexual misconduct made against US President Donald Trump should not lead to his resignation. The newly-elected Democratic senator, who previously hit out at Senate election rival Roy Moore over historic sexual assault allegations made against him by multiple women, said people should “get on with the real ...

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