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Over 230 detained in Armenia as mass opposition protests continue (PHOTOS)

At least 233 people have been detained by police in the Armenian capital, Yerevan amid mass opposition protests against former President Serzh Sargsyan, who has become the new prime minister. Protesters and motorists attempting to block the roads with their cars are among those detained, police say. “If the detained won’t be released in due time, it means they are ...

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Disaster looms over Libyan oil

Is General Khalifa Haftar dead or alive? The leader of the Libyan National Army (LNA) disappeared from the public eye earlier this month, and now rumors surrounding his health are beginning to circulate. Some media reports say he is dead, others insist he is alive. If we are to trust a quote by Libyan Express of the French foreign minister, Haftar is alive ...

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DOJ hands over Comey’s Trump memos to Congress

Former FBI Director James Comey’s memos about meetings with President Donald Trump have been handed over to Congress. The public will likely see a version from which classified information is redacted. The redacted documents were sent over on Thursday evening to the chairs of the House Judiciary, Oversight and Intelligence committees. The originals, containing classified information, will be securely transferred ...

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‘High school kids shut you down’: Fox News host Ingraham mocked on-air over sponsors boycott

Fox News host Laura Ingraham was left red-faced on Thursday night, after a guest mocked her show’s loss of high-profile sponsors due to derogatory comments she made about a survivor of the Parkland school shooting. READ MORE: Fox host Laura Ingraham slams ‘bullying left’ after ad scandal Ingraham was interviewing John Cox, a Republican candidate for governor of California, and ...

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Russia demands compensation over US steel & aluminum tariffs

Moscow has sent a request to the World Trade Organization (WTO) to challenge the US decision to levy duties on steel and aluminum imports, according to a Russian statement published by the WTO on Thursday. “Although the United States presented the measures at issue as being adopted to address the threat that imports of steel and aluminum pose to the ...

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German theater investigated over free ‘Mein Kampf’ tickets for swastika wearers

A theater in the southern German city of Konstanz is under investigation, following complaints it promised free tickets to patrons who wear a swastika to a provocative play named after Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf. The Konstanz Theater in the state of Baden-Württemberg has been offering a controversial deal for the upcoming performance: theatergoers can either pay for their entry or ...

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Italian officials & German firm face lawsuit over arms sales to Saudi Arabia

A complaint has been filed by a coalition of human rights groups against Italian government officials and a major European arms manufacturer over their alleged involvement in the aerial bombing of Yemen. The legal action was launched by the Berlin-based European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR), the Yemen-based Mwatana Organization for Human Rights, and the Italian Rete Italiana ...

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ZTE said to be meeting with Google over US export ban

Yesterday was a rough one for ZTE. A year after pleading guilty to violating sanctions with Iran and North Korea, the U.S. Department of Commerce brought the hammer down and announced a seven-year export restriction on goods sporting U.S. components. That applies to more than a quarter of the components used in the company’s telecom equipment and mobile devices, according ...

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ZTE said to be meeting with Google over US export ban

Yesterday was a rough one for ZTE. A year after pleading guilty to violating sanctions with Iran and North Korea, the U.S. Department of Commerce brought the hammer down and announced a seven-year export restriction on goods sporting U.S. components. That applies to more than a quarter of the components used in the company’s telecom equipment and mobile devices, according ...

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