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First images of US-led strikes on Damascus emerge (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Published time: 14 Apr, 2018 01:37 Edited time: 14 Apr, 2018 01:59 The first videos and photos have emerged on social media showing what appear to be the strikes by the US, the UK and French militaries in the Syrian capital. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT World News

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French police oust protesting students from iconic Sorbonne University (PHOTOS)

Police removed some 200 students who occupied the famous Sorbonne University in Paris. Several universities across France remain blocked by protesters raging against a new educational reform. The demonstrators in the University of Paris, commonly known as the Sorbonne, occupied the spaces inside the building on Thursday afternoon. The university authorities attempted to negotiate with the protesters but when three-hour ...

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Outrage as giant blue penis painted along building in Sweden (PHOTOS)

A giant penis in the colors of Sweden’s national flag which was, em, erected on the side of a five-storey building in central Stockholm is to be erased after shocked residents demanded it’s removal. The artist behind the giant phallic mural, Carolina Falkholt, said she hoped it would encourage passersby, especially those shocked or repulsed, to think about why they ...

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Russia’s military options to counter US strike in Syria (PHOTOS)

With the US and Russia engaged in a public row over the consequences of a possible American attack against Syria, the capabilities that Moscow has to respond to it are a major question. Washington threatened military action against the Syrian government in response to an alleged chemical weapons attack in Douma, which incidentally happened exactly a year after the first ...

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Police vs eco-activists: Tense standoff in France as violence flares for 2nd day (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Violence is flaring in western France for the second day as police attempt to raze an anarchist commune on the site of an abandoned airport. Squatters threw Molotov cocktails at officers, who responded with tear gas. Law enforcement officials were mobilized for evictions in Notre-Dame-des-Landes commune, 20km from the city of Nantes on Monday. Some 250 activists occupied the 1,650-hectare ...

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Cosby courthouse chaos: Topless woman arrested as retrial starts (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

A topless woman protesting outside the Pennsylvania courthouse where US comedian and actor Bill Cosby is due to be retried on sexual assault charges has been arrested. The woman struggled with police officers on the pavement outside Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown just as Cosby and his lawyer approached the building. Footage taken by onlookers show that at one point ...

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Turkish police confiscate 'ancient' bible during routine traffic stop (PHOTOS)

Police in Turkey have reportedly seized an ancient leather-bound bible during a routine traffic stop in the country’s central province of Nigde on Saturday. Various Turkish media report that the surprising find was made when police stopped a vehicle during routine traffic inspections on the Aksaray-Adana highway. Four men, including two Syrian nationals and one Iraqi, were taken into custody ...

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4,000 photos, 4 social networks, 1 family: #Romanovs100 kicks off with first stories

Thousands of rare photos from the Romanovs’ private archives are hitting the web, starting April 8, in a hundred-day-long project dedicated to the lives of Russia’s last reigning royal family. Nicholas II was a real photo buff and his wife and five children followed suit: they used different cameras, including the legendary Kodak Brownie, to take photos of their daily ...

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Running from gas in Gaza: Palestinians resort to DIY protection during Great Return March (PHOTOS)

With plumes of smoke blanketing the Israel-Gaza border, Palestinians rallying for a second week have resorted to makeshift gas masks. They burned tires as cover from sniper fire. The IDF responded to the protest with tear gas. From old plastic bottles to onions to simple scarfs, all types of improvised protection were used by thousands of protesters on Friday.Some were ...

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Brazil's Lula defies jailing deadline shielded by hundreds of supporters (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Federal police in Brazil have reportedly decided to hold off the arrest of the former President Lula da Silva, who stayed inside the headquarters of a steelworkers union past the deadline, surrounded by hundreds of his supporters. The fate of the 72-year-old former Brazilian leader is in limbo, after da Silva, known as Lula in the country, did not turn ...

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