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Rebuilding Syria: RT films repaired factories & roads as country slowly returns to peaceful life

War-torn Syria is rebuilding after the successful expulsion of militants from large parts of the country. RT’s crew visited strategic factories and roads, as well as peach orchards, as they return to normality. A cable and electrics factory located in the town of Adra outside Damascus was looted clean by militants during the war. As the Syrian government got it ...

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All roads lead to China: Russian gas from Arctic & Siberia to flow east at full capacity

Gas supplies to China via the Power of Siberia natural gas pipeline or the ‘Eastern Route,’ will reach the contracted level in six years, according to China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC). “Supplies via the ‘Eastern Route’ are expected to start by the end of next year, initial volumes are 5 billion cubic meters, which will reach 38 billion cubic meters ...

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12 Deadliest Roads In The World

Many People Die While Challenging These Deadly Highways. Traffic mishaps declare the lives of many travelers annually, it is extremely depressing for one to die or shed a loved one in this way.A lot of carnage incidents are brought on by inadequate road routines such as over-speeding, inebriated driving or talking on the phone while holding the steering. However, various ...

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Roads submerged as severe flash flooding hits Maryland (VIDEOS)

Published time: 27 May, 2018 21:57 Residents in the cities of Ellicott and Baltimore scrambled for safety as heavy rainfall brought flash flooding to the area. Videos posted on social media show raging torrents of water deluging neighborhoods. A flash flood emergency was declared in Ellicott City on Sunday. A video posted by locals show the city’s Main Street awash ...

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President threatens to use army to clear Brazil truckers blocking roads in protest (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Some of the truckers protesting high fuel prices in Brazil have agreed to unblock the roads after the government threatened to send in the army against them. The five-day strike highlighted Brazil’s economic woes. On Friday, President Michel Temer threatened to send the army to clear the roads, as one of the trucker unions said it would continue the strike ...

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‘Swath of destruction’: Roads blocked & trees uprooted as tornado hits central Germany (VIDEO)

Published time: 17 May, 2018 09:04 A tornado hit the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia on Wednesday. The disaster left a trail of destruction, authorities said, including blockages of roads and railways. Several villages were hit and around 50 houses were damaged. At least two people were injured, one of whom – a firefighter – was struck by lightning. The ...

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Saakashvili supporters block roads & build barricades in Kiev, preventing his removal by police

Published time: 5 Dec, 2017 10:48 Edited time: 5 Dec, 2017 10:56 Around 200 supporters of detained ex-Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili are blocking roads and erecting barricades in the heart of the Ukrainian capital. Police used tear gas against the protesters, who are impeding the vehicle taking him for questioning. Ukrainian security forces used tear gas against protesters demanding the ...

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Catalonia chaos: Pro-independence rallies block 60 roads & stop trains (VIDEOS)

Published time: 8 Nov, 2017 15:24 Edited time: 8 Nov, 2017 15:58 Pro-independence protesters have brought Catalonia to a halt as part of a general strike to protest the imprisonment of the ousted Catalan leaders. Demonstrators blocked roads in over 60 places while train services were also at a standstill. The general strike caused traffic chaos from around six o’clock ...

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Waymo now testing its self-driving cars on public roads with no one at the wheel

Waymo recently hosted a number of journalists at its private Castle testing compound, and treated us to rides with no safety driver behind the wheel – now, the former Google self-driving car company is going farther still, however, launching public road tests of its autonomous Chrysler Pacifica minivans with no safety driver on board. The tests aren’t limited to one ...

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‘Pollution season on’: Smog shrouds Beijing & suburbs, causes roads closures (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Published time: 27 Oct, 2017 08:26 Authorities have issued a yellow smog alert in and around the Chinese capital Beijing, as dense fog caused road closures in the country. People have taken to social media, posting pictures of blanketed sites and of themselves wearing masks. On Friday, air pollution levels in Chinese cities, including Beijing, Tianjin and Shijiazhuang in Hebei ...

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