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Chechen leader mocks sanctions & travel ban, says got ‘no order to step on US soil yet’

Published time: 20 Dec, 2017 22:17 The head of Russia’s Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, has said that while he is proud to be sanctioned under the Magnitsky Act, the US should search for real human rights abusers at home, “in the White House and the Pentagon.” Kadyrov seemed flattered to be placed on the US sanctions list alongside four other ...

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Migrant crisis is a timebomb for EU, says Russian envoy

Published time: 20 Dec, 2017 10:54 The Russian ambassador to the European Union has called the current migrant crisis a “timebomb” that would destroy high living standards in Europe, but not the EU as a political bloc. “The migration crisis is a time bomb for the European Union and its fuse is quite short,” Vladimir Chizhov told RIA Novosti. “The ...

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First female ambassador to Saudi Arabia will send ‘clear signal’ to Riyadh, says Belgium

Published time: 19 Dec, 2017 17:10 Edited time: 19 Dec, 2017 17:11 Belgium has become the first country to make its ambassador to Saudi Arabia a woman. Brussels says the move sends a “clear signal” to Riyadh – or perhaps atones for helping elect Saudi Arabia to a UN women’s rights panel in April. Dominique Mineur, who currently serves as ...

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‘Surrounded by hawks’: Trump’s promises reversed in new US security strategy, senator says

Rushed to completion by war hawks, the newly-released US national security strategy “drastically reverses” President Donald Trump’s campaign promises on Russia, Syria and NATO, Virginia state Senator Richard Black believes. The strategy, published on Monday, is the first ever to be issued during an administration’s initial year in office. It highlights major threats to US national security as well as ...

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Sir Ian McKellen says women ‘also to blame’ for Hollywood sex pest scandal

Published time: 19 Dec, 2017 09:09 One of Britain’s most treasured actors has spoken out about the Hollywood sex scandal. Sir Ian McKellen told Oxford University students at a recent talk that women who offer sex in return for acting work are also to blame. McKellen, known for playing King Lear, Gandalf and Magneto, started out as an actor in ...

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'Media malpractice': MSM covering 'Russia meddling' with no evidence, says New York Uni professor

US media and government members baselessly accuse Russia of influencing the 2016 presidential election, presenting any attempt to improve relations with Moscow as treason, Professor of Russian Studies Stephen Cohen says. Cohen, who is a professor emeritus of Russian studies at New York University and a contributing editor at The Nation, made his latest comments during an interview with Fox ...

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Analyst who predicted bitcoin boom says cryptocurrency will hit $400,000

Published time: 18 Dec, 2017 09:47 Edited time: 18 Dec, 2017 09:48 The founder and director of Standpoint Research, Ronnie Moas, who foresaw bitcoin’s incredible rise this year, says the price of the world’s leading cryptocurrency will reach $ 400,000 one day. “The end-game on bitcoin is that it will hit $ 300,000 to $ 400,000 in my opinion, and ...

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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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Rising seas will displace 150 million people by 2100, says climate report

Published time: 17 Dec, 2017 14:37 Lands inhabited by more than 150 million people could be submerged in water by the end of this century. That’s according to the latest projections from a group of US researchers. A new study published in the journal Earth’s Future used the latest information from the Antarctic ice sheet and combined it with existing ...

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Thou shalt not report fakes: Pope Francis says bias & disinformation ‘a grave sin’

Published time: 17 Dec, 2017 09:52 Sensationalism is a grave sin, Pope Francis has warned. News should encourage a healthy critical sense, the pontiff said, in an attack on media bias which implied that tittle-tattle is as deadly as lust, sloth and gluttony. “We must not fall prey to the ‘sins of communication’: disinformation – that is, giving just one ...

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