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6.2 quake strikes New Zealand’s North Island, disrupts parliament session

Published time: 30 Oct, 2018 02:33 Edited time: 30 Oct, 2018 03:00 A powerful 6.2 earthquake has struck New Zealand, some 64 kilometers east of the town of Waitara, and was felt all across the island nation, including the capital city of Wellington. No tsunami warning was issued by the nation’s Civil Defence. So far there have also been no ...

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50 arrested after city council session descends into fist-fight in Ukraine (VIDEOS)

A heated debate about a city budgeting issue in Ukraine escalated into a mass brawl, ending with police arresting almost 50 “active violators” in the aftermath. Mass clashes between supporters of Artem Semenikhin, the Mayor of the city of Konotop in northern Ukraine, and his opponents forced local police officers to intervene “to prevent mass riots and civilian casualties,”according to ...

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Russian delegation leaves OSCE PA session in protest over regulations violation

All Russian parliamentarians have left the current session of OSCE’s Parliamentary Assembly as a protest against a blatant violation of the group’s regulations, apparently condoned by its newly elected chairman. The protest took place at the Wednesday session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Cooperation and Security in Europe that is taking place in Berlin, Germany. Read more ...

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Fatal fornication: Marathon sex session marsupials added to endangered list

Two species of marsupials whose males die after engaging in hours-long marathon sex sessions have been listed as endangered by Australian officials. The black-tailed dusky antechinus and the silver-headed antechinus, both of which were discovered only in Queensland, Australia in 2013, partake in sex sessions of up to 14 hours with their mates. Unfortunately, the long bout of lovemaking literally ...

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FC Barcelona invite Florida school shooting hero to training session

A young fan of FC Barcelona, paralyzed while trying to save classmates during the Mary Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, has been honored by the club. The giants of Spain’s La Liga have invited him to their training session. Anthony Borges, who played at the Spanish club’s academy in Lauderhill, near Fort Lauderdale in 2016, was shot five times as ...

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WADA officers disrupt Russian women’s ice hockey training session in PyeongChang

Russian female ice hockey players at the Winter Olympics came under scrutiny from World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) officers, who took 16 team members to doping control hours before a scheduled training session. The team is competing at the Games under the name ‘Olympic Athletes from Russia’ following the ban imposed on the country by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) amid ...

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‘He never missed a training session’- Lev Yashin’s widow on her husband’s peerless career

Valentina Yashina, the widow of the Soviet goalkeeping legend, has spoken to RT about her husband’s illustrious career, determination, and incessant work ethic to perfect his skills by never missing a training session. Yashin, who remains the only goalkeeper in history to receive the coveted Ballon d’Or, made 78 appearances for the USSR, and won a 1956 Olympic gold medal ...

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Russia to miss out on PACE winter session due to discrimination – lawmakers

Published time: 11 Jan, 2018 14:24 Russia isn’t going to be represented at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) winter session as the body refuses to give up its policy of discriminating against national delegations, the lawmakers said. “In accordance with our common decision, we won’t be taking part in the work of the Assembly until PACE ...

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UN General Assembly to hold rare emergency session after US vetoes Jerusalem resolution

Published time: 19 Dec, 2017 16:54 The UN General Assembly will hold a special session on Thursday, following a request by Arab and Muslim states. The countries have cited the US decision to veto a draft resolution on the status of Jerusalem. According to Palestinian UN envoy Riyad Mansour, the General Assembly will vote on a draft resolution calling for ...

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‘I could’ve crushed McGregor in sparring session’ – ‘Game of Thrones’ strongman Hafthor Bjornsson

Icelandic strongman Hafthor Bjornsson, known for his role in fantasy series ‘Game of Thrones,’ says he “could have crushed” Irish MMA fighter Conor McGregor during a sparring session between the pair two years ago. Bjornsson, who besides being known for his acting career is a professional strongman and avid football fan of his native Iceland, visited Moscow last weekend to ...

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