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Netherlands ends support to Syrian militants & White Helmets since Assad ‘will soon win’

The Netherlands has decided to end its support to militants in Syria, since the program did not yield “expected” results. The move comes as journalists found one of the groups had been labeled as terrorists by the country itself. “The opportunity to quickly change the situation [in Syria] is extremely small,” reads the letter the lower house of the parliament ...

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Facebook bans first app since Cambridge Analytica, myPersonality, and suspends hundreds more

Facebook announced today that it had banned the app myPersonality for improper data controls and suspended hundreds more. So far this is only the second app to be banned as a result of the company’s large-scale audit begun in March; but as myPersonality hasn’t been active since 2012, and was to all appearances a legitimate academic operation, it’s a bit ...

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Russia to hold biggest military drills since Soviet times – Defense Minister

Russia is preparing to hold the largest military exercises in decades. The drills, in which China and Mongolia will participate as well, will be of an “unprecedented” scale, the Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said. A series of drills, which will hold a joint title ‘Vostok-2018’ will take place in Russia’s Siberia and Far East and will be “of unprecedented ...

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Taliban 'at its strongest since 2001' as it batters Afghan forces in strategic city of Ghazni

Around 100 Afghan troops were killed in fighting with Taliban over the strategic town of Ghazni. The group will be making new gains if the US keeps relying on force alone in Afghanistan, geopolitical analyst Ali Rizk told RT. For the last four days, the Taliban has been clashing with government forces for control of the Ghazni Province and its ...

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Infowars’ Alex Jones claims 5.6 million extra subscribers since being censored, so did he win?

In the battle to have Alex Jones and Infowars purged from social media, it’s not obvious who won. Jones’ critics are celebrating because he’s been deplatformed, while he claims to have 5.6 million extra subscribers as a result. Jones and his right-wing conspiracy platform, Infowars, have been wiped off YouTube, Facebook, Apple, LinkedIn, Spotify, Stitcher, and Pinterest, among others. The ...

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10 years since Georgia attacked South Ossetia and Russia – not the other way around

Wednesday marks exactly a decade since an ambitious Georgian leader shook world politics and ushered in a new era of antagonism between Russia and the West. Ten years ago Western audiences learned about breaking news. Russia was doing it again – attacking its weaker neighbor Georgia with tanks and warplanes. Georgia’s President Mikhail Saakashvili was giving exclusive interviews right and ...

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Russia, Ukraine & Belarus mark 1,030 years since ancestors adopted Christianity (PHOTO, VIDEO)

Thousands in Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus got together to celebrate 1,030 years since their ancestors adopted Christianity, when Vladimir the Great baptized the Kievan Rus. Moscow At noon, the bells in all of Orthodox Cathedrals in Moscow began ringing to mark the holiday. A sacred procession was attended by thousands of worshipers despite the heat of over 30 degrees Celsius ...

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Are cryptos back from the dead? Bitcoin jumps above $8,000 for first time since May

The cryptocurrency market has lost momentum in the past number of months, but recent weeks have seen a massive surge in the value of bitcoin and other digital money. Bitcoin was above $ 8,200, surging over 6 percent as of 20:00 GMT Tuesday. Ethereum, ripple, bitcoin cash and the other 10 largest cryptocurrencies were trading at a multi-month. The whole ...

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Number of Muslims running for public office hits record high since 9/11 – report

There has been a surge in the number of Muslim-Americans launching their bids for national and statewide offices, analysts say, crediting the Trump administration’s policies with sparking the moment. The primary season ahead of the November midterm elections is in full swing, and it has already broken some records. AP reported, citing Jetpac, a non-profit company assisting Muslim-American candidates, that ...

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Are immigrant detention centers in US making a killing since Trump took office? – RT's Keiser Report

RT’s Keiser Report looks into reports that facilities that hold immigrant families in Texas have seen their stock price almost double since Trump was elected in 2016. Stacy Herbert and Max Keiser also discuss corporate flight from Britain as the country prepares for Brexit and the economic disaster that will follow. In the second part of the show, Keiser interviews ...

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