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Ethiopia demands UK return pillaged treasure taken 150 years ago (DEBATE)

Ethiopia is calling for the return of valuable artefacts plundered by British forces 150 years ago. The East African treasures are currently on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. The country has demanded that all of the looted antiquities be sent back to Ethiopia on a permanent basis, refusing an offer of a long-term loan by the ...

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Militants with EU-made kit & exiting US-patrolled area taken out by Syrian army – Russian MoD

Two off-road vehicles carrying European-made electronic weaponry were destroyed by Syrian forces near the US base at Al-Tanf, the Russian MoD said. Five militants died and IS propaganda material was found at the scene. Three off-road vehicles with heavy weaponry mounted on them were spotted by a Syrian militia unit patrolling the boundary of the US-controlled area in Al-Tanf, the ...

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Australian Open: Ball girl inches from being taken out by powerful Rafael Nadal backhand (VIDEO)

A ball girl at the Australian Open showed lightning-quick reflexes to dodge a powerful backhand from Rafael Nadal in his second round game on Wednesday. The Spanish star apologized to the girl after making sure she was unhurt. In the third set of his match against Argentina’s Leonardo Mayer, the Spaniard misdirected a return of serve, firing it at the ...

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‘We’ll no longer let US generosity be taken advantage of’: Haley hails $285mn cut to UN budget

Cutting the “bloated” UN budget by $ 285 million next year is a “big step in right direction,” according to US envoy Nikki Haley. The news comes after reports from the UN that some critical aid programs were underfunded this year. The US Mission to the United Nations announced on Sunday that it had secured a major curb in the ...

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‘People’s support of Putin must be taken into consideration’ – Gorbachev

Published time: 7 Dec, 2017 12:51 The first and only Soviet president and father of Perestroika, Mikhail Gorbachev, says that the great public support for Vladimir Putin can be explained by the people’s reluctance for change in an extremely complicated and tense international situation. Read more “Russia has a lot of problems in the current situation and the international situation ...

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Russia slides to 2nd in unofficial Sochi Olympics medal tally after 2 bobsled golds taken away

Published time: 24 Nov, 2017 14:27 Edited time: 24 Nov, 2017 15:28 Russia has lost first place in the overall medal count of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi after the country was deprived of two gold medals in bobsled by the International Olympic Committee. Russia topped the overall medal table in Sochi with 13 gold, 11 silver and 9 ...

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Trump Twitter account taken down due to employee ‘error’

Published time: 3 Nov, 2017 00:16 Edited time: 3 Nov, 2017 01:01 A Twitter employee deactivated President Donald Trump’s personal account, before it was brought back online 11 minutes later, the social media company said. Twitter said the incident, which occurred around 7:00pm Eastern time, was caused by “human error.” “We are continuing to investigate and are taking steps to ...

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Magic Johnson asked to have tampering fine taken from his salary

Magic Johnson is stepping up and claiming responsibility. In the wake of the Lakers being slapped with a $ 500,000 fine for tampering with Paul George when he was still a member of the Pacers, Johnson doesn’t want friend and Lakers owner Jeanie Buss to bear the financial obligation, according to a report from the LA Times. “We can’t say ...

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Michael Lohan's Wife, Kate Major, Taken by Cops for Psych Evaluation

Michael LohanKate Major Taken By Cops for Psych Evaluation 8/20/2017 6:56 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Michael Lohan‘s wife called the cops on him, but ended up getting taken in herself for a psych examination. Michael tells TMZ … Kate Major was drunk when arrived back at his Florida home around 6 PM Friday, so he left and took their kids with ...

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Two Venezuela opposition figures taken from their homes overnight

CARACAS, Venezuela — Two of Venezuela’s leading opposition figures were taken from their homes in the middle of the night by state security agents on Tuesday, in President Nicolas Maduro’s first moves against his enemies since a widely denounced vote giving his government nearly unlimited powers. The wife of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez posted what appeared to be video of ...

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