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Scuffles in Bucharest as thousands protest corruption (VIDEO)

Some 50,000 Romanians braved the sleet and snow on Saturday to protest against corruption in Bucharest. Brief scuffles broke out between the demonstrators and riot police during the march. The event kicked off at the city’s landmark University Square, where protesters joined in blowing whistles, waving flags and chanting “Thieves!” and “Resign!” People also held rallies in other Romanian cities, ...

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Hostages use bed sheets to flee besieged & burning Kabul Intercontinental Hotel (VIDEO)

Published time: 21 Jan, 2018 07:15 Edited time: 21 Jan, 2018 07:31 The dramatic moment when people tried to escape the siege of the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan, has been captured on camera. The hostages can be seen fleeing to safety as the hotel building burns. People are seen trying to climb down from upper floors of the building ...

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9 reported deaths in Turkish strikes on Afrin, wounded civilians rushed to hospitals (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Published time: 20 Jan, 2018 23:43 At least nine people have reportedly been killed in Afrin, Syria, as Turkey bombs the predominantly Kurdish region. Footage from the scene shows hospitals treating wounded civilians and locals donating blood. Turkish airstrikes killed three fighters and six civilians, according to a statement by the Kurdish militia. At least 13 civilians were wounded. Turkey ...

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WATCH Syria’s Afrin bombed by Turkish jets (VIDEO)

Published time: 20 Jan, 2018 16:11 Edited time: 20 Jan, 2018 16:58 The Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin has been bombed by Turkish F-16 jets as Ankara begins its military operation against Kurdish forces. Footage from RT’s Ruptly shows blasts and black smoke rising over the town. On Saturday, Turkey’s General Staff officially declared the start of the attack on ...

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'We’ve had enough!' Protesters demand new agricultural policies in Germany (VIDEO)

Demonstrators armed with pots and spoons have taken to the streets of Berlin to demand government changes which would benefit small farmers. It coincides with Berlin’s hosting of the world’s largest agricultural fair. Footage posted online by Ruptly showed the protesters marching through the streets carrying banners, some of which featured a photo of a honeybee. “New agricultural policy,” the ...

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‘Black Jesus’: Virgin Mary cradles refugee in Italian artwork (VIDEO)

An art exhibition showing the Virgin Mary cradling a Nigerian refugee in her arms opened in a Milan gallery on Thursday. The exhibition is a reimagining of renaissance master Michelangelo’s sculpture ‘ La Pietà’. In the original work, completed by Michelangelo at the end of the 15th Century, the Virgin Mary holds the body of Jesus in her arms, following ...

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‘Andres Manuelovich?’: Mexican presidential hopeful laughs off Russia links (VIDEO)

Mexican presidential candidate, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, has laughed of suggestions that his campaign may be backed by everyone’s favorite bogeyman – the Russians. The perennial leftist candidate responded to claims that his campaign may have Kremlin backing by releasing a satirical online video. The allegations were made Wednesday by a spokesman for rival candidate, Jose Antonio Meade.   The ...

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Turboprop plane buffeted by gusts of wind in harrowing landing (VIDEO)

A Eurowings turboprop airliner made a nail-biting landing in Dusseldorf after encountering the winds of storm Friederike, which wrought havoc across Germany. The force of Friederike’s wrath manifested in crosswinds tearing through Germany on Thursday. Pilots brave enough to face 70-knot gusts (110 kph/80mph) risked the safety of their passengers to get them to terra firma, sometimes after repeated landing ...

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Russian combat engineers test new advanced assault suit (VIDEO)

An advanced battle suit has been put to the test by a new unit of the Russian Engineering Corps. The contingent is tasked with carrying out engineering functions and be a formidable fighting force at the same time. The full body armor suit is specifically designed to protect soldiers in intense urban warfare. It’s made from composite materials that provide ...

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