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‘Robots are not taking over the world’: UN panel meets to define ‘killer robot’ threat (VIDEO)

Published time: 18 Nov, 2017 12:45 A UN panel met this week to discuss ‘killer robots’ amid concerns that not enough is being done to rein in and monitor advances in artificial intelligence. It agreed to define and set limits on weapons that kill without human involvement. The event, held in Geneva, marked the first formal meeting of government experts ...

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World Cup 2018: All you need to know about the teams heading to Russia

All 32 teams taking part at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia have now been confirmed, after Peru claimed the last qualifying spot by beating New Zealand in their intercontinental play-off, Ahead of the World Cup draw in the Kremlin on December 1, we bring you all you need to know about the teams that have qualified from each region. ...

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Russia 2018: Why big-name absentees won’t diminish the World Cup

As Italy failed to qualify for next year’s World Cup, many have posed the question: what will football’s showpiece event be like without the ‘Azzurri’? In reality, Russia 2018 won’t be any worse off without Italy, nor any of the other big-name absentees. Italy’s failure to qualify dumbfounded and devastated the footballing world in equal measure. The four-time winners have ...

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War between Iran & Saudi Arabia could send oil to $300 per barrel & impoverish the world

An armed conflict between Riyadh and Tehran would have a major impact on oil markets and the global economy. RT asked experts what a war between the two Middle East superpowers would mean for crude prices. If a conflict happens, oil prices could increase 500 percent. “Energy prices will seriously depend on the severity of the conflict. Let’s remember the ...

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Over 620,000 Russia 2018 World Cup tickets allocated in 1st sales phase

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 17:51 The first phase of ticket sales for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia saw over 620,000 allocated to football fans from over 3 million ticket applications, according to world football’s governing body. A total 622,117 tickets were allocated for the tournament in the first phase, which took place from October 1-12, where fans submitted ...

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Someone in Russia sent some tweets, Theresa May warns the entire Western world may crumble

Theresa May deployed two methods of distraction at the Lord Mayor’s Banquet speech in London: a flash of prime ministerial shoulder flesh in a racy, lacy ensemble, and Russia. She warned that Western democracy could soon crumble due to some tweets and Photoshop. UK Prime Minister Theresa May did offer reassurance to everyone in Britain: “I have a very simple ...

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Swede success: Jubilant Swedish footballers destroy TV set during World Cup celebrations (VIDEO)

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 13:24 Sweden’s footballers held nothing back in celebrating their Russia 2018 World Cup qualification, which even saw them breaking a TV broadcast desk in two as they mobbed pitchside reporters. Sweden held Italy to a 0-0 draw at Milan’s San Siro on Monday to record a 1-0 aggregate victory and book their place in Russia ...

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UFOs, fighter jets & Transformers: China’s $1.3bn VR theme park a world first (VIDEO)

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 10:44 The world’s first virtual reality theme park will finally open its doors to the public in southwest China this December, the company behind the project has announced – and footage of the facility does not disappoint. READ MORE: Britain’s Merlin to bewitch New Yorkers with Legoland theme park The ‘East Valley of Science and ...

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Honduras accuse Australia of using spy drone ahead of key World Cup clash

Published time: 13 Nov, 2017 14:21 The Honduras national football team have accused Australia of using a drone to spy on their preparations for Wednesday’s crucial World Cup second-leg play-off. The Honduran football federation’s official Twitter account posted footage of what it claims was an Australian spy drone filming the team’s training at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, ahead of Wednesday’s ...

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Crooners-in-chief: Five times world leaders have shown off their singing skills (VIDEOS)

Guests were surprised to hear Rodrigo Duterte serenading US President Donald Trump with a folk song from his native Philippines at the ASEAN summit gala dinner Sunday – but it wasn’t the first time that seasoned politicians have shown off their musical chops. From Putin to Berlusconi, RT.com looks back on the world leaders who have shown off their singing ...

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