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Robbery on the go: Moving bus looted during World Cup celebrations in Grenoble (VIDEO)

Some people took advantage of the French national team’s victory at the World Cup – a group of young men were filmed robbing a bus as it was driven through Grenoble during the celebrations. Men chasing a bus and emptying its luggage compartment in broad daylight were caught on film. The video was widely shared on Wednesday. The vehicle is ...

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Cute kids recreating World Cup final causes online race debate. Must it always end like this?

A video of young footballers recreating the World Cup final between France and Croatia kicked off a vicious race debate online. Does everything in the era of online comments and identity politics have to be like this? RT is winding down its World Cup coverage after a successful tournament in Russia, and produced the video recreation as part of that. ...

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‘Threat to the world’: Hungary to pull out of ‘extreme’ UN migration pact

Hungary has said it will withdraw from a new UN migration pact before its final approval and called the agreement a “threat to the world.” The Global Compact For Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration was approved by every UN member nation except the United States, which withdrew from the agreement last year. Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said the pact ...

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How much gold is in the FIFA World Cup Trophy?

Arguably the most coveted prize in sport, the FIFA World Cup Trophy could not have been made from anything but gold. But RT wanted to find out just how much gold the trophy contains. After the French national team’s victory in the 2018 final in Russia, RT talked to precious metals experts at BullionStar, who took a closer look at ...

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‘Trump seems to have bad relations with the whole world’ – Spanish foreign minister

Donald Trump’s recent remarks suggest he has bad relations with the whole world, the Spanish foreign minister said, hours before the US leader’s landmark meeting with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. “What I do know is that [Donald] Trump says he does not expect much from the meeting [with Putin] and that relations with Russia are very bad,” Josep Borrell said ...

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Russia blocked 25mn cyber attacks on IT infrastructure during World Cup – Putin

Russia has come under nearly 25 million cyber attacks targeting its critical information systems and infrastructure during the FIFA World Cup tournament, Vladimir Putin revealed. “Throughout the duration of the World Cup, we neutralized almost 25 million cyber attacks and other criminal activities against the information infrastructure of Russia, which, in one way or another, were associated with the holding ...

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Putin meets Macron ahead of World Cup final, gives flowers to French first lady (VIDEO)

Russian President Vladimir Putin met his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron ahead of the World Cup final between France and Croatia. He marked the occasion by presenting France’s First Lady Brigitte Macron with flowers. The French president was invited to the Kremlin a few hours before the World Cup final. It’s Macron’s second visit to Russia in the past few days. ...

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‘4% on military spending will not make world more secure’ – German Foreign Minister

Increased defense spending championed by the US President Donald Trump at the NATO summit will not make the world safer, the German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said, adding that respect for international order is needed instead. “We know that peace and security come at a price,” Maas said in a Twitter post on Saturday, just days after the end of ...

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World running out of gold & there’s no substitute, experts warn

People responsible for supplying the world with gold are sounding the alarm, saying discoveries of the precious metal are shrinking and there’s no reasonable substitute. Mining companies are no longer finding new deposits of gold to replace their aging mines. South Africa’s 140-year-old gold industry – which was once the world’s largest – is currently facing a major crisis. The ...

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YouTube TV service goes haywire in midst of England-Croatia World Cup Semi-final

Google’s internet-delivered subscription TV service, YouTube TV, has suffered outages across the US right as it was airing the Fox broadcast of the 2018 World Cup semi-final match between England and Croatia. Even though the US national team did not qualify for the World Cup, Americans have seemingly not been immune to the football fever that has gripped the world ...

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