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Russian hunter skis for 10 hours through taiga at night to get help for injured friend

Russian hunter skis for 10 hours through taiga at night to get help for injured friend

A hunt in taiga forest turned into a quest for survival for two Russian hunters after one was badly injured in a snowmobile accident. To get help for the man, his friend skied for 10 hours to reach
Right-wing outrage as Twitter locks down accounts in ‘bot purge’

Right-wing outrage as Twitter locks down accounts in ‘bot purge’

Conservative Twitter users across the platform are, metaphorically at least, setting their hair on fire amid claims their accounts were locked in a reported “purge” of right-wing voices. Read Full
Pro-govt Syrian convoy tried to enter Afrin, retreated to east of Aleppo - Erdogan spokesman

Pro-govt Syrian convoy tried to enter Afrin, retreated to east of Aleppo - Erdogan spokesman

A pro-Syrian government convoy that attempted to enter Afrin has been met by Turkish artillery fire, forcing it to retreat, a spokesperson for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said. Read Full
‘Thank you, Mama Merkel’: Syrian refugee lives with 2 wives, 6 kids on benefits in Germany

‘Thank you, Mama Merkel’: Syrian refugee lives with 2 wives, 6 kids on benefits in Germany

A documentary about a Syrian refugee in Germany, who happily lives on state handouts with his two wives and six kids, has angered many in the country where polygamy is against the law. Read Full
Philippines ‘very seriously’ concerned that US intelligence tags Duterte a ‘threat to democracy’

Philippines ‘very seriously’ concerned that US intelligence tags Duterte a ‘threat to democracy’

The presidential office in the Philippines has been seriously disturbed by the US intelligence community’s assessment that Rodrigo Duterte represents a “threat to democracy.” Read Full Article at
Tehran’s retaliation will ‘level Tel Aviv to the ground,’ Iranian official warns Israel

Tehran’s retaliation will ‘level Tel Aviv to the ground,’ Iranian official warns Israel

Israel’s capital will be leveled “to the ground” by an immediate retaliatory strike if Benjamin Netanyahu follows through on his threat to attack the Islamic Republic, an Iranian politician has
‘Culture of impunity’ in Afghanistan: Why US is unlikely to face ICC for alleged war crimes

‘Culture of impunity’ in Afghanistan: Why US is unlikely to face ICC for alleged war crimes

With the extensive presence of “warlords and human-rights abusers,” as well as a “culture of impunity” in Afghanistan, over a million victims of alleged war crimes may not receive ICC justice,
Palestinian, Israeli & US reps clash at UNSC over who is ‘the problem’ and who is avoiding talks

Palestinian, Israeli & US reps clash at UNSC over who is ‘the problem’ and who is avoiding talks

Israel and the US have slammed Mahmoud Abbas’ roadmap for peace at a UN Security Council meeting. The Palestinian president accused Washington and Tel Aviv of killing negotiations and abandoning the
Hundestag? Germany’s SPD red-faced after dog joins party

Hundestag? Germany’s SPD red-faced after dog joins party

Members of Germany’s Social Democratic Party (SPD) began casting their votes on Tuesday to decide whether they would enter into government with Angela Merkel’s conservatives. One of them was a new
‘Persecuted by govt & already convicted by press’: Major Catalan politician flees Spain

‘Persecuted by govt & already convicted by press’: Major Catalan politician flees Spain

Another leading political figure in the Catalonian movement for independence has fled to Switzerland ahead of a court hearing in Madrid, saying she won’t get “a fair trial at home”. Read Full Article
Turkish shells explode behind reporter covering pro-Syrian govt deployment in Afrin (VIDEO)

Turkish shells explode behind reporter covering pro-Syrian govt deployment in Afrin (VIDEO)

Turkish forces have attempted to prevent the convoy of pro-government Syrian militias from entering the Kurdish-held Afrin, unleashing a barrage of artillery fire which hit close to media covering the
‘It’s a good time to think about re-criminalizing adultery’ – Erdogan

‘It’s a good time to think about re-criminalizing adultery’ – Erdogan

Turkey made a “mistake” when it last decided not to criminalize adultery and should reexamine the idea, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared. The issue prompted fierce debate when it was first
Suicide rate among unaccompanied underage refugees alarms Sweden

Suicide rate among unaccompanied underage refugees alarms Sweden

The Swedish authorities are concerned by what they call a “disturbing” number of suicides among unaccompanied minors, who came to the Nordic country to seek asylum. More than a dozen young refugees
US ‘game of provocations’ caused military conflict in Syria’s Afrin – Lavrov

US ‘game of provocations’ caused military conflict in Syria’s Afrin – Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has blamed US policy in Syria for the conflict between Turkey and Kurdish militias in Afrin, saying that the recent clashes were caused by US actions that look
‘Polocaust museum’: Polish minister calls for commemoration of non-Jewish victims of WWII

‘Polocaust museum’: Polish minister calls for commemoration of non-Jewish victims of WWII

Poland’s Deputy Minister of Culture has endorsed the creation of a special “Polocaust” museum to commemorate the non-Jews who died in Poland during World War II. Read Full Article at RT.com
Fukushima firm ordered to pay $143k to family of 102yo suicide victim

Fukushima firm ordered to pay $143k to family of 102yo suicide victim

A Japanese court has ordered the operators of the Fukushima nuclear plant to pay 15.2 million yen (US$143,400) in compensation to the family of 102-year-old Fumio Okubo, who killed himself rather than
70yo stabs 3 refugees outside German church, released by police

70yo stabs 3 refugees outside German church, released by police

A 70-year-old knifeman has assaulted three refugees in Germany, allegedly over dissatisfaction with the country’s refugee policy. The attacker, however, has been released by police, who said there
Western pattern: ‘Seek out ethnic tensions, inflame & use as leverage to serve your agenda’

Western pattern: ‘Seek out ethnic tensions, inflame & use as leverage to serve your agenda’

Presenting Russia as a boogeyman crushing an oppressed minority serves the ideological interests of the West and is part of an established pattern of Western behavior, independent political analyst
Newcomer Euroskeptic, anti-migrant party jumps to 2nd spot in Dutch polls

Newcomer Euroskeptic, anti-migrant party jumps to 2nd spot in Dutch polls

The support for the Forum for Democracy (FVD) has increased more than 8 percent since last year’s election in the Netherlands, with the new party that wants an EU membership referendum now sharing
Cloud-surfing cabs: Uber CEO sees flying cars within next decade

Cloud-surfing cabs: Uber CEO sees flying cars within next decade

Flying taxis may sound like something from 90's sci-fi hit The Fifth Element, but that’ll be the reality in 5-10 years if Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has his way. Read Full Article at RT.com