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 2017-09-26 16:19 

Sputnik International

Baghdad Gives Iraqi Kurdistan Three Days to Hand Over Control of Airports... +

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said that Iraqi Kurdistan has three days to hand over the control over the international airports to Baghdad in order to avoid embargo....

 2017-09-26 16:17 

Sputnik International

Smile Even Though Your Arm Is Aching, Study Says It Will Boost Your Flu Jab... +

Having the good fortune to smile when somebody is sticking a needle into you is near impossible - yet it could be just the thing to help older people avoid the flu....

 2017-09-26 16:15 

RT.com

Too clever for prison: Privileged Oxford medical student who stabbed Tinder date walks free... +

An Oxford graduate who stabbed her Tinder date but avoided jail caused outrage again when campaigners compared the sentences handed down to working class men in similar cases. ...

 2017-09-26 16:15 

Sputnik International

Files Show US Authorities Focusing on Antifa Instead of Far-Right Groups... +

US authorities are concentrating their efforts on cracking down Antifa, rather than violent right-wing groups, declassified files have revealed....

 2017-09-26 16:14 

RT.com

Free speech or provocation? Danish minister reposts Prophet Muhammad cartoon on Facebook... +

Denmark's immigration minister has sparked outrage once again, posting a photo of her iPad on Facebook which shows a satirical drawing of the Prophet Muhammad as the screen's backdrop in a move which some Muslims regard as blasphemous. ...

 2017-09-26 16:13 

RT.com

13 people arrested after jumping out of moving truck onto M1 motorway (VIDEO)... +

The shocking moment 13 people leapt from the back of moving truck and onto a traffic-filled motorway in England has been captured on camera. Dashcam footage taken on the M1 shows the group dash out of the cargo container of a Polish-registered vehicle. ...

 2017-09-26 16:10 

KyivPost.com

NBU: NBU governor to be absent on unpaid leave until her resignation approved... +

Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Valeriya Gontareva from September 26, 2017 will be absent on unpaid leave until her resignation is approved, the press service of the central bank has told Interfax-Ukraine. “According to the law on the...

 2017-09-26 16:00 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Moldovan President Says NATO Liaison Office 'Will Not Bring Peace'... +

Moldova's pro-Russia president has renewed criticism of plans for a liaison office of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in the country, saying the ex-Soviet republic should stay clear of a "geopolitical confrontation" between Washington and Moscow....

 2017-09-26 16:00 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Belarusian Sentenced For Fighting Alongside Ukraine Separatists... +

A court has sentenced a Belarusian man to a two-year suspended sentence for fighting alongside Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine....

 2017-09-26 15:59 

Sputnik International

Catalan Law Enforcement Agencies Ordered to Seize Referendum Ballot Boxes... +

Catalonia's law enforcement agencies have been ordered to seize the ballot boxes, ballot papers for the upcoming referendum as tensions over the planned event continue to mount....

 2017-09-26 15:52 

TASS

Yenisei Shipping Company ranked among leading water cargo transport firms... +

The estimation was based on the European rating standard...

 2017-09-26 15:48 

Sputnik International

WannaCry Some More? Cybercriminals Using NSA Hacking Tools to Attack Citizens... +

A cybersecurity firm has announced hacking tools linked to the US National Security Agency are being exploited by cybercriminals....

 2017-09-26 15:44 

Sputnik International

Aerial Breakthrough: First Self-Flying Taxi Makes Maiden Flight in Dubai (VIDEO)... +

Watch how United Arab Emirates is ready to revolutionize personal air travel by successfully testing the concept model of a German-built aerial taxi, which will be capable of flying passengers to their destinations without a pilot at the controls....

 2017-09-26 15:41 

TASS

Toro Rosso confirms Pierre Gasly to stand in for Daniil Kvyat for Malaysian Grand Prix... +

Kvyats best result in Formula One was at the 2015 Hungarian Grand Prix when he was second fastest...

 2017-09-26 15:38 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Following The Twists, Turns In Kyrgyzstan's Presidential Race... +

There are no elections in Central Asia like Kyrgyzstan's elections, and the upcoming presidential election there is further proof of that. (The views expressed in this blog post do not necessarily reflect those of RFE/RL.)...

 2017-09-26 15:38 

Sputnik International

Fuel Shortages Reported Across France as Strike of Truck Drivers Continues... +

Over 300 fuel stations across France have experienced partial shortages or have totally run out of fuel as truck drivers continue to protest against President Emmanuel Macron's labor law reforms, signed into law on Friday, media reported Tuesday....

 2017-09-26 15:38 

TASS

Russian Foreign Ministry says there is no legal ban on Irans missile tests... +

No ban that might prevent Iran from testing missiles, Russian senior diplomat says...

 2017-09-26 15:37 

SeeNews.com

Bucharest stock indices rise, turnover falls... +

BUCHAREST (Romania), September 26 (SeeNews) - Bucharest stock indices rose on Tuesday, while turnover decreased, Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) data showed...

 2017-09-26 15:34 

Sputnik International

Baller Bunny Hops Into Guinness World Records With His Amazing Basketball Skills... +

If the creators of the 1996 movie Space Jam featuring Michael Jordan and Bugs Bunny saw this talented rabbit, they would definitely consider appointing him as the main star of the sequel!...

 2017-09-26 15:34 

Sputnik International

Hostile Rhetoric Has a Cost: Iranian Imports From US Plummet Amid Poor Relations... +

New data from the US Census Bureau has found that US exports to Iran have dropped 51% in the first six months of 2017, from $97.7 million in January-June 2016 to $48.1 million in the same period this year. Speaking to Sputnik, geopolitical analyst Alexand...

 2017-09-26 15:29 

TASS

Remote city in Russia's Arctic receives fiber optic link to Internet... +

The line will offer high-speed Internet access to the residents...

 2017-09-26 15:29 

RT.com

Matter of very short time before N. Korea has capability to send nuke to US Pentagon... +

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford told Congress that the US should assume that North Korea already has the capability to attack the US with a nuclear weapon, and plan accordingly. ...

 2017-09-26 15:27 

RT.com

Roger Stone: Neo-McCarthyism to blame for claims of Russian collusion... +

Roger Stone has demanded a public apology from leading Democratic members of Congress, accusing his rivals of conducting a witch-hunt against him ahead of his appearance before the House Intelligence Committee. ...

 2017-09-26 15:27 

Sputnik International

KGB Cowboys: How False Claims of Soviet Penetration Kept the CIA Unaccountable... +

In the 1980s, the Central Intelligence Agency exploited bogus allegations that Soviet intelligence had penetrated a government department to reduce oversight of its activities, declassified files have revealed....

 2017-09-26 15:25 

Zero Hedge

Trump Will Visit Puerto Rico To "Survey Damage" As Locals Plead For Aid: "We Are Americans Too"... +

President Trump announced on Tuesday morning that he will travel to Puerto Rico next week to survey damage from Hurricane Maria, however he said that next Tuesday is the earliest he is able to travel to the island due to the damage. Trump said the island ...

 2017-09-26 15:24 

SeeNews.com

Doverie United Holding leads Bulgarian blue-chip gainers, SOFIX rises... +

SOFIA (Bulgaria), September 26 (SeeNews) - Bulgarias Doverie United Holding [BUL:5DOV] was the top blue-chip gainer on the Bulgarian Stock Exchange ...

 2017-09-26 15:22 

KyivPost.com

Lawyer says Saakashvili supporter lapsed into coma due to authorities mistreatment... +

Oleksandr Burtsev, an activist charged with illegally bringing ex-Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili over the Ukrainian border on Sept. 10, lapsed into a coma late on Sept. 25 during a court hearing after jailers and judges refused to give him insulin...

 2017-09-26 15:22 

Sputnik International

'Our Light': Canadian Jeweler Buys World's Second-Largest Diamond... +

The Lesedi La Rona diamond has been sold in Canada for a whopping 53 million dollars....

 2017-09-26 15:20 

SeeNews.com

China's WH Group agrees to buy two Romanian packaged meats producers... +

BUCHAREST (Romania), September 26 (SeeNews) - Chinese meat producer WH Group said on Tuesday it has agreed to acquire Romanian packaged meats producers, El...

 2017-09-26 15:17 

TASS

US Senate Committee approves Huntsman as ambassador to Russia... +

The decision was taken by an overwhelming majority...

 2017-09-26 15:17 

RT.com

Its a pleasure to be back - Mourinho happy on Russian return ahead of CSKA clash ... +

Manchester United have arrived in Russia for their UEFA Champions League Group A match versus CSKA Moscow on Wednesday and manager Jose Mourinho has heaped praise on his sides opponents. ...

 2017-09-26 15:16 

Sputnik International

Israeli Minister Seeks to Deport Palestinian Terrorists' Families to Syria... +

Israeli Minister of Housing and Construction Yoav Galant on Tuesday called for the deportation of the families of Palestinians responsible for terrorist attacks to Syria instead of Gaza, in the wake of a shooting in the morning that left three Israelis de...

 2017-09-26 15:15 

TASS

Twitter pledges to move personal data of users to Russia by 2018 ... +

The law binding internet companies to store Russian citizens personal data inside the country took effect on September 1, 2015...

 2017-09-26 15:12 

SeeNews.com

Institut IGH leads blue-chip gainers on Zagreb bourse, indices mostly drop... +

ZAGREB (Croatia), September 26 (SeeNews) - Croatian civil engineering company Institut IGH [ZSE:IGH] led the blue-chip gainers' list on the Zagreb Stoc...

 2017-09-26 15:12 

SeeNews.com

Bulgarian Stock Exchange gets shareholders' approval to acquire IBEX... +

SOFIA (Bulgaria), September 26 (SeeNews) - The Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE) said on Tuesday its shareholders approved the proposed acquisition of the Ind...

 2017-09-26 15:09 

Sputnik International

Kirkuk Inclusion in Kurdish Referendum to Lead to Bloodbath - Turkish Minister... +

Kirkuk province's inclusion into independence referendum may lead to an outbreak of violence in Iraq, Turkish Minister of EU Affairs has said on Tuesday, due to it is formally controlled by Bagdad....

 2017-09-26 15:09 

KyivPost.com

Finance ministry: Ukraine receives $1.32 billion from placing eurobonds... +

The funds in the amount of $1.32 billion from placing sovereign eurobonds due in 2032 for $3 billion were sent to the account of the State Treasury Service of Ukraine on Sept. 26, the Finance Ministry has reported on its website. The ministry said that th...

 2017-09-26 15:09 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Croatian Court Sentences Former Serbian Paramilitary Commander to 15 years... +

A Croatian court has sentenced a former Serb paramilitary commander to 15 years in prison for war crimes committed during the conflict that engulfed the former Yugoslavia in the early 1990s....

 2017-09-26 15:08 

SeeNews.com

Bulgaria's TK Hold gets nod to publish buyout bid for Rilski Len... +

SOFIA (Bulgaria), September 26 (SeeNews) - Bulgarias financial regulator said it gave the green light todiversified group TK Hold [BUL:T24] to...

 2017-09-26 15:07 

Sputnik International

Anti-HIV Fight: 'New Method Doesn't Give Virus a Chance to Resist Treatment'... +

Scientists have developed an antibody that attacks almost one hundred percent of HIV strains. Speaking to Sputnik, Dr. Gary Nabel, Chief Scientific Officer at Sanofi, a company which participated in the study, remained optimistic about it helping to treat...

 2017-09-26 15:07 

Sputnik International

Expect NFL Madness to Fumble 'Big Media' Empires... +

The NFL serves as a money-making driver for the MSMs top US-based TV networks. But football owners and players have taken a knee to disrespect the American flag and fans, which will likely result in huge financial losses for the league. Tom McGregor takes...

 2017-09-26 15:05 

Zero Hedge

Trump Tax Plan Latest Leak: Lowest Tax Rate Rises To 12%, But Standard Deduction Doubles... +

Continuing the recent flurry of leaks of the Trump tax plan set to be unveiled tomorrow, Axios reports that "GOP leaders have agreed to raise the lowest individual tax rate from 10 to 12 percent, paired with doubling the standard deduction." As previously...

 2017-09-26 15:05 

KyivPost.com

Ukrinform: Canada to help launch Police Academy in Ukraine... +

Ukraine has managed to agree with Canada on assistance in launching the Police Academy, State Secretary of the Ukrainian Interior Ministry Oleksiy Takhtai has told an Ukrinform correspondent. Read more here. The post Ukrinform: Canada to help launch Polic...

 2017-09-26 15:04 

RT.com

Russian colonel arrested for $6.4mn bribe, biggest in MoD history media... +

Russian law enforcement services have arrested an army colonel for allegedly receiving $6.4 million in bribes, local media report, adding that this may be the biggest bribery case ever recorded in the defense ministry. ...

 2017-09-26 15:03 

Sputnik International

EU Not to Sanction Belgium, Netherlands Over Fipronil Scandal - EU Commissioner... +

The EU will not sanction any member-state amid current fipronil scandal, EU Commission member in charge of Health and Food Safety said on Tuesday....

 2017-09-26 15:03 

SeeNews.com

Japan's Yazaki opens factory for automotive wiring harnesses in Serbia... +

BELGRADE (Serbia), September 26 (SeeNews) - Japanese automotive components manufacturer Yazaki opened its new factory for wiring harnesses for Daimler truc...

 2017-09-26 14:59 

KyivPost.com

Xinhua: Ukraine sees its business environment improve... +

Ukraine has improved its business environment by implementing reforms, Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said here on Sept. 26. Read more here. The post Xinhua: Ukraine sees its business environment improve appeared first on KyivPost....

 2017-09-26 14:57 

TASS

Putin relieves Russian Aerospace commander-in-chief of his duties... +

Viktor Bondarev has been dismissed in accordance with the president's order...

 2017-09-26 14:57 

RT.com

Coffee sold in California could soon carry cancer warnings... +

The long-running dispute that coffee products, ranging from lattes to packaged beans contain the cancer-causing chemical acrylamide, resumed on Monday in a Los Angeles courtroom. ...

 2017-09-26 14:53 

RT.com

Facebook could follow LinkedIn and be blocked in Russia... +

Russia could soon ban Facebook as the company continues to defy a law, which obliges social networks operating in the country to keep user data in Russia. ...

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