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 2018-01-22 11:43 

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EU Adds More North Korean Citizens, Top Venezuelan Officials to Sanction List...

Some 17 North Koreans have been sanctioned for "facilitating the evasion of sanctions imposed by the UN," while seven Venezuelan officials were slapped with new restrictions over the ever-growing troubles in their country....

 2018-01-22 11:38 

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Turkey Has Legitimate Interest in Border Security - UK PM's Spokesman...

On Saturday, Ankara launched an operation against the Kurdish militia in Afrin, whereas Ankara's relations with Washington remain strained, with the US forming a new force on the Syrian border....

 2018-01-22 10:56 

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Japan Manufacturing Confidence, Economic Outlook Improve in January...

Japan's manufacturers say recent improvements in the national economy, as well as a global economic acceleration and a pickup in exports, have produced a windfall in revenues that has permitted higher capital investment, lifting overall sentiment to i...

 2018-01-22 10:41 

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Paradise Lost? Deadly Shootings Up Five-Fold in Twelve Years in Sweden...

Despite its traditional reputation as a safe haven, Sweden has seen a dramatic increase in deadly shootings in recent years. Swedish authorities have decided this is due to the proliferation of guns, and are preparing a new arms amnesty, the fourth in jus...

 2018-01-22 10:32 

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Saudi Arabia Seek Private Bank Assistance to Refinance $10 Bln Loan...

The Saudi government is looking for support from private-sector banks in the restructuring of its international syndicated loan as the nation steps up its effort to assert itself in the global capital markets....

 2018-01-22 10:08 

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Nearly of France's Prisons Blocked Off as Guard Protests Enter Second Week...

Prison employee protests against overpopulation and violence at the country's penal institutions continue to intensify as authorities promise an "immediate" resumption of negotiations....

 2018-01-22 09:57 

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Kremlin Underscores Fundemental Importance of Syria's Territorial Integrity...

Kremlin closely follows Turkey's operation in Syria's northwestern Afrin district, the Russian representatives are in contact with both Damascus and Ankara on this issue, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Monday....

 2018-01-22 09:48 

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Siberian Chill Makes Antarctica Look Like Tropical Beach...

A cold spell fell upon Siberia last week, with the rapid drop in temperature prompting many of the region's residents to wonder how bad things are going to get and whether a vacation someplace warm might be in order....

 2018-01-22 09:45 

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Homeless Huskies Find Comfort in Sledding With Children...

A new shelter for lost and abandoned Siberian Huskies and Alaskan Malamutes has recently opened in Ruza, Moscow Region, Russia. It has become the new home for some 80 pooches....

 2018-01-22 09:40 

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UK Army Chief Calls for More Military Spending to 'Keep Up With UK Adversaries'...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) UK Chief of General Staff Gen. Nick Carter is calling on his government to increase military spending to keep up with "UK adversaries," such as Russia, North Korea, Iran and China, to protect the country from hybrid warfare allege...

 2018-01-22 09:00 

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RT's Registration as 'Foreign Agent' in US Hampers Work - Editor-in-Chief...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - RT's registration under the US Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) has seriously affected the broadcaster's activities in the United States, RT Editor-in-Chief Margarita Simonyan said in the interview with the Associated Pres...

 2018-01-22 08:40 

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Iranian Warplanes Warn Off '2 Coalition Vessels' - Admiral...

Iran's army is holding a massive military drill in the country's south and southeastern areas, involving all military units....

 2018-01-22 08:29 

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Japan Holds First Missile Attack Evacuation Drill Since WWII...

Evacuation drills of the population in the event of the launch of a ballistic missile took place for the first time on Monday in the Bunk area of the Japanese capital....

 2018-01-22 08:24 

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'Getting Younger': Finnish Grannies Rejoice at Hot Striptease...

Residents at a Finnish senior care facility were treated to a spicy striptease number to cheer them up. The "crazy idea" resulted in no heart attacks among the elderly audience, and even evoked cheers....

 2018-01-22 08:19 

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Top Labor Politician Secretly Offered Help to EU in Brexit Talks - Reports...

Peter Mandelson, UK Labor peer and former European Commissioner for Trade, has repeatedly criticized London's stance on Brexit, which he claimed may finally be postponed....

 2018-01-22 08:01 

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Oxfam Speaks to Sputnik on Spiralling Global Inequality Ahead of Davos...

82 percent of all wealth produced in 2017 went to the top one percent of the world's population. Ana Arendar, Oxfam's Head of Inequality spoke to Sputnik on the extent of global inequality highlighted by the report....

 2018-01-22 07:54 

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Chinese Foreign Ministry Slams US Defense Strategy as 'Cold War Mentality'...

On Friday, the Pentagon released the new US National Defense Strategy. Among other issues, the document listed Russia and China as security threats to the United States, while long-term strategic competition with Beijing and Moscow was among the key prior...

 2018-01-22 07:47 

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The 'Nothing Burger' CNN is Obsessed With: Reporters Expose Broadcaster's Agenda...

A CNN political reporter revealed that despite the news channel's apparent obsession with Russia, American voters do not particularly care about these stories of alleged election meddling and 'collusion'....

 2018-01-22 07:43 

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Female Employees Having Sex With Migrant 'Kids' at Migrant Centers in Sweden...

In addition to posing financial difficulties and severe integration problems, it's been found that the migrant crisis in Sweden has a morbid underside in the form of unethical sexual relations between the newcomers and staff....

 2018-01-22 07:10 

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US Considers Sending 1,000 More Troops to Afghanistan in Spring - Reports...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) The United States is pondering increasing the number of its military personnel in Afghanistan by 1,000 more troops this spring, Washington Post newspaper reported, citing the sources in the US military....

 2018-01-22 07:01 

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Turkish Army, FSA Reportedly Gain Control of 11 Kurdish Positions in Syria...

The Armed Forces of Turkey, with the support of the Free Syrian Army, have established control over 11 positions taken from Kurdish forces during the day of the military operation in the Afrin enclave in northern Syria, Anadolu News Agency reports....

 2018-01-22 06:32 

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Final Destination of Tanker Carrying Russian Gas to US 'Didn't Change' Engie...

Late last week, a tanker which was carrying Russian-produced liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the US city of Everett reportedly made a U-turn in Atlantic to head to the Spanish port of Algeciras....

 2018-01-22 06:13 

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UKIP Deputy Leader Resigns as Bolton Refuses to Go After No Confidence Vote...

UKIP leader Henry Bolton has unanimously lost a vote of no confidence amid a scandal surrounding "racist" remarks on social media about Prince Harry's fiance Meghan Markle made by his girlfriend Jo Marney....

 2018-01-22 06:04 

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Three People Killed in Thailand's Market Blast - Reports (PHOTO)...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - At least three people were killed and 18 others were injured in a blast in Thailand's market on Monday, local media reported....

 2018-01-22 05:23 

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Assange a 'Problem' That Created 'More Than a Nuisance' - Ecuador President...

In an interview the president of Ecuador, Lenin Moreno, stated that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is an "inherited problem" that has created "more than a nuisance" for his government....

 2018-01-22 05:15 

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Both UK Parties United Against Their Leaders...

Results of a poll of British Members of Parliament have revealed both the Government and the Opposition united in opposing key aspects of their respective leaders' visions of Brexit, while an analyst who worked on the project spoke to Sputnik on its s...

 2018-01-22 05:05 

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Seoul Activists Hold Rally Against DPRK's Olympics Participation - Reports...

TOKYO (Sputnik) - South Korean conservative protesters held a rally on Monday in Seoul against North Korea's participation in the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang and burned a picture of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and its national flag, lo...

 2018-01-22 05:01 

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Syrian Troops Start Op to Eliminate Nusra Front Militants in Idlib - Russian MoD...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Syrian government troops and local militia units have started the operation to eliminate al-Nusra Front terrorists, who have been surrounded in the eastern part of Idlib province, the Russian Defense Ministry said....

 2018-01-22 04:21 

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Dozens Injured as Train Hits Barrier in Sydney - Reports (VIDEO)...

At least 16 passengers were injured in a train collision with a barrier at Richmond station in Sydney on Monday, media reported....

 2018-01-22 03:56 

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US Senate to Vote on Stopgap Spending Bill on Monday Noon...

WASHINGTON(Sputnik) - The US Senate postponed the vote on the government temporary funding bill until 12:00 noon (17:00 GMT) on Monday and thus continued the government shutdown....

 2018-01-22 03:24 

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Majority of US Nationals Disapprove Trump's Policy - Poll...

A total of 58 percent of US nationals disapprove the way Donald Trump is handling his job as US president, while 36 percent approve his work, a fresh Washington Post-ABC News poll showed....

 2018-01-22 02:25 

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Netanyahu: Europe Must Preserve Nuclear Deal With Iran...

TEL AVIV (Sputnik) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called on European nations to propose amendments to the nuclear deal with Iran and take seriously US President Donald Trump's warning to withdraw from the agreement in case of failure ...

 2018-01-22 01:57 

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Three People Reportedly Injured in Manhattan Shooting...

At least three people were injured as a result of a shooting accident in Manhattan on Sunday, the New York City Police Department said....

 2018-01-22 01:07 

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Russian Military, Syrian Authorities Discussing Creation of Refugee Shelters...

The Russian Defense Ministry's Center for Syrian Reconciliation jointly with the Syrian authorities is working on the creation of temporary shelters for refugees in the suburbs of Aleppo, Maj. Gen. Yury Yevtushenko, a representative of the center, sai...

 2018-01-22 00:31 

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Iran Moves to Lessen Revolutionary Guard Presence in Economy...

Iran Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has instructed the Revolutionary Guard Corps to decrease its investment participation in the state economy, raising the possibility that some of the organization's holdings may be privatized....

 2018-01-22 00:24 

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Ecstacy to the Rescue: MDMA-Assisted Therapy Trials Kick Off in Vancouver...

Researchers around North America, including in the Canadian province of British Columbia (BC), are preparing for a third and final stage of tests that will precede the legalization of MDMA-assisted drug psychotherapy by 2021....

 2018-01-21 23:43 

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Second Women's March Since Trump Inauguration Sees Larger Turnout in Many Cities...

On Saturday, hundreds of thousands of women and other activists gathered for the second Women's March in nationwide protest of US President Donald Trump's controversial policies, one year after he was inaugurated in the White House....

 2018-01-21 23:23 

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Tillerson: US Strongly Condemns Terrorist Attack in Kabul...

On Saturday, a group of militants attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul. Over 40 people are feared dead after the attack, which reportedly lasted for 17 hours, while the security forces managed to rescue 126 people, including 41 foreign nationals. ...

 2018-01-21 22:53 

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'Collapse' but 'Favorable Contact': Kremlin Spokesman Talks US Relations...

Talking about his work with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on foreign leaders, saying that there are fewer independent leaders in the world now, pointing out that independent leaders are easier for the Russian ...

 2018-01-21 22:45 

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Kremlin Spokesman Reveals Putin's Nerve, Details Work Collaboration...

Speaking with the Rossiya 1 TV channel, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov provided some insight on his professional interactions with Russian President Vladimir Putin and unveiled some of the president's personal traits....

 2018-01-21 22:38 

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Underperformed? Expert Weighs In on Trump's First Year...

Twelve months ago, Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. Since then, the 71-year old businessman has dominated the headlines. Radio Sputnik discussed Trump's first year in office with Daniel Franklin, associate professo...

 2018-01-21 22:29 

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Dozens Injured in Turkey Over Shelling From Syrian Afrin - Authorities...

ANKARA (Sputnik) - At least one person was killed and 46 were injured in the Turkish city of Reyhanli, Hatay province, in shelling from the territory of Syria's northwestern Afrin district, while seven people were injured in the Turkish border city of...

 2018-01-21 22:05 

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Eighth Week in a Row: Marchers in Tel Aviv Call for Netanyahu Resignation...

For the eighth week in a row, thousands of marchers gathered in Tel Aviv calling for embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resign....

 2018-01-21 21:43 

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Iran Calls on Turkey to Immediately End Olive Branch Operation...

At least nine people, including six civilians were killed as a result of the Turkish airstrikes carried out on Saturday under the military operation in Syria's northwestern Afrin district, a source in Afrin's local authorities told Sputnik on Sund...

 2018-01-21 20:57 

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Social Engineering to the People: Facebook Asks Users to Rank Media Credibility...

In a Facebook post on Friday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that starting this week, the popular social platform will rank the trustworthiness of news articles based on the opinion of users....

 2018-01-21 20:56 

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Snow Won't Stop Them: Widespread Corruption Protests Across Romania...

In ongoing protests against corruption in Romania, tens of thousands marched in heavy snow in the capital city of Bucharest as the government guts judicial impartiality and sees the appointment of its third prime minister in just one year....

 2018-01-21 20:09 

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Netanyahu: US Must Mediate Between Palestine and Israel...

TEL AVIV (Sputnik) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that he would not agree with attempts to deprive the United States of its role as the main mediator in the Israeli-Palestine settlement talks....

 2018-01-21 19:48 

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Mordovia State Preserve Ready to Welcome 2018 World Cup Guests...

The festival of nature reserves and national parks, the "Spotted Fest," dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Russian nature reserve system, has been held in Mordovia....

 2018-01-21 19:46 

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I Want My Pin Back: Scarlett Johansson Remarks on James Franco in Speech (VIDEO)...

The second nationwide Women's March took place on Saturday in Los Angeles during which Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson voiced her support for the Time's Up movement....

 2018-01-21 19:38 

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Women's March One Year Later: Rally in Los Angeles (VIDEO)...

Marking the one-year anniversary of US President Donald Trump's inauguration, thousands of activists have taken to the streets again to repeat last year's January Women's March. Los Angeles is expected to gather one of the largest demonstratio...

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