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Gunmen kill 25, including 12 Revolutionary Guards, in attack on Iran military parade...
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en fired on a military parade in southwestern Iran on Saturday, killing 25 people, almost half of them members of the Revolutionary Guards, state news agencies reported, in one of the worst attacks ever on the elite force.State television said the assault
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-22 14:18 UTC
US airstrike kills 18 al-Shabab after US attacked in Somalia...
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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The U.S. military says it has carried an airstrike that killed 18 al-Shabab extremists after U.S. and local forces came under attack in southern Somalia.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-22 14:15 UTC
US: Social media regulation is just one signature away...
It seems like US President Trump is making good on his threat to regulate social media companies. The White House has drafted an executive order which, once signed by Trump, would pave the way for law enforcement agencies to open investigations into the business practices of Google, Facebook, etc.
By Shontyraj on 2018-09-22 12:00 UTC
A White Farmer Is Killed Every Five Days in South Africa and Authorities Do Nothing about It, Activists Say...
The South African parliament is accused of tacitly supporting attacks on white farmers after it passed a motion which could see farmland redistributed without compensation.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-22 02:56 UTC
White Nationalists Praise Donald Trump for Spreading White South African Farmers Conspiracy Theory...
Since Trump's tweet, white nationalists, far-right activists and radical conspiracy theorists have publicly praised the president for directing Pompeo to take action on the topic.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-22 02:55 UTC
Mosul Dam could collapse at any minute 'killing 1.5 million people'...
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Engineers and other experts have warned that the collapse of an eight mile (13 kilometres) long dam on the Tigris River in northern Iraq is just a matter of time, and could trigger an environmental disaster which could leave 1.5 million people dead and mi
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-22 02:50 UTC
US Sanctions Chinese Agency for Buying Russian Military Equipment...
The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chinese military agency and its director for buying defense equipment from Russia in breach of a sweeping U.S. sanctions bill enacted in 2017.The U.S. State Department said it would immediately impose s
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-21 15:52 UTC
The brutal truth about Christian persecution in China...
In recent months, there have been increasingly disturbing reports about the persecution of Christians in China. Last week, I received some firsthand information from very reliable friends who have lived in China for years. The news is not good at all. Aft
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-19 23:47 UTC
Putin downplays shootdown of Russian plane off Syria...
A Russian reconnaissance aircraft was shot down by Syrian forces responding to an Israeli airstrike, killing all 15 people aboard, in what President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday was "a chain of tragic accidental circumstances."
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-18 23:15 UTC
World's first zero-emission hydrogen-powered train launched in Germany...
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Marking a new era of pollution-free transport, French maker Alstom has launched the world's first hydrogen-powered trains in Germany. The trains, officially named Coradia iLint, began running on a 100km-long-route from Cuxhaven to Buxtehude and can finally end the rule of diesel trains.
By Shontyraj on 2018-09-18 14:21 UTC
Russia loses contact with military aircraft over Syria...
Defence ministry say the aircraft was carrying 14 servicemen
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-17 23:59 UTC
Breaking: Massive Sustained Attack On Syria: Russian S-400 Defenses Possibly Active In Huge Escalation...
Another attack on Syria has occurred tonight on multiple locations in what is the largest sustained series of what are believed to be Israeli or possibly US air strikes in months. But hugely significant is that early reports suggest Russia's S-400 ant
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-17 23:58 UTC
Donald Trump announces 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods...
President Donald Trump announced Monday he will impose 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods imported into the United States.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-17 23:56 UTC
Exclusive: WikiLeaks Docs Show Assange Bid for Russian Visa...
Julian Assange had just pulled off one of the biggest scoops in journalistic history, splaying the innards of American diplomacy across the web. But technology firms were cutting ties to his website, WikiLeaks, cable news pundits were calling for his head
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-17 19:33 UTC
Japanese submarine conducts drill in South China Sea...
TOKYO -- A Japanese submarine conducted a drill in the South China Sea alongside three other vessels, the Maritime Self-Defense Force said i
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-17 18:04 UTC
US-backed forces storm IS-held village in east Syria...
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A U.S.-backed Syrian group says its fighters have entered an eastern village held by the Islamic State group where intense clashes are ongoing.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-15 18:32 UTC
Boris Johnson urges eurosceptics to oppose Brexit deal, not May...
London (dpa) - Outspoken former British foreign secretary Boris Johnson has urged fellow eurosceptics in Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative party to halt their campaign to oust her and instead focus on opposing her Brexit plan.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-15 18:32 UTC
Man drives car into crowd in southern France leaving two injured...
A man drove into a crowd of revellers gathered outside a bar in the southern city of Nimes in the early hours of Friday morning. The incident occurred on the eve of the city's Feria de Nimes festival.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-14 22:16 UTC
Won't tolerate any form of foreign meddling in elections: Trump...
The United States will not tolerate any form of foreign interference in its elections, US President Donald Trump said yesterday, after signing an executive order that initiates actions, including sanctions, against foreign entities who meddle or even attempt to interfere in US polls.
By Shontyraj on 2018-09-13 09:22 UTC
EU approves new copyright rules despite censorship warnings...
EU lawmakers voted in favour of a controversial reform of online copyright laws on Wednesday. While supported by cultural industries and media, the proposal will continue to face opposition from web giants and from groups warning of censorship.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-12 19:25 UTC
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