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 2022-05-20 17:26 

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China Needs to Tread Carefully While Leading Reformulation of BRICS Future Trajectories: Professor...

On Thursday, China organised a BRICS Plus format meeting that was attended by the foreign ministers of BRICS and nine other countries. Established in 2006, the group has not admitted any new countries in over a decade....

 2022-05-20 16:59 

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Watch: Explosions, Massive Fire Break Out Near Switzerland's Geneva Airport...

Several explosions were reported on Friday afternoon at a refugee reception center construction site in Geneva, Switzerland, amid a massive fire pouring black smoke into the sky....

 2022-05-20 16:55 

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Galaxies Devoid of Dark Matter Formed During Massive Collision Billions of Years Ago, Study Says...

The authors of a study postulate that the formation of "dark-matter-free galaxies", one or several, occurs as "gas separates from the dark matter" during a collision....

 2022-05-20 16:28 

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To the Seoul Congress of the Audiovisual Authors International Confederation...

Dear Colleagues, just before departing for Seoul for the annual congress of the authors' confederation, having been elected a member of its executive committee, I received a notice that the participation of Russian delegates was cancelled as part of t...

 2022-05-20 16:04 

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US Setting Up Military Bases in Eastern Yemen, Along Red Sea Coast, Houthis Say...

The US has been involved militarily in Yemen in one capacity or another since the early 2000s. In February 2021, the Biden administration announced a dramatic scaling back of American military assistance for the Saudi-led war in the war-torn country....

 2022-05-20 15:55 

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Queen to Bestow City Status on Eight Towns to Mark Platinum Jubilee...

City status in the UK is applied eclectically, often based on historical convention or the siting of a cathedral rather than population or royal charter status. A third of the current 70 cities had fewer than 100,000 residents at the time of the 2011 cens...

 2022-05-20 15:39 

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Russian Finance Ministry Paid Coupon on Eurobonds Maturing in 2026, 2036 in Dollars, Euros...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian Finance Ministry has paid the coupon on sovereign Eurobonds maturing in 2026 and 2036 in dollars and euros in full, the ministry said in a statement....

 2022-05-20 15:27 

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Former FBI Agent Claims Agency Fails to Curb White Supremacists in US...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is negligent in eradicating the ideology of white supremacy in the United States, despite knowing that it represents one of the most serious terrorist threats in the country, the Guardian rep...

 2022-05-20 14:34 

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Ex-Clinton Campaign Lawyer in Heap of Trouble as Former FBI Official's Testimony Exposes Lie...

Ex-FBI General Counsel James Baker is 100 percent confident that former Perkins Coie partner Michael Sussmann told him that he was not acting on behalf of any client, which means that the ex-Hillary Clinton campaign lawyer has wound up in hot water....

 2022-05-20 13:58 

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Kylian Mbappe, Luis Suarez, Gareth Bale & Other Superstars, Set to Become Free Agents Soon...

There's soon going to be a glut of megastar footballers on the market as their contracts are on the verge of expiring and they are set to end their association with their present clubs. Some of the biggest names in Europe, including Paris Saint-Germai...

 2022-05-20 13:52 

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Ancient Faeces Reveals Secrets of What Prehistoric People Feasted on Near Stonehenge...

Researchers have discovered eggs of parasitic worms in human and dog faeces recovered from a refuse heap at what used to be a village near the ancient monument of Stonehenge....

 2022-05-20 13:51 

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Two Secret Service Agents Reportedly Booted From South Korea Ahead of Biden Visit For Drunken Fracas...

As US President Joe Biden arrived in South Korea to meet with President Yoon Suk-yeol for talks on trade and security, an embarrassing incident reportedly occurred involving two agents carrying out a logistical mission in the country....

 2022-05-20 13:50 

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Algerian Gas Can't Be Panacea for Europe's Energy Needs, Report Warns...

Europe's major economies began a new "scramble for Africa" in March, traveling to major oil and gas-producing nations in both North and Sub-Saharan Africa in search of oil and gas to replace supplies traditionally provided by Russia....

 2022-05-20 13:46 

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'New Normal or Result of Stress & Chemicals?' Puberty Starts Earlier Than It Used To, Study Claims...

Puberty the point in life when a person becomes sexually mature typically occurs between ages 8 and 13 for girls and ages 9 and 14 for boys. However, there are shifts in this timescale on occasion. "Precocious" puberty refers to the development st...

 2022-05-20 13:44 

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Kylian Mbappe Set to Receive World Record $138 Mln Signing Bonus From Real Madrid: Media Reports...

After dilly-dallying for months, Kylian Mbappe seems to have made up his mind about his future with Paris Saint-Germain (PSG). If reports from Spain are to be believed, the 23-year-old football star is set to embark on a new journey with Real Madrid....

 2022-05-20 13:44 

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Cyberaggression Against Russia Failed, Moscow Ready for These Attacks, Putin Says...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Cyberaggression against Russia failed, Moscow was ready for these attacks, Russian President Vladimir Putin said....

 2022-05-20 13:31 

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Belgium Detects First Two Monkeypox Cases, France Confirms One Case...

BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - Lab testing has confirmed two cases of monkeypox in Belgium, Marc Van Ranst, a professor of virology at the Catholic University of Leuven, said on Friday....

 2022-05-20 13:22 

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From Transmission Conundrum to Timing Factor, Experts Puzzle Over Outbreak of Monkeypox...

With symptoms commonly including fever, swollen lymph nodes and a rash with blisters, confirmed or suspected cases of monkeypox - a rare disease previously limited to Western and Central Africa - have been spreading across Europe this spring....

 2022-05-20 13:22 

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Labour MP Dubbed 'Catfish Khalid' by Ex-Lover and Employee After Stalking Women Online...

Elaina Cohen told an employment tribunal that MP Khalid Mahmood was well-known for womanising and "catfishing" — a colloquial term for luring others into romantic relationships using a false online identity....

 2022-05-20 12:53 

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Aussie PM Hit by Election Eve Cabinet 'Leak' Accusing Him of Rejecting Offer to Amp Up Pacific Aid...

Several leading opinion polls in Australia have predicted that incumbent Prime Minister Scott Morrison will lose to Leader of the Opposition Anthony Albanese in the federal election scheduled for Saturday. Canberra's relationship with Beijing took cen...

 2022-05-20 12:50 

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Russian President Putin Holds Meeting With Security Council Members...

Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev will deliver a keynote address on the strategic task of strengthening Russia's sovereignty in the global cyberspace....

 2022-05-20 12:32 

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'Allllll Day!!': Netizens Roar as Phelps-Manning Mix-Up Drama Reinvented on Twitter...

Michael Phelps is one of the most successful athletes on the planet, having won a record 23 Olympic gold medals during his illustrious career. But the American swimmer is still not recognised in the United States....

 2022-05-20 12:11 

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PM Modi, Netizens Hail Nikhat Zareen for Her Historic Women's World Boxing Championship Victory...

Within six months of starting boxing at the tender age of 13, Nikhat Zareen won the gold medal at the state championship in 2010 in Karimnagar city of Telangana, and was picked for the Rural Nationals in Punjab, where she won the gold medal....

 2022-05-20 11:50 

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One Dead, 10 Trapped After Under-Construction Tunnel Collapses in India's Jammu & Kashmir - Video...

To broaden the National Highway (NH-44) from India's Jammu to Srinagar city, a four-lane multi-tunnel is being constructed on the Banihal-Ramban section of the road. It's the most difficult portion of the development project which is due to be com...

 2022-05-20 11:48 

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'All Members Have Important Roles': Indonesian G20 Co-Sherpa Weighs in on Calls to Disinvite Russia...

As Indonesia is preparing to host the Group of Twenty summit in November in Bali, the organisers aim to maintain a constructive atmosphere at the event and examine new challenges arising from the conflict in Ukraine....

 2022-05-20 11:40 

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Actress Hina Khan Calls Out 'Elitist System' in Indian Showbiz After Suffering Cannes Snub...

Several Bollywood superstars such as actresses Deepika Padukone, Pooja Hegde, Tamanna Bhatia, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her husband, actor Abhishek Bachchan, music maestro Allah Rakha Rahman, actor Ranganathan Madhavan, and many others are present at the...

 2022-05-20 11:20 

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Finland's Gasum Announced Gas Supplies From Russia to Stop Early on Saturday...

HELSINKI (Sputnik) - Gas supplies from Russia to Finland will stop at 7 a.m. on Saturday, Finland's Gasum said on Friday....

 2022-05-20 11:14 

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Outer Space Mystery: Strange Signals Coming From Voyager 1 Space Probe Prompt NASA to Investigate...

The Voyager 1's project manager said that the craft is currently charting its course through a "high-radiation environment that no spacecraft have flown in before"....

 2022-05-20 11:04 

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Air India Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Engine Shuts Down Mid-Air...

The twin-engine Airbus A320neo planes of Air India, which have CFM International's Leap engines, have been operating since 2017. According to Air India, the engine reduces fuel consumption by up to 15 percent, along with a reduction in CO2 emissions a...

 2022-05-20 11:00 

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Fmr French Volunteer Who Spent Time in Ukraine Asks Paris to Justify Delivery of Arms to Neo-Nazis...

Paris has committed over $2 billion worth of military and humanitarian aid to Ukraine since the start of the year, on top of $1.7 billion in weapons sent from 2014-2020. French arms delivered to Kiev include helicopters, drones, targeting and fire control...

 2022-05-20 10:56 

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WHO Convenes Emergency Meeting of Experts to Discuss Monkeypox Outbreak, Reports Say...

The UK Health Security Agency was the first health authority in Europe to publicly report a case of monkeypox on 7 May. Since then, cases of monkeypox have also been confirmed in Australia, Canada, France, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and the United St...

 2022-05-20 10:40 

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UK Number of Billionaires Rises as Cost of Living Crisis Persists...

The Sunday Times annual Rich List Magazine has revealed the wealth of the 250 richest people in Britain as the cost of living rises inexorably in the country....

 2022-05-20 10:32 

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US Senator Says Washington Will Have to Loan Money From China to Send $40Bln to Ukraine...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The United States will have to borrow money from China to provide Ukraine with a record $40 billion aid package since Washington does not have any money to spare, US Senator Rand Paul said Friday....

 2022-05-20 10:10 

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Doctors Remove 206 Kidney Stones From 56-Year-Old Man...

The kidneys, one of the most vital of the body's vital organs, play a big role by filtering waste and excess fluid from the blood and maintaining one's blood pressure. It's estimated that 10 percent of the people in the world undergo kidney st...

 2022-05-20 10:07 

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Russia's Gas Revenue May Top $100 Bln as Moscow Wins 'First Round' Of 'Energy Battle' - French Media...

After Russia launched its special military operation in Ukraine, the US and its allies targeted Moscow with sanctions while issuing calls to reduce dependence on Russian energy resources. The move exacerbated the situation with already soaring gas prices,...

 2022-05-20 10:01 

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African Countries Ask for Russia's Help With Food, Fertilizers, Russian Diplomat Says...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Several African countries have requested Russia's assistance in delivering fertilizers and food supplies, Russian Ambassador-at-large said on Friday....

 2022-05-20 09:57 

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Monkeypox Infiltrated Madrid in Late April, Health Official Says...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Monkeypox infection likely began spreading in Spain's Madrid in the second half of April, although the majority of cases were detected on 7 and 8 May, Elena Andradas, the director general of public health department in Madrid, said ...

 2022-05-20 08:21 

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US Delegation Heads to Europe to Defuse Tensions Over NI Protocol, 'Broker' UK-EU Trade Deal...

As the UK government announced earlier that it was poised to table legislation which could revoke parts of the post-Brexit Northern Ireland protocol, the Guardian had reported that at least half a dozen representatives from the US Congress would head to E...

 2022-05-20 07:46 

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Four People Injured in Stabbing Attack in Norway...

A total of four people have been injured in a stabbing in the Norwegian town of Numedal in Buskerud County in eastern part of the country, of whom one is in critical condition, national broadcaster NRK has reported....

 2022-05-20 07:10 

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'Draws Us Into Superpower Rivalry': Norwegian Party Opposes Sweden's and Finland's NATO Membership...

Red Party leader Bjrnar Moxnes - who vowed to vote against the ratification of Stockholm and Helsinki's NATO bid - maintains that dependence on superpowers, such as the US, doesn't contribute to the peace and security of smaller nations....

 2022-05-20 06:53 

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Sue Gray Dossier on 'Partygate' Reportedly Set to Come Next Week as Met Police Wrap Up Probe...

The Met Police announced on Thursday the conclusion of a probe into the so-called "partygate" scandal - gatherings in Downing Street and Whitehall which breached COVID-19 lockdown restrictions. A total of 126 referrals for fixed penalty notices we...

 2022-05-20 06:35 

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Almost a Decade After Historic Fatah-Hamas Reconciliation, Truce Still Nowhere in Sight...

Throughout the years, innumerable efforts have been made to settle the differences between the two Palestinian factions - Fatah and Hamas - that have been at odds with each other despite agreeing to establish a unity government. Talks have been held in Eg...

 2022-05-20 05:42 

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Rihanna and A$AP Rocky Welcome First Baby, Reports Say...

At the end of January, the internationally adored songstress and originator of a whole slew of hits, Rihanna, announced that she was pregnant with a series of baby bump photos on social media....

 2022-05-20 05:09 

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'Politically Motivated Hit Piece': Musk Denies Sexual Assault Claim by Ex-SpaceX Flight Attendant...

The incident involving billionaire SpaceX and Tesla founder, Elon Musk, and the flight attendant allegedly took place in late 2016 and never reached a court of law or an arbitration proceeding....

 2022-05-20 05:04 

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First Case of Monkeypox Registered in Sweden...

Dozens of cases of monkeypox have been reported across Europe during the spring. The most common symptoms include fever, swollen lymph nodes, general malaise and a rash with blisters....

 2022-05-20 02:49 

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Nicaraguan President 'Not Interested' in Attending Summit of the Americas 'Spectacle' - Report...

President Ortega's repudiation of the OAS event highlights growing anti-imperialist tendencies pushing Latin America away from the US and towards regional integration....

 2022-05-20 01:48 

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Screenshots: US & Ukraine Nazis Have Secret Telegram Chat, Ex-SBU Lt. Col. Says...

The Lt.Col. earlier made a suggestion that an American neo-Nazi sympathizer could be among the militants from the Azov neo-Nazi battalion who had been blocked inside the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol over the past weeks. They recently surrendered to Ru...

 2022-05-20 01:20 

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UAE, Russia Capable of Boosting Trade Ties, Abu Dhabi Says...

DOHA (Sputnik) - The United Arab Emirates and Russia are capable of boosting the bilateral trade relations and cooperation in various spheres, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry Abdullah Mohamed Al Mazrouei said....

 2022-05-20 00:43 

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Argentina Increasingly Likely to Join BRICS As Bloc Meets to Deepen Cooperation & Look Beyond Dollar...

A realignment would be a big change for the bloc, which hasn't admitted any new states since the inclusion of South Africa in 2009....

 2022-05-19 23:44 

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NASA's Mars Lander InSight to Shut Down Due to Dust - Report...

On November 26, 2018, NASA successfully placed the InSight lander on Martian soil. For the last three and a half years, it has been recording marsquakes and giving us our first clues about Mars' interior makeup....

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