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 2021-09-16 14:28 

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Europe's top human rights organization calls on Poland to change criminal definition of rape...

In a statement released on Thursday, the Council of Europe called on Poland to change its definition of rape to ensure women are better protected, warning that, currently, the law could let assailants walk free....

 2021-09-16 14:12 

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YES-men! Western politicians, journalists & thought leaders queue up to launder image of Ukrainian oligarch Pinchuk at Kiev forum...

One thing that Russia and Ukraine have in common is a rich tradition of irony. The kind of irony that, unfortunately for Kiev, can quickly turn what should be a reputation-boosting PR exercise into a bitter and self-defeating row....

 2021-09-16 14:01 

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France mulling compensation claim as Australia pulls out of submarine contract worth billions, favoring UK & US partners...

The French armed forces minister has said her government is looking at a number of options to minimize financial losses from Australia's decision to end a lucrative submarine contract with France's Naval Group....

 2021-09-16 13:38 

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Disgraced US coach who trained British Olympic champion Farah has four-year doping ban upheld...

Alberto Salazar, the man who helped coach Mo Farah to four Olympic gold medals, has had his four-year ban upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) after being found guilty of doping offenses....

 2021-09-16 13:33 

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Duterte's daughter seeking reelection as Davao mayor, despite leading polls to succeed her father as Philippines leader...

The daughter of Rodrigo Duterte, who also tops all opinion polls on preferred candidates to replace him as president, has said she will seek to be reelected as mayor of Davao City, with her younger brother to run as vice-mayor....

 2021-09-16 13:23 

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'Mesmerisingly clueless': Aussie defense chief roasted for cringeworthy attempts to elbow-bump Korean counterpart (VIDEO)...

Despite the elbow bump becoming the greeting of choice for world leaders lately, Australian Defense Minister Peter Dutton hasn't mastered the move, trying and failing to greet his Korean counterpart in a cringeworthy video....

 2021-09-16 13:15 

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China fully vaccinates 1 BILLION of its population against Covid...

China's mammoth inoculation campaign has seen more than one billion of its citizens just over 70% of its population fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, according to figures from Beijing's National Health Commission....

 2021-09-16 12:58 

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Biden calls Australian PM 'that fella Down Under,' prompts ridicule for apparently forgetting Scott Morrison's name at key event...

"That fella Down Under" is trending on social media after US President Joe Biden resorted to using the nickname when he appeared to forget the name of Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison during a key address....

 2021-09-16 12:46 

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Schumacher on Netflix: Insights into a fiercely guarded racing icon but leaves fans in the dark on key questions...

The new Netflix documentary about Michael Schumacher seeks to lift the veil on the infamously private Formula One star, so why then does it feel like a carefully manicured piece which ultimately leaves more questions than answers?...

 2021-09-16 12:06 

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German police detain 4, including a 16-year-old, after receiving reports of threat against synagogue...

Police in the German city of Hagen announced on Thursday that they have arrested four suspects, after a significant police force was deployed near a synagogue on Wednesday amid concerns about a possible attack....

 2021-09-16 12:04 

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Ex-Soviet states set to beef up joint military missions on Afghan border to head off risk of instability after US Kabul withdrawal...

The heads of six former Soviet republics, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, have agreed to modernize and upgrade their forces patrolling the fractious border with Afghanistan in Central Asia amid fears of instability....

 2021-09-16 12:02 

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Baaad move: Cristiano Ronaldo 'swaps $8mn mansion because of NOISY SHEEP' as Man Utd star & family relocate after just 1 week...

Manchester United proudly proclaimed that Cristiano Ronaldo had come "home" after his summer transfer move, but the star has reportedly failed to settle at one mansion because of some noisy sheep....

 2021-09-16 12:00 

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Boom Bust looks at EU's infrastructure plan to rival China's Belt and Road Initiative...

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has called on the EU to counter rising Chinese investment with a new infrastructure program, Global Gate. "We want to create links and not dependencies," she said in her address....

 2021-09-16 11:43 

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RT's digital content project Redfish laments 'censorship' after Facebook blocks it on Instagram without proper explanation...

The popular Instagram account of the RT-affiliated Redfish digital-content project has been apparently deactivated, with Facebook, which owns the platform, so far being reluctant to explain its reasoning for the harsh move....

 2021-09-16 11:40 

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Natural gas deficit may force Europeans to switch back to coal expert...

Rising gas prices will force European countries to restrain their ambitions to phase out coal and fossil fuels, according to an expert on EU energy markets, Simonas Vileikis....

 2021-09-16 11:11 

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'I thought I was dead': Steward hit by misfiring Ronaldo speaks about experience as footage captures impact (VIDEO)...

The steward who crashed to the ground after being struck by a wayward shot from Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed her shock at the incident, after she was tended to by the Manchester United star and given one of his icon No.7 shirts....

 2021-09-16 11:05 

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France suspends 3,000 healthcare workers for failing to get jabbed against Covid health minister...

About 3,000 French healthcare workers have been temporarily dismissed on grounds they had not received Covid vaccinations before the mid-September deadline which made inoculation mandatory, Health Minister Olivier Veran announced....

 2021-09-16 10:40 

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President Rodrigo Duterte declares ICC 'no longer has jurisdiction' over Philippines after it launches probe into his war on drugs...

Speaking via his lawyer, President Rodrigo Duterte rejected the International Criminal Court's (ICC) probe into his war on drugs, claiming his country has "left the Rome statute" and the tribunal "no longer has jurisdiction."...

 2021-09-16 10:30 

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Keiser Report explores economic fallout in Sri Lanka as country grapples with food emergency...

Deprived of tourism dollars, Sri Lanka's forex reserves plummeted from $7.5 billion in November 2019, when the government took office, to $2.8 billion at the end of July. Food staples in the country are also running low....

 2021-09-16 10:27 

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'Are you kidding?' Fans in disbelief at off-the-wall catch by Orioles star Mullins as he robs Yankees of home run (VIDEO)...

Baltimore Orioles outfielder Cedric Mullins produced a strong contender for catch of the season when he spectacularly deprived the visiting New York Yankees of a home run in their Wednesday night meeting....

 2021-09-16 10:27 

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France says Biden acted like Trump as UK & US steal huge Aussie submarine deal in 'brutal, unilateral and unpredictable decision'...

France's foreign minister has spoken of his "anger" and "bitterness" and has criticized the US and Britain, after the allies agreed a deal to supply nuclear submarines to Australia, undoing Paris' $40-billion deal for French subs....

 2021-09-16 10:17 

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AUKUS submarine deal will safeguard peace and security of Indo-Pacific, says UK's Johnson...

The British PM has hailed a pact between the UK, Australia and the US, which will see Canberra take delivery of nuclear-powered subs, stating the deal will help safeguard peace and security of the Indo-Pacific for years to come....

 2021-09-16 10:02 

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'Extremely irresponsible': China slams new security pact between US, UK & Australia to arm Canberra with nuclear submarines...

A new plan by the US, UK, and Australia to provide Canberra with nuclear-powered submarines undermines regional stability and intensifies the arms race, the Chinese Foreign Ministry has said....

 2021-09-16 10:00 

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Soaring natural gas prices could weaken EU economy, Saxo Bank warns...

The rise of natural gas prices could hurt the economic competitiveness of the European Union on a global scale, Ole Hansen, head of commodity strategy at Saxo Bank, told RIA Novosti....

 2021-09-16 09:53 

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'Not doing what they had to': Pep Guardiola lifts lid on viral touchline rant at Man City stars Mahrez & Grealish (VIDEO)...

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has cleared up his viral touchline rant at wingers Riyad Mahrez and Jack Grealish after the pair were berated by their livid boss during the Champions League victory over RB Leipzig....

 2021-09-16 09:37 

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Back to the USSR? Team Navalny wants Russians to vote for the once-hated Communists instead of liberal pro-Western candidates...

"If you're liberal, vote Communist." That's the message of Alexey Navalny's team after they unveiled a list of preferred candidates in this week's Russian parliamentary election. It's doubtful many will find the logic convincin...

 2021-09-16 09:06 

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UNICEF urges schools to completely reopen, as millions of kids' educations still disrupted by Covid after 18 months of pandemic...

Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic 18 months ago, the schools of millions of children worldwide remain almost totally closed, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has said, urging institutions to reopen....

 2021-09-16 09:00 

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Surging energy prices in Europe force UK plants to shut down...

A major fertilizer manufacturer has been forced to shut down two factories in the UK as energy prices continue to soar in Europe....

 2021-09-16 08:50 

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AUKUS nuclear submarine deal not a 'betrayal,' UK defence minister says, as French cut out of lucrative military contract...

Britain's defence minister has said he understands the disappointment of the French government and Naval Group at the loss of a major contract with Australia, but insisted it was not a 'betrayal' of Paris by the AUKUS partners....

 2021-09-16 08:45 

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Kremlin Covid outbreak: Dozens of Russian government staff have tested positive for virus, Putin tells CSTO summit by video-link...

The coronavirus outbreak that has forced Vladimir Putin into self-isolation is far worse than previously reported, the Russian president has explained, with the disease apparently spreading like wildfire throughout the Kremlin....

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