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 2021-09-17 13:27 

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France Says It Cannot Trust Australia in Trade Talks After Canberra Ditched Joint Sub Deal...

Australia previously dropped a $90-billion agreement with the French firm Naval Group under which the latter was supposed to build several attack-class submarines for the country. Paris has already slammed the move, prompted by the US promise to Canberra ...

 2021-09-17 13:20 

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Piers Morgan Says His New Job Will Be 'Stuff of Nightmares' for Meghan Markle...

Earlier this week, Morgan announced he is joining The Sun as a columnist, returning to the same newspaper where he started his career in 1988. He will also be a host on TalkTV. The Sun's Editor-in-Chief Victoria Newton has already called it a "big...

 2021-09-17 13:18 

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Indonesia Wary of Australia's Plans to Acquire Nuclear Submarines...

BANGKOK (Sputnik) - Indonesia has adopted a cautious approach to Australia's plans to acquire nuclear submarines but voiced its concern over alleged power projection in the region, the country's foreign ministry said on Friday....

 2021-09-17 13:14 

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US Slaps New Hezbollah-Related Sanctions on Several Individuals...

According to the website of the US Treasury Department, the sanctions will also target people linked to Iran's elite Quds Force....

 2021-09-17 12:57 

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Pakistan Will Get 'Badly Burnt' If It Courts the Taliban Beyond a Point, Warns Author...

Pakistan's PM Imran Khan reacted to the Taliban* takeover of Afghanistan by proclaiming that Afghans "have broken the shackles of slavery". Islamabad has taken a leading role in lobbying foreign governments to give the Taliban a "chance...

 2021-09-17 12:51 

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US General Mark Milley Reportedly Downplayed George Floyd Protests' Severity in Talks With Trump...

The authors of the tell-all book "Frankly, We Did Win This Election" claimed earlier this year that General Milley had a heated argument with then-President Donald Trump in 2020, refusing to take command of forces to quell the unrest that gripped ...

 2021-09-17 12:51 

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Is Narendra Modi Emerging as the Most Sports Loving Indian Prime Minister?...

From attending cricket matches, to making phone calls to the country's Olympians, to meeting sports stars in-person, to consoling them after heart-breaking losses, the 71-year-old leader has been found doing it all....

 2021-09-17 12:28 

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FAA Bans Drone Flights Over Texas Bridge After Thousands of Haitians Filmed Flocking to Area...

On Friday, Republican Senator Ted Cruz insisted that at least 10,503 "illegal aliens" are currently under a bridge in south Texas, part of the migration crisis that he claimed "was entirely caused" by President Joe Biden....

 2021-09-17 12:27 

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'Show Got It Wrong': Priyanka Chopra Apologises After Taking Flak Over 'The Activist' Format...

CBS show "The Activist" was initially conceptualised as a five-episode competitive series that aims to have several activists and public figures compete with each other to promote their causes on social media and secure the highest amount of fundi...

 2021-09-17 12:05 

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Nicki Minaj Tweet That COVID-19 Vaccines Cause Impotence Sparks Protest Outside CDC HQs - Video...

On 14 September, the ten-time Grammy nominee, who is one of the best-selling female artists of all time, claimed in a tweet that her cousin's friend became impotent after getting a COVID jab. Her post was shared by more than 117,000 users and received...

 2021-09-17 12:01 

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Pelosi Asked After Capitol Riot If WH Staff Did Anything But 'Kiss' Trump's 'Fat Butt', Book Claims...

The new book by Bob Woodward "Peril" has not yet been officially released, but the excerpts from it are already making waves. The book, in particular, claimed that Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mark Milley had assured his Chinese counterpart that...

 2021-09-17 11:48 

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Armenian Police to Block Streets Near Central Square Due to Planned Rallies...

YEREVAN (Sputnik) - The Armenian police said on 17 September that they will block all entrances to central Yerevan, as some rallies against the festive events in honor of the upcoming Independence Day are expected later in the day....

 2021-09-17 11:32 

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UK Military 'Actively Recruiting' New Spies for Deployment in Asian Region Amid AUKUS-Caused Waves...

The British military's search for fresh recruits comes in the wake of the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia establishing a new defence alliance dubbed AUKUS, purportedly aimed at countering China....

 2021-09-17 11:14 

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Punjabi Activists Clash With Police in Delhi During Anti-Farm Law Protests - Video...

Three farm laws passed by parliament last year have since triggered mass protests around India, with demonstrators demanding that the government repeal the bills. Talks to resolve the dispute have so far borne no fruit....

 2021-09-17 11:07 

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Clip of Man With Crossbow on Balcony in Netherlands Emerges Online Amid Reports of Stabbing Attack...

Initial reports suggested that a stabbing attack occurred in the Netherlands on Friday, but later De Telegraph reported, citing a police spokesman, that two people had been shot with a crossbow, adding that the suspect was arrested soon after the assault....

 2021-09-17 10:48 

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Two Killed, One Injured in 'Crossbow Attack' in the Netherlands...

According to De Telegraph, citing a police spokesman, authorities are not presuming this to be a terrorist attack. The suspect's motives have yet to be ascertained. The situation is now under control, police said....

 2021-09-17 10:44 

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AUKUS Raises Many Questions From Point of View of Nuclear Proliferation, Russia's IAEA Rep Says...

Late on Wednesday, Australia, the UK, and the US announced the formation of the new defence and security partnership AUKUS to "protect and defend" the three nations' "shared interests in the Indo-Pacific"....

 2021-09-17 10:44 

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UK-US Post-Brexit Trade Deal Unlikely If Northern Ireland Peace Accords Destroyed, Pelosi Says...

LONDON (Sputnik) US House of Representative Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, predicted on 17 September that if the Good Friday agreement that brought peace to Northern Ireland in 1998 is destroyed, a post-Brexit trade deal between the UK and the US is very "unl...

 2021-09-17 10:41 

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AUKUS Will Make Indo-Pacific Fiercely Contested, Sinologist Says...

US President Joe Biden has announced a new alliance with the UK and Australia named AUKUS to meet growing challenges in the Indo-Pacific. The pact stipulates a deal under which Australia will be provided with nuclear-powered submarines....

 2021-09-17 10:40 

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Oxbridge Fails to Top Times' List of Best UK Universities for First Time...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Oxford and Cambridge have for the first time ever failed to top the UK university ranking after St. Andrews was named the best university in the Good University Guide (GUG), compiled annually by The Times, whose latest edition was publi...

 2021-09-17 10:39 

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La Francophonie Suspends Guinea From Organisation Over Military Coup...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - La Francophonie (OIF), an organisation of French-speaking countries, has suspended Guinea's membership due to the military takeover and called for the release of President Alpha Conde, who was captured during the coup....

 2021-09-17 10:24 

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Russian Online Voting System Suffers DDOS-Attack Coming From US, German, Ukrainian IPs...
 2021-09-17 10:21 

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Putin: US and NATO Countries Should Provide Most of Money for Post-War Afghan Reconstruction...

US-led coalition forces left Afghanistan in August 2021 after a two-decade-long military campaign as the Taliban* took over the country....

 2021-09-17 09:58 

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Putin to Vote Online in Elections to Russian Parliament...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will vote online during the ongoing elections to the parliament's lower house, Kremlin spokesman said on Friday....

 2021-09-17 09:51 

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Two Charged With New IRA Murder of Blogger Lyra McKee In Northern Ireland In 2019...

Lyra McKee was shot dead in riots in the Creggan estate in Derry in April 2019. The New IRA admitted firing the shot which killed her as she hid behind a police vehicle....

 2021-09-17 09:13 

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Prince Andrew Dealt Blow After US Judge Rules That Sex Abuse Lawsuit Isn't 'Game of Hide and Seek'...

One of Jeffrey Epstein's alleged sex slaves, Virginia Giuffre has for years accused the Duke of York of sexual abuse. She claims that she was forced to have sex with Prince Andrew at least three times, including when she was a minor. Buckingham Palace...

 2021-09-17 08:31 

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Cosmic Rerun? 10 Billion-Year-Old Supernova Will Soon Appear Again - Scientists Reveal Why...

According to astronomers, these reappearances may help them in finding more clues about the nature of dark matter, a mysterious substance that contributes to the majority of the universe's composition and binds galaxies together....

 2021-09-17 08:20 

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As Sweden Tries Nouri Over Iran 'Prison Massacre', Analyst Calls Case Groundless...

Hamid Nouri is accused of committing war crimes and helping to execute thousands of young Iranians, who dared to go against the authorities in Tehran. His verdict is expected in April 2022....

 2021-09-17 07:48 

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SCO Summit: Putin Calls for Common Line on Afghanistan in Wake of US 'Flight'...

The US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan came amid the Taliban* increasing its military activities, which resulted in the militant group seizing power in the nation on 15 August....

 2021-09-17 07:22 

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Psaki Says Biden's Constant Coughing Not 'an Issue of Concern'...

In late 2019, Joe Biden's doctor argued that the-then Democratic presidential candidate is fit to serve as POTUS, but admitted that the former vice president suffers from acid reflux disease, which occasionally causes him to clear his throat....

 2021-09-17 07:11 

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India Eyes Record Vaccination on PM Modi's Birthday, But Opposition Observes It as Unemployment Day...

A slugfest of sorts is playing out in India on the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 71st birthday as the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and opposition vie to outdo each other. While the BJP is promoting Modi for his "visionary" ...

 2021-09-17 07:06 

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India Doesn't Subscribe to 'Clash of Civilisations' Theory, Jaishankar Clarifies to China's Wang Yi...

The remarks by Indian Foreign Minister S Jaishankar come two days after India's Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat remarked that there was some "jointmanship4; between "Sinic" and "Islamic civilisations" to counter...

 2021-09-17 06:59 

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UN Chief: 'Absolutely Essential' to Create Mechanisms to Inject Cash Into Afghan Economy...

UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres noted it was critical to create mechanisms to inject cash into Afghanistan's economy to prevent it from collapsing and causing a massive outflow of refugees that could destabilise the en...

 2021-09-17 06:50 

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Chinese Astronauts Return to Earth After 90-Day Space Mission...

The Chinese state broadcaster CCTV has shown footage of the spacecraft landing in the Gobi Desert where it was met by helicopters and off-road vehicles....

 2021-09-17 06:36 

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Faroe Islands Pledges Review of Whaling Hunt Rules Amid Outcry Over Largest-Ever Cull...

What was called the largest slaughter of dolphins in the history of the Faroe Islands has led to massive criticism not only from animal rights activists, but from whalers themselves. However, bioeticians have pointed out the somewhat contradictory and not...

 2021-09-17 06:31 

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'I'm Vaccinated B**ch!' Watch 'Drunk Karen' Attacking Restaurant Staffers for Not Wearing Masks...

The woman went berserk as the restaurant's manager was not wearing a protective mask. The situation became even more chaotic when other staffers and guests tried to calm "Karen" down....

 2021-09-17 06:24 

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On Narendra Modi's 71st Birthday, Here's a Look at Indian PM's Most Iconic Fashion Moments...

From lighting 71,000 diyas (earthen lamps) at the Bharat Mata Temple in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, to distributing 150 million monthly ration bags, organising blood donation camps, and much more, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is going to celebrate the 71...

 2021-09-17 06:12 

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Over 150 Tonnes of Chinese Vodka Spilled as Result of Sichuan Earthquake, Reports Suggest...

BEIJING (Sputnik) - More than 150 tonnes of baijiu spilled at the warehouse of a wine company in Sichuan province in southwestern China due to a recent earthquake, the Wangyi Chinese news portal stated on 17 September....

 2021-09-17 06:06 

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Happens to The Best of Us: Australian PM Morrison Plays Down Joe Biden 'Forgetting' His Name...

Gosh, what was his (her) name? this is a situation everyone can relate to. Neighbours, colleagues, celebrities, hell, even that school friend with whom you pranked your math teacher, human memory spares no one. One can say without exaggeration that Joe Bi...

 2021-09-17 05:47 

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US Will Boost Military Presence in Australia as China Slams 'Irresponsible' AUKUS Pact...

On Wednesday, US President Joe Biden, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, and his UK counterpart Boris Johnson unveiled the AUKUS security alliance "to protect and defend" the three countries' "shared interests in the Indo-Pacific...

 2021-09-17 05:34 

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'Tomorrow I'm Dating My Doorman, Next Day Someone Else': Irina Shayk Reacts to Rumoured Kanye Fling...

Media outlets earlier reported that West's ex-wife, Kim Kardashian, was aware of the "relationship4; between him and Shayk and had no objection to West moving on following their divorce....

 2021-09-17 05:10 

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Society Cannot Be 'Held Hostage' by Unvaccinated, Finnish Health Boss Claims...

Finland plans to lift all its restrictions when the vaccination rate reaches 80 percent. To convince the holdouts, numbering hundreds of thousands, to take the shot, COVID passports to be requested in all public places are being pondered....

 2021-09-17 04:30 

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Gimme That: Adorable Golden Retriever Twins are Ready for a Treat...

Each and every canine needs a lot of energy, and there are two main sources for it - food and sleep. But what is actually more important for them - a nap or a meal?...

 2021-09-17 04:16 

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US House Armed Services Committee Warns Troubled F-35 Program May Become Unsustainable at Its Peak...

Earlier this month, Rep. Adam Smith, chairman of the US House Armed Services Committee, revealed that he recommends the US Air Force invest in smaller, unmanned aircraft, as the F-35 may not remain as modern as previously. He said that while the costly mu...

 2021-09-17 04:01 

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US Civil Rights Leader Applauds Police Chokehold Ban, Urges Congress to Move on Floyd Act...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik), Barrington M. Salmon - The US Justice Department's decision to ban law enforcement from using chokeholds is a welcome step but more needs to do be done to curb police violence against Black people, including the passage of the Ge...

 2021-09-17 03:55 

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'Cut Him Off Now!': Newsmax Host Loses Cool After US Vet Critiques Trump Over Afghan Withdrawal...

Although the process to remove American troops began under former US President Donald Trump, backlash stemming from the exit has largely consumed the Biden administration, with lawmakers on both sides of the aisle lashing out. The president has stood firm...

 2021-09-17 03:20 

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UK High Court Rules Will of Prince Philip to Remain Sealed for 90 Years...

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, died two months shy of turning 100 on April 9, ending what was more than six decades beside Queen Elizabeth II. The death of Philip - the longest-serving consort - triggered an age-old convention that seeks to preserve th...

 2021-09-17 02:31 

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US Coast Guard Joins Australia Navy for 3-Day Exercise in South China Sea...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States cutter Munro completed a three-day exercise with the Royal Australian Navy in the South China Sea, the US Coast Guard said in a press release....

 2021-09-17 01:56 

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Alex Murdaugh and The Fall of a Southern Dynasty...

Alex Murdaugh has been charged with insurance fraud following his confession of a failed suicide attempt by a hitman to secure his son a $10 million insurance payout....

 2021-09-17 01:33 

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'At the End of the Occupation' Country Faces Many Challenges - Head of Afghan National Peace Council...

It has been more than a month since the Taliban seized Afghanistan's capital Kabul and declared the near 20-year war in the country over. Sputnik spoke with Mohammad Daoud Abedi, head of the Afghan National Peace Council about the recent developments ...

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