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52 dead in bus fire in western Kazakhstan (VIDEO)

© The Committee for emergency situations of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Kazakhstan / Sputnik At least 52 people have been burned to death after a passenger bus caught fire in western Kazakhstan, authorities confirmed. Only five people managed to escape the deadly blaze. The deadly incident took place on a highway in the […]

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‘Symbol of oppression:’ German college in hot water over controversial burqa course

A woman wearing a burqa in front of a German flag in Leipzig, Germany, on August 26, 2017. © Peter Endig / www.globallookpress.com A German college has provoked massive public outrage with its Muslim face veils course. The move was slammed as supporting the oppression of women and promoting Islamization, claims which the college denies. […]

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‘If US is sidelined, 2 Koreas can work towards peace and stability’

Head of North Korean delegation Jon Jong Su talks with his South Korean counterpart Chun Hae-sung January 17, 2018. / Reuters / Yonhap via REUTERS The US is interfering with the ongoing Korean talks, which Seoul hopes will eventually lead to the denuclearization of the entire peninsula, security analyst Charles Shoebridge told RT. The third […]

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French jihadi wives captured by Kurds want to face trial in ‘real country’

FILE PHOTO: Veiled women in Raqqa, Syria, March 31, 2014 / Reuters Lawyers representing a group of French jihadi wives being held captive by Kurdish fighters in Syria have filed a complaint for not letting the women face trial at home, on the grounds that Syrian Kurdistan is not a “real country.” A group of […]

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Lost in time: Abandoned home encased in glistening sheets of ice and snow (VIDEO)

© Ruptly Winter’s frosty embrace has transformed an abandoned Russian residence into an incredible icy palace, where frozen stalagmites hang like chandeliers. The home in Ekaterinburg, where temperatures can easily reach minus 17 degrees celsius in January, appears locked in time thanks to a burst water mains that has almost entirely coated the interior rooms […]

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Hungarian MPs put forward ‘Stop Soros’ bill to curb immigration

© Olivier Hoslet / AFP Hungarian lawmakers have presented new legislation aimed at curbing immigration and which also affects foreign funded NGOs. The legislation, dubbed the ‘Stop Soros Act’ references the US-Hungarian tycoon, George Soros. Following a cabinet meeting Wednesday, Interior Minister Pinter Sandor and government spokesman Zoltan Kovacs announced the proposed ‘Stop Soros Act.’ […]

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Are US & Japan aiming their new missile defense at Russia & China?

Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense weapon system © Leah Garton / Reuters Japan’s efforts to acquire the US missile defense systems under the pretext of a threat posed by North Korea have sparked concerns in Moscow. Experts believe the missiles might be deployed with an eye on Russia and China. Japan says that its decision to […]

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Get out the way: Russian warplanes land on highway as part of tactical drill (VIDEO)

Sukhoi Su-34 multi-role combat aircraft. © Eugene Odinokov / Sputnik Russia’s military turned a highway into a runway for its fighter jets and bombers so that pilots could train landing on unprepared surfaces. Traffic on a federal highway in Russia’s Rostov region was temporarily halted for the tactical flight training of the mixed aviation unit […]

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Suspected hand grenade attack on police station in Malmo, Sweden

FILE PHOTO © Johan Nilsson / Reuters A loud bang has been heard at the police station in the Swedish city of Malmo. The explosion was caused by a hand grenade, according to news reports. “The place is locked off and the bombing group is on its way,” police spokeswoman Anna Goransson was quoted as saying […]

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Military response to gang violence an option – Swedish PM

Image of Swedish armed police. / www.globallookpress.com Sweden’s PM Stefan Lofven has not ruled out deploying the military to clamp down on organized crime, local media says. He indicated, however, that other avenues must first be explored before taking such drastic action. Violent crime topped the agenda during a debate between party leaders in the […]

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