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‘No evidence whatsoever’ that Nibiru is coming to kill us says NASA scientist (POLL)

© NASA A NASA scientist has once again debunked claims that the world is going to end on Sunday when the mysterious planet Nibiru comes hurtling towards Earth. “There is no such planet, there never has been, and presumably there never will be — but it keeps popping up over and over,” astronomer and space […]

November 19th, 2017 | Posted in usa-world | read More »

Chinese military launches website to rat on leaks, violations & fake news

© AFP China has launched a website to report illegal online activities of the military and the spreading of “harmful information.” Earlier, the Chinese leader vowed to turn the People’s Army into a “world class force” and to “ensure a clean cyberspace.” China’s official military website announced the launch of the platform on Sunday, which […]

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US military truck crash kills elderly civilian in Okinawa, Japan

FILE PHOTO © Reuters A US military truck collided with a light vehicle in Okinawa, Japan, killing an elderly civilian, local media reports. The driver, allegedly a member of the US Marine Corps, was drunk at the moment of the crash and is being questioned. READ MORE: Japan may deploy new Marines force alongside Americans amid […]

November 19th, 2017 | Posted in usa-world | read More »

French police use tear gas to disperse protest against slave auctions in Libya (VIDEO)

Demonstrators taking part in a march against “slavery in Libya” on the Champs-Elysees avenue face antiriot police in Paris on November 18, 2017. © Zakaria Abdelkafi / AFP Hundreds of activists flocked to the Libyan Embassy in Paris on Saturday, outraged with the government’s failure to tackle people smuggling after a CCN report unveiled a network […]

November 19th, 2017 | Posted in usa-world | read More »

Online game about child trafficking released by Indian charity

A 16-year-old girl sits inside a protection home on the outskirts of New Delhi. © Mansi Thapliyal / Reuters An Indian children’s charity has released an online interactive game which aims to highlight the problem of child trafficking in the country. decided the best way to get a feel for (UN) TRAFFICKED by Kailash […]

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Priest urges church to abandon Christmas, ‘hijacked’ by Santa

A hand-carved nativity scene. © AFP A Catholic priest has urged the church to abandon the word “Christmas” because it has been “hijacked by Santa and reindeer.” Dublin-based priest Father Desmond O’Donnell said believers should now use the word “Nativity” instead of “Christmas,” because the latter has lost all its meaning to commercialization. “We’ve lost Christmas, […]

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Russia gives unique 3D Palmyra model to Syria to help restore ancient city (VIDEO)

© Institute for the History of Material Culture of the Russian Academy of Sciences Russian researchers have created a model of the ancient city of Palmyra, based on thousands of drone images. Unveiled at the St. Petersburg cultural forum, it will be given to Syria to help restore and preserve the UNESCO World Heritage site ravaged […]

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‘Arrogant’ Saudi Arabia fails to dent Hezbollah with Hariri gambit, but won’t stop trying

Supporters of Lebanon’s Hezbollah party parade to mark the last day of Ashura ceremony in Beirut, Lebanon October 1, 2017. © Aziz Taher / Reuters Riyadh’s attempt to assert control in Lebanon and open up a new front against Hezbollah and Iran has brought little return, but substantial reputational damage. But does Saudi Arabia even […]

November 19th, 2017 | Posted in usa-world | read More »

Lebanese PM Hariri visits France, promises to clarify resignation statement on his return to Lebanon

French President Emmanuel Macron (R) and Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri © Bertrand Guay / AFP Speaking after his meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris, Lebanese PM Saad Hariri has announced he will return to his country within the next few days, following his surprise resignation two weeks ago. “I will go to […]

November 19th, 2017 | Posted in usa-world | read More »

AC/DC co-founder & rock icon Malcolm Young dies aged 64

Malcolm Young. © imago stock / Global Look Press Legendary rock guitarist Malcolm Young, who co-founded Australian powerhouse AC/DC with his brother Angus in 1973, has died aged 64. The riff-loving rhythm guitarist had been living with dementia for the last three years, with the illness forcing his retirement from the band in 2014. He […]

November 18th, 2017 | Posted in usa-world | read More »