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‘No trace of Russians’: US far-right aiming to influence German election, analysts say

© Odd Andersen / AFP Despite Germany’s unfounded fears that Moscow could meddle in its upcoming election, analysts say they “haven’t seen any trace of the Russians.” Instead, they say there is evidence that America’s far-right is trying to sway voters. “So far we have not been able to track down any specific Russian activity,” […]

September 21st, 2017 | Posted in usa-world | read More »

Iraq launches offensive to retake ISIS stronghold Hawija near Kirkuk

Military vehicles from the Emergency Response Division are seen on the outskirts of Shirqat, Iraq © Reuters Iraq has launched an offensive against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in Hawija, Kirkuk province, according to the country’s prime minister. The territory is one of the last areas still controlled by the militant group. “At the dawn […]

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Violent brawl caught on camera as rival gangs exchange fire at Istanbul courthouse

© ihlas Son Dakika / YouTube A brawl between two rival gangs at a courthouse in Istanbul has been caught on camera, showing violence and chaos inside the building. Around 20 people have been arrested, according to local media. Çağlayan Adliyesi'nde adaletin sarayından ya da sarayın adaletinden karelerMafya çökmüş ülkemize Ama yol yaptılar😬pic.twitter.com/4rLUzKz02j — ATATÜRK […]

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Gun battle at Istanbul courthouse, at least 1 injured – local media

FILE PHOTO: Riot police stands guard outside the Justice Palace, the Caglayan courthouse, in Istanbul, Turkey © Murad Sezer / Reuters Members of two rival groups have opened fire at a courthouse in Istanbul, local media report, citing police. At least one person has been injured. Footage from the area shows people lying on the […]

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‘I’ll kill you’: Duterte vows to have son murdered if drug-trafficking allegation true

© Rouelle Umali / Global Look Press Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte says he will not hesitate to have his own son murdered if allegations of his involvement in a $125-million drug shipment prove to be true. He has also vowed to “protect the police who kill him.” “I said before my order was: ‘If I […]

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‘Europe should not be an appendix of international politics’ – German FM

Europe should establish itself as an independent player in the international arena, rather than tagging along with the US or any other country, Germany’s Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel told RT, as he advocated “a new détente” with Moscow. “We have partners and allies, the Americans amongst them – but we are a continent that must […]

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Trump’s threat akin to ‘sound of a dog barking’ – N. Korea

© KCNA / Global Look Press US President Donald Trump’s fiery threat to “totally destroy” North Korea amounted to “the sound of a dog barking,” Pyongyang said, adding that Trump’s warnings are just a nonsensical “dog dream.” Read more N. Korea threatens US with ‘horrible nuclear strike and miserable and final ruin’ “If he was […]

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Russia test fires 2nd Yars ICBM in 10 days (VIDEO)

© Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation The Russian Strategic Missile Force has tested the modern Yars intercontinental ballistic missile. The previous test of the ICBM was conducted last week. The launch was conducted on Wednesday from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northwestern Russia by troops of the 14th missile division, which is stationed near […]

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US-backed forces approaching Deir ez-Zor from north ‘work to ISIS objectives’ – Russian MoD

FILE PHOTO: A fighter of Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) is seen in the eastern part of Deir al Zor © Rodi Said / Reuters US backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) approaching the Deir ez-Zor region from the north work to the same objective as Islamic State terrorists, the Russian Defence Ministry said. The MoD added […]

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Only 3% of 2.2mn migrants who entered Europe since 2015 sent home – Pew Research

FILE PHOTO © Wolfgang Rattay / Reuters More than half of the immigrants who arrived in the EU, Norway and Switzerland in 2015 and 2016 still have no legal asylum status, and only 3 percent of the 2.2 million newcomers were returned to their homeland. READ MORE: Migrants rush across Sicilian beach after dramatic boat […]

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