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Photo: Alleged Russian Whale Spy Defects To Norway Alleged Russian Whale Spy Defects To Norway
TreeHugger - Sun May 5, 2019
A wayward whale strapped with Russian equipment seems to have fallen for Norway and its people. More»

Photo: Wolves return to Netherlands after 140 years Wolves return to Netherlands after 140 years
BBC - Tue Apr 9, 2019
The Netherlands has its first resident wolf population in 140 years, according to ecologists. More»

Photo: Catholic Priests in Poland Burn "Sacrilegious" Harry Potter Books Catholic Priests in Poland Burn "Sacrilegious" Harry Potter Books
BBC - Mon Apr 1, 2019
Catholic priests in northern Poland have burned books they consider to be sacrilegious, including ones from the Harry Potter boy wizard series. More»

Photo: 49 killed in mass shootings at 2 mosques in 'one of New Zealand's darkest days' 49 killed in mass shootings at 2 mosques in 'one of New Zealand's darkest days'
ABC News - Fri Mar 15, 2019
At least 49 people were killed and dozens more injured in mass shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, Friday. More»

Photo: Israeli Warplanes Bomb 'Terror Sites' In Gaza Strip After First Rocket Attack On Tel Aviv Since 2014 Israeli Warplanes Bomb 'Terror Sites' In Gaza Strip After First Rocket Attack On Tel Aviv Since 2014
Daily Mail - Fri Mar 15, 2019
Israeli warplanes attacked militant targets in the southern Gaza Strip early on Friday in response to a rare rocket attack on the Israeli city of Tel Aviv. More»

Rockets fired from Gaza at Tel Aviv
Reuters - Thu Mar 14, 2019
Two rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip at the Tel Aviv area on Thursday, setting off sirens, and several explosions were heard, the Israeli military and witnesses said. More»

Women judges quashed rape verdict as alleged victim was 'too masculine'
CNN - Wed Mar 13, 2019
Rome - Hundreds of demonstrators protested outside an Italian court this week after it emerged that two men were acquitted of rape partly because the judges believed the alleged victim looked too "masculine. More»

Photo: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu To Be Indicted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu To Be Indicted
Huffington Post - Thu Feb 28, 2019
Israels attorney general on Thursday announced he will indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges, local media reported. More»

Photo: After Putin's warning, Russian TV lists nuclear targets in U.S. After Putin's warning, Russian TV lists nuclear targets in U.S.
Reuters - Tue Feb 26, 2019
MOSCOW - Russian state television has listed US military facilities that Moscow would target in the event of a nuclear strike, and said that a hypersonic missile Russia is developing would be able to hit them in less than five minutes. More»

Photo: Russia's Putin Accuses US Of Raising Risk Of Nuclear War Russia's Putin Accuses US Of Raising Risk Of Nuclear War
Reuters - Wed Dec 19, 2018
President Vladimir Putin on Thursday accused the United States of raising the risk of nuclear war by threatening to spurn a key arms control treaty and refusing to hold talks about another pact that expires soon. More»

Photo: Russia 'meddled in all big social media' around US election Russia 'meddled in all big social media' around US election
BBC - Mon Dec 17, 2018
Russia used every major social media platform to influence the 2016 US election, a report claims. More»

Photo: Manafort held secret talks with Assange in Ecuadorian embassy Manafort held secret talks with Assange in Ecuadorian embassy
The Guardian - Mon Nov 26, 2018
Donald Trumps former campaign manager Paul Manafort held secret talks with Julian Assange inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, and visited around the time he joined Trumps campaign, the Guardian has been told. More»

Photo: Russia issues chilling warning it is 'preparing for war' over the US withdrawal from landmark missile treaty Russia issues chilling warning it is 'preparing for war' over the US withdrawal from landmark missile treaty
Daily Mail - Sat Oct 27, 2018
Russia has warned it is preparing for war after US President Donald Trump announced he would be withdrawing from a landmark nuclear missile treaty this week. More»

Photo: Trump Threatens Canada Again Trump Threatens Canada Again
Toronto Star - Sat Sep 8, 2018
WASHINGTON - Returning to his bellicose trade rhetoric, US President Donald Trump warned Friday that he would cause the "ruination" of Canada if he imposed tariffs on Canadian-made cars. More»

Photo: Mystery as Russia LIQUIDATED almost ALL of its holdings in US Treasury securities during run up to Helsinki Mystery as Russia LIQUIDATED almost ALL of its holdings in US Treasury securities during run up to Helsinki
Daily Mail - Sat Jul 28, 2018
The Russian government has sold off the vast majority of its holdings of US Treasury securities for reasons that remain mysterious, in a dramatic move that experts are calling unprecedented. More»

Photo: Canada legalises recreational marijuana nationwide Canada legalises recreational marijuana nationwide
The Independent - Tue Jun 19, 2018
Canada has legalised the use of recreational marijuana nationwide, making it the first G7 country to do so. More»

Photo: Documents raise new questions about Russian role in Brexit Documents raise new questions about Russian role in Brexit
Think Progress - Sat Jun 9, 2018
A trove of new emails revealed by the British press this weekend are helping shine new light on the role Russia may have played in backing the 2016 Brexit referendum. More»

Photo: U.S. Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Bombers off Alaskan Coast U.S. Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Bombers off Alaskan Coast
Newsweek - Fri May 11, 2018
Two US fighter jets intercepted two Russian bombers in international airspace off the coast of Alaska on Friday, in the latest in a series of encounters between US and Russian warplanes. More»

Photo: Donald Trump announces retaliatory airstrikes on Syria Donald Trump announces retaliatory airstrikes on Syria
Daily Mail - Fri Apr 13, 2018
Donald Trump said on Friday evening he had ordered precision strikes on Syria in retaliation for the suspected poison gas attack that killed at least 60 people on April 7. More»

Photo: Murder Inquiry Over Russian Businessman's Death in London Murder Inquiry Over Russian Businessman's Death in London
BBC - Thu Mar 15, 2018
UK police have launched a murder investigation after the death of Russian businessman Nikolai Glushkov in south-west London. More»

Photo: UK Prime Minister May Expels 23 Russian Diplomats in Response to Spy Poisoning UK Prime Minister May Expels 23 Russian Diplomats in Response to Spy Poisoning
The Guardian - Tue Mar 13, 2018
The UK is to expel 23 Russian diplomats, consider new laws to combat spying and look at sanctions as part of a sweeping response to the nerve agent attack in Salisbury, Theresa May has told parliament. More»

Photo: Poisoned umbrellas and polonium: Russian-linked UK deaths Poisoned umbrellas and polonium: Russian-linked UK deaths
The Guardian - Mon Mar 12, 2018
Salisburys former spy is not the first Russian to fall ill in Britain in mysterious circumstances. More»

Photo: Russian exile Nikolai Glushkov found dead at his London home Russian exile Nikolai Glushkov found dead at his London home
The Guardian - Mon Mar 12, 2018
Counter-terrorism unit investigates death of Berezovsky friend who claimed political asylum in UK after fraud conviction. More»

Photo: UK Military Deployed After Poisoning of Russian Spy in Salisbury UK Military Deployed After Poisoning of Russian Spy in Salisbury
BBC - Thu Mar 8, 2018
About 180 military personnel have been deployed to Salisbury to help in the investigation into the attempted murder of an ex-Russian spy and his daughter. More»

Photo: China bans George Orwell's Animal Farm and letter 'N' China bans George Orwell's Animal Farm and letter 'N'
The Independent - Sun Mar 4, 2018
The Chinese government has banned George Orwells dystopian satirical novella Animal Farm and the letter N in a wide-ranging online censorship crackdown. More»

Photo: River of flowing ROCKS in New Zealand after cyclone Gita strikes River of flowing ROCKS in New Zealand after cyclone Gita strikes
Daily Mail - Sat Feb 24, 2018
This incredible video shows a river of rocks flowing down a gorge in New Zealand after they were dislodged by Cyclone Gita. More»

Photo: Thirteen Russians criminally charged for interfering in US election, Mueller announces Thirteen Russians criminally charged for interfering in US election, Mueller announces
The Guardian - Thu Feb 15, 2018
Thirteen Russians have been criminally charged for interfering in the 2016 US election to help Donald Trump, the office of Robert Mueller, the special counsel, announced on Friday. More»

Photo: Syria shoots down Israeli warplane as conflict escalates Syria shoots down Israeli warplane as conflict escalates
BBC - Fri Feb 9, 2018
An Israeli F-16 fighter jet has crashed after being hit by Syrian air defences during an offensive in Syria, the Israeli military says. More»

Photo: Four dead, hundreds injured in Taiwan after 6.4-magnitude earthquake strikes Four dead, hundreds injured in Taiwan after 6.4-magnitude earthquake strikes
New York Daily News - Tue Feb 6, 2018
TAIPEI, Taiwan - Rescuers were working Wednesday to try to reach people who were trapped after a strong earthquake near Taiwans east coast caused several buildings to cave in and tilt dangerously. More»

Photo: Fukushima nuclear disaster: Lethal levels of radiation detected in leak seven years after plant meltdown in Japan Fukushima nuclear disaster: Lethal levels of radiation detected in leak seven years after plant meltdown in Japan
The Independent - Mon Feb 5, 2018
Lethal levels of radiation have been detected at Japans Fukushima nuclear power plant, seven years after it was destroyed by an earthquake and tsunami. More»

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