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A Russian missile behind killing of 298 people in 2014

MH17 was shot down in July 2014 over territory held by pro-Russian separatist forces in eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people onboard. Investigators have said that the plane was shot down by a Russian missile, a claim Moscow has repeatedly rejected. Investigators Name 4 Top Suspects. The court hearings against the suspects …

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Moscow will recycle starting from 2020

Separate bins for recyclable materials will appear in the courtyards of all residential buildings by Jan. 1, 2020, the Moscow mayor’s office said in a press release on Tuesday. The new system will reduce the amount of plastic, glass, paper, cardboard and aluminum waste that gets sent to landfills, the statement said. …

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Facebook will make its cryptocurrency

It’s called Libra.  Facebook also announced the creation of the Libra Association, an independent organization that will manage the currency, and Calibra, a unit of Facebook that will build applications related to the new digital currency. Facebook has 2.4 billion users around the world, an audience that could help it spur …

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Bacha Posh

In Afghanistan’s deeply patriarchal society, sons are highly valued over daughters — to the point where a family is deemed “incomplete” without a boy. That’s why an alternative was invented dressing a daugther as a boy and let her live her life as a boy. This is the so called …

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Italy – Brazil 0-1

It’s FIFA Women’s World Cup. France 2019. Italy lost its match against Brazil thanks to a discussed penalty kick. Italy stay top despite loss. The Brazilian icon Marta makes history with 17th World Cup goal. Marta She put her name in the record books once again, scoring from the penalty …

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Who turned off the internet in Ethiopia?

Internet outages have kept many Ethiopians offline for about a week, and no one’s been able to get a straight answer as to why. Social media platforms like Whatsapp and Telegram have been blocked. Even text messaging services have been down since late last week. Ethiopia’s telecoms provider declined to comment …

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Trump’s 2020 campaign started

President Trump officially launches his re-election bid with a rally in Orlando. No longer the political outsider, Trump must defend his record against a Democratic Party that’s desperate to kick him out of office. It looks like Trump will be Trump: “I’m just telling you I’m going to do it the same way …

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One thousand more US troops in Middle East

One thousand more US troops are headed to the Middle East increasing the tension with Iran. The additional troops will be used for “defensive purposes” to address threats to US interests in the region. The deployment will include intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft and missile defense for force protection. Meanwhile, Iran announced it …

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German Student Expelled from Russia

A German exchange student has reportedly been expelled from a Russian university and ordered to leave the country after writing an article about environmental protests. Lukas Latz, a Freie University student studying abroad at St. Petersburg State University, published an article in April on a German news website about an ongoing protest …

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South-America in the dark. Cyber attack?

The power is back on this morning after a massive outage left tens of millions of people in the dark for hours yesterday in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay. Was this the result of a cyber attack? Officials in Argentina don’t think so, but an investigation into the “unprecedented” power outage, which also hit …

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