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Assange indictments aim to ‘discourage media from reporting atrocities & war crimes’

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New charges against WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange are revenge for the embarrassment he brought on the US government and a signal to media to stay clear of US war crimes and corruption, lawyer and activist Kevin Zeese told RT. A superseding indictment revealed by the US Justice Department on Thursday charges Assange with additional 17 counts Read More

3D-printable ‘Death Pod’ for ‘stylish’ and ‘peaceful’ suicide premiered at Venice expo

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Tired of the old, painful and ugly suicide methods? Now you can have a “peaceful, elective and lawful death” at the press of a button with Sarco, a suicide pod – and it even comes with a built-in eco-friendly coffin. Alongside halls filled with abstract art and video installations, browsers at the 58th Venice art Read More

Two-metre sea level rise would have ‘profound impact on humanity’

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Global sea levels could rise by more than two metres causing catastrophic consequences for the world, according to a team of scientists. Such a rise could result in the loss of 1.79 million km2 of land, including critical regions of food production, and the potential displacement of up to 187 million people. Traditional methods for Read More

Monks to resurrect ‘lost’ beer from 12th century – it’s 10.8%

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Monks at an abbey in Belgium will be brewing beer again after a 200-year break. The Grimbergen Abbey was ransacked and the brewery smashed in 1795 by French troops and the monks stopped brewing their own beer. But plans to build a new brewery have been approved and the monks expect to have their first Read More

‘Reminds of Israeli political strategist Tal Silberstein’ – Austrian Chancellor on tape scandal

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Following Austrian Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache’s resignation amid a corruption scandal, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has hinted that Israeli political strategist Tal Silberstein may have orchestrated the debacle. Strache resigned on Saturday, one day after a video surfaced in German outlets showing the vice-chancellor discussing a quid-pro-quo agreement with a woman presented by the media as a Read More

Austria’s Kurz proposes sacking interior minister as video scandal spirals

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Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has proposed sacking interior minister Herbert Kickl, after Kickl refused to resign in the wake of a video detailing alleged corruption on the part of Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache. Kickl is a member of Strache’s Freedom Party (FPO), and refused to resign after Strache stepped down on Saturday. The 32-year-old Chancellor Read More

‘As soon as possible’: Austria’s Kurz on snap elections following leaked video scandal

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Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has proposed calling a snap election after the country’s Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigned following what he called “political assassination.” “I have proposed to the president today to hold snap elections in Austria as soon as possible,” Kurz said. He called on those, who support his reform course and those satisfied with Read More

‘As soon as possible’: Austria’s Kurz on snap elections following leaked video scandal

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Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has proposed calling a snap election after the country’s Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Starche resigned after what he called “political assassination.” “I have proposed to the president today to hold snap elections in Austria as soon as possible,” Kurz said. He called on those, who support his reform course and those satisfied with Read More

BDS = anti-Semitism? Germany passes motion against Palestinian protest movement

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Germany’s parliament has passed a motion defining the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement as anti-Semitic. It calls on Berlin to cut funding to groups supporting BDS. The Bundestag voted to adopt the non-binding motion backed by Chancellor Angela Merkel’s CDU party on Friday, making it the first European parliament to do so. The FDP Read More