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Raging fire guts hundreds of cars at government-run Indian airshow

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A raging fire has consumed around 300 cars at a government-run airshow in India. Footage of the extraordinary incident shows firefighters struggling to tackle the blaze as enormous clouds of black smoke engulf the parking area. The fire in the southern city of Bengaluru was likely started by “dry grass” and was aided by heavy Read More

Vietnam threatens to deport Kim & Trump lookalikes, bans public stunts ahead of US-N. Korea talks

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A Kim Jong-un lookalike who recently wandered around Hanoi with a Trump impersonator says Vietnam has demanded that he stop performing stunts that may cause “disturbances” ahead of an upcoming US-North Korea summit. Tensions are running high in the Vietnamese capital, where this year’s first meeting of the US and North Korean leaders is set Read More

Russians have sweetest tooth after Germans – chocolate producer Ritter Sport

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A love of chocolate has made Russia the second-largest market for German manufacturer Ritter sport, a top executive at the company has told the German-Russian Chamber of Commerce. The chocolate maker, famous for its signature square bars, has seen its sales fall across Europe – with the exception of Russia, where they surged by 13 Read More

WATCH Pablo Escobar's home blown to pieces in Colombia

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Authorities in Medellin, Colombia have used 180 detonators to demolish a six-floor apartment building that notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar and his family have once called home. The massive concrete structure – the Monaco- stood unoccupied for over 30 years after the building became the target of a car bomb attack in 1988. Over 1,5000 Read More

Home that belonged to 'The King of Cocaine' demolished in Colombia

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An infamous building that was once home to drug trafficker Pablo Escobar has been demolished in Colombia. Some 180 detonators were used to destroy the “Monaco” building – and the explosion sent a cloud of dust 10m (33ft) into the air. It will be replaced by a park honouring the thousands of people killed by Read More

Can music save Venezuela? Richard Branson hopes so

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By Cordelia Lynch, US correspondent, in Cucuta, Colombia On the Colombian border with Venezuela, a sense of giddy hope filled the air. The streets were thronging with people. Bands played drums, as street vendors loudly sold water. A sea of Venezuelan flags and faces old and young beamed with optimism. Hundreds of thousands of them Read More

Venezuela crisis: US threats, border tensions & humanitarian aid provocations

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While the White House is applying maximum pressure on Maduro to force ‘humanitarian’ convoys into Venezuela, Juan Guaido sneaked into a concert in Colombia in hopes of returning to his supporters with a shipment of US aid. The US-backed, self-proclaimed leader of Venezuela set February 23 as his flashpoint date for a showdown with the Read More

Death & displacement in Colombia, but silence from Washington – Lee Camp

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Following a visit to the US by Colombian President Ivan Duque earlier this month, Redacted Tonight host Lee Camp spoke with two Colombian activists who painted a grim picture of life in Washington’s top anti-Venezuela ally. Though Washington has found Colombia a willing ally in its fight for regime change in Caracas, US involvement in Read More

‘People who hate Maduro often need humanitarian aid the least’ – Max Blumenthal

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The narrative about dictator Maduro starving his own people aims to split a polarized Venezuela where the poor still support the government, while those backing the opposition are cashing in on the crisis, Max Blumenthal told RT. Despite mainstream media painting a dire picture in which the entire Venezuelan society –of course, besides Maduro himself Read More