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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

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

‘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

Japanese space probe fires ‘bullet’ into asteroid following safe landing

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A Japanese space probe on a data-collecting mission has shot a sampling ‘bullet’ into the surface of the Ryugu asteroid, hoping to retrieve organic material that could clue scientists in to how life was first seeded on Earth. The Hayabusa2 probe used a device called a sampler horn to fire a tantalum projectile “bullet” at Read More

IS brides' utopian fantasy has ended in de facto imprisonment

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By John Sparks, news correspondent, in Syria It was quickly clear to me that time spent in a special camp reserved for the family members of Islamic State is a form of punishment – and their sentence has already begun. The camp is called al Hawl and people who are trying to run it – Read More

Inside IS camp where 1,555 foreign women and children are held

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By John Sparks, news correspondent, in Syria It was quickly clear to me that time spent in a special camp reserved for the family members of Islamic State is a form of punishment – and their sentence has already begun. The camp is called al Hawl and people who are trying to run it – Read More

Take that! Japanese probe Hayabusa2 fires ‘bullet’ at asteroid in bid to discover how life began

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A Japanese space probe on a data-collecting mission has shot a sampling ‘bullet’ into the surface of the Ryugu asteroid, hoping to retrieve organic material that could clue scientists in to how life was first seeded on Earth. The Hayabusa2 probe used a device called a sampler horn to fire a tantalum projectile “bullet” at Read More

Begging for food and medicine – IS women's imprisonment

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By John Sparks, Sky News correspondent, in Syria It was quickly clear to me that time spent in a special camp reserved for the family members of Islamic State is a form of punishment – and their sentence has already begun. The camp is called al Hawl and people who are trying to run it Read More

‘Macron is playing ‘political theater’ in linking anti-Semitism & anti-Zionism – French commenters

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French President Emmanuel Macron’s vow to outlaw “anti-Zionism” as racism has less to do with actually fighting hate crimes and more to do with courting votes, according to French commenters. “Anti-Semitism is hiding itself behind anti-Zionism,” Macron said Wednesday, speaking at the Representative Council of French Jewish Institutions (Crif) and announcing that France seeks to Read More

Iran claims it hacked and controlled US drones, shows footage from missions as proof

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A senior Iranian commander claimed his country has managed to take control of several US drones. As proof of Tehran’s claim, it has released some footage, apparently taken from the drones’ cameras. “Seven to eight drones that had constant flights over Syria and Iraq were brought under our control and their intel was monitored by Read More