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Kim Jong-un tours ‘powerful submarine’ to be deployed east of N. Korea’s coast

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State media posted photos of Kim Jong-un inspecting a massive submarine currently under construction at one of North Korea’s shipyards. The “newly-built submarine” was presented to Kim Jong-un who gave “special attention” to the underwater vessel, according to the state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). An array of photos, it released on Tuesday, shows the Read More

Stena Impero: How tensions reached this point and what happens next

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Tensions between the UK and Iran show no sign of easing thanks to the latest drama in the Gulf, which saw a British-flagged oil tanker seized by Tehran as it sailed through the Strait of Hormuz. Prime Minister Theresa May will chair what should be her final Cobra emergency committee meeting to formulate a response, Read More

Masked assailants attack Hong Kong protesters in subway

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By Tania Snuggs, news reporter Clashes in Hong Kong escalated into violence on Sunday as police launched tear gas at pro-democracy protesters and a group of masked assailants attacked people making their way back from the rally in a subway station. The firing of tear gas was the latest confrontation between police and protesters who Read More

Hong Kong clashes involving protesters, police and masked men turn violent

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By Tania Snuggs, news reporter Clashes in Hong Kong escalated into violence on Sunday as police launched tear gas at pro-democracy protesters and a group of masked assailants attacked commuters in a subway station. The firing of tear gas was the latest confrontation between police and protesters who have taken to the streets for almost Read More

‘Stronger than ever’: India set to launch rescheduled Moon mission

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India will attempt to send its spacecraft to the Moon on Monday after it was forced to cancel last week’s scheduled launch at the last minute. The Chandrayaan 2 is now due to launch at 2:43pm local time (9:13am GMT) on Monday. The first scheduled launch was due to take off on July 15 but Read More

Tear gas fired as police and protesters clash in Hong Kong

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By Tania Snuggs, news reporter Police in Hong Kong have fired tear gas to disperse pro-democracy protesters – hours after a largely peaceful rally against a now-suspended extradition bill. Officers waved a black warning flag before throwing gas canisters at campaigners after they refused to leave the area. Organisers of a march, to call for Read More

Hong Kong police seize explosives at storehouse used by pro-independence group

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One person was arrested after Hong Kong police discovered a stash of explosives and weapons, stored along with banners and clothes bearing an emblem of the Hong Kong National Front (HKNF) party, in a raid on Friday night. Also on rt.com 100,000+ brave rain in Hong Kong in show of support to police Police said Read More

EU clears Vodafone’s $22 billion Liberty deal

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BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) – Brussels gave its blessing to Vodafone’s (VOD.L) $22 billion purchase of Liberty Global’s (LBTYA.O) cable networks in Germany and central Europe, clearing the way for the British company to become Europe’s largest mobile, broadband and TV provider. FILE PHOTO: Coaxial TV Cables are seen in front of Vodafone and Liberty Global logos Read More

UK carbon emissions target ‘doing more harm than good’ – Thunberg

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By Hannah Thomas-Peter, climate change correspondent, and David Mercer, news reporter Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has told Sky News that the UK’s pledge to produce net zero carbon emissions by 2050 is “actually doing more harm than good”. The 16-year-old Nobel Peace Prize nominee – who has inspired an international movement to fight climate Read More