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French submarine that disappeared with 52 sailors on board in 1968 found

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A French Navy submarine which inexplicably disappeared off the Toulon coast in the Mediterranean on January 17, 1968 has finally been rediscovered over five decades later. The Minerve disappeared without a trace with 52 sailors on board, amid speculation that a faulty rudder, a possible collision with another vessel, or even a torpedo or missile Read More

‘Grave aggression’: Israel begins demolition of residential buildings in the West Bank

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Israel has started demolishing 13 residential buildings in East Jerusalem’s Wadi Hummus for being too close to the separation barrier, even though the area falls under the Palestinian Authority’s administration. Israel Defense Force soldiers were seen placing explosives in a building set for demolition after they arrived before dawn. Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said Read More

Graphic VIDEO shows men armed with sticks thrashing commuters after Hong Kong protest

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A group of masked men in white T-shirts was filmed brutally assaulting train passengers with wooden sticks shortly after a massive opposition rally ended in Hong Kong. Some 45 people were injured, one critically. A video surfaced on social media showing a group of men, many of them wearing surgical masks and armed with what Read More

Angry protesters have hardened in Hong Kong – now they want a revolution

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By Siobhan Robbins, South East Asia correspondent Once again Hong Kong’s air is thick with tear gas. Angry and determined, it’s protesters versus police in what is now a familiar game of cat and mouse. After hundreds of thousands peacefully marched in the day, when night fell fresh clashes again broke out. Riot police back Read More

Villagers, firefighters battle huge blazes in central Portugal

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VILA DE REI/MACAO, Portugal (Reuters) – As flames closed in on villages in central Portugal on Sunday afternoon, locals were forced to take matters into their own hands, protecting their homes from huge wildfires with buckets of water and hosepipes as strong winds fanned the blaze. A firefighting plane dumps water on a forest fire Read More

US military complains Venezuelan jet ‘aggressively shadowed’ its spy plane… blames Russia

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Published time: 21 Jul, 2019 16:27 Follow RT on A Venezuelan Su-30 fighter “aggressively shadowed” an American spy plane over the Caribbean Sea, the US military said, claiming the jet was at an “unsafe distance” and blaming Russia for its “irresponsible” support for Caracas. Footage of the Russian-made Su-30 aircraft approaching a US EP-3 reconnaissance Read More

‘This is too much’: News of Natalie Portman as female Thor divides film franchise fans

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News that Natalie Portman will star as a female Thor in an upcoming Marvel film has sparked debate on social media as some fans reacted in anger to a woman being cast as the titular role in the popular comic book franchise. Also on rt.com Bye bye Bond: The new 007 is a black woman, 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

Panama cites ‘deliberate violations’ as it disowns UAE-based tanker seized by Iran

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The plot has thickened around the disappearance of the oil tanker MT Riah, towed to Iranian shores last week, with Panama saying it is revoking the ship’s registration over violation of international rules. Panama’s Maritime Authority on Saturday announced that it initiated the process of withdrawing its flag from the Emirati-based tanker Riah, that vanished Read More