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The media learned about the suspicions against the Turkish company because of the import...

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MOSCOW, /RBC/Turkish shipping company Palmali Maritime Shipping took part in the scheme for the delivery of Iranian oil to Syria, bypassing the US sanctions.This was reported by the Turkish agency Deniz Haber Agansi with...

Duchess Meghan gives birth to a boy, Buckingham Palace reports

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By Gina Salamone and Nelson Oliveira New York Daily News (TNS) The newest royal baby is finally here. A week after her due date, Duchess Meghan gave birth to a baby boy early Monday morning, Buckingham...

41 people died in plane fire in Moscow

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MOSCOW, /TASS/41 people died in the Sukhoi Superjet 100 plane crash at Sheremetyevo Airport, Yelena Markovskaya, spokesperson for the Moscow interregional transport investigation department of the Russian Investigative Committee, told reporters."Forty-one people died," she...

Over 150 rockets fired at Israel from Gaza Strip, Israel hits 30 targets in...

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TEL AVIV, /TASS/More than 150 rockets have been fired from the Gaza Strip towards Israel since Saturday morning, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) hit more than 30 Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad targets in...

Is Venezuela’s military really loyal to Maduro — or its own survival?

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By Antonio Maria Delgado El Nuevo Herald (TNS) The Venezuelan military officers, summoned to the feared headquarters of the Military Counter Intelligence Agency, found themselves in a room wondering what was looming behind the piece...

Pentagon gearing up to cut Ankara out of F-35 program

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WASHINGTON, /TASS/The US Department of Defense is preparing to remove Turkey from a program on creating US advanced F-35 multirole fighters over Ankara’s deal on buying Russia’s S-400 missile defense system, Acting Secretary of...

Thailand crowns its king in a gilded spectacle rare for the modern era

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By Shashank Bengali Los Angeles Times (TNS) BANGKOK — Installed on a golden throne under a nine-tiered, white-and-gold umbrella resembling a wedding cake, Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn was crowned Saturday as ruler of one of...

China’s stealth jet may be ready this year, US commander says

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By Tony Capaccio Bloomberg News (TNS) NEW YORK — China may declare its first stealth fighter operational this year as it also develops long-range bombers capable of carrying nuclear weapons, part of a regional buildup...

Women aren’t allowed to be emperors in Japan. Does it matter?

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By Victoria Kim Los Angeles Times (TNS) SEOUL, South Korea — Japan’s Imperial Palace has a new resident who earned an economics degree from Harvard, speaks at least five languages and has negotiated complicated trade...

WikiLeaks’s Assange tells court he won’t ‘surrender to America’

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By Jonathan Browning Bloomberg News (TNS) LONDON — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a London court Thursday that he doesn’t want “to surrender to America” as he fights extradition over the leak of national security...

Guaido’s calls for protests brings thousands to the streets

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The Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido called for new protests against Nicolas Maduro, bringing thousands of people to the streets. The protests ended up with clashes with security services. Demonstrations turned violent Tuesday as...

Japan, at a crossroads, greets a new era as Emperor Akihito steps down

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By Victoria Kim Los Angeles Times (TNS) TOKYO — For 30 years, he stood as a symbol of postwar Japan — wrestling with the memory of military aggression and defeat, persevering through natural disasters and...

Venezuela’s Guaido claims military support to take power in Caracas

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By Andrew Rosati and Alex Vasquez Bloomberg News (TNS) CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday went to a military base in the nation’s capital to proclaim the end of socialist President...

Terror suspects arrested by Dutch police in Heerlen

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Dutch police have arrested a man terror suspected on Friday in Heerlen, in the southern Dutch province of Limburg, the Dutch public prosecutor announced on Tuesday.The authorities said that the investigation of the suspect...

U.S. and China the biggest defense spenders in the world

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The United States spent more than any other country in the world on defense needs in 2018,according to a report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) which tracks military expenditures of countries.The...

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Hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls taken in mass abduction

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Gunmen abducted 317 girls from a boarding school in northern Nigeria on Friday, police said, the latest in a series of mass kidnappings of students in the West African nation.