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Incident of Biblical Proportions: WATCH Mayflies Occupy Belarusian City
Incident of Biblical Proportions: WATCH Mayflies Occupy Belarusian City
People in the Belarusian city of Vitebsk have filmed millions of swarming insects in the city. The creatures covered everything they could reach in some districts, swirling around light sources and “dancing” all over the (...)
Sputnik - Russia - 23 July 2018
Now it's Law: Israel is not a Democracy
Now it's Law: Israel is not a Democracy
In 1917 the future Israeli Prime Minister Chaim Weizmann, questioned by the philosopher Arthur Ruppin (also convinced Zionist) about the possible relations of Jewish immigrants with the native Palestinian population, replied in a dry way: the (...)
Pravda - Russia - 22 July 2018
Officials' Stark Warnings on Russia Diverge From White House View
Officials' Stark Warnings on Russia Diverge From White House View
U.S. law-enforcement and intelligence officials' warnings at the Aspen Security Forum about Russian election-meddling were a sharp contrast with tamer statements from the White House.
China Real Time Report - China - 22 July 2018
23,383 evacuees have taken shelter in centers across Luzon - DSWD
23,383 evacuees have taken shelter in centers across Luzon - DSWD
The Department of Social Welfare and Development-Central Office reported that, as of early Monday morning, 5,430 families or 23,383 people had taken shelter in 135 evacuation centers in the Ilocos, Cordillera Administrative, Central Luzon, (...)
GMA - Philippines - 23 July 2018
Duterte visits hospital for routine checkup on eve of 3rd Sona
Duterte visits hospital for routine checkup on eve of 3rd Sona
President Rodrigo Duterte visited the Cardinal Santos Medical Center in San Juan City on Sunday, the eve of his third State of the Nation Address (Sona). But presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said there was nothing to worry about the (...)
Inquirer.net - Philippines - 22 July 2018
Rahul Gandhi will be Congress prime ministerial candidate
Rahul Gandhi will be Congress prime ministerial candidate
The Hansindia - India - 22 July 2018
Swami Agnivesh On Getting Attacked, Modi's 'Hate Mongering Campaign' And Fake Saffron
Swami Agnivesh On Getting Attacked, Modi's 'Hate Mongering Campaign' And Fake Saffron
NEW DELHI — Arya Samaj leader Swami Agnivesh was attacked by a mob on July 17 in Pakur, Jharkhand, as he stepped out of a press conference on tribal rights. Leveling blame at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Yuva Morcha and the Akhil Bharatiya (...)
Huffington Post - India - 23 July 2018
Lab notes: A new low-cost, light-weight prosthetic knee joint for better gait
Lab notes: A new low-cost, light-weight prosthetic knee joint for better gait
Polycentric designs offer several biomechanical advantages and, as a result, are increasingly popular.
Scroll.in - India - 23 July 2018
Emmanuel Macron feels heat as former aide appears in court over beating incident
Emmanuel Macron feels heat as former aide appears in court over beating incident
French authorities opened a judicial investigation on Sunday of the beating of a protester in May by one of President Emmanuel Macron’s top security aides, an incident that was caught on camera and has sparked the first major political (...)
South China Morning Post - China - 22 July 2018
Navy chief praises Thai Navy SEALs in special citation
Navy chief praises Thai Navy SEALs in special citation
The commander-in-chief of the Royal Thai Navy, Admiral Naris Prathumsuwan, has praised the bravery and dedication of the Thai Navy SEALs and naval medical staff for their performance in the rescue operation to help the 12 Wild Boars footballers (...)
Thai PBS - Thailand - 22 July 2018
Hamilton regains title lead after stunning German win
Hamilton regains title lead after stunning German win
The defending four-time champion took full advantage of a heavy downpour during which title rival and fellow-four-time champion Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari crashed out of contention.
Free Malaysia Today - Malaysia - 22 July 2018
Chelsea Tegaskan Tidak Akan Jual Hazard ke Madrid
Chelsea Tegaskan Tidak Akan Jual Hazard ke Madrid
Chelsea Tegaskan Tidak Akan Jual Hazard ke Madrid
Bisnis.com - Indonesia - 22 July 2018
Extreme weather yet to affect aviation sector
Extreme weather yet to affect aviation sector
REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The current extreme bad weather condition has not yet affected the aviation sector as it has on shipping. However, caution must continue to be exercised to...
Republika - Indonesia - 22 July 2018
Usai Diperiksa KPK, Inneke Koesherawati Menangis dan Cuma Ucapkan 2 Kata Sambil Menuju Mobil (...)
Usai Diperiksa KPK, Inneke Koesherawati Menangis dan Cuma Ucapkan 2 Kata Sambil Menuju Mobil (...)
Inneke diduga membantu suaminya Fahmi Darmawansyah untuk menyewa kamar dengan fasilitas lengkap di Lapas Sukamiskin Bandung.
Serambi Indonesia - Indonesia - 22 July 2018
Man arrested over needles in Hong Kong bus seats denied bail for second time
Man arrested over needles in Hong Kong bus seats denied bail for second time
A man arrested over a recent spate of needles sticking out of Hong Kong bus seats was denied bail for the second time on Monday. Mok Cham-sum, 30, went to the High Court to apply for bail after failing in his first application at Sha Tin Court (...)
South China Morning Post - Hong Kong - 23 July 2018
"Азаттыктын" канаты кайрылды...
"Азаттыктын" канаты кайрылды...
Чыгаан журналист, өлкөнүн келечегине жан дили менен күйгөн Кыргызстандын мекенчил уулу Уланбек Эгизбаев менен замандаштары, коомдук жана мамлекеттик ишмерлер, саясатчылар, Кыргызстандагы жана чет өлкөдөгү журтташтары, кесиптештери (...)
Азаттык Υналгысы - Kyrgyzstan - 23 July 2018
Албеку Ибраимову предъявлено обвинение в коррупции
Албеку Ибраимову предъявлено обвинение в коррупции
Бывшему мэру Бишкека предъявлено новое обвинение - в коррупции. Об этом сообщили в пресс-центре ГКНБ. По его данным, в рамках расследуемого уголовного дела по факту коррупции при предоставлении муниципальных земельных участков в пользование физическим и юридическим лицам Албеку (...)
Новости Кыргызстана - Kyrgyzstan - 23 July 2018
Более 30 человек погибли после сильного шторма во Втеьнаме
Более 30 человек погибли после сильного шторма во Втеьнаме
В результате удара стихии погибли 32 человека, 14 пострадали, 17 числятся пропавшими без вести. Свыше пяти тысяч построек уничтожены, повреждены или затоплены.
UzReport - Uzbekistan - 22 July 2018
Causes and consequences of India-Pakistan border flare-ups
Causes and consequences of India-Pakistan border flare-ups
Last week, Pakistan claimed that India has committed over 1,300 ceasefire violations this year along the line dividing the two countries, resulting in the death of 52 Pakistani nationals. In response, India alleged that Pakistan has violated the (...)
Tehran Times - Iran - 23 July 2018
40 people injured in western Iran earthquake
40 people injured in western Iran earthquake
Kermanshah, July 22, IRNA – Governor General of Kermanshah province Houshang Bazvand announced on Sunday afternoon that the quake injury toll hit 40 in Tazeh Abad city in Kermanshah province.
IRNA - Iran - 22 July 2018
Rural women in Mazandaran province
Rural women in Mazandaran province
SARI, Jul. 22 (MNA) – This photo collection showcases a moment in the lives of rural women in charge of their households in villages across the northern province of Mazandaran, Iran.
Mehr News - Iran - 22 July 2018
Iran claims title at Men's Sitting Volleyball World Championships
Iran claims title at Men's Sitting Volleyball World Championships
Tehran (ISNA) – Paralympic gold medallists Iran became the 2018 men’s Sitting Volleyball World Champions as well after beating Bosnia and Herzegovina in straight sets at The Hague on Sunday.
ISNA - Iran - 23 July 2018
Plant for granite, artificial marble production to appear in Azerbaijan
Plant for granite, artificial marble production to appear in Azerbaijan
A plant for the production of granite and artificial marble will be opened in Azerbaijan in the first half of 2019, the Economy Ministry informed on July 20.
AzerNews - Azerbaijan - 23 July 2018
Several injured in building fire in Tehran
Several injured in building fire in Tehran
Today.Az - Azerbaijan - 22 July 2018
Uzbekistan uses experience of Israel to create technopark in Tashkent
Uzbekistan uses experience of Israel to create technopark in Tashkent
The NAPA Team company has presented project of construction of unique technopark to the Head of the city administration of Tashkent city Jahongir Artykkhojaev.
Trend News Agency - Azerbaijan - 23 July 2018
Observatory: Perseid meteor shower kicks off today
Observatory: Perseid meteor shower kicks off today
Panorama - Armenia - 23 July 2018
Artsakh lawmaker warns of Azerbaijan’s ‘intensifying military rhetoric’
Artsakh lawmaker warns of Azerbaijan’s ‘intensifying military rhetoric’
Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh) need to accelerate the signing of a politico-military cooperation pact in the light of Azerbaijan’s intensifying military rhetoric, according to Vardges Baghryan, the leader of the Democracy faction in (...)
Tert.am - Armenia - 23 July 2018
Hillary Clinton alleges Putin knows how to 'manipulate' people due to KGB past
Hillary Clinton alleges Putin knows how to 'manipulate' people due to KGB past
During an appearance at OZY Fest, a music, politics, ideas, and food festival, in New York City, Hillary Clinton has rebuked President Donald Trump for his performance at the Helsinki summit with Vladimir (...)
Vestnik Kavkaza - Russia - 22 July 2018
Excellent Video Showing Everyday People Standing Up to Out-of-Control EU Immigration
Excellent Video Showing Everyday People Standing Up to Out-of-Control EU Immigration
Much of the footage comes from Eastern Europe, but also Germany. Things are changing. Taken from the excellent This Is Europa website.
Russia Insider - Russia - 22 July 2018
Iraq's Federal Court suspends law allocating privileges to former MPs
Iraq's Federal Court suspends law allocating privileges to former MPs
Iraq's Federal Supreme Court decided on Monday to suspend law allocating privileges to former member of the outgoing parliament.
The Baghdad Post - Iraq - 23 July 2018



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