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By admin On Monday, February 24th, 2020
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Italian Red Cross Warns Public About Coronavirus-Related Phone Scam

ROME (Sputnik) – The fraudulent scheme, involving individuals posing as Red Cross volunteers and offering home testing for the new coronavirus virus, have emerged in Italy, the Italian Red Cross said on Monday More...

By admin On Monday, February 24th, 2020
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Assange’s US extradition hearing begins: What’s it all about and how did we get here?

A London court is set to begin hearings to determine whether or not jailed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be extradited to the US on charges of conspiracy where he faces life in prison. Assange has languished More...

By admin On Saturday, February 22nd, 2020
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Govt wants ‘what looks like a free press’, not ‘dissidents’: Eno, Westwood & others speak about fighting for Assange’s freedom

Prominent public figures like designer Vivienne Westwood and musician Brian Eno, joined mass protesters against Julian Assange’s extradition, saying his fate will have impact on press freedom and holding governments More...

By admin On Friday, February 21st, 2020
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4 myths about the Julian Assange case that the left must challenge

This Saturday will see celebrities and crowds gather in central London to offer their support for Julian Assange, ahead of his court trial next week.  The WikiLeaks founder is due to face an extradition hearing More...

By admin On Thursday, February 20th, 2020
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What Is Known So Far About Deadly Shooting at Shisha Bars in Germany’s Hanau

While one person was reportedly arrested in connection with the shooting, it has not been confirmed yet whether it was the actual perpetrator. The motives behind the deadly attacks also remain unclear. Sputnik News More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 18th, 2020
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Concerns raised about conditions at young offenders institution in Kent

INSPECTORS have raised concerns about the conditions at Cookham Wood Young Offender Institution (YOI) in Kent, which holds up to 188 boys aged between 15 and 18. Cookham Wood was branded “not sufficiently good” More...

By admin On Friday, February 14th, 2020
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Don’t believe the hype: MSM plays on coronavirus alarm with fear-mongering stories about everyday viruses

In the wake of the novel coronavirus outbreak in China, mainstream media outlets have pounced on fears of deadly viral outbreaks for easy clickbait headlines. But is there really anything to fear? The Yaravirus More...

By admin On Friday, February 14th, 2020
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‘Suck it up, buttercup’: Brexiteer provokes EU Remainer backlash after moaning about passport queue at Dutch airport

A disgruntled Brexit voter has triggered EU Remainers on social media after complaining that he had to wait in a passports queue for nearly an hour at a Dutch airport, claiming: “This isn’t the Brexit I voted More...

By admin On Thursday, February 13th, 2020
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Top security partner… & second biggest threat to world? Germans are increasingly unsure about role of US

Most Germans see America, supposedly Berlin’s biggest ally, as one of the biggest threats to world peace, right after Iran. Other nations painted as “bogeymen” by Western media are lagging far behind, a new More...

By admin On Thursday, February 13th, 2020
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‘They forgot about the clock expert?’ Excuses for spiraling Big Ben costs provokes bemusement and anger online

The cost of repairing Big Ben, Westminster’s world famous Elizabeth Tower, has increased by £18.6m ($ 24.2) due to ‘unforeseen’ issues including WWII bomb damage and the need for a clock expert, triggering More...