Archive for August, 2017

Diplomatic war: From Obama’s expulsion of Russian embassy staff to Trump’s closure of SF consulate

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Preview A series of diplomatic ‘tit-for-tat’ steps since Barack Obama’s expulsion of Russian staff last year has severely strained relations between Russia and US. In its latest move, citing a “spirit of parity,” Washington gave Moscow 2 days to shut down its San Francisco consulate.
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New ‘Jungle?’ Hundreds of migrants set up camp in Brussels park

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Preview Hundreds of migrants have set up a makeshift camp in the heart of Belgium’s capital, sparking concerns that a new so-called Calais ‘Jungle’ might take root. With authorities taking a tough stance, a local charity is highlighting their daily difficulties.
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Japan seeks record $48 billion defense budget to counter N. Korean ‘threat’

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Preview Japan's defense ministry is seeking a $48 billion defense budget to defend against potential ballistic missile attacks from North Korea, including long-range missiles and interceptors.
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Was WikiLeaks hacked? Whistleblower group denies claims its servers were breached

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Preview WikiLeaks has dismissed claims its servers were hacked Thursday by the OurMine hacking group, following online suggestions that the whistleblowers’ homepage had been defaced with the words ‘Hacked by #OurMine.’
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12yo takes own life after alleged ‘period shaming’ by school teacher

Posted by RT on August 31, 2017  |   Comments Off on 12yo takes own life after alleged ‘period shaming’ by school teacher
Preview Police in India have charged a 26-year-old schoolteacher with ‘abetment of suicide’ after a 12-year-old girl took her own life Monday as a result of consistent harassment which culminated in ‘period-shaming’ in front of her classmates.
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RT editor-in-chief asks Reporters Without Borders to clarify ‘enemies of journalism’ claim

Posted by RT on August 31, 2017  |   Comments Off on RT editor-in-chief asks Reporters Without Borders to clarify ‘enemies of journalism’ claim
Preview RT Editor-in-Chief Margarita Simonyan has requested that the secretary general of Reporters Without Borders, Christophe Deloire, clarify remarks he made to French media in which he mentioned "enemies of journalism" when talking about the Moscow-based news outlet.
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Claims CIA warned Spain of impending summer terror attack rebuked by WikiLeaks

Posted by RT on August 31, 2017  |   Comments Off on Claims CIA warned Spain of impending summer terror attack rebuked by WikiLeaks
Preview Spanish authorities admitted Thursday they were contacted about a potential summer attack on civilians in Barcelona but dispute the authenticity of an apparent leaked US intelligence document published in the Spanish media.
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Fin24.com | JSE breaks losing streak

Posted by Fin24 Markets on August 31, 2017  |   Comments Off on Fin24.com | JSE breaks losing streak
The JSE closed in positive territory for the first time in this week’s trading session as the local bourse was buoyed by diversified miners.

Fin24.com | JSE breaks losing streak

Posted by Fin24 Markets on August 31, 2017  |   Comments Off on Fin24.com | JSE breaks losing streak
The JSE closed in positive territory for the first time in this week’s trading session as the local bourse was buoyed by diversified miners.

US orders closure of Russian Consulate in San Francisco – State Department

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