Thursday 27 July 2017

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Tens of thousands of protesters pressure Putin

Tens of thousands of protesters pressure Putin

Tens of thousands of flag-waving and chanting protesters called Saturday for a disputed parliamentary election to be rerun and an end to Vladimir Putin's rule, increasing pressure on the ...

Prostitute 'bites penis off client'

Prostitute 'bites penis off client'

A prostitute has appeared in court in Zimbabwe charged with assault after she bit the penis of a client who refused to pay her.

The death toll in Syria's nine-month crackdown on an uprising against President Bashar al-Assad has now passed 5,000

The death toll in Syria's nine-month crackdown on an uprising against President Bashar al-Assad has now passed 5,000

The death toll in Syria's nine-month crackdown on an uprising against President Bashar al-Assad has now passed 5,000, United Nations human rights chief Navi Pillay told the Security Counc...

Artist Finds New Hidden Images in Mona Lisa Painting

Artist Finds New Hidden Images in Mona Lisa Painting

An artist in New York has found a series of hidden images in Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece, the "Mona Lisa." Artist Ron Piccirillo says that if you turn the painting sideways, you can s...

Google's Satellite Images Exposing America's Secrets

Google's Satellite Images Exposing America's Secrets

At Google Maps, anyone can search for the names of military bases and zoom in to see airstrips and possibly even top-secret military drones like the RQ-170 Sentinel lost in Iran last week...

Medvedev orders Russia poll inquiry, gets insults

Medvedev orders Russia poll inquiry, gets insults

President Dmitry Medvedev ordered an investigation on Sunday into allegations of fraud in Russia's parliamentary election, one day after tens of thousands of protesters demanded it be ann...

Vladimir Putin accuses Clinton of inciting protests in Russia

Vladimir Putin accuses Clinton of inciting protests in Russia

Vladimir Putin says Hillary Rodham Clinton's criticism of Russian parliamentary elections emboldened protesters. The incident may further damage already strained U.S.-Russia ties.

Mikhail Gorbachev, Former Soviet Leader, Calls For New Election In Russia

Mikhail Gorbachev, Former Soviet Leader, Calls For New Election In Russia

Popular anger against Vladimir Putin's ruling party and alleged election fraud boiled over into a third straight night of protests Wednesday, and police in Russia's two largest cities arr...

Eight Ferraris, Lamborghini in Japan luxury car pileup, damage could exceed $4 million

Eight Ferraris, Lamborghini in Japan luxury car pileup, damage could exceed $4 million

Thirteen sports cars, including eight Ferraris, a Lamborghini and two Mercedes-Benz, were involved in a massive accident at an interchange of the Chugoku Expressway in Shimonoseki, Yamagu...

Protests over Russian Elections Spread to More Cities

Protests over Russian Elections Spread to More Cities

with a little help from friends who need to keep Russia busy with internal issues, while the ambush on Syria, Lebanon and Iran in the midst: Protests against Sunday’s Duma elections are s...

Report: Iran blast completely destroyed major missile-testing site

Report: Iran blast completely destroyed major missile-testing site

Israeli and U.S. intelligence officials tell New York Times recent explosion at military base near Tehran was major setback to Iran's long-range missile program.

Lively Chavez hosts Latin American peers, snubs U.S

Lively Chavez hosts Latin American peers, snubs U.S

Displaying new vigor after cancer treatment, Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez hosted fellow Latin American leaders to launch a new regional body on Friday that pointedly excludes the Uni...

Afghan woman to be freed from jail after agreeing to marry rapist

Afghan woman to be freed from jail after agreeing to marry rapist

President intervenes in case of 19-year-old woman who has spent two years in jail after reporting rape by a relative

Italy, Greece Among Worst Euro Countries in Corruption Ranking

Italy, Greece Among Worst Euro Countries in Corruption Ranking

Italy and Greece scored the lowest among euro-area countries in a global corruption ranking as their inability to tackle graft and tax evasion exacerbated the debt crisis, watchdog group ...

It's like your worst nightmare - locked in an airplane restroom. But what if you're the pilot?

It's like your worst nightmare - locked in an airplane restroom. But what if you're the pilot?

What’s the protocol if you’re a pilot and you’re trapped in the lavatory? Don’t laugh. It actually happened last week aboard a Chautauqua Airlines (Delta Connection) regional jet on its w...