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Ten years on, how countries that crashed are faring
Ten years on, how countries that crashed are faring

Catching The Sun: Tabloid misuses photographer’s images for puff piece on ‘poverty-stricken’ Russia

A Russian photographer who films vulnerable people says he’s been deceived by The Sun tabloid that picked his images of the homeless and alcoholics to paint a bleak picture of life in a country hosting the World Cup. Composed to reveal “a striking contrast to the glitz and glamour of Russia’s

‘You can smell the bodies’: Angelina Jolie in Mosul one year after ‘liberation’ by US-led coalition

Nearly a year after Mosul in Iraq was declared “liberated” from ISIS terrorists, UNHCR envoy Angelina Jolie said the stench of dead bodies buried under the rubble was still present, amid the “worst devastation” she has ever seen. “There are bodies in this rubble that stay here and you can

2 injured as woman with box cutter attacks people in French store, reportedly shouts ‘Allahu Akbar’

A woman shouting “Allahu Akbar” has attacked and injured two people at a supermarket in La Seyne-sur-Mer, southeastern France. She has been taken into custody and is being checked for terrorist links. A 60-year-old customer was stabbed in the chest with a box cutter knife, while a female employee, working

‘Can’t work with this woman’: Key ally Seehofer reportedly jabs Merkel over migration

On the back of the latest round of fighting over illegal immigration, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer of Bavaria’s CSU party reportedly castigated Chancellor Angela Merkel, saying he “can’t work with this woman anymore.” Horst Seehofer, a heavyweight of Bavarian and German politics, previously unveiled a new strategy called the ‘Migration

‘You’re a corporatist!’: Elon Musk declares himself a socialist, Twitter loses it

Elon Musk’s attempts to declare himself a socialist while also describing people of that political persuasion as “depressing” were met with derision on Twitter, with social media users keen to point out evidence of his capitalism. Tweeting Friday, Musk described self-proclaimed socialists as “depressing, have no sense of humor & attended

Englishman in Moscow: Politics mean nothing to thousands of fans enjoying the World Cup

The striking thing about Moscow during the World Cup so far is just how much the atmosphere of openness and joy is in stark contrast to the bad spirited build up seen in parts of the western, english speaking media. Scare stories of hooliganism, racism, and homophobia dominated coverage which

17 killed after tear gas explosion, stampede in Venezuela club

Seventeen people are dead, including eight minors, after a tear gas explosion sparked a stampede among hundreds of patrons at a club in Caracas, Venezuela. More than 500 people were swept up in the stampede after a tear gas bomb was detonated. Venezuelan authorities say the gas canister was thrown

‘Somewhere, Ronaldo is winking’: Social media piles in on penalty-missing Messi after poor match

Lionel Messi played with the weight of Argentina’s hopes upon his shoulders, laboring against a tenacious Iceland, before underlining a frustrating performance with a decisive penalty miss. Twitter was not kind. Just the facts. 11 – Lionel Messi attempted 11 shots for Argentina vs Iceland (the most he’s ever attempted

‘Imagine outcry if Israelis were held in open air prison like Gaza & 120 were shot dead’

The UN resolution condemning Israel shows overwhelming international recognition that what’s going on in Gaza is wrong and that there’s no future in continuing this oppression, investigative journalist Rick Sterling told . The UN has adopted a nonbinding resolution condemning Israel’s excessive use of force during clashes in Gaza which have left

‘May the strongest team win’: Putin meets Saudi crown prince ahead of World Cup opener

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman both wished success to the strongest team ahead of their nations meeting in the opening match of the World Cup in Moscow. The two met in the Kremlin on Thursday, along with Russian Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak and his