Russian Ambassador Claims Diplomats in US are Threatened or Bribed by FBI

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The Russian Ambassador to the United States said employees of the Russian embassy in Washington received threats, likening the embassy to a “besieged fortress.” Russian Ambassador Anatoly Antonov said the Russian embassy has been working in a “hostile environment” as …

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Egypt Detains 13 Teenagers For Harassing Female Tourists

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Egyptian police detained 13 teenage boys on suspicion of harassing two female foreign tourists at the Giza Pyramids near the capital city Cairo. Prosecutors said that the accused boys were between 13 and 15 years old and they are in …

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At Least Three Killed in Stabbing Attack in Central Israeli City of Elad

Fourth EstateIsraeli emergency medical services on the scene of a mass stabbing incident in Elad. - Courtesy MDA

At least three people were killed and several others were wounded in a stabbing attack in the central Israeli city of Elad on May 5. Emergency response service Magen David Adom (MDA) confirmed that at least three men in their …

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US Alleges Russian Intelligence Behind Muratov Attack

Fourth EstateDmitry Muratov, covered in red paint, takes a picture following the attack on him while on board a train from Moscow to Samara. - Novaya Gazeta Europe Twitter

US government officials said on Thursday that the Russian intelligence was behind the attack on Nobel Prize-winning Russian newspaper editor Dmitri A. Muratov in Moscow. Muratov, who is critical of the Kremlin and the war in Ukraine, suffered chemical burns …

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US Report Alleges Russian Forces Executed Surrendering Ukrainian Troops

The United States Ambassador-at-Large for Global Criminal Justice said Wednesday that there are “credible reports” alleged the Russian armed forces of executing surrendering Ukrainian troops. According to Ambassador Beth Van Schaack, “credible reports” said that Russian troops killed surrendering Ukrainian …

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UN Condemns ‘Horrific’ Surge of Violence in South Sudan, Include Gang Rapes and Beading

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The United Nations on Monday said that at least 72 civilians were killed over a seven-week period in a single country in South Sudan, with some beheaded and women experiencing sexual violence. The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) …

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Nun and Priest Stabbed in French Riviera

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A French knifeman described as mentally unstable stabbed a 59-year-old priest and a 72-year-old nun multiple times in an unprovoked attack in a church on French Riviera in Nice. Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin said on Twitter that the priest’s life …

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Video Shows Former Mike Tyson Punching Plane Passenger After Apparent Harassment

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Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson on Wednesday was recorded on video punching a fellow passenger onboard a plane at San Francisco International Airport after seemingly being harassed. The footage, first shared by TMZ, showed Tyson leaning over the back …

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Media Watchdog Denounces “Unjustified” Mass Arrests of Journalists In Somalia

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) on Thursday strongly condemned the mass and “unjustified” arrest of Journalists in Somali, calling for their immediate release. IFJ and its Somali affiliate, the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) in a statement said …

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