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US Treasury Sanctions Alleged Russian Disinformation Network 

US Treasury Sanctions Alleged Russian Disinformation Network 

The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced sanctions Monday against associates and entities affiliated with Ukrainian politician Andrii Derkach, who...

Facebook Shuts Down Ugandan Government-Linked Accounts Ahead of General Election 

Facebook Shuts Down Ugandan Government-Linked Accounts Ahead of General Election 

Facebook has taken down several accounts linked to the government of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, saying they were being used...

Pope, In New Decree, Allows More Roles for Women in Church

Pope, In New Decree, Allows More Roles for Women in Church

Pope Francis, in another step towards greater equality for women in the Roman Catholic Church, on Monday changed its law...

Parler Social Network Service Loses Web Hosting

Parler Social Network Service Loses Web Hosting

Parler, a social network service popular with conservatives, went offline Monday after its web hosting service Amazon suspended it for...

Britain’s Hospitals Facing ‘Worst Crisis in Living Memory’ 

Britain’s Hospitals Facing ‘Worst Crisis in Living Memory’ 

Britain’s hospitals are on the brink of being overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients and the country’s National Health Service is facing...

Greece Seeks to Extend Western Frontiers to Secure Economic Exploitation

Greece Seeks to Extend Western Frontiers to Secure Economic Exploitation

Greece’s government has presented a bill to parliament that doubles the country’s territorial waters along its western frontiers, allowing it...

Newspaper: German Parliament Boosts Security after US Capitol Riots

Newspaper: German Parliament Boosts Security after US Capitol Riots

Security has been stepped up at Germany’s Bundestag (lower house of parliament) after the storming of the Capitol in Washington...

Apple, Amazon Suspend Parler Social Network from App Store, Web Hosting Service

Apple, Amazon Suspend Parler Social Network from App Store, Web Hosting Service

Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc have suspended Parler from their respective App Store and web hosting service, saying the social...

Public Outcry Shuts Stalin-themed Cafe in Moscow After a Day 

Public Outcry Shuts Stalin-themed Cafe in Moscow After a Day 

A shawarma shop in Moscow was forced to close a day after it opened following an outcry over its provocative...

Avalanche Kills Three People at Russian Ski Resort in Arctic

Avalanche Kills Three People at Russian Ski Resort in Arctic

An avalanche that hit a Russian ski resort near the Arctic city of Norilsk late Friday killed three members of...

Snowstorm Strikes Spain, Forcing Road Closures, Suspension of Flights, Train Services

Snowstorm Strikes Spain, Forcing Road Closures, Suspension of Flights, Train Services

Spain has activated the red weather alert for the first time Saturday as heavy snowfalls have hit large parts of...

European Powers to Boost Asia Presence to Counter China

European Powers to Boost Asia Presence to Counter China

Germany, France and Britain each plan to boost their military presence in the Indo-Pacific region, a move analysts say is...