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UK Court To Commence Hearing On Defamation Case Pitting Russian Billionaires Against British Writer

UK Court To Commence Hearing On Defamation Case Pitting Russian Billionaires Against British Writer

Agenda Watchdog England’s High Court will begin hearing arguments on Wednesday from lawyers for four Russian billionaires, including Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich and state-owned oil firm Rosneft, about a book on President Vladimir Putin…

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Earth Is Deteriorating To Record Levels Due To  ‘Over-Exploitation”, Researchers Warn

Earth Is Deteriorating To Record Levels Due To ‘Over-Exploitation”, Researchers Warn

Agenda Watchdog Thousands of scientists have repeated calls for urgent action to tackle the climate emergency, warning that several tipping points are now imminent. The researchers, part of a group of more than 14,000 scientists…

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Israel Accused By  HRW Of ‘War Crimes’ During Assault On Gaza

Israel Accused By HRW Of ‘War Crimes’ During Assault On Gaza

Agenda Watchdog Human Rights Watch has accused the Israeli military of carrying out attacks that “apparently amount to war crimes” during an 11-day offensive on the Gaza Strip that began on May 10. The international…

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Amazon’s Denial Of Accepting Bitcoin, Sends It Crashing

Amazon’s Denial Of Accepting Bitcoin, Sends It Crashing

Agenda Watchdog Amazon.com Inc is denying a media report saying the e-commerce giant is looking to accept Bitcoin payments by the end of the year. The report from London’s City AM newspaper, citing an unnamed…

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US Troops To Leave Iraq By The End Of 2021

US Troops To Leave Iraq By The End Of 2021

Agenda Watchdog US President Joe Biden and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi on Monday sealed an agreement formally ending the US combat mission in Iraq by the end of 2021, more than 18 years after…

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Export Of Dried Cannabis Flowers Authorized By Colombia’s Government

Export Of Dried Cannabis Flowers Authorized By Colombia’s Government

A few weeks after Mexico decriminalized the recreational use of marijuana, Colombia‘s President Iván Duque signed a decree on Friday that authorizes the export of dried cannabis flowers for medicinal purposes and provides incentives to…

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#Europe: Germany Approves $470m Relief Package For Flood Victims

#Europe: Germany Approves $470m Relief Package For Flood Victims

Germany’s cabinet has approved an approximately 400 million euro ($472m) package of immediate aid for the victims of last week’s devastating floods. Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Wednesday more money could yet be provided…

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#Europe: US, Germany Agree Deal On Controversial Russian Gas Pipeline

#Europe: US, Germany Agree Deal On Controversial Russian Gas Pipeline

The United States and Germany have reached a deal that will allow the completion of a controversial Russian gas pipeline to Europe without the imposition of further US sanctions, a senior US official said Wednesday.…

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South Africa’s Biovac To Produce COVID-19 Jabs For Pfizer-BioNTech

South Africa’s Biovac To Produce COVID-19 Jabs For Pfizer-BioNTech

Pfizer and BioNTech have said they struck a deal with South Africa-based company Biovac for the production of COVID-19 vaccines for the African Union (AU). In a statement published on Wednesday, the two companies said…

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Bezos Completes New Mission To Space, After Conquering Earth

Bezos Completes New Mission To Space, After Conquering Earth

Jeff Bezos fulfilled his long-held dream of going to space on Tuesday and potentially opening a door for space tourism – perhaps the next mission of the man who built one of the greatest business…

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