In praise of the AK-47: Russia unveils statue of Mikhail Kalashnikov – Aljazeera.com (blog)



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In praise of the AK-47: Russia unveils statue of Mikhail Kalashnikov
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Moscow, Russia – On Tuesday, a statue of Mikhail Kalashnikov, the creator of the Kalashnikov rifle, was unveiled in the Russian capital. The monument was commissioned by the Russian Military History Society and was installed in time for the Day of the …
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A strong earthquake hit off the coast of Japan, about 200 miles from the Fukushima nuclear plant – Quartz



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A strong earthquake hit off the coast of Japan, about 200 miles from the Fukushima nuclear plant
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A 6.1-magnitude earthquake has hit off the eastern coast of Japan, about 200 miles from the Fukushima power plant, whose meltdown after another quake in 2011 was described as the worst nuclear disaster since the 1986 events in Chernobyl. Prelim M6.1 …
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The Strange Authenticity of Hillary Clinton – Politico



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The Strange Authenticity of Hillary Clinton
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By now, you know the news nuggets from Hillary Clinton’s new campaign memoir, What Happened. You know that she blames herself for the most shocking upset in American political history, while indicting (in varying degrees of anger and exasperation) …
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Iran’s Rouhani pushes back on Trump – CNN



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Iran’s Rouhani pushes back on Trump
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“It will be a great pity if this agreement were destroyed by rogue newcomers to the world of politics,” he added in a clear reference to US President Donald Trump, who addressed the General Assembly the day before and offered scathing criticism of both
Iranian president Rouhani condemns ‘ignorant, absurd, hateful’ Trump speechThe Guardian
Iranian president rips into Trump as a ‘rogue newcomer’ to world politicsWashington Post
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First female statue in Parliament Square looks like she is “hanging out the washing” – Telegraph.co.uk



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First female statue in Parliament Square looks like she is “hanging out the washing”
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A dogged Suffragist who pushed for more than 40 years to bring women the vote, she is finally to be celebrated with a statue commemorating her considerable achievements, the first on Parliament Square commemorating a woman. So it was with some …
Artist unveils design for Parliament Square suffragist statueThe Guardian
Parliament Square in London Is Closer to Having First Female StatueNew York Times
Parliament Square To Get Its First Female Statue As Millicent Fawcett Monument Gets Go-AheadHuffPost UK
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Here’s why you should pay attention to this weekend’s German election – Washington Post



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Here’s why you should pay attention to this weekend’s German election
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European elections countdown: In this part of our occasional series, we take a look at what is at stake in the upcoming German election. If you’re searching for the opposite of last year’s loud, long and controversial American election, look no further
‘It’s not over yet,’ Merkel warns supporters before voteReuters
Researchers see rise in ‘alt-right’ voices influencing German electionsThe Hill
German Chancellor Angela Merkel Appears Set to Win a Fourth Term—but at What Cost?The Nation.
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The Russia Investigation Is Zeroing in on Trump’s Actions in Office – Mother Jones


The Russia Investigation Is Zeroing in on Trump’s Actions in Office
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Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the investigation into possible collusion between Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia during the 2016 election, has requested documents from the White House related to the president’s actions since taking office.
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Melania Trump condemns bullying — and raises some eyebrows — in her first UN speech – Chicago Tribune



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Melania Trump condemns bullying — and raises some eyebrows — in her first UN speech
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President Donald Trump, with first lady Melania Trump, speaks to media as he leaves following his address to the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 19, 2017 at U.N. headquarters. (Bebeto Matthews / AP). Krissah ThompsonWashington Post.
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