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Putin
Putin reacts with anger after Russia banned from Olympics, World Cup

By | 5 days ago

Speaking in Paris, Putin slammed the decision as a "politically motivated" ruling that "contradicted" the Olympic Charter....

Russian flag
Russia to miss Olympics after WADA ban over doping

By | 6 days ago

Not only will Russia be ruled out of the next Olympic cycle, but Russian government officials will be barred from attending any major events....

banana artwork
Man eats Sh12m piece of art — a banana taped to wall

By | 1 week ago

The banana was a work of art by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan titled "Comedian" and sold to a French collector for $120,000....

South African Airways
Debt-laden South African Airways bailed out

By | 1 week ago

A strike dealt a severe blow to the debt-ridden airline, which has failed to make a profit since 2011 and survives on government bailouts....

Nato leaders
NATO leaders caught on camera mocking Trump

By | 2 weeks ago

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson can be heard asking France's President Emmanuel Macron: "Is that why you were late?"...

Hong Kong
China slaps sanctions on US over Hong Kong unrest

By | 2 weeks ago

The move came as the world's two biggest economies have been striving to finalise a "phase one" deal in their protracted trade war....

siberia
19 killed as bus plunges onto frozen river

By | 2 weeks ago

Local authorities launched a crowd-funding campaign to help the victims and their families....

Indian millennials
How Indian millennials are living life with few strings attached

By | 2 weeks ago

From ride-hailing apps to communal office spaces, the sharing economy is a global phenomenon that is expected to generate annual revenues of $335 bill...

black hole
Scientists spot black hole so huge it ‘shouldn’t even exist’ in our galaxy

By | 2 weeks ago

Astronomers have discovered a black hole in the Milky Way so huge that it challenges existing models of how stars evolve, researchers said Thursday. L...

Uber
Uber loses London licence due to safety risks

By | 3 weeks ago

Uber, which has about 3.5 million customers and some 50,000 drivers in London, described the move as "wrong" and added that it will appeal....

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