30 April 2017
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12/03/2017 17:04

Tensions stoked up in the Balkans

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The devastating wars in the Balkans ended almost two decades ago but tensions have spiked throughout the region, where a battle for influence is playing out between Russia and the West.

12/03/2017 16:59

Prudent Merkel meets unpredictable Trump amid tense ties

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Europe's most powerful leader, Angela Merkel, meets for the first time next week America's flamboyant President Donald Trump whose arrival in the White House has sent shockwaves across the Atlantic.

12/03/2017 08:00 Video

Cape Town, all naked bike to manifest for the environment

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In Cape Town in South Africa hundreds of cyclists took part in the Naked Bike Ride (NBR), pedaling through the city wearing only underwear, showing off some body painting and other naked performing. The organizers promote the use of bicycles as an alternative means of transport to the most polluting vehicles.

12/03/2017 07:53

Jeff Bridges revives 'The Dude' at John Goodman tribute

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Jeff Bridges hilariously resurrected his iconic slacker character «The Dude» from «The Big Lebowski» Friday as he honored his friend John Goodman at a celebration of the actor's glittering career.

12/03/2017 07:49

Westbrook torches Jazz for 32nd triple double

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Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook moved past Wilt Chamberlain for the second-most triple doubles in an NBA season on Saturday in the Thunder's 112-104 win over visiting Utah.

12/03/2017 07:47

Trump barrels ahead with plan to gut «Obamacare»

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President Donald Trump vowed Saturday to press ahead with a controversial plan, slowed by bickering within his Republican party, to repeal Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.

12/03/2017 07:45

Antibiotic-free meat gets a foothold in US

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Facing pressure from environmentalists and shareholder activists, major US food companies and restaurant chains are moving to limit antibiotics in farm animals raised for meat.

12/03/2017 07:39

Under Trump, the Moon regains interest as possible destination

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Dismissed by former US president Barack Obama as a place explorers had already seen, the Moon has once again gained interest as a potential destination under Donald Trump's presidency.

12/03/2017 07:34

WikiLeaks revelations put CIA on back foot

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Another major leak of top secret materials has again put America's top spies in hot water -- while delivering a coup for anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks.

12/03/2017 00:42

In conflict zones, companies struggle with ethics vs profits

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Some multinationals working in conflict zones are turning to ethically dubious practices to keep their factories operating, employees working and goods flowing.

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