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    Lisbon Revealed as Host City of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest
    Jul26

    Lisbon Revealed as Host City of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest

    Portuguese Television and the European Broadcasting Union chose Lisbon to host Eurovision 2018, reported BGNES. The organizers announced that the semi-finals will be held on May 8 and 10 and the final of the competition on May 12. Portugal became the host country of the song contest, thanks to the victory of Salvador Sobral at Eurovision 2017 in...

    Russia Lashes Out Over U.S. Sanctions Legislation
    Jul26

    Russia Lashes Out Over U.S. Sanctions Legislation

    Russian officials and lawmakers are sharply criticizing U.S. legislation that would impose new sanctions on Moscow and make it harder for President Donald Trump to ease or lift punitive measures. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US House Approves New Sanctions against Iran, Russia, N Korea
    Jul26

    US House Approves New Sanctions against Iran, Russia, N Korea

    The Republican-controlled US House of Representatives votes overwhelmingly to impose new sanctions against Iran, Russia and North Korea. The lower chamber of the US Congress made the move Tuesday despite opposition from US President Donald Trump. House Speaker Paul Ryan claimed that the move is essential to tighten “the screws on our most...

    Canadian defence deal with Azerbaijan raises new questions about arms export controls
    Jul26

    Canadian defence deal with Azerbaijan raises new questions about arms export controls

    Export permits for military vehicles issued despite concerns over Azerbaijan’s poor human rights record, CBC News reports. A deal by a Canadian company to export armored personnel carriers to Azerbaijan and set up a joint production of these military-style vehicles in the oil-rich former Soviet republic is once again raising questions about...

    Russian comics dupe U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry with prank call

    Rick Perry optimistically discussed expanding American coal exports to Ukraine and other energy matters during a lengthy phone call this month with a Russian prankster. …read more Source: Global...

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 26 Jul 2017
    Jul26

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 26 Jul 2017

    Diesel and petrol cars to be banned by 2040 The sale of all new diesel and petrol cars and vans is to be banned in the UK from 2040 as part of the government’s new clean air plan. There will also be a £225m fund to help councils tackle diesel emissions. The plans include spending a total of £3bn on fighting pollution. They come...

    Russian comedians dupe US politician into fake interview
    Jul26

    Russian comedians dupe US politician into fake interview

    US Energy Secretary Rick Perry was interviewed by pranksters Vladimir Krasnov and Alexei Stolyarov who are sometimes called the “Jerky Boys of Russia.” Photo: Reuters US Energy Secretary Rick Perry optimistically discussed expanding American coal exports to Ukraine and other energy matters during a lengthy phone call this month with a...

    U.S. Energy Secretary Spoofed By Russian Pranksters
    Jul26

    U.S. Energy Secretary Spoofed By Russian Pranksters

    U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry discussed climate change, expanding American coal exports to Ukraine, and natural gas during a recent phone conversation with a Russian prankster who Perry thought was Ukraine’s prime minister. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US energy secretary Rick Perry duped by Russian pranksters to talk about pig manure
    Jul26

    US energy secretary Rick Perry duped by Russian pranksters to talk about pig manure

    ‘These individuals are known for pranking high-level officials,’ spokeswoman says, after duo tricked Perry into thinking he was talking to Ukrainian PMThe US energy secretary Rick Perry has become the latest victim of a pair of Russian phone pranksters who have previously fooled Elton John into thinking he was chatting to Vladimir Putin.On...

    Marx and Mohammed in Manchester
    Jul26

    Marx and Mohammed in Manchester

    Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical left and Islamic terrorism. There’s good news for Manchester. The city with the highest death rate and some of the worst drug and alcohol problems in England is getting a statue of Friedrich Engels. A...