Radar data debunks official MH17 findings, locator could not ‘miss’ missile – Russian air regulator

Preview Russian radar could not have failed to notice a projectile approaching Flight MH17, despite the claims by a Dutch minister, the head of Rosaviatsia says. The lack of radar marks shows nothing approached the plane from the east, despite official findings.
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‘We’re very excited': Dutch scientists celebrate 6th meteorite ever to be found in Netherlands

Preview Dutch scientists are celebrating a 4.5 billion-year-old meteorite which fell in the Netherlands earlier this year, the sixth of its kind ever to be found in the country. The “very special” space rock is also being unveiled to the public.
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Germany bars Erdogan’s bodyguards charged in US brawl from Hamburg G20 summit – report

Preview The German Foreign Ministry has informed Ankara that the Turkish security officials who were involved in an outbreak of violence during protests near the Turkish embassy in Washington, DC should not come to Germany for G20 summit, Die Welt daily reports.
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7 killed, 100 stranded in Kashmir as cable car with tourists falls (PHOTOS)

Preview A pine tree fell on a ropeway in the Indian-controlled part of Kashmir on Sunday, killing seven people inside a car that snapped from the cable and plunged some 30 meters, local police reported. The accident also left 100 people stranded in other cars.
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‘Another world is possible’: Corbyn headlines Glastonbury stage with message of unity (VIDEO)

Preview Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn used his spot on the Glastonbury festival’s main Pyramid Stage to hit out at “elites” that doubted his party’s election campaign, and reminded supporters of their power to affect change in the UK.
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Arab states want obedience from Qatar, alternative is parting ways – UAE minister

Preview The Arab states which isolated Qatar earlier this month aren’t seeking regime change in the country but rather, an attitude change and want all their recently delivered demands to be fulfilled by Doha, Anwar Gargash, UAE’s foreign minister has said.
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Russian diplomat Voronkov becomes first UN Counterterrorism chief

Preview UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed seasoned Russian diplomat, Vladimir Voronkov, to head its recently created Counterterrorism Office. Voronkov had served as Moscow’s representative to UN international organizations in Vienna before his new high-level appointment.
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‘Why would he fake it?': Oliver Stone responds to allegations Putin showed him ‘wrong’ Syria video

Preview Renowned US director Oliver Stone has urged the media “not to trivialize” his documentary on Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, after allegations emerged online suggesting that Putin showed Stone an American attack video while passing it off as part of Russia’s military campaign in Syria.
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Estonia to set up world’s 1st data embassy in Luxembourg

Preview The world’s first ever data embassy is set for launch next year after the Estonian government signed a deal with Luxembourg. Estonia is planning to keep backup files of its vital information on servers in the duchy in order to guarantee country’s digital continuity.
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Plutonium detected in urine of 5 workers after accident at Japan’s nuclear lab

Preview Five staff members of a Japanese nuclear research center have small amounts of radioactive materials – plutonium and americium – in their urine following an accident in the lab earlier this month, according to the hospital where they are being treated.
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Earthquake & tsunami cause major flooding in Greenland (VIDEO)

Preview The western coast of Greenland has been struck with a 4.0 magnitude earthquake, triggering a tsunami that swept away several houses in coastal villages. At least four people are feared missing, as a rescue mission in the village hardest hit by waves is under way, local police reports.
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Russian airstrikes kill 2 ISIS commanders, thwart major attack on Deir ez-Zor – military

Preview Russian military intelligence has exposed an Islamic State plan to mount a major attack on the city of Deir ez-Zor in Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry said. It added that preemptive strikes to prevent the attack resulted in some 180 terrorists killed, including two commanders.
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Turkish city introduces female-only carriages, shrugs off criticism of ‘excluding women’

Preview Starting from this month, women in the affluent Turkish city of Bursa will have priority boarding rights on designated inter-rail coaches. The innovation – mimicking those in Japan and Germany – has drawn anger from feminists and opposition politicians.
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‘Voters will decide’: Putin on succession question, plus other highlights of annual Q&A

Preview The pressing question of who will be Russia’s next president was among those Vladimir Putin addressed during his latest annual Q&A session. The Russian leader refrained from saying whether he would seek reelection, saying it’s up to the people to decide.
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Zara founder’s $361mn donation to fight cancer stirs controversy amid tax evasion claims

Preview Zara’s founder is sharing his wealth by donating $361 million worth of state-of-the-art cancer fighting equipment to Spanish hospitals, but his goodwill is being slammed by those who believe the retail chain’s parent company is guilty of tax avoidance.
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#1917LIVE: Deposed Tsar Nicholas II advocates for continuing war in Twitter Q&A

Preview As the Russian revolutionaries are busy forging a new country, Tsar Nicholas II spends his days quietly under house arrest. The Russian Telegraph got a chance to sit down with the ex-regent, and even included some of your own #1917CROWD questions.
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Smoke detected at crippled Chernobyl power plant – Ukraine nuclear watchdog

Preview Ukraine’s nuclear regulatory body reported smoke at one of the rooms at Unit 3 in Chernobyl, adding that it was briefly “liquidated” by the state emergency personnel and the radiological situation at the site has not changed following the incident.
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Norway proposes national ban on full-face veils in educational institutions

Preview The Norwegian government is seeking to prohibit face-covering garments in all schools nationwide, having sent the proposal for comments to educational institutions. The ban’s advocates say the garments prevent students from communicating with each other.
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Dozens detained in Moscow on Russia Day as protesters show up at unauthorized location

Preview Dozens were detained at an unauthorized protest in Moscow after Aleksey Navalny called for the demonstration to be moved from the authorized location, citing a lack of sound systems. Hundreds turned up at the authorized site, with sound systems present.
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