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Sanctions Backfire as Russian Ships Clog Up French Ports, Cost Local Authorities Thousands to Move
April 24, 2022, 11:06 AM
Paris and its allies slapped Russia with tough sanctions in the aftermath of Moscow’s decision to recognise the sovereignty of the Donbass republics on 21 February, and its 24 February move to launch a military operation in Ukraine.
UK Minister Gove Backs Coal Mine Opening to Cut Energy Dependence on Russia, Reports Say
April 24, 2022, 10:51 AM
LONDON (Sputnik) - UK Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Michael Gove is supporting plans to launch the first coal mine in the United Kingdom in decades, aiming to curtail the dependence on Russian energy supplies, the Telegraph newspaper reported on Sunday, citing sources in the UK Conservative Party.
White House Logs 'Show Joe Biden Met With Hunter's Business Partner in 2010'
April 24, 2022, 10:10 AM
President Joe Biden has always vehemently dismissed all claims of his involvement in the foreign business affairs of his son, Hunter Biden. Earlier in April White House Press Secretary Jenn Psaki, when asked to confirm if Biden's statement on the issue still stands, replied, “Yes”.
Knife-Wielding Man Stabs Two People in French Church in Nice, Reportedly Yells 'We Must Kill Macron'
April 24, 2022, 9:03 AM
A man in his thirties was arrested on Sunday morning in Nice following a knife attack in the Saint-Pierre-d'Arène Catholic church, according to Le Parisien.
Ten People Confirmed Dead After Japanese Cruise Boat With 26 Goes Missing off Hokkaido
April 24, 2022, 8:42 AM
Twenty-two adult passengers, two children and two crew members were on board when the boat left port on Saturday.
Pakistan Observes 'Black Day' to Protest PM Modi’s First Official Trip to Jammu & Kashmir Since 2019
April 24, 2022, 8:37 AM
The visit marked the first occasion that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir on an official trip since his government scrapped the semi-autonomous status of the region in August 2019.
Attack at Istanbul Cafe Reportedly Leaves One Person Dead, One Injured
April 24, 2022, 8:34 AM
ANKARA (Sputnik) - An armed attack at a cafe in Turkish city of Istanbul has left one person dead and another one injured, Turkish Haberturk news portal reported on Sunday.
Tories Claim Labour's Rayner Uses Basic Instinct-Like Ruse to Put BoJo 'Off His Stride' at PMQs
April 24, 2022, 7:26 AM
The UK Labour Party’s deputy leader, Angela Rayner, who occasionally stands in for Sir Keir Starmer in the Commons, has been compared by some Tories to Sharon Stone’s character in the iconic 1992 film “Basic Instinct”.
Trump Mocks Gaffe-Riddled Biden: 'Shaking Hands With The Air, Taking Orders From Easter Bunny'
April 24, 2022, 6:43 AM
Ex-POTUS Donald Trump visited Delaware County, Ohio for a rally 10 days ahead of the primary elections in the state, where he unleashed a tirade against Joe Biden, homing in on what appeared to be the latest in a long line of the 79-year-old president’s gaffes.
Armenia's Pashinyan Says Recognition of Armenian Genocide Would Defuse Tensions in Region
April 24, 2022, 6:40 AM
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - International recognition of the Armenian genocide would relax tensions in the region, rather than exacerbate them, and would help avert such crimes in the future, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said on Sunday.
Australian Defence Minister Labelled a 'Lunatic' After Warning About a 'Chemical Attack' From China
April 24, 2022, 6:28 AM
The comments by the Australian defence minister come ahead of a federal election in the country, set to take place on 21 May. Canberra’s strained ties with Beijing, otherwise its largest trading partner, have taken a centrestage during the ongoing election campaign, with the incumbent government accusing the opposition of being “weak” on China.
Israeli PM Bennett Accused of Risking Public Health for Political Gains as He Lifts Mask Mandate
April 24, 2022, 6:24 AM
The Premier's ratings have never been high, and recent polls revealed that the Israelis have been displeased with the way he handled the coronavirus pandemic, as well as the country's security and economic situation. But now as he orders citizens to shed their masks, he risks losing even more support.
French Election 2022: Voters See Stark Contrast in Macron v. Le Pen in Presidential Race https://sputniknews.com/20220424/french-election-2022-voters-see-stark-contrast-in-macron-v-le-pen-in-presidential-race--1095003467.html
April 24, 2022, 5:44 AM
As French citizens head to the polls on Sunday, voters will be faced with choosing whether pro-European Union incumbent President Emmanuel Macron or right-wing presidential candidate Marine Le Pen will lead the nation with the seventh-largest economy.
Boris Johnson Reportedly Eyeing Early General Election to 'See Off Rivals' Amid Partygate Fallout
April 24, 2022, 5:29 AM
Boris Johnson is under fire, triggering speculation of a leadership challenge, first for his botched handling of an ethics row, and then because he is the first incumbent UK Prime Minister found to have broken the law by breaching his own COVID-19 rules. He was fined by the Metropolitan Police.
'When Will Smith Slapped Chris, He Slapped All of Us', Says Chris Rock’s Mother on Oscar Assault
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