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28 мая, 00:56

Artists are protesting as Russia targets an avant-garde theater director

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Kirill Serebrennikov transformed a sleepy theater. Now he’s caught up in a corruption probe.

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28 мая, 00:40

Duterte jokes that his soldiers can rape women under martial law in the Philippines

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"You can arrest any person, search any house,” Duterte told his soldiers. And if they raped a woman, he apparently joked, he'd go to jail for them.

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28 мая, 00:40

By backing Saudi Arabia’s vision of the Middle East, Trump may be sowing the seeds of conflict

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Analysts say the tensions that erupted just days after the president’s speech were likely a consequence of his visit to Riyadh.

27 мая, 23:52

37 people killed this year in land conflicts in Brazil

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A leading Brazilian news outlet says nearly 40 people have been killed in land conflicts since the beginning of the year in Latin America’s biggest country.

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27 мая, 22:31

After UK, Egypt attacks, Libya seen as militants’ haven

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The Libya connection in the May 22 Manchester concert suicide bombing and Friday’s attack on Christians in Egypt has shone a light on the threat posed by militant Islamic groups that have taken advantage of lawlessness in the troubled North African nation to put down roots, recruit fighters and export jihadists to cause death and carnage elsewhere.

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27 мая, 20:38

Iran’s Supreme Leader: Saudi Arabia ‘cow milked’ by US

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Iran’s Supreme Leader has said that Saudi Arabia is a “cow being milked” by the United States.

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27 мая, 19:18

Prince William leads FA Cup final tribute to Manchester dead

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Prince William laid a wreath on the Wembley Stadium pitch before a minute’s silence to honor the victims of the Manchester bomb ahead of the FA Cup final on Saturday.

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27 мая, 19:18

Children saved from Nazi camps unveil monument to parents

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The children saved by Sir Nicholas Winton from Nazi death camps have unveiled a monument in Prague’s main train station to honor their parents.

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27 мая, 19:18

Syrian army, allied militia gain ground against IS

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Syrian troops and allied militia have pushed back Islamic State militants and U.S-backed opposition fighters, gaining control of a large swath of territory in the country’s strategic southern desert, the government-controlled media and a war monitor said Saturday.

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27 мая, 19:02

Report: Iran ready for talks ‘toward peace’ with Arab states

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Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has told the Qatari Emir that Tehran is ready for talks with Arab nations to reach a “real agreement toward peace and brotherhood.”

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27 мая, 19:02

Manchester bombing makes terrorism central campaign issue in June elections

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British Prime Minister Theresa May warned that “the country should remain vigilant” even as authorities say concerns about a new attack have eased.

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27 мая, 18:46

2 Syrian terror suspects stopped in Sicily during G7 meeting

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The Italian news agency ANSA is reporting that two Syrians have been detained in Sicily on terrorism suspicions even as seven top world leaders were meeting elsewhere on the Italian island.