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[l] at 8/19/22 12:33pm
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A delegation from the Canadian Parliament's Committee on International Trade will be briefed on the impacts and consequences of potentially visiting Taiwan, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday.
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[l] at 8/19/22 12:32pm
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Former British citizen El Shafee Elsheikh, who was a member of a Daesh* cell known as the Beatles, was sentenced to life in prison in US court on Friday for murdering four American hostages in Syria between 2014 and 2015, the Justice Department said.
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[l] at 8/19/22 12:21pm
German producer prices – a key indicator of inflation - jumped 37.2% throughout the year, with energy prices as a whole surging 105% compared to July 2021, according to the German Destatis statistics office. What does the future hold in store for the German economy this winter?
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[l] at 8/19/22 11:53am
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The wildfire ravaging the Bejis municipality in Spain's eastern autonomous community of Valencia has spread over 19,000 hectares (46,950 acres) on Friday, almost twice as much as the day before, local authorities said.
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[l] at 8/19/22 11:50am
It's Friday again, and that means it’s high time to put away news about global political shenanigans and recall all the good or inspiring things that happened over the past seven days.

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[l] at 8/19/22 11:48am
BELGRADE (Sputnik) - During his talks with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, Kosovar Prime Minister Albin Kurti insisted that Serbs who live in Kosovo should receive temporary entry declarations every 90 days and leave once those expire, the head of Serbia's office for Kosovo and Metohija, Petar Petkovic, said on Friday.

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[l] at 8/19/22 11:41am
PARIS (Sputnik) - France will allocate about 84 million euros ($84.4 million) to paint the Eiffel Tower in preparation for the 2024 Olympic Games, Jean-Francois Martins, the head of the Society for the Exploitation of the Eiffel Tower (SETE), said on Friday.
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[l] at 8/19/22 11:06am
A US airstrike killed 13 members of the Islamist militia Al-Shabaab* over the weekend, the latest in a uptick of fighting with the al-Qaeda-aligned group that has stubbornly held onto territory in the Somalian interior.

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[l] at 8/19/22 10:34am
Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia are facing the worst drought in 40 years, with conditions there akin to famine in the hardest-hit areas, aid groups say.
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[l] at 8/19/22 10:27am
The US president may not like his predecessor's border wall plan, but he has greenlighted the spending of half a million US tax dollars on a fence to protect his Delaware Rehoboth Beach home, with the security fence's price tag rising steeply of late.
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[l] at 8/19/22 10:22am
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan believes that the relations between his country and Israel will gain new momentum after a recent restoration of full diplomatic relations, Erdogan's office said on Friday following a phone talk between the Turkish president and his Israeli counterpart, Isaac Herzog.
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[l] at 8/19/22 10:20am
MOSCOW(Sputnik) - South West England police ask citizens not to report violations of the hosepipe ban, as it is not a criminal offense, police spokesman Nikki Leaper said on Friday, adding that the ban will come into force only next week.
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[l] at 8/19/22 10:17am
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The uncrewed SpaceX-25 Cargo Dragon spacecraft successfully undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) on schedule at 11:05 a.m. EDT (15:05 GMT) on Friday.
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[l] at 8/19/22 9:43am
Local media reports that at least two people were injured in the incident. There is no information regarding the attacker or attackers and their motives.
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[l] at 8/19/22 9:33am
In a conversation with French President Emmanuel Macron earlier on Friday, Vladimir Putin stressed that the Ukrainian shelling of the largest nuclear power plant in Europe threatens a catastrophe.

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[l] at 8/19/22 9:22am
Researchers from the MISIS National University of Science and Technology have created a high-performance catalyst for industrial carbon dioxide processing, one of the main culprits of global warming.
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[l] at 8/19/22 9:12am
Data published by Statistics Sweden earlier this month indicated that the country’s inflation rate reached eight percent in July, following record-breaking figures for four consecutive months.
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[l] at 8/19/22 9:03am
Following the start of Russia's special military operation in Ukraine, President Volodymyr Zelensky went on a global tour delivering speeches in parliaments and to governments and various other organizations around the world asking for help in fighting Moscow, instead of engaging in direct talks to end the conflict.
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[l] at 8/19/22 9:02am
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Switzerland's parliamentary security commission of the Council of States (CPS-E) unanimously blocked the country's ability to introduce autonomous sanctions against individuals, accused of serious international law violations, fearing that this could challenge the country's neutrality, the Swiss parliament said on Friday.
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[l] at 8/19/22 8:53am
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Whether or not former President Donald Trump is indicted over what federal agents found during a search of his home will come down to perception management rather than facts because the US justice system has been politicized, former FBI Principal Legal Counsel Coleen Rowley told Sputnik.
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[l] at 8/19/22 8:32am
An "effective pause" has allegedly been placed on recruiting white males in the Royal Air Force (RAF) in order to meet "diversity targets," Sky News reported on Tuesday, adding that this “pause” purportedly prompted the RAF’s head of recruitment to resign in protest in recent days. The RAF denies the allegations.

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