21September2017

World Actuality

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Hong Kong : Umbrella Revolution

What You Need to Know About the Umbrella Revolution ?
Tens of thousands of protesters blockaded the streets of Hong Kong over the weekend to fight for democracy, shielding themselves from tear gas and pepper spray with surgical masks, goggles and umbrellas.

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Rubber Bullet Fears Amid Protests In Hong Kong

Protesters have been urged to leave demonstrations in central Hong Kong over fears police could use rubber bullets to disperse the crowd.

Earlier in the day, officers fired tear gas to try to clear a road that was blocked by thousands of pro-democracy protesters.

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Russia bans agricultural products

Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree on the full ban for imports of beef, pork, poultry meat, fish, cheese, milk, vegetables and fruit from Australia, Canada, the EU, the US and Norway.

The ban will last a year, starting August 7.

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Russia to ban all US agricultural products, EU fruit & vegetable imports

Moscow plans to ban all US agricultural products, including poultry, as well as EU fruit and vegetable imports in response to Western sanctions imposed on Russia over the Ukrainian crisis, according to the country’s agricultural watchdog.

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Putin tells Obama sanctions ‘counter-productive

In a phone call with Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin has said that imposing sanctions on Russia is counterproductive and affects international stability. The two presidents agreed that the current situation is not in the interests of their countries.

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LTA: S'pore will match Malaysia’s new toll charges

This is in line with Singapore's long-standing policy of matching its toll charges at the Causeway and Second Link to those set by Malaysia. Should Malaysia reduce or do away with the toll charges, Singapore will follow suit, said an LTA spokesman.

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U.S. intelligence confirms surface-to-air missile fired at Malaysian jet but are divided over origin.

A Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 295 passengers and crew came down Thursday while flying over the battle-torn east Ukraine region of Donetsk, after it was hit by what U.S. intelligence agencies said was a surface-to-air missile.

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Public Experiment on Women Abuse in India | Social Experiment

Public Experiment on Women Abuse in India ...

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Putin accuses Prince Charles of unroyal behaviour

(Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Prince Charles on Saturday of unacceptable and unroyal behaviour by comparing him with Adolf Hitler over Russia's stance in Ukraine.

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