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6.5 quake hits Costa Rica
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6.5 quake hits Costa Rica

Panos - Nov 13, 2017

A magnitude 6.5 earthquake was recorded along the Pacific coast of Costa Rica on Sunday night, the U.S. Geological Survey…

Toulouse “vehicle attack”: Car slams into crowd outside school!
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Toulouse “vehicle attack”: Car slams into crowd outside school!

makis - Nov 10, 2017

Three people, Chinese students, have been injured. According to the police, it is not an accident, as it appears that…

Virginia elects first transgender person into office
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Virginia elects first transgender person into office

Panos - Nov 08, 2017

The first openly transgender person elected and seated in a state legislature defeated her conservative Republican opponent in a closely…

Catalan leader Puigdemont and his 4 Ministers released in Brussels
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Catalan leader Puigdemont and his 4 Ministers released in Brussels

Panos - Nov 06, 2017

Ousted Catalonian leader Carles Puigdemont and four former ministers have been released from custody by a Belgian prosecutor on conditions…

Cosmic-ray imaging finds hidden structure in Egypt’s Great Pyramid
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Cosmic-ray imaging finds hidden structure in Egypt’s Great Pyramid

Panos - Nov 03, 2017

Scientists using an imaging method based on cosmic rays have detected a large and enigmatic internal structure in the last…

Catalonia: Spain risks sparking new unrest as it jails separatist leaders
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Catalonia: Spain risks sparking new unrest as it jails separatist leaders

Panos - Nov 03, 2017

The crisis in Spain dramatically deepened and extended across the Continent after eight Catalan ministers were jailed by a court…

Catalans declare independence – Spain approves direct rule over Catalonia minutes later!
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Catalans declare independence – Spain approves direct rule over Catalonia minutes later!

makis - Oct 27, 2017

The Catalan regional parliament has voted to declare independence from Spain, while the Spanish parliament has approved direct rule over…

Plane collides with two cars after crash landing on busy road injuring five people!
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Plane collides with two cars after crash landing on busy road injuring five people!

Panos - Oct 23, 2017

The Cessna was destroyed in the landing that resulted in three people being taken to a hospital. The injuries are…

Environment may have partially led to the fall of Queen Cleopatra, research suggests
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Environment may have partially led to the fall of Queen Cleopatra, research suggests

Panos - Oct 20, 2017

Environmental records and historic documents suggest a volcanic eruption could have aided the Romans in victory According to a report…

Surprise! NASA has confirmed that Earth has a new Moon!
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Surprise! NASA has confirmed that Earth has a new Moon!

Panos - Oct 17, 2017

Earth’s been hiding a little secret from its partner, the moon. Turns out the Earth has had a “mini-moon” on…

Spy vs Spy vs Spy as Israel watches Russian hackers
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Spy vs Spy vs Spy as Israel watches Russian hackers

Panos - Oct 13, 2017

Israeli spies observed Russian government hackers in real time as they scoured computers around the world for the codenames of…

How much do the Europeans work & how much the do the Greeks?
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How much do the Europeans work & how much the do the Greeks?

makis - Oct 12, 2017

A map depicting average weekly work in Europe was created by linguist and mathematician Jakub Marian. The data are the…

MP of the Greek minority in Albania: “The bill on minorities is a step back”
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MP of the Greek minority in Albania: “The bill on minorities is a step back”

makis - Oct 12, 2017

Besides not having any added value in its content, the new bill on national minorities in Albania marks a step…

Wall Street Journal reporter sentenced to prison by Turkish Court
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Wall Street Journal reporter sentenced to prison by Turkish Court

Panos - Oct 12, 2017

A Turkish court sentenced Wall Street Journal reporter Ayla Albayrak to two years and one month in prison Tuesday, declaring…

EU to single out Chinese imports in report on market distortions
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EU to single out Chinese imports in report on market distortions

Panos - Oct 09, 2017

China will be singled out for special attention under new trade rules to limit excessively cheap imports into the European…

The Center-Left Had Its Chance. It’s Time For Something New.
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The Center-Left Had Its Chance. It’s Time For Something New.

Panos - Oct 06, 2017

The global political project known as “centrism” continues to collapse, despite its billionaire backers’ increasingly desperate attempts to resuscitate its…

Common “Balkan” Presidency of the EU in 2018
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Common “Balkan” Presidency of the EU in 2018

makis - Oct 04, 2017

Varna, a city strongly connected with Greece, and more specifically the palace of Euxinograd, hosted the 1st Quadrilateral Summit Bulgaria,…

Thousands of British Tourists Stranded as Monarch Airline Goes Bust
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Thousands of British Tourists Stranded as Monarch Airline Goes Bust

Panos - Oct 04, 2017

Thousands of Monarch passengers had their flights from Greece, Portugal and Spain cancelled as the beleaguered UK airline has effectively…

Hugh Hefner, Founder of Playboy, Dead at 91
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Hugh Hefner, Founder of Playboy, Dead at 91

Panos - Sep 28, 2017

Playboy founder and legendary ladies’ man Hugh Hefner has died at the age of 91, according to Playboy Enterprises. The…

Wolfgang Schauble to become Parliamentary president in Germany
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Wolfgang Schauble to become Parliamentary president in Germany

makis - Sep 27, 2017

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble will become President of the German parliament, a position that would require him to quit…