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Russia test fires submarine-launched hypersonic Tsirkon missile for first time

[ad_1] The defense ministry, which tested firing the Tsirkon missile from a warship in July, said that the Severodvinsk submarine had fired the missile while deployed in the Barents Sea and had hit its chosen target.Low-quality video footage released by the ministry showed the missile shooting upwards from a submarine, its glare lighting up the night sky and illuminating the water's surface."The test firing of the Tsirkon missile from a
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La Palma volcano: Lava flow thickens after volcanic crater collapses

[ad_1] Despite the heightened activity, the lava appeared to be following a similar trajectory to previous flows and avoiding areas that have so far been spared, Canary Islands' regional president Angel Victor Torres said."We had to order a few lockdowns because of the air quality, but we are not planning to evacuate more people," he said in an interview to TV channel TVE on Monday morning.Torres said the volcano had
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Lars Vilks, Swedish ‘Mohammed’ cartoonist, killed in car crash

[ad_1] Vilks, 75, who had been living under police protection since the drawings were published, was traveling in a police vehicle which collided with a truck. Two police officers were also killed."This is a very tragic incident. It is now important to all of us that we do everything we can to investigate what happened and what caused the collision," Swedish police said in a statement on Monday."Initially, there is
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La Palma volcano increasingly aggressive as Spain’s leader announces emergency funds

[ad_1] The volcano's activity "continues to be intense" and a new crater was discovered Saturday, the Canary Islands government and IGN said in a joint statement."It doesn't look like it's close to ending yet, because of the millions of cubic meters of lava that the volcano is throwing out," said Canary Islands President Ángel Víctor Torres at a press conference Sunday.More than 1,000 homes have been destroyed since the volcano
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Small plane crashes into empty building outside Milan, all 8 onboard die

[ad_1] The plane, which took off from Milan's Linate city airport, was headed for the island of Sardinia, officials said.The crash occurred just outside a suburban metro station.People in the area could hear a blast when the plane collided with the two-story building, which was empty at the time as it was being renovated.Flames and smoke shot in the air and several vehicles parked along the street caught fire, witnesses
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Up to 3,200 pedophiles in French Catholic Church since 1950, according to independent commission

[ad_1] "We had to cross historical, sociological, medical and psychiatric perspectives. We had to call upon skills in the area of child protection, social work, questions of abuse and also bring to bear skills in the area of theology and law," said Jean-Marc Sauvé, ahead of the release of the commission's final report on Tuesday.The report aims to establish the facts and provide an understanding of what happened in order
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John Kerry says emissions cuts are ‘do-able’ as ministers wrap last meeting ahead of COP26

[ad_1] Kerry said the more than 40 ministers who attended the pre-COP26 event in Milan were "engaged" in discussions to make the Glasgow talks a success.Global leaders are expected to strengthen their commitments to addressing the climate crisis ahead of the Glasgow event. Dozens of countries failed to meet a July 31 deadline to update their pledges to slash emissions, as they are required to do under the 2015 Paris
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Fertility treatments for lesbian and single women legalized in France. A sperm shortage could slow things down France has legalized fertility treatments for lesbian and single women. But a sperm shortage could slow things down.

[ad_1] Foursy was a lifelong LGBT activist. Ligot worked in IT. They were both in their 30s and wanted children. They soon moved in together, cleared a second room in their apartment and bought a crib. "It was logical for us to build a family together," said Foursy. Thanks to a decree signed by the French health minister on Wednesday, their dream could finally come true. A law passed in
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Transcript: CNN interview with Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko

[ad_1] CNN: Mr President, thank you so much for joining us here on CNN. You've been accused of overseeing a brutal crackdown on your political opponents since the election last year. Thousands of people delayed. Some of them according to human rights groups suffering human rights abuse inside prison facilities, people have been killed. Would you take this opportunity now to apologize to the people of Belarus for the human
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Alexander Lukashenko: Belarusian strongman tries to turn the tables in combative interview

[ad_1] Challenged on human rights abuses, including attacks on protesters, a bomb threat that forced a plane to land allowing Belarusian authorities to arrest dissidents on board, and what the European Union calls the "weaponization" of migrants, Lukashenko tried to deflect anything negative. "This is madness," he said of Polish government claims that Belarus was dumping migrants on their border. But the tension between Belarus and the EU is real.