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02/22/2018 - 15:00

Court fines Moscow cinema that showed 'Death of Stalin'

A Russian court on Thursday slapped a $1,700 fine on a Moscow cinema which screened British comedy "The Death of Stalin" in defiance of an official ban, prompting a police raid.

A Russian court on Thursday slapped a $1,700 fine on a Moscow cinema which screened British comedy "The Death of Stalin" in defiance of an official ban, prompting a police raid.

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02/22/2018 - 15:00

Court fines Moscow cinema that showed 'Death of Stalin'

A Russian court on Thursday slapped a $1,700 fine on a Moscow cinema which screened British comedy "The Death of Stalin" in defiance of an official ban, prompting a police raid.

A Russian court on Thursday slapped a $1,700 fine on a Moscow cinema which screened British comedy "The Death of Stalin" in defiance of an official ban, prompting a police raid.


02/22/2018 - 14:12

Saudi Arabia to spend billions on Western-style entertainment

Saudi Arabia announced plans Thursday to spend billions on building new venues and flying in Western acts, in a total overhaul of its entertainment sector that would have been unthinkable not long ago.

Saudi Arabia announced plans Thursday to spend billions on building new venues and flying in Western acts, in a total overhaul of its entertainment sector that would have been unthinkable not long ago.


02/22/2018 - 13:34

Seychelles designates huge new marine reserve

A vast new marine protected area has been created in the Indian Ocean around the Seychelle islands, the government announced Thursday.

A vast new marine protected area has been created in the Indian Ocean around the Seychelle islands, the government announced Thursday.


02/22/2018 - 12:59

Explosive device thrown into US embassy compound in Montenegro

A suicide attacker blew themself up after throwing an explosive device into the US embassy compound in Podgorica, the Montenegrin government said Thursday.

A suicide attacker blew themself up after throwing an explosive device into the US embassy compound in Podgorica, the Montenegrin government said Thursday.


02/22/2018 - 12:36

Chaos deepens in Syria enclave, global outcry grows

The Syrian regime rained rockets and bombs on Eastern Ghouta Thursday, killing another 19 civilians as international pressure mounted to stop the carnage in the rebel-held enclave.

The Syrian regime rained rockets and bombs on Eastern Ghouta Thursday, killing another 19 civilians as international pressure mounted to stop the carnage in the rebel-held enclave.

02/22/2018 - 15:00

Court fines Moscow cinema that showed 'Death of Stalin'

A Russian court on Thursday slapped a $1,700 fine on a Moscow cinema which screened British comedy "The Death of Stalin" in defiance of an official ban, prompting a police raid.

A Russian court on Thursday slapped a $1,700 fine on a Moscow cinema which screened British comedy "The Death of Stalin" in defiance of an official ban, prompting a police raid.


02/22/2018 - 14:55

Brexit 'clear and imminent threat' to Ireland: Sinn Fein

Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald warned Thursday that Brexit was "a clear and imminent threat" to the island of Ireland and was incompatible with Northern Ireland's two decades-old peace accord.

Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald warned Thursday that Brexit was "a clear and imminent threat" to the island of Ireland and was incompatible with Northern Ireland's two decades-old peace accord.


02/22/2018 - 14:52

US tax reform, litigation costs push Barclays into red

Barclays fell into the red last year on the sale of its African business, litigation costs and one-off impact from the US tax reforms, the British banking giant said Thursday.

Barclays fell into the red last year on the sale of its African business, litigation costs and one-off impact from the US tax reforms, the British banking giant said Thursday.


02/22/2018 - 14:46

'Racist' white powder letter sent to Meghan Markle: report

A letter with white powder was sent to Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle, the Evening Standard newspaper reported on Thursday, saying it was also believed to contain a racist message.

A letter with white powder was sent to Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle, the Evening Standard newspaper reported on Thursday, saying it was also believed to contain a racist message.


02/22/2018 - 13:56

UK selling Scotland to Trump... in new London musical

Donald Trump's long-awaited visit to London is happening in theatrical form in a musical whose irreverent plot involves a plan by post-Brexit Britain to sell Scotland to the US president.

Donald Trump's long-awaited visit to London is happening in theatrical form in a musical whose irreverent plot involves a plan by post-Brexit Britain to sell Scotland to the US president.

02/22/2018 - 15:18

Protest in Istanbul against bloodshed in Syria's E.Ghouta

Over 200 people on Thursday protested outside the Russian consulate in Istanbul against the deadly assault on Syria's rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta.

Over 200 people on Thursday protested outside the Russian consulate in Istanbul against the deadly assault on Syria's rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta.


02/22/2018 - 15:00

Court fines Moscow cinema that showed 'Death of Stalin'

A Russian court on Thursday slapped a $1,700 fine on a Moscow cinema which screened British comedy "The Death of Stalin" in defiance of an official ban, prompting a police raid.

A Russian court on Thursday slapped a $1,700 fine on a Moscow cinema which screened British comedy "The Death of Stalin" in defiance of an official ban, prompting a police raid.


02/22/2018 - 14:58

'Gun free' schools are magnets for 'bad people': Trump

A "gun free" school is nothing but a "magnet" for mass shooters, President Donald Trump said Thursday, doubling down on a proposal to train and arm some teachers to keep US schools safe.

A "gun free" school is nothing but a "magnet" for mass shooters, President Donald Trump said Thursday, doubling down on a proposal to train and arm some teachers to keep US schools safe.


02/22/2018 - 14:54

Canada rescinds invitation to Sikh militant to dine with Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau admitted Thursday that a convicted Sikh extremist had been invited to dine with him in New Delhi, just the latest controversy to dog his visit to India.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau admitted Thursday that a convicted Sikh extremist had been invited to dine with him in New Delhi, just the latest controversy to dog his visit to India.


02/22/2018 - 14:46

'Racist' white powder letter sent to Meghan Markle: report

A letter with white powder was sent to Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle, the Evening Standard newspaper reported on Thursday, saying it was also believed to contain a racist message.

A letter with white powder was sent to Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle, the Evening Standard newspaper reported on Thursday, saying it was also believed to contain a racist message.

02/22/2018 - 15:00

Court fines Moscow cinema that showed 'Death of Stalin'

A Russian court on Thursday slapped a $1,700 fine on a Moscow cinema which screened British comedy "The Death of Stalin" in defiance of an official ban, prompting a police raid.

A Russian court on Thursday slapped a $1,700 fine on a Moscow cinema which screened British comedy "The Death of Stalin" in defiance of an official ban, prompting a police raid.


02/22/2018 - 14:46

'Racist' white powder letter sent to Meghan Markle: report

A letter with white powder was sent to Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle, the Evening Standard newspaper reported on Thursday, saying it was also believed to contain a racist message.

A letter with white powder was sent to Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle, the Evening Standard newspaper reported on Thursday, saying it was also believed to contain a racist message.


02/22/2018 - 14:27

Hong Kong harbour gets star attraction with sculpture park

Hong Kong's harbourfront is known for glistening skyscrapers and the sight of containerships navigating busy shipping lanes -- but a new art project has added a giant pumpkin, a map of the stars and a pair of disembodied legs to the famous skyline.

Hong Kong's harbourfront is known for glistening skyscrapers and the sight of containerships navigating busy shipping lanes -- but a new art project has added a giant pumpkin, a map of the stars and a pair of disembodied legs to the famous skyline.


02/22/2018 - 14:12

Saudi Arabia to spend billions on Western-style entertainment

Saudi Arabia announced plans Thursday to spend billions on building new venues and flying in Western acts, in a total overhaul of its entertainment sector that would have been unthinkable not long ago.

Saudi Arabia announced plans Thursday to spend billions on building new venues and flying in Western acts, in a total overhaul of its entertainment sector that would have been unthinkable not long ago.


02/22/2018 - 13:56

UK selling Scotland to Trump... in new London musical

Donald Trump's long-awaited visit to London is happening in theatrical form in a musical whose irreverent plot involves a plan by post-Brexit Britain to sell Scotland to the US president.

Donald Trump's long-awaited visit to London is happening in theatrical form in a musical whose irreverent plot involves a plan by post-Brexit Britain to sell Scotland to the US president.

02/22/2018 - 15:02

Mercedes chief would take chainsaw to F1's new halo

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff said he would chop off Formula One's new halo head-protection device with a chainsaw if he had his wish as the double world champions unveiled their new F1 car for the 2018 season.

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff said he would chop off Formula One's new halo head-protection device with a chainsaw if he had his wish as the double world champions unveiled their new F1 car for the 2018 season.


02/22/2018 - 14:52

Champion Svitolina to meet Kerber in Dubai semi-finals

Angelique Kerber and Elina Svitolina will face off in a Dubai Championships semi-final on Friday after both ran down opponents in quick straight-sets wins.

Angelique Kerber and Elina Svitolina will face off in a Dubai Championships semi-final on Friday after both ran down opponents in quick straight-sets wins.


02/22/2018 - 14:31

The kids are alright: New Zealand ends Olympic drought

After going 26 years without a Winter Olympics medal, rugby-mad New Zealand toasted a pair of fresh-faced schoolchildren on Thursday as they captured bronze in snowboard and freestyle skiing.

After going 26 years without a Winter Olympics medal, rugby-mad New Zealand toasted a pair of fresh-faced schoolchildren on Thursday as they captured bronze in snowboard and freestyle skiing.


02/22/2018 - 14:07

Viviani sprints to victory and into Abu Dhabi Tour lead

Elia Viviani, who rides for Quick-Step Floors, won the second stage of the Abu Dhabi Tour in a sprint finish and took the race leader's red jersey.

Elia Viviani, who rides for Quick-Step Floors, won the second stage of the Abu Dhabi Tour in a sprint finish and took the race leader's red jersey.


02/22/2018 - 13:13

Mourinho's cautious Man Utd tactics win few admirers

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho left Spain with a precious clean sheet but few admirers after an uninspiring 0-0 Champions League draw with Sevilla that featured a limp attacking display.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho left Spain with a precious clean sheet but few admirers after an uninspiring 0-0 Champions League draw with Sevilla that featured a limp attacking display.