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Libya peace talks: More of the identical? 0

Libya peace talks: More of the identical?

A « historic » moment. That’s how French President Emmanuel Macron described a summit on Tuesday between Libya’s rival factions aimed at bringing peace and stability after nearly seven years of turmoil. Meeting in Paris at Macron’s behest, leaders from the rival Tripoli and Tobruk-based parliaments agreed to hold elections later this year. But as cameras flashed…

Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko shot and killed in Kiev 0

Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko shot and killed in Kiev

A prominent Russian journalist and vocal critic of President Vladimir Putin has died after being shot in Kiev, Ukraine’s capital. Ukrainian police said Arkady Babchenko’s wife found him bleeding at their apartment building and called an ambulance, but the 41-year-old died on the way to a hospital. He had multiple gunshot wounds on his back. Ukrainian police…

Bei Hochwasser in Sachsen – Musikinstrumenten-Firma weggespült 0

Bei Hochwasser in Sachsen – Musikinstrumenten-Firma weggespült

Adorf – Seine Instrumente werden mit Zärtlichkeit und Liebe gespielt. Dann brach die Flut ein. Mit unfassbarer Brutalität. Hans-Peter Messner (66) steht zwischen Bergen aufgequollener Kartons mit nassen, verzogenen, kaputten Musikinstrumenten. „Das ist ein Millionenschaden“, schätzt der Eigentümer des Instrumentenbauers Gewa. Der Hauptsitz seiner Firma liegt in Adorf an der Weißen Elster. Nach den extremen…

FCC Republican asks Amazon and eBay to enhance crackdown on pirate TV bins 0

FCC Republican asks Amazon and eBay to enhance crackdown on pirate TV bins

Getty Images | Rene Wassenbergh | EyeEmPirate TV boxes that falsely display the Federal Communications Commission logo should be removed from Amazon and eBay, an FCC commissioner told the companies last week. Commissioner Michael O’Rielly, part of the FCC’s Republican majority, wrote a letter to the Amazon and eBay CEOs asking them to crack down…

Turkey slams Macron over Erdogan journal quilt make stronger 0

Turkey slams Macron over Erdogan journal quilt make stronger

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has slammed French President Emmanuel Macron over his support for a French magazine’s cover calling President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a « dictator ». The Weekly French Magazine Le Point splashed a photo of the Turkish president on the cover of its May 24 edition with words that read: « The dictator. How far…

Keystone XL developer showers Nebraska with marketing campaign cash 0

Keystone XL developer showers Nebraska with marketing campaign cash

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline is showering Nebraska public officials with campaign cash as it fights for regulatory approval in a state that is one of the last lines of resistance for the $8 billion project. A political action committee for TransCanada Inc. has donated more than $65,000 to…