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Airsoft Grenades Thrown at Israeli Embassy in Belgium

Belga News Agency quoted a Belgian spokesperson for the Public Prosecuters Office as saying, "At about 05:30 on Friday morning, an unknown man reportedly threw an airsoft grenade in the direction of the Israeli Embassy in Uccle... The investigation is ongoing and in the interest of this, the Prosecutor's Office will not communicate further on this matter." Police and...

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German Military Officer Sentenced in Espionage Case

A German officer by the name of Thomas H. was convicted of espionage and violating official secrets after supplying military intelligence to the Russian Federation, and was sentenced to three and a half years...

Russia and Uzbekistan Sign Agreement to Build First Nuclear Power Plant

On May 27th, Russia committed $400 million to a $500 million joint fund with Uzbekistan to expand natural gas imports while also signing an accord to build a nuclear power plant. The move reflects...

Rubbish From Pikitup Strike Blocking Entrances to Johannesburg Voting Stations

A series of strikes conducted by casual workers of Johannesburg-based waste collection service 'Pikitup' has resulted in masses of trash piling up in the streets of the country's capital. Most peculiarly, the rubbish has...