A hiker who gained fame for scaling summits while scantily clad has been found frozen to death on the side of a mountain in Taiwan after suffering a bad fall during her latest challenge. Read Full Article at RT.com
The Russian telecom watchdog has opened legal proceedings against social media giants for defying local data protection laws. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Scientists experimenting on an Antarctic lake hidden deep under glacial cover made a surprising discovery when mud scrapped from an instrument lowered into its dark, icy depths revealed ancient signs of life. Read Full Article at RT.com
Venezuela’s military has detained a group of the National Guard soldiers who stole weapons, and called for an uprising to be staged against President Nicolas Maduro. Read Full Article at RT.com
Australian Open fans have been left bemused by Serena Williams' mother Oracene Price, who was caught sitting stern-faced and emotionless while her team erupted in celebration following Serena's hard-fought win over Simona Halep. Read Full Article at RT.com
Rio Tinto calls it the world’s largest robot: mile-long driverless trains traversing the sparsely populated Australian Outback. American railroad companies call it the future.
Facebook Inc. Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said the company will work with the German ministry for information security in a broad effort to guide policy here and throughout Europe on election interference.
Carlos Ghosn scaled back his request for bail as his detention stretches into its ninth week, promising to stay in Tokyo and pay for an ankle monitor and security guards to ensure he doesn’t flee.
After rocking the scientific community by helping to create ‘AIDS-resistant’ children using banned gene-editing techniques, Chinese investigators have confirmed that Dr He Jiankui will be punished for his experiment. Read Full Article at RT.com
Tennis legend and infamous 'SuperBrat' John McEnroe has laid into rising court star Alexander Zverev's racket-smashing meltdown Down Under during his Australian Open defeat to Milos Raonic as 'like twilight zone stuff'. Read Full Article at RT.com
A school principal in China has gone rogue, binning the state-approved, mandatory daily exercise program in favor of a more ‘Footloose’ approach to keeping his pupils fit and healthy – by shuffling. Read Full Article at RT.com
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A car bomb detonated close to a militia checkpoint in the Kurd-held city of Al-Shaddadah in northwestern Syria. The blast damaged vehicles nearby. Read Full Article at RT.com
The spiraling economic meltdown in Zimbabwe has prompted South African authorities to think about extending short-term credit to Harare and helping it to write off a $7.4-billion external debt. Read Full Article at RT.com
The head of Iran’s air force has warned that Tehran is ready to “confront” and “eliminate” Israel. His fighting words come after Israel launched air raids on alleged Iranian targets inside Syria, killing 4 Syrian soldiers. Read Full Article at RT.com
A meme-wielding internet mob has descended on Donald Trump’s Twitter account after the US president quipped that perhaps global warming could help alleviate harsh winter weather across the country. Read Full Article at RT.com
«Standard procedures» were used, according to the Israel Defense Force
The Russian Foreign Ministry stresses that the report is not a final assessment of the status of national minorities in Russia
Top stories in the Russian press on Monday, January 21
The next launch of a Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket from the Vostochny Cosmodrome in the Russian Far East is scheduled for the summer
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The Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Opposing Sides in Syria has delivered humanitarian aid to the Dali Fa'r settlement
The Israeli Defense Forces said that earlier Iranian Quds Forces operating in Syria launched a surface-to-surface rocket from Syria aimed at Israel’s Golan Heights
According to Russia's top brass, four Syrian military were killed and six others were wounded in Israel’s night airstrike on Syria’s territory,
The Russian Navy’s Boiky and Soobrazitelnyy corvettes are monitoring the US warships’ activity
The FSB noted that during the operations the scheme and mechanism for financing the terrorist organization’s members for a total sum of more than $150,000 were detected and registered
The squabbling is the latest sign that both sides remain far apart as the longest government shutdown in history drags on and as states scramble to mitigate the impact.
Israel’s military has posted a short video on Twitter, purporting to show its attacks on Syrian anti-air batteries. Israel has been targeting “Iranian” forces inside Syria, while warning Damascus not to retaliate. Read Full Article at RT.com
Japan believes that if it keeps demanding Russia hand over the Shikotan, Iturup, Kunashir and Habomai islands, it will bring peace treaty talks to a standstill
Those items mostly include US-made BLU-3/B, BLU-24/B and BLU-61/B fragmentation bomblets, designed to affect manpower and military equipment
No press conference is planned to take place following talks between Lavrov and Pedersen
The event, scheduled to take place at the Patriot Park in the Moscow region on June 25-30, is expected to involve more than 1,500 defense companies
The Syrian Arab News Agency reported earlier on Monday that the country’s air defenses had shot down several enemy targets