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South Korean nuclear plant hacked as 3 workers die days later

South Korea nuclear plant

South Korea‘s labor ministry has ordered the closure of two nuclear reactors under construction, after a toxic gas leak killed three workers. The incident comes in the wake of cyberattacks and threats against the reactor’s operator. Several government agencies and the police are conducting a probe into the deaths at …

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10 shocking facts about society that we accept as normal

Traffic jam

When you take a moment and look around at the world, things can appear pretty messed up. Take 5 or 10 minutes and watch the 6 o’clock news. Chances are, the entire time, all you are going to see is war, conflict, death, illness, etc. Sure, this is part of …

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AirAsia flight goes missing with 162 passengers on board

Air Asia plane

An AirAsia passenger jet with 162 people on board has disappeared during a flight between Indonesia and Singapore, prompting an international search and rescue operation. AirAsia flight QZ8501, an Airbus 320-200 passenger jet that took off from the Indonesian city of Surabaya at 5:27am, lost all contact with air control at 7:24 …

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Russia’s new military doctrine lists NATO and US as threats

NATO meeting

Russia has adopted an updated version of its military doctrine, which reflects the emergence of new threats against its national security. NATO military buildup and American Prompt Global Strike concept are listed among them. The new doctrine was approved on Friday by President Vladimir Putin. Its core remains unchanged from …

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CIA experimented on humans at torture sites

US CIA torture experiment

As the United States struggles with the fallout of the recently disclosed CIA torture report, a new analysis reveals that human experimentation was a “core feature” of the spy agency’s torture program. The Nation Magazine says in a report that the experimental nature of the CIA’s torture program is clearly …

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NATO increases military presence on Russia’s borders

NATO fighter jets

The Pentagon has confirmed the military buildup along Russia’s borders to ensure long-term “peace and stability” in the region. Earlier Moscow accused NATO of a sharp increase in air activity and intelligence flights in the border zone. Replying to RIA Novosti’s query on the increased number of NATO flights around Russia’s borders, …

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Pakistani Taliban kill 132 children in school attack

Taliban Pakistan school shooting

At least 142 people, including 132 children, have been killed in an attack by Pakistani Taliban fighters (TTP) on a military-run school in Peshawar in Pakistan‘s northwest. Explosions and gunfire rang out as seven armed men attacked the Army Public School on Tuesday morning, in one the bloodiest attacks in Pakistan’s …

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Another banker dies under suspicious circumstances

Police Geert Tack

52-year-old Belgian Geert Tack – a private banker for ING who managed portfolios for wealthy individuals – was described as ‘impeccable’, ‘sporty’, ‘cared-for’, and ‘successful’ and so as Vermist reports, after disappearing a month ago, the appearance of his body off the coast of Ostend is surrounded by riddles… Tack disappeared on …

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Russia: Israel is training ISIS terrorists

Training ISIS

A top aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday accused Israel and the United States of training the Islamic State in order to undermine Moscow’s interests in the Middle East. In an interview with Iranian state television, Alexander Prokhanov said that Mossad agents were training ISIS fighters in Syria …

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