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Cuban court sentences two dissident artists to prison terms

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Luis Manuel Otero Alcantara and Maykel Castillo receive five-year and nine-year terms, respectively, the Cuban prosecutor says.Published On 24 Jun 202224 Jun 2022A Cuban court has sentenced two dissident artists to nine and five years in prison, the government announced, in a high-profile case that rights groups have slammed as a “sham” that violates free

Auschwitz museum target of Russian propaganda on social media

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Social media posts falsely claimed to show anti-Russian stickers placed around former Auschwitz death camp in Poland.Published On 24 Jun 202224 Jun 2022The Auschwitz-Birkenau museum has alleged that it was the target of “primitive” propaganda spread by Russian state agencies on social media. The museum said on Friday that social media posts had falsely claimed

Qatar’s Emir in Cairo for talks with Egypt’s president

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Sheikh Tamim’s visit comes less than two months after his government announced it would invest $5bn in Egypt, another lifeline to the country’s economy.Published On 24 Jun 202224 Jun 2022Qatar’s emir arrived in Cairo for talks with Egypt’s president, his first visit to the country following years of frayed ties and a boycott of Doha.

US Congress sends landmark gun violence legislation to Biden

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The bill is seen as a modest measure and a compromise amid deep, partisan divides on gun control among US legislators.Published On 24 Jun 202224 Jun 2022The US House of Representatives has passed significant gun-safety legislation for the first time in three decades in the United States, sending it to President Joe Biden, who is

Burkina Faso: 14 days to evacuate before vast army operation

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Civilians ordered to leave two large ‘military interest zones’ covering about 13,000sq km in north and southeast.Published On 24 Jun 202224 Jun 2022Burkina Faso’s army has given civilians two weeks to evacuate vast areas in northern and southeastern regions of the country in advance of military operations against rebel fighters. The military evacuation order follows

The Motor City is moving south as EVs change the automotive...

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Jack Weaver, an 82-year-old retired dairy farmer whose house sits on a Civil War battlefield, lives near General Motors' Spring Hill plant in Tennessee.Michael Wayland / CNBCSPRING HILL, Tenn. – Jack Weaver can point to a cannon on a Civil War battlefield from the comfort of a shaded bench in his backyard — a visible