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Portuguese Judiciary Police and Spanish Police Make Biggest Cocaine Seizure in the Last 15 Years
It was the biggest cocaine seizure in the last 15 years in Portugal. The Judiciary and Spanish police located five tons of cocaine coming from Latin America. The Judiciary Police and Spanish authorities intercepted a sailboat carrying 183 bales of cocaine weighing more than 5.2 tons, the biggest seizure of
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General Colin Powell died
The general, the first African-American US secretary of state, died at the age of 84, a victim of Covid-19 complications. In a post on their Facebook page, the Powell family says that the general had the full vaccination schedule and thanked Walter Reed Hospital for taking care of it, where
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What makes us human? The answer may be found in overlooked DNA
Our DNA is very similar to that of the chimpanzee, which in evolutionary terms is our closest living relative. Stem cell researchers at Lund University in Sweden have now found a previously overlooked part of our DNA, so-called non-coded DNA, that appears to contribute to a difference which, despite all
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Sense of smell is our most rapid warning system
The ability to detect and react to the smell of a potential threat is a precondition of our and other mammals’ survival. Using a novel technique, researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have been able to study what happens in the brain when the central nervous system judges a smell
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Kurdish forces warn: Daesh is rebuilding in Syria
Four years after the lost caliphate was reduced to 2% of its territory, Kurdish forces fear that the withdrawal of the US military could lead to a resurgence of the self-styled Islamic State. Kurdish forces warn of the resurgence of Daesh in Syria. In a report by The Guardian, Lukman
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Murder of British MP considered by police a “terrorist incident”
The assassination of British MP David Amess was considered “a terrorist incident”, with the initial investigation pointing to a “potential motivation linked to Islamic extremism”, the Metropolitan Police (Met) of London reported early in the morning. The investigation is being conducted by Met’s Counter-Terrorism Command, in collaboration with the Specialized
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Putin says there are 2,000 Islamic State members in northern Afghanistan
Russian President Vladimir Putin said today he has information about the concentration of “extremist and terrorist” groups in northern Afghanistan and that the Islamic State group has 2,000 members in the region. “The concentration of extremist groups and terrorists near the border with the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) is
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Iraq announces arrest of senior member of Islamic State
Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kazemi announced today the arrest of a senior member of the extremist group Islamic State (EI), which is on the US most-wanted list for being responsible for the extremist group’s finances. Iraq’s national intelligence service on Sunday carried out a “complex operation that captured Sami Jasim,
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US has military in Taiwan to train local forces
The United States has a small military contingent stationed in Taiwan for at least a year to train local forces against a possible threat from China, revealed the US newspaper “Wall Street Journal”. The contingent is made up of about 20 members of the Special Forces and the Marine Corps,
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“They cannot force us to follow the path chosen by China”, says Taiwan President
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Sunday called for the island’s defenses to be strengthened to show that “no one can force Taiwan to follow the path that China has chosen” to a territory whose sovereignty is claimed by Beijing. In her speech on National Republic Day of China, the official
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