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      EU Leaders Want EU Commission to Propose Sanctions in Response to Russia's 'Unfriendly Steps'

      MOSCOW (Sputnik) – About 10 EU member states have voiced their opposition to the initiative of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron to hold a summit between EU leaders and Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Bloomberg news agency reported, citing its diplomatic sources.

    • Software pioneer John McAfee is escorted by immigration officers to the Guatemalan Airport in Guatemala City December 12, 2012
      Last update: 23:15 GMT 24.06.2021
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      Spanish Authorities Order Autopsy After Death of Antivirus Pioneer John McAfee

      Authorities in Spain revealed on Wednesday that antivirus software creator John McAfee died inside his jail cell after a judge overseeing his extradition case ruled in favor of relocating the mogul to the US. Preliminary findings suggested that McAfee died by suicide, a determination that has birthed conspiracies around his death.

    • A CH-47 Chinook helicopter flies over Kabul, Afghanistan, June 4, 2007.  DoD photo by Cherie A. Thurlby.
      Last update: 22:02 GMT 24.06.2021
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      About 650 Troops to Remain in Afghanistan After US Completes Pullout, AP Reports

      Roughly 650 US troops will stay behind in Afghanistan to provide security for US diplomats in the country after the main force pulls out in July, according to US officials whole anonymously spoke with the Associated Press. The US was supposed to completely pull out by May 1, but later unilaterally extended the deadline to September 11.

    • An explosion caused by a police munition is seen while supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump gather in front of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, U.S., January 6, 2021.
      Last update: 00:52 GMT 25.06.2021
      00:52 GMT 25.06.2021

      QAnon Conspiracy Theories of Trump Becoming President in August Really Worry DHS - Report

      Earlier, the US media had circulated information that some supporters of the QAnon conspiracy theory are waiting for the summer with the hope of a "military coup", which, they believe, will return Trump to power to continue his fight against a pedophile sex trafficking ring within the US government, which proponents of QAnon allege exists.

    • A powerful tornado hit the southeastern part of the Czech Republic on 24 June, 2021
      Last update: 00:13 GMT 25.06.2021
      00:13 GMT 25.06.2021

      Videos: Czech Authorities Confirm 1st Death From Tornado, Number of Injuries Rises to 300 – Reports

      PRAGUE (Sputnik) – The powerful tornado that hit the southeastern part of the Czech Republic on Thursday left at least one person dead and some 300 more injured, the Czech Television reported citing the Ministry of Health and the Interior Ministry.

    • France's President Emmanuel Macron addresses the media as he arrives on the first day of the European Union summit at The European Council Building in Brussels, Belgium June 24, 2021.
      Last update: 21:15 GMT 24.06.2021
      21:15 GMT 24.06.2021

      France's Macron Says EU-Russia Dialogue Is Necessary for European Stability

      Media reported earlier that France and Germany proposed a "structured discussion" between EU leaders and Russian President Vladimir Putin, and are trying to persuade the opposing EU nations to present a united face in the talks. The reports were officially confirmed by EU foreign policy chief Borrell.

    • Doctors and health workers entertain children at a COVID-19 care centre built in an indoor stadium in New Delhi, India, Monday, 20 July 2020
      Last update: 04:27 GMT 25.06.2021
      04:27 GMT 25.06.2021

      Live Updates: India's Total COVID-19 Cases Reach 30,13 Mln

      The global death toll from the coronavirus infection has topped 3,898 million; over 179,9 million cases have been detected, according to Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.

    • Poeple look at Rembrandt's famed Night Watch, which is back on display in what researchers say in its original size, with missing parts temporarily restored in an exhibition aided by artificial intelligence, at Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Netherlands June 23, 2021.
      Last update: 03:36 GMT 25.06.2021
      03:36 GMT 25.06.2021

      AI Restores One of Rembrandt's Biggest Paintings 'The Night Watch' to Its Original Size

      The painting was commissioned by the Kloveniers, a detachment of the civilian militia of the Netherlands, in 1642. In the 18th century, it was cropped on all sides so that it could fit inside Amsterdam's city hall at 363 cm × 437 cm (142.9 in × 172.0 in). The left side of the painting suffered the most, from which two militiamen were removed.

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