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    • A view of the city of Thessaloniki in Greece. (File)
      Last update: 17:18 21.01.2018
      17:18 21.01.2018

      Greeks Rally in Thessaloniki Against FYROM's Use of Name Macedonia (LIVE VIDEO)

      Hundreds of thousands of Greeks took streets in the capital of the Greek province of Macedonia to protest against the use of the name Macedonia by FYROM (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia).

    • U.S. President Donald Trump departs for holiday travel to his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, from the White House in Washington, U.S. December 22, 2017
      Last update: 16:59 21.01.2018
      16:59 21.01.2018

      Trump's Election Promises – Broken & Kept

      Donald Trump, just like any politician, made a wide range of promises during his presidential campaign, with many of them making headlines; from building a wall on the Mexican border to withdrawing from Trans-Pacific Partnership and moving the American embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. But has he delivered on them yet?

    • (File) People holding placards picturing the evolution of the foetus take part in a march to protest against abortion, in Paris, on January 22, 2017
      Last update: 16:56 21.01.2018
      16:56 21.01.2018

      Anti-Abortion Protest in Paris (VIDEO)

      Anti-abortion protesters have taken to the streets of the French capital after the group En Marche Pour La Vie has called for a "March for Life’ on Sunday, January 21.

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    • The Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building
      Last update: 23:56 20.01.2018
      23:56 20.01.2018

      San Francisco's Williams Being Eyed for No. 2 Spot at Federal Reserve by Trump

      Prominent economist and San Francisco Fed President John Williams might become Fed Vice Chair next month, which could suggest a pivot to a more hawkish policy at the Federal Reserve.

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      Last update: 21:58 20.01.2018
      21:58 20.01.2018

      Federal Reserve to Deregulate Banking Sector

      The Fed chief of supervision says existing banking sector regulations are too tough and standardized, and could be relaxed and customized to promote commercial bank lending, investment, and stock market trading.

    • Men pose with smartphones in front of a screen showing the Telegram logo in this picture illustration November 18, 2015.
      Last update: 13:01 20.01.2018
      13:01 20.01.2018

      Telegram May Enter Cryptocurrency Fray to Challenge Visa, MasterCard

      The encrypted messaging app Telegram is poised to launch its own cryptocurrency, backed by a massive initial coin offering, which could reportedly raise $2 billion. The company, however, is not commenting on the reports. Here is what is known so far about possibly the biggest ICO ever.

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    • Last update: 04:04 20.01.2018
      04:04 20.01.2018

      Afghan Skiers’ Snowy Path to Winter Olympics

      Two skiers from Afghanistan will take part in the South Korean Winter Olympics for the first time in their country’s history this year. One of them, Sajjad Hosseini, spoke to Sputnik about skiing in Afghanistan.

    • The sign of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Headquarters in Lausanne
      Last update: 02:17 20.01.2018
      02:17 20.01.2018

      IOC Limits 2018 Winter Olympics Invitation for Russian Athletes

      The Invitation Review Panel and the Olympic Athlete from Russia Implementation Group (OARIG) has reduced the pool of clean Russian athletes considered for invitation to compete in 2018 Winter Olympics from 500 to 389, the International Olympic Committee said Friday.

    • Handball U19 women's national team of Russia
      Last update: 21:56 19.01.2018
      21:56 19.01.2018

      Russian Handball Fed to Appeal Youth Team's Stripping of Euro 2017 Silver Medal

      The Russian Handball Federation (HFR) will consider the issue of appealing the decision to deprive players under 19 of silver medals of the European Championship-2017 and for the disqualification of three Russian handball players for 20 months, by Lev Voronin, general director of the federation told RIA Novosti.

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