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The European Union agreed on Friday to a $60 per barrel price cap on Russian oil, joining the G7 with a goal of starving the Kremlin of resources for its war in Ukraine.
#BREAKING G7 agrees on $60 Russian oil price cap, in line with EU: statement Image
#UPDATE Australia and the G7 group of wealthy democracies on Friday officially agreed to cap the price of Russian oil at $60 a barrel in line with the EU, as they seek to deny the Kremlin resources for its Ukraine war. Image
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#BREAKING #GuerreEnUkraine D+282 (02/12) FRONT X

Il se passe quelque chose au nord de #Poltavka (est de #huliaipole)
Serait-ce les prolégomènes à l'ouverture d'un front X ? (@Michel_Goya)

Un assaut #AFU a été mené hier entre #poltavka et #malynivka contre les russes (reco ?) Image
Il se passe aussi quelque chose à l'ouest de #Vuhledar 👇

Ces anomalies thermiques (NASA/FIRMS) sont importantes (entre 2 et 5 km)
Il n'y a pas de forêts dans ces lieux (champs agricoles)
Il peut s'agir d'une préparation d'artillerie, bombardement d'une colonne, feux de camps Image
A #polohy (👇 g.), #AFU ont récemment durement frappé #RF qui semblent y avoir allégé leur présence

A droite👇, anomalies thermiques entre #huliaipole et #volnovakha ImageImage
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#Pakistan’s Consulate General in Kandahar, #Afghanistan put out a statement on its official Twitter account, now deleted, saying that it has been decided to temporarily close the Pakistan Consulate in Kandahar due to the #Taliban’s harbouring of #TTP terrorists. ImageImage
The statement further said that the Government of #Pakistan “strongly urges local #Taliban militia to take strong actions” against #TTP terrorists who have the “blood of innocent Pakistanis on their hands”, and not provide safe heaven. “As a mark of protest, the Pakistani
consulate in Kandahar will remain closed for next two days”.
The statement further read, “this may be a first step in severing diplomatic ties” between #Pakistan and the #Taliban government , which the statement described as a “local militia government”. Screenshot of now-deleted s...
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#BREAKING: Tiwi Traditional Owner Dennis Tipakalippa has had his historic win over Santos’ Barossa Gas Project upheld by the Full Federal Court of Australia!

Today's decision sends a message to all gas companies that they cannot sideline First Nations peoples.

More to come. Image
“We want the whole world to hear our voice.”

“We want the whole world to see our power.”

“We have fought to protect our sea country from the beginning to the end and we will never stop fighting.”

- Tiwi Traditional Owner Dennis Tipakalippa
“Our sea is like our mother - we are part of the sea and the sea is part of us. Santos and every other gas company must take note that this is our country and we must be consulted,” Tiwi Traditional Owner Dennis Tipakalippa said.
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#BREAKING We are outside Tower Hamlets Town Hall where is the new Chinese Embassy site is being discussed.

Plans promise a huge upscaling of the 🇨🇳Embassy & a pledge to spend 200k+ on CCTV cameras around the site.

This is a threat to all communities facing the CCP’s repression.
Hongkong activist & Tower Hamlets resident @SimonChengUK objects to the application, citing threats to the privacy, safety & wellbeing of Hongkonger, Tibetan and Uyghur refugees in the borough.

Tower Hamlets Strategic Development Committee unanimously votes AGAINST the planning application on moving the Chinese Embassy to Royal Mint Court.
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#BREAKING Croatia through to #WorldCup2022 last 16 after 0-0 draw with Belgium #AFPSports ImageImage
#UPDATE Romelu Lukaku missed a string of late chances as Belgium crashed out of the #FIFAWorldCup in the group stage after a 0-0 draw with Croatia on Thursday, which sent the 2018 runners-up into the knockout phase #AFPSports Belgium's forward Romelu Lu...
#BREAKING Belgium coach Roberto Martinez resigns after #FIFAWorldCup exit #AFPSports Image
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#BREAKING US trade subsidies remove 'level playing field' with Europe: French President Macron Image
#UPDATE President Emmanuel Macron was greeted by President Joe Biden and a military honor guard at the White House on Thursday for a state visit that the French leader has seized as an opportunity to air deep grievances over US-EU trade ▶️ ImageImageImageImage
#UPDATE President Joe Biden greeted French counterpart Emmanuel Macron at the White House on Thursday with full-scale military honors and a pledge to uphold the "unwavering" US-French alliance ahead of talks on Ukraine, China and a looming trade dispute ▶️ ImageImage
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#BREAKING DR Congo army and M23 rebels in new clashes
#UPDATE Fighting with heavy weapons erupted between government forces and M23 insurgents in eastern DR Congo on Thursday, shaking a five-day-old truce, security sources and rebels said.
#UPDATE Fighting with heavy weapons erupted between government forces and #M23 insurgents in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, shaking a five-day-old truce, security sources and rebels said ▶️ #NordKivu
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Terrorists attempted an attack on a security forces convoy guarding the Army Public School (APS) for girls in Azam Warsak, South Waziristan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The attack failed due to effective response of security forces. All students were successfully evacuated.
Security Forces convoy was fired upon and returned fire. One Frontier Corps KPK soldier has been injured, while a civilian employee of the school, Masta Khan, unfortunately embraced Shahadat.
Frontier Corps KPK’s Special Operations Group (SOG) and Pakistan Army’s Special Services Group (SSG) operatives have arrived and surrounded the entire locality.

Security Forces will expend every option until the fleeing terrorists are found and taken custody of, dead or alive.
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State moves Delhi High Court challenging the discharge of Congress MP Dr. Shashi Tharoor in the Sunanda Pushkar death case.

Tharoor was discharged by the trial court in August last year.

#DelhiHighCourt #ShashiTharoor #SunandaPushkar Image
Senior Advocate Vikas Pahwa appears for Shashi Tharoor.

Pahwa submits that the trial court order has been challenged after a delay of about 15 months.

#ShashiTharoor #SunandaPushkar
Pahwa submits that as per Chapter 17 of Delhi High Court Rules, copy of the record in criminal revisions are not provided to strangers to the case.

#ShashiTharoor #SunandaPushkar
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#BREAKING Macron calls French-US alliance 'stronger than anything'
#BREAKING Macron warns that US trade subsidies may 'split the West'
France's President Emmanuel Macron fired a volley at his American hosts on the first day of a rare state visit to Washington, telling lawmakers Wednesday that US industrial subsidies are "super aggressive" against French competitors ▶️
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#BREAKING #GuerreEnUkraine D+280 (30/11) Front #Donetsk #Bakhmut

Malheureusement, la situation empire sur le côté est de #Bakhmut : #AFU déménagent l'entrée de la ville
Sur cette vidéo, une tranchée à l'entrée de la ville qui n'est plus tenue par #AFU 👇

#AFU engagent tout ce qu'ils peuvent pour résister à cet assaut

ici, une couverture aérienne au sol par 2 Mig 29 escortant un bombardier Sukhoï 👇
ici, l'artillerie #AFU pilonne à tout va les positions russes 👇

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#BREAKING Ukraine embassy employee in Madrid 'lightly' injured by letter bomb: police
#UPDATE An employee of Ukraine's embassy in Madrid was "lightly" injured on Wednesday when a letter bomb blew up as he handled it, a police source said, adding that the employee 'went himself' to hospital ▶️
#BREAKING Ukraine says will tighten security at all embassies after Spain letter bomb
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#BREAKING EU commission recommends funding freeze for Hungary
#UPDATE The European Commission on Wednesday recommended 13 billion euros ($13 billion) in EU funds for Hungary be frozen because Budapest is falling short on its commitments to meeting European rule of law.

📸 Hungarian PM Viktor Orban arrives for an EU summit in March 2022
#UPDATE The European Commission recommended on Wednesday that 13 billion euros ($13 billion) in EU funds for Hungary be frozen because Budapest is falling short on its commitments to meet European rule of law ▶️
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#BREAKING Former China leader Jiang Zemin dead: state media
#UPDATE China's former leader Jiang Zemin, who steered the country through a transformational era from the late 1980s and into the new millennium, has died at the age of 96, Xinhua reports.

Jiang took power in the aftermath of the Tiananmen Square crackdown
"Jiang Zemin passed away due to leukemia and multiple organ failure in Shanghai at 12:13 p.m. on Nov. 30, 2022, at the age of 96, it was announced on Wednesday," Xinhua reports.

Jiang replaced Deng Xiaoping in 1989 and led China as it emerged as a global powerhouse
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#BREAKING: A federal jury has just convicted Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes of seditious conspiracy for leading a months-long plot to unleash political violence to prevent the inauguration of President Biden, culminating in the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.…
This was the first case in which the federal government has leveled seditious conspiracy charges against a Jan. 6th defendant. The guilty verdict for Stewart Rhodes may be a sign of things to come for others facing the same charges, including Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio.
MORE: Kelly Meggs, the head of the Florida chapter of the Oath Keepers who led the first group of militia members into the Capitol on Jan. 6, has also been found guilty of seditious conspiracy.
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Leaked footage of #Iran dictator @khamenei_ir's initial reaction following his team losing to the "GREAT SATAN" and being eliminated from #WorldCup2022!


Team Mullah supporters right now!

Tehran, #Iran
Locals in the capital's Tehranpars district celebrating Team Mullahs' loss to Team USA in #WorldCup2022

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NEW: Ford government's health spending is $859 million less than expected in first half of 2022-23, according to Ontario's budget watchdog. "That underspending is what actually created the crisis we have in our ERs today," says Liberal finance critic @stephaniebowman. #onpoli
"Pediatric ICUs are overwhelmed. Surgeries are being cancelled. Families with sick children are waiting upwards of 10 hours for care," says @CFifeKW, adding it's "unconscionable" the Ford gov't is shortchanging health care funding by $859 million in the middle of a crisis #onpoli
#breaking an Ontario court has ruled Bill 124 "infringes on the rights to freedom of association & collective bargaining." The law capped raises for public sector workers at 1% a year. Healthcare workers have demanded the Ford gov't repeal the bill to attract & retain staff.
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#BREAKING Putin seeks to use 'winter as weapon of war': NATO chief
#UPDATE Russian President Vladimir Putin wants "to use winter as a weapon of war" in his campaign in Ukraine, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday in Bucharest ahead of a meeting of the alliance's foreign ministers
#UPDATE NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg has warned that Russia was using winter as a "weapon of war" against Ukraine, as Western allies meeting in Bucharest planned to help Kyiv mend its ravaged power grid.
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#Breaking: Ukraine on air alert after warnings of Russia’s largest attack yet, since its campaign to destroy infrastructure began in October. Officials have repeatedly stressed: Please don’t ignore the warnings and proceed to shelters.
The head of the president’s office, Andriy Yermak, repeating that message in the past few moments.
Belarusian monitoring project: Russian jets have taken off from Minsk’s airspace.
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#Breaking: just hours after the Liberal party officially confirmed it wouldn't censure him over his secret ministries, Scott Morrison has revealed his appointment to the Board of the Hudson Institute's China Center. The Board's Chair is fmr Trump Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
The Hudson Institute is a right-wing, neo-con think tank based in Washington DC.

Also worth noting that just days ago, Attorney General Mark Dreyfus warned Morrison over his apparent disclosures of sensitive cabinet discussions (including intelligence) regarding China.
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VIDEO: A Chinese police patrol orders people to delete content on their smartphones on Urumqi street in downtown Shanghai.

Demonstrators gathered in the area at the weekend to protest against Covid-19 lockdowns and call for greater political freedoms
China under watch.

#AFPGraphics on the estimated number of CCTV cameras in Chinese cities compared with other cities around the world
China's major cities of Beijing and Shanghai are blanketed with security Tuesday in the wake of nationwide rallies calling for political freedoms and an end to Covid lockdowns
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#Breaking #Stars #Galaxies #Thread

Today, @RRI_Bangalore (in pic) said in a first-of-its-kind work, using data from an Indian telescope, scientists have determined properties of radio luminous galaxies formed just 200-mn yrs after #BigBang — a period known as #CosmicDawn. 1/n
Pointing out that telescopes, both ground and space-based, are aiming to capture faint signals from the depths of the cosmos to better the understanding of our Universe, RRI said they used the Shaped Antenna measurement of the background RAdio Spectrum-3 (#SARAS3) telescope. 2/n
For the study, SARAS-3, indigenously designed and built at RRI, was deployed over Dandiganahalli Lake and Sharavathi backwaters, located in Karnataka, in early 2020 (see pic). 3/n
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#Breaking: #IFFI Jury says they were “disturbed and shocked” to see #NationalFilmAward winning #KashmirFiles, “a propoganda, vulgar movie” in the competition section of a prestigious festival— organised by the Govt of India.
🎤 Over to @vivekagnihotri sir…
Correction: #KashmirFiles didn't bag any
#NationalFilmAward, but its director/producer @vivekagnihotri did for #thetashkentfiles
#IFFI53 #TheKashmirFiles
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