Up for Grabs

Thousands of Slovaks took to the streets of their capital of Bratislava recently to protest the pro-Russian stance of Prime Minister Robert Fico and his Smer-SD political party. As Reuters reported, Fico has been critical of European military aid to Ukraine, while seeking to improve...

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Murder for Hire

Indian government agents were involved in a murder plot against a Sikh-American activist in New York, according to India’s probe into claims made by the US, Bloomberg reported Thursday. At least one of the people named in the investigation is no longer employed by India’s primary...

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Break a Leg

Portugal’s president appointed center-right Luis Montenegro as prime minister on Thursday, tasking him with forming a minority government following an election that has increased political instability and seen the rapid rise of the far right’s influence in the country, the BBC reported. The Democratic Alliance (AD)...

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No Boogieing

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet this week ordered a ban on musical truck horns because of safety concerns, a decision that observers said appears similar to the unusual policies of his strongman father, who ruled Cambodia for nearly four decades, the Associated Press reported. Earlier this...

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Tool Stories

Archaeologists recently discovered the oldest evidence of human ancestors in Europe at a site in western Ukraine dating back 1.4 million years, Cosmos Magazine reported. Hominins – a group that includes humans and their extinct relatives – are believed to have first arrived in Eurasia from...

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