The Chinese internet—used by one out of five of the world’s internet users—is pro-Russian ... But its use of false personas, phony websites and blog posts, and malicious bots, seemed to be the state of the art of disinformation ... but using laptops instead of rifles.
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CongresswomanAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she once feared she would need to undergo an abortion after being sexually assaulted, saying it left her feeling “horrified” and “really alone” but that she “at least had a choice”.
The ancient trees growing at the bottom are nearly 40 meters high, and the dense shade plants are up to one’s shoulders, leader of the Guangxi702 cave expedition team Chen Lixin told Xinhua... They wound up the exploration on May 6 and returned to safety ... ... Get ExpressPremium to access our in-depth reporting, explainers and opinions 🗞️ ... Tags ... .
Russia reported that another human body had been found washed ashore on Kunashiri island, part of the disputed Northern Territories, Japan Coast Guard officials said on May 20. The Coast Guard is trying to gather information on the identity of the person, who was likely one of the passengers of the sunken Kazu I tour boat ... .
“It is highly regrettable that natural gas supplies under our supply contract will now be halted,” Gasum CEOMika Wiljanen said in a statement ... be no disruptions in the gas transmission network, we will be able to supply all our customers with gas in the coming months,” he said.
LONDON. Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram has found herself in hot water after being accused of racism for putting on blackface for a “prank.” To celebrate her 39th birthday, Ajram filmed a video of herself walking down the streets of Lebanon’s capital Beirut with her skin darkened by makeup and wearing a dark curly wig to...read full story. .
SuperstarRihanna and rapper A$AP Rocky have reportedly welcomed their first child, after a pregnancy the singer flaunted in a radical revamp of normally covered-up maternity style ...People Magazine confirmed the celebrity birth, citing a source close to the couple who said they are at home with the baby and that "Rihanna is doing well ... .
Qatar and Germany have signed a declaration to deepen their energy partnership, with a focus on trade in hydrogen and liquefied natural gas (LNG), as Europe’s biggest economy looks for alternative supplies amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine... “The energy security issue plays an important role for us ... .
Simultaneously, however, like multiple other emerging market states such as India, the United Arab Emirates and China, Turkey has avoided imposing stringent sanctions on Moscow, with Russia this week announcing a bilateral deal on use of bank cards and flights that will give Moscow another modest economic lifeline.
La empresa rusa Gazprom cortará este sábado el suministro de gas hacia Finlandia, según la firma finlandesa Gasum, que ha hecho pública una notificación recibida este mismo viernes desde el país vecino y que responde a la negativa de pagar en rublos ... .