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Welcome to Bogota’s Bronx Street: Hell in the Heart of Colombia

Bogota’s Bronx Street has seen a high level of crime for many years. Today, it is one of the most marginalized areas of Colombia’s Bogota as criminals have taken over the area. The Anne Frank NGO is at the front line of the fight for human rights in the district.

Japan to Speed Up Ratification of TTP Free Trade Deal

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that Japan needs to urgently ratify the TPP agreement in the parliament.

Dangerous Game

Farmers and teamsters driving at least 40 trucks and tractors bolstered the ranks of protesters who demand the removal of the so-called Jungle refugee camp in Calais.

NASA Astronaut to Hold Art Therapy Master Class for Cancer Patients in Moscow

NASA Astronaut Nicole Stott and director of the Arts in Medicine Program at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Ian Cion will present the art project of space suit on the event, organized by the Rainbow Art Studio of Eurasian Cancer Foundation (EACF) and the Museum of Cosmonautics.

Calais Go-Slow Protest at 'Stale Mate' Over Demands Migrant Camp Must Shut Down

France is suffering severe disruption from farmers, truckers and residents living in Calais and fed up with the so-called "Jungle" camp, where an astonishing number of migrants live.

Russia, China Share High Level of Trust, Cooperation - Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin stated that China and Russia have reached a very high degree of trust and cooperation.

UK Lawmakers Call for Subsidies to Support Environmental Protection Post Brexit

Lawmakers from the Conservative party urged UK Prime Minister Theresa May to redirect billions of pounds in farming subsidies to environmental protection after Brexit, according to media reports.

Russian Surfer Rescued After Surviving 24 Hours on the Open Sea

The crew of a cargo ship rescued a Russian surfer, who survived 24 hours in the open sea, according to officials from Maritime Rescue Service.

Gold’s Steady Rise Attracts Chinese Money to Russian Miners

Chinese investors are seeking prospects for investment following the institution of the country's latest five-year plan, Sergey Kashuba of Russia's Union of Gold Producers told Russian newspaper Izvestiya.

EC President Juncker Turns Deaf Ear to TTIP Opposition From Member States

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is stubbornly defending continuing talks over the controversial Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) despite Belgium joining France and Germany in calling for them to be suspended.

Modi Pulls Hollande Aside at G-20 Meet and Quizzes Him on Scorpene Sub Data Leak

India had earlier chosen to downplay the issue by denying any possible compromise to national security due to the leak.

Normandy Four Meeting on Ukraine to Be Held Soon, Date Yet to Be Coordinated

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that a date of a Normandy format meeting between the leaders of Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine is not specified.

Star Possibly Housing a 'Dyson Sphere' Discovered by Astronomers

European and American scientists discover a star that may possibly be orbited by alien megastructures.

World's Hottest Noodles May Cause Temporary Hearing Loss - YouTuber Discovers

Noodles are one of the most loved meals around the world. But would you be brave enough to try the world's hottest serving of this popular dish? Ben Sumadiwiria, an amateur chef and YouTuber from London did... and instantly regretted it!

Turkish Triumph, German Groveling? A Look at Merkel's Meet With Erdogan

During a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the G-20 summit in China, German Chancellor Angela Merkel looked like a guilty provincial politician coming to an audience with the Sultan, according to the German newspaper Die Welt.

WTO Director-General Calls on G20 Leaders to Respond to Trade Challenges

WTO Director-General called on the G20 leaders to give a credible response to challenges arising from global trade.

Re-Writing History: Danish Textbook Shows Finland and Norway as Part of USSR

The Danish publishing house Lindhardt & Ringhof has made a historic mistake, accidentally making northern Norway and Finland part of the Soviet Union in its most recent textbook, which contains other substantial errors.

Giant Comic Book Heroes Take to the Skies Over Brussels

A huge parade of giant balloons in the shape of comic book and cartoon heroes took place in downtown Brussels on September 4, as part of "Fête de la BD," an impressive comic show annually held in the city.

Czech Republic Sends 50 Police Officers to Hungary to Protect Schengen Border

The Czech authorities have sent 50 police officers to Hungary to protect a southern border of the European passport-free Schengen zone, a RIA Novosti correspondent reported Monday.

Russia Supports China’s Stance on South China Sea

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Moscow supports China’s stance on the South China Sea court dispute and opposes any third-party interference.

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