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Aleksei Navalny, Putin’s Nemesis, Ends Hunger Strike in Russia

Aleksei Navalny, Putin's Nemesis, Ends Hunger Strike in Russia

Aleksei Navalny, Putin’s Nemesis, Ends Hunger Strike in Russia Aleksei Navalny, Putin’s Nemesis, Ends Hunger Strike in Russia MOSCOW — Aleksei A. Navalny, the imprisoned Russian opposition leader, ended a three-week hunger strike on Friday that had embarrassed the Kremlin abroad and incited protests at home. The 24-day hunger strike, which Mr. Navalny said had left him so skinny that …

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Aleksei Navalny Is Transferred to Hospital After Long Hunger Strike

Aleksei Navalny Is Transferred to Hospital After Long Hunger Strike

Aleksei Navalny Is Transferred to Hospital After Long Hunger Strike Aleksei Navalny Is Transferred to Hospital After Long Hunger Strike MOSCOW — The Russian prison authorities moved the gravely ill opposition leader Aleksei A. Navalny to a hospital on Monday for what was described as treatment with vitamins. The Russian penitentiary system released a statement saying that a commission of …

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Navalny Declares a Hunger Strike in Prison Over Medical Care

Navalny Declares a Hunger Strike in Prison Over Medical Care

Navalny Declares a Hunger Strike in Prison Over Medical Care Navalny Declares a Hunger Strike in Prison Over Medical Care MOSCOW — Aleksei A. Navalny, the imprisoned Russian opposition leader, declared a hunger strike on Wednesday in protest over what he said was prison officials’ failure to provide him with proper medical care for severe pain in his back and …

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Facebook and News Corp Strike Pay Deal for Australian Content

Facebook and News Corp Strike Pay Deal for Australian Content

Facebook and News Corp Strike Pay Deal for Australian Content Facebook and News Corp Strike Pay Deal for Australian Content MELBOURNE, Australia — Facebook has agreed to pay Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp for its journalism content in Australia, a month after the social media platform temporarily blocked news links inside the country over legislation pressing digital giants to compensate publishers. …

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Pressuring France to Bring Them Home, Women Who Joined ISIS Stage Hunger Strike

Pressuring France to Bring Them Home, Women Who Joined ISIS Stage Hunger Strike

Pressuring France to Bring Them Home, Women Who Joined ISIS Stage Hunger Strike Pressuring France to Bring Them Home, Women Who Joined ISIS Stage Hunger Strike PARIS — In a desperate appeal to France’s government, some 10 Frenchwomen who joined the Islamic State and are now being held in detention camps in Syria began a hunger strike on Saturday, protesting …

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‘Cobra Kai’: Strike First. Strike Hard. Come Back for More.

‘Cobra Kai’: Strike First. Strike Hard. Come Back for More.

‘Cobra Kai’: Strike First. Strike Hard. Come Back for More. ‘Cobra Kai’: Strike First. Strike Hard. Come Back for More. This interview includes spoilers for the new season of “Cobra Kai.” In that first “Karate Kid” movie, the elbow strikes and flying kicks never really pummeled the actors or stuntmen on the receiving end, not even the controversial crane kick …

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China and E.U. Leaders Strike Investment Deal, but Political Hurdles Await

China and E.U. Leaders Strike Investment Deal, but Political Hurdles Await

China and E.U. Leaders Strike Investment Deal, but Political Hurdles Await China and E.U. Leaders Strike Investment Deal, but Political Hurdles Await Chinese and European Union leaders agreed on Wednesday to make it easier for companies to operate on each other’s territory, a significant geopolitical victory for China at a time when criticism of its human rights record and handling …

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Manchester rent strike: Students given refund after weeks of protests over coronavirus treatment

University of Manchester students leave the Owens Park Tower after a two-week occupation

Manchester rent strike: Students given refund after weeks of protests over coronavirus treatment Manchester rent strike: Students given refund after weeks of protests over coronavirus treatment Students living in Manchester University’s halls of residences will be given 30 per cent of their rent back following weeks of protests about their treatment during the coronavirus crisis. Thousands of freshers at the …

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Rockets Strike Kabul as Mike Pompeo Plans to Meet with Taliban

Rockets Strike Kabul as Mike Pompeo Plans to Meet with Taliban

Rockets Strike Kabul as Mike Pompeo Plans to Meet with Taliban Rockets Strike Kabul as Mike Pompeo Plans to Meet with Taliban KABUL, Afghanistan — A rocket barrage slammed into the heart of Kabul on Saturday morning, killing at least five people and wounding more than a dozen others, as warning sirens blared across the diplomatic quarters of Afghanistan’s capital …

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University of Bristol to take unpaid rent during strike out of students’ bursaries

The University of Bristol is facing a rent strike from students demanding a 30 per cent reduction

University of Bristol to take unpaid rent during strike out of students’ bursaries University of Bristol to take unpaid rent during strike out of students’ bursaries The University of Bristol has warned money withheld by students during  a rent strike will be taken out of bursaries. One student who is witholding rent told The Independent she felt students on bursaries …

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