Wednesday , January 19 2022

Ex-KGB officer in Britain complains of death threats

A former agent of the Soviet Union’s main security agency KGB, who defected to the UK in 1998, has claimed that he has received seven death threats since the British authorities revealed his identity to Latvian law enforcement. According to tabloid The Mirror, Boris Karpichkov was a KGB major in …

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Germany reveals when it will run out of gas

Natural gas reserves in Germany, which has one of the highest underground gas storage capacities in Europe, have fallen to historically low levels compared with previous years. “According to the consolidated register of gas storage facilities of the European association Gas Infrastructure Europe, Germany’s gas storage facilities are 50.6% full …

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Microsoft buying Activision Blizzard in all-time record deal

Microsoft revealed it will purchase Activision Blizzard, the game studio behind several popular franchises, in a record-breaking $68.7 billion all-cash deal. Activision Blizzard has recently been engulfed in controversy. The deal shatters the previous industry record set just last week when Take Two offered Zynga $12.7 billion for their acquisition. …

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Ukraine’s Zelensky secretly met with CIA boss – media

The head of America’s Central Intelligence Agency, William Burns, met Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and representatives of Kiev’s intelligence services last week, CNN reported on Monday. According to the American outlet, Burns’ secret trip had been planned long in advance and was not an emergency meeting based on the current …

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Epstein worked to ‘whitewash’ Clinton ties – media

Jeffrey Epstein reportedly had ex-managers of his ‘orgy island’ sign an affidavit affirming they never saw Bill Clinton visiting the place. Miles and Cathy Alexander were employed by Epstein between 1999 to 2007. According to the Daily Mail, in 2016, they were contacted by Epstein’s lawyer Darren Indyke, who wanted …

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Mass murderer makes Nazi salute at parole hearing

Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik has appeared before a parole board after just a decade in jail. The extremist, who killed 77, gave a Nazi salute as he called for an end to a “genocide” against white nations. On Tuesday, Breivik stood before a Norwegian judge for a parole hearing, …

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Bitcoin may drop as crypto bubble pops – analyst

Top cryptocurrency Bitcoin could tumble below $30,000 this year as the air comes out of the crypto bubble, according to US investment firm Invesco’s list of “improbable but possible” outcomes for 2022. “The mass marketing of Bitcoin reminds us of the activity of stockbrokers in the run-up to the 1929 …

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European Parliament elects first female president in 20 years

Maltese lawmaker Roberta Metsola has been appointed to the largely ceremonial role of presiding over the EU Parliament, succeeding Italian politician David Sassoli, who passed away at the age of 65 earlier this month. Metsola, 42, who has been serving as a member of the European Parliament for Malta since …

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