Russia halts release of Hollywood movie that shows Kremlin coup

 Russia blamed bureaucracy rather than censorship for a decision to halt the release of a Hollywood movie that tells the fictional story of US troops rescuing a Russian president from a Kremlin coup. The thriller “Hunter Killer” was due to hit screens in Russia on Nov 1, but the release was pulled, prompting allegations from
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RASTRIYA SAMACHAR SAMITI KATHMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari will pay an official visit to the State of Qatar from 29 October to 01 November at the invitation of the Amir of the State of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani. The President will have a meeting with the Amir of the State of Qatar
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The loud crack rang out from the fog above the Baishui No. 1 Glacier as a stone shard careened down the ice, flying past Chen Yanjun as he operated a GPS device. More projectiles were tumbling down the hulk of ice that scientists say is one of the world’s fastest melting glaciers. “We should go,”
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 Pakistan still plans to seek a bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) despite a Saudi Arabian offer of a $6 billion rescue package, Pakistan’s finance ministry said on Wednesday. Prime Minister Imran Khan secured the Saudi package at a high-profile investment conference in Riyadh that has been boycotted by several other leaders over the
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For all the anticipation about whether someone will finally snag the gigantic Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots, the games come down to two things: simple math — and very long odds. But there are some quirks and surprises about the math equations that likely will soon vault someone into stratospheric wealth after the jackpots grew
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China on Tuesday opened the world’s longest sea-crossing bridge linking Hong Kong to the mainland, a feat of engineering carrying immense economic and political significance. Chinese President Xi Jinping presided over a ceremony in the city of Zhuhai to open the 55-kilometer (34-mile)-long bridge linking it to the semi-autonomous regions of Hong Kong and Macau.
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in has extended heartfelt tributes to the climbers who died in course of climbing Mount Gurja. Five Korean nationals and four Nepali mountaineering guides were killed when a massive landslide buried the base camp of Mt Gurja (7,193 metres) on the lap of the south face of Mt Dhaulagiri in western Nepal
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The daily hordes of tourists have exhausted the Thai beach made famous by the Leonardo DiCaprio movie. Maya Bay, on Phi Phi Leh island in the Andaman Sea, will be closed to all visitors for four months annually starting this June to allow for the recovery of the battered coral reefs and sea life. The
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Chinese authorities have dispatched rescue workers to save miners trapped after an accident at a coal mine in the eastern province of Shandong late on Saturday, Chinese state media reported on Sunday. A rock burst at around 11 p.m. (1500 GMT) on Saturday destroyed part of a water drainage tunnel in the coal mine, killing
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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has promised to show plenty of restraint and respect if he inflicts a first Premier League defeat of the season on his former side Chelsea on Saturday. Mourinho, who had two spells in charge of the London club and led them to three league titles, has not enjoyed previous meetings with Chelsea as United
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