Arkady Babchenko: Pig’s blood, make-up and a morgue

Russian dissident journalist Arkady Babchenko has revealed how Ukrainian authorities faked his death on Tuesday as part of a sting operation to foil an alleged Russian assassination plot. After pig’s blood and a make-up artist were used to pull off the stunt, Babchenko watched news of his death unfold on television from a morgue. Source […]

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Pagan Europe? Most Europeans Say They Are Christian

Despite low church attendance and unorthodox beliefs about Jesus and Christianity, most Europeans say they are Christian.   A Pew Survey of 15 European nations found that a surprising 91 percent said they were baptized as a Christian, 81 percent were raised Christian and 71 percent say they currently identify as Christian.     But […]

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Pakistan investigates Bahria College exam groping allegations

Image copyright iStock/Getty Images Plus Image caption The story has generated a huge discussion about the power examiners have over students (file photo) Pakistan’s education department has launched an investigation against an examiner accused of groping several students during their biology exam. Teenagers at one of Islamabad’s top schools have accused Sadat Bashir of harassing […]

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South Africa outrage over ‘naked’ school choir performance

Image copyright DispatchLive Image caption The footage emerged earlier this week at a competition showing the girls dancing on stage, their breasts and buttocks exposed A “naked” choir performance by a group of South African schoolgirls has led to calls for investigation by the country’s education minister. Angie Motshekga said she was “extremely disappointed” after […]

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Arkady Babchenko’s hoaxed death in Ukraine used pig’s blood

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Arkady Babchenko said he played dead until he was taken to a morgue Russian dissident journalist Arkady Babchenko has revealed how Ukrainian authorities faked his death on Tuesday as part of a sting operation to foil an alleged Russian assassination plot. Pig’s blood and a make-up artist were used to […]

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Trump to pardon conservative writer Dinesh D’Souza

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption D’Souza is a conservative filmmaker and political commentator President Donald Trump has announced on Twitter that he “will be giving a Full Pardon” to conservative writer Dinesh D’Souza on Thursday. D’Souza, 57, was convicted of making an illegal campaign contribution of $20,000 (£15,000) in 2014 to a New York […]

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