Vladimir Putin has warned against making military threats against North Korea, saying it could lead to “a global, planetary catastrophe”.
Speaking to journalists this morning at the Brics summit, the Russian President said Pyongyang would not bow down to pressure over sanctions or military threats because what the west did to Iraq and Libya has convinced the country that nuclear deterrence is the only way to ensure its security.
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Selena Gomez and The Weeknd have a longstanding tradition of wearing matching outfits, and they kept it up during a date in New York City on Saturday. The two were spotted strolling through Soho in black shirts and jackets.
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American former executive committee member was a central figure in the Fifa corruption scandal
Chuck Blazer, the controversial and flamboyant American former Fifa official, has died, according to his lawyers.
The cause of his death, at the age of 72, is not yet clear, but in 2013 he told a court he had rectal cancer, diabetes and coronary artery disease.
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Jennifer Lawrence is reportedly doing well despite being involved in a terrifying airplane ordeal over the weekend.
The Hunger Games star and style icon was on a flight to New Jersey when the vessel was forced to make an emergency landing in Buffalo, New York after both engines failed.
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The New York subway has fascinated street photographers for generations, never more so than in the 1970s and 1980s. Gritty and tinged with danger, a subway ride was always an exercise in caution. In fact, in 1979, 250 serious crimes a week were reported on the NYC subway.
It’s within this context that we view the work of Swiss photographer Willy Spiller, who was living in New York and documented the subway system for seven years starting from 1977. Traversing the city with the curious eye of an outsider, his photos tell the story of the graffiti filled New York subway.
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He was for a time seen as the right-hand man of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, once the world’s most notorious drug kingpin, now jailed in the United States.
More recently, Damaso Lopez Nunez has reputedly been at the center of a bloody, multi-sided turf battle for the control of the powerful Sinaloa cartel long headed by Guzman.
Continue reading Mexico captures Sinaloa drug cartel leader Damaso Lopez, a former associate of ‘El Chapo’ Guzman