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World

Scientists in Serbia Protest against Dire Financial Situation

On July 2nd more than 3000 scientists gathered at the central Nikola Pasic square in Belgrade for the protest called SAVE-THE-SCIENCE (Spasimo Nauku in Serbian). The main reasons to start the active protest were:     the several months long delay in funding for R&D   scandalous and degrading treatment towards scientists by the current Minister of Education, Science and Technological Development   “Since …

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Tritium Levels Soar on Coast at Fukushima Plant

More than two years after the devastating accident at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, operator Tokyo Electric Power Co. 9501.TO +4.32% is seeing levels soar of a radioactive element called tritium. The problem spot is on the coastal side of the plant’s heavily damaged No. 2 reactor, one of the areas where Tepco regularly monitors groundwater to check for radioactive …

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Army opens fire on protesters in Egypt, 51 killed (video)

In Cairo, Egypt demonstrators have taken to the streets once again and on Monday. 51 people were reportedly killed in the protests. Last week, the Egyptian Army ousted former President Mohamed Morsi and since then has been struggling to restore order in a country that has been politically divided. So what’s next for the country? RT’s Paula Slier brings helps …

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Five men trapped up trees by tigers rescued by animal tamers after five-day ordeal

An animal taming rescue team has saved a group of men who were trapped up trees for five days by an angry family of Sumatran tigers. Five men were helped down from branches where they had survived on rain water as the endangered animals circled beneath them. A sixth man was mauled to death. The 28-year-old sought refuge with his …

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Ultra conservative Salafi Islamist party takes lead in forming the interim government in Egypt

Though regarded as amateurish two years ago, Al Nour, an ultra-conservative Islamist party, gained leverage during the coup by backing up Morsi’s removal, the only ones among Islamists. The party claimed its goal was to preserve the balance of forces while the country was on the verge of civil war. However, several liberals are prone to think the party, on …

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US creates new judicial system – totally secret and closed to public

Civil liberty activists and privacy groups are filing emergency petitions with the U.S. Supreme Court to stop the National Security Agency’s domestic surveillance program that collects the telephone records of millions of Americans. With that underway it becomes increasingly evident that it is not the Supreme Court that has the final say on such issues but another agency altogether; the …

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