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Italian police bust migrant smuggling ring, arrest 19

December 5, 2020 0

Italian police on Saturday announced the arrest of 19 suspects who were part of a criminal network abetting illegal immigration. Authorities described the ring as a criminal organization which illegally moved migrants from Afghanistan, Iran, […]



Putin demands extensive use of AI tech in Russia

December 5, 2020 0

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that his country must concentrate on a digital transformation in the upcoming decades, primarily applying artificial intelligence (AI) technologies extensively. Addressing the AI Journey 2020 online conference, Putin […]


Moscow starts mass COVID-19 vaccination program

December 5, 2020 0

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin announced Friday that the Russian capital has launched its mass immunization program against the coronavirus. Medical workers, teachers, and social services employees will be the first to receive the vaccines as […]


Business & Money

UK, EU leaders to discuss post-Brexit trade talks

December 5, 2020 0

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen will discuss the post-Brexit trade talks on Saturday afternoon as both sides’ chief negotiators paused negotiations over major differences on three core […]