Nazi shipwreck found off Poland may solve Amber Room mystery – The Guardian

Polish divers say they have found the wreck of a German second world war ship that may help solve a decades-old mystery about the whereabouts of the Amber Room, an ornate chamber that the Nazis looted from a tsarist palace in Russia. Decorated with amber and gold, the room was part of the Catherine Palace near St Petersburg. It was last seen in Königsberg, then a Baltic port city in Germany but now the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad. The Karlsruhe steamer set sail from Königsberg in 1945 with a heavy…

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Nazi shipwreck found off Poland may solve Amber Room mystery – The Guardian

Polish divers say they have found the wreck of a German second world war ship that may help solve a decades-old mystery about the whereabouts of the Amber Room, an ornate chamber that the Nazis looted from a tsarist palace in Russia. Decorated with amber and gold, the room was part of the Catherine Palace near St Petersburg. It was last seen in Königsberg, then a Baltic port city in Germany but now the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad. The Karlsruhe steamer set sail from Königsberg in 1945 with a heavy…

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China encouraging ‘revenge travel’ following coronavirus lockdowns to help economy – Fox News

Well, then. Chinese officials are reportedly encouraging citizens to get out and adventure in a “revenge travel” pitch to rebound tourism and boost the economy, following months of lockdowns and restrictions in the fight against COVID-19. Starting Thursday, about 550 million people are expected to travel for China’s National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival – and keep moving through the eight-day Golden Week, The Guardian reports. Passengers wait for their trains at Hankou Railway Station one day before the eight-day National Day holiday on September 30 in Wuhan, Hubei Province of China.…

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China encouraging ‘revenge travel’ following coronavirus lockdowns to help economy – Fox News

Well, then. Chinese officials are reportedly encouraging citizens to get out and adventure in a “revenge travel” pitch to rebound tourism and boost the economy, following months of lockdowns and restrictions in the fight against COVID-19. Starting Thursday, about 550 million people are expected to travel for China’s National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival – and keep moving through the eight-day Golden Week, The Guardian reports. Passengers wait for their trains at Hankou Railway Station one day before the eight-day National Day holiday on September 30 in Wuhan, Hubei Province of China.…

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Japan’s ‘Twitter Killer’ confesses to murdering, dismembering nine people – New York Post

A Japanese sicko dubbed the “Twitter Killer” has pleaded guilty in court to killing and hacking up nine people after he was discovered to be living with their body parts. Takahiro Shiraishi told a Tokyo court Wednesday that allegations he lured most of the victims to his home through social media, then dismembered them were “correct,” the Japan Times reported. Shiraishi, 29, said he used Twitter and other social media platforms to contact women who had expressed suicidal thoughts. In 2017, he lured eight women between August and October to his…

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Japan’s ‘Twitter Killer’ confesses to murdering, dismembering nine people – New York Post

A Japanese sicko dubbed the “Twitter Killer” has pleaded guilty in court to killing and hacking up nine people after he was discovered to be living with their body parts. Takahiro Shiraishi told a Tokyo court Wednesday that allegations he lured most of the victims to his home through social media, then dismembered them were “correct,” the Japan Times reported. Shiraishi, 29, said he used Twitter and other social media platforms to contact women who had expressed suicidal thoughts. In 2017, he lured eight women between August and October to his…

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Macron claims Syrian fighters operating in Nagorno-Karabakh – Al Jazeera English

Macron said he had evidence that ‘militants’ travelled through the Turkish city of Gaziantep on their way to the conflict in the Caucasus. French President Emmanuel Macron has said he is sure Syrian fighters were operating in Nagorno-Karabakh, where Armenia and Azerbaijan are engaged in heavy fighting. Macron said he has evidence that fighters have travelled through the Turkish city of Gaziantep on their way to the conflict in the South Caucasus, where the fiercest clashes in years have killed nearly 130 people. “We have information today that indicates with…

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Macron claims Syrian fighters operating in Nagorno-Karabakh – Al Jazeera English

Macron said he had evidence that ‘militants’ travelled through the Turkish city of Gaziantep on their way to the conflict in the Caucasus. French President Emmanuel Macron has said he is sure Syrian fighters were operating in Nagorno-Karabakh, where Armenia and Azerbaijan are engaged in heavy fighting. Macron said he has evidence that fighters have travelled through the Turkish city of Gaziantep on their way to the conflict in the South Caucasus, where the fiercest clashes in years have killed nearly 130 people. “We have information today that indicates with…

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Massive Escalation Along LoC As Pak Fires Artillery, India Responds – NDTV

Over the last few days, Pakistan has been targeting villages in Poonch. (File) New Delhi: Pakistani troops have been firing artillery guns across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday and the Indian Army said it is responding, in dramatic escalation of hostilities on a day three Indian soldiers lost their lives in shelling. The ceasefire violation started last night as Pakistan launched unprovoked firing in the Mankote and Krishna Ghati sectors, a defence spokesperson said. In the afternoon, Pakistan fired along the LoC in the Keran…

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Dying Indigenous woman films video of nurses taunting her at Canadian hospital – NBC News

A dying Indigenous woman filmed a Facebook Live video of hospital staff in Quebec, Canada, taunting her, an incident that has sparked protests, prompted an investigation and led to a nurse’s firing. Joyce Echaquan, 37, a mother of seven, filmed the video Monday after she had been taken to a hospital in Joliette two days prior for stomach pains. She died at Centre Hospitalier Régional de Lanaudière the same day she took the video. Echaquan’s family said Joyce had a heart problem. Joyce Echaquan.Via Facebook In the footage, which was…

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