Daily Archives: November 4, 2017

15 German police injured dispersing Kurdish rally with banned PKK flags (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Published time: 5 Nov, 2017 04:20 Police deployed pepper spray and water cannons against a crowd of Kurdish demonstrators in the western German city of Dusseldorf after they refused to lay down portraits of a jailed leader of the Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK), which is outlawed in Germany. Fifteen officers and at least three demonstrators were injured in the scuffles ...

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Giant Weinstein effigy goes up in flames in Guy Fawkes celebrations (VIDEO)

Published time: 5 Nov, 2017 02:43 Thousands of revellers have flocked to the burning of an effigy of Harvey Weinstein after a sleepy Kent village found an unusual way to mark its annual Guy Fawkes Night celebrations. Friends of the Hollywood producer have seen their impressions of him go up in smoke in recent weeks, after a wave of harassment ...

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Libyan Comic Con raided by armed militants for ‘attack on Islam and fascination with foreigners’

Published time: 5 Nov, 2017 01:10 A comic convention was deemed blasphemous in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, where an Islamist paramilitary group shut down a gathering of superhero fans for “inciting violence,” detaining and reportedly beating some 20 participants. The second Libyan Comic Con opened in Tripoli on Thursday, bringing together local comic book lovers and cosplayers who dressed up ...

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‘I don’t like him’: Bush presidents, Snr & Jr, lash out at ‘blowhard’ Trump

Published time: 5 Nov, 2017 01:44 Established etiquette dictates that former US presidents keep their counsel when asked for comment on the actions of the new man in the Oval Office – but these are no ordinary times. Presidents George H.W Bush and George W Bush, the 41st and 43rd commanders in chief, have delivered a scathing critique of Donald ...

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Suicide bomb kills & injures dozens at refugee gathering in Deir ez-Zor, Syria

Published time: 4 Nov, 2017 22:53 Edited time: 4 Nov, 2017 23:39 Dozens of refugees were killed and scores injured by a car bomb in the city of Deir ez-Zor on Saturday, Syria’s SANA state news agency reported. Women and children appear to be among the victims. The bombing targeted the largest refugee gathering in the region, Sana reported. The ...

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11 Saudi princes, 4 ministers arrested as crown prince unleashes crackdown on corruption – report

Published time: 4 Nov, 2017 22:55 A newly-established Saudi Arabian committee with sweeping powers to combat corruption has ordered the arrest of at least 11 Saudi princes and four incumbent ministers of the Saudi government, Al-Arabiya reported, citing sources. The committee was created Saturday by a royal decree of King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, published by the Saudi official ...

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Senator Rand Paul assaulted in his home – police

Published time: 4 Nov, 2017 22:35 Edited time: 4 Nov, 2017 22:46 Republican Senator Rand Paul was the victim of a physical assault in his Kentucky home on Saturday, suffering minor injuries. The perpetrator, reportedly Paul’s neighbor and a registered Democrat, has been arrested. Rand Paul was “blindsided” by the attacker, his spokeswoman Kelsey Cooper said in a statement. She ...

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Food in the nude: Naked diners welcome at Paris’s first naturist restaurant

Published time: 4 Nov, 2017 21:19 Before proceeding to your table at a new Paris restaurant, make sure to leave your coat in the wardrobe… as well as all other clothes. Known for their casual attitude towards nakedness, the French now have their first eatery to dine in the raw. On Thursday night, O’Naturel restaurant welcomed its first guests from ...

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Saudi Arabia says it intercepts ballistic missile northeast of Riyadh

Published time: 4 Nov, 2017 18:19 Edited time: 4 Nov, 2017 19:48 A ballistic missile launched from Yemen was intercepted northeast of Saudi Arabia’s capital, Riyadh, according to state media. There have also been reports of a loud explosion heard at the capital’s airport. The Saudi air force shot down the alleged weapon on Saturday, Al Arabiya reports, adding that ...

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Zoo offering swimming with crocodiles ordered to separate them from humans

Published time: 4 Nov, 2017 19:19 Feeding the crocodiles and even swimming with them has been one of the main attractions of a unique German zoo. However, a court ruling says the reptiles must be separated from the visitors. “Only here you get the opportunity not only to see and observe crocodiles up close, but also to ‘understand’ them,” reads the ...

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