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Did Iran jail 4 Britons in revenge for Theresa May arresting its officials?

Published time: 17 Nov, 2017 12:08 Iran detained a number of UK citizens because it holds a grudge against the prime minister, it has been claimed. The news comes as Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson tries to engineer the release of British mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe from an Iranian jail. Johnson’s recent blunder over the Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe case has highlighted the plight ...

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‘Slash-throat’ gestures being investigated in South American officials’ FIFA bribery case

Published time: 16 Nov, 2017 18:15 Former FIFA vice president Juan Angel Napout is one of three former South American football officials on trial in the United States, charged in the FIFA bribery scandal. The three officials are accused of taking part in a 24-year international scheme involving $ 150 million in bribes in exchange for lucrative broadcasting and hosting ...

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Israel denies entry to 7 French officials for ‘supporting boycott movement’

Seven members of a 20-person delegation from Europe have been denied entry to Israel for apparently calling for a boycott on products made by Israeli companies in occupied Palestinian territories, local media report. The delegation, which includes French members of the European Parliament, members of the French parliament and mayors of French cities, is expected to arrive next week. Read ...

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US imposes sanctions against 10 Venezuelan officials over election

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The US Department of Treasury has imposed sanctions against ten Venezuelan officials, including several members of the recently elected Constituent Assembly. Read Full Article at RT.com RT US News

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Tooth tests bite age claim of refugee on trial for raping & killing EU official’s daughter

Published time: 8 Nov, 2017 10:50 A refugee who allegedly raped and murdered a 19-year-old girl in Germany and claimed he was “underage” turns out to be in his twenties, experts told a court on Tuesday. A tooth the accused kept from a dentist visit proved not-so lucky for him after lab analysis. Hussein Khavari, originally from Afghanistan, is accused ...

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Saudi prince & officials killed in helicopter crash near Yemen border – state media

Published time: 5 Nov, 2017 20:34 Edited time: 5 Nov, 2017 20:54 A Saudi Arabian prince, Mansour bin Muqrin, has been killed along with several other officials in a helicopter crash the near the country’s border with Yemen, local media reported. A helicopter, with a group of Saudi officials on an inspection trip, crashed in the Asir Region in the ...

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US military performs first airstrikes against ISIS-linked fighters in Somalia – officials

Published time: 3 Nov, 2017 17:27 Edited time: 3 Nov, 2017 18:15 The US military has carried out airstrikes in northeastern Somalia, both Somali and US officials reported. They said the raid targeted fighters affiliated with Islamic State. According to an unidentified US official, at least two airstrikes were carried out on Friday. The alleged attack is the first US ...

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'Depraved coward' who acted in name of ISIS: NY officials speak on attack

Published time: 1 Nov, 2017 15:20 Edited time: 1 Nov, 2017 16:06 The man behind the Manhattan truck attack acted in the name of ISIS, New York City police officials said. His effort to terrorize New York “failed,” said Governor Andrew Cuomo, describing the attacker’s actions as those of “a depraved coward.” The attacker was identified as Uzbekistan-born Sayfullo Saipov, ...

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‘Cowardly act of terror’: Officials react to Manhattan truck attack that killed at least 8

Published time: 31 Oct, 2017 21:50 Edited time: 31 Oct, 2017 21:57 New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has confirmed the truck attack that killed eight people is a terrorist attack, and Governor Andrew Cuomo told reporters there was no indication of a wider plot. New York Police Commissioner James O’Neill called the incident “a tragedy of the widest ...

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One killed, three injured incl MP, in explosion in Kiev – officials (PHOTOS)

Published time: 25 Oct, 2017 20:17 Edited time: 25 Oct, 2017 21:26 One man was killed and three others injured in a blast in central Kiev, according to Ukraine’s Interior Ministry. An MP and his driver are among the victims, according to the official’s Facebook page. Ukrainian MP Igor Mosiychuk has been injured in an explosion near the TV Espresso ...

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