Archive for September, 2016

Italian police in Naples recover Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh’s stolen paintings after 14 years

September 30, 2016 3:16 pm
Italian police in Naples recover Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh’s stolen paintings after 14 years

Italian police in Naples have found two masterpieces by Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh that were stolen during a dramatic raid on an Amsterdam museum 14 years ago. The two paintings were recovered from the Naples mafia as part of an operation against the Camorra group operating around the southern […]

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Hamas slams President of the Palestinian Authority (PA) Mahmoud Abbas for taking part in funeral of former Israeli president Shimon Peres

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Hamas slams President of the Palestinian Authority (PA) Mahmoud Abbas for taking part in funeral of former Israeli president Shimon Peres

An image grab taken from a handout video released by the Israeli Prime minister’s spokesman shows Palestinian Authority’s President Mahmoud Abbas (C-L) shaking hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) during the funeral of former Israeli President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem al-Quds on September 30, 2016. (Photo by AFP) […]

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California protests against police fatal shooting of unarmed black man turn violent

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California protests against police fatal shooting of unarmed black man turn violent

Police arrest a protester who tried to stand his ground after an unlawful assembly was declared on a street near the site where an unarmed black man, Alfred Olango, 38, had been shot by police earlier this week, El Cajon, California, September 29, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Protests over the […]

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Syrian government troops in fierce battles with foreign-backed militants in Aleppo

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Syrian government troops in fierce battles with foreign-backed militants in Aleppo

Syrian government forces gather in the deserted refugee camp of Handarat, north of Aleppo, on September 24, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Syrian government troops have engaged in fierce clashes with foreign-backed militants in Aleppo, as they continence their push to recapture the terrorist-held districts of the key town. Army soldiers […]

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Commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) apologize for 2002 massacre

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Commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) apologize for 2002 massacre

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and the head of the FARC guerrillas Timochenko shake hands during the signing of a historic peace agreement in Cartagena, Colombia, September 26, 2016. (Photo by AFP) A commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) have officially asked for forgiveness days after signing a […]

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Russia hails oil production deal by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

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Russia hails oil production deal by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

Participants arrive for the opening session of the 15th International Energy Forum in Algiers, September 27, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Russia has hailed a recent decision by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to cut oil output. Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Thursday that the recent […]

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French fighter jets scrambled to Iraqi city of Mosul on ‘anti-Daesh’ mission

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French fighter jets scrambled to  Iraqi city of  Mosul on ‘anti-Daesh’ mission

A French warplane takes off from the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle sailing in the Mediterranean on September 29, 2016. (Photo by AFP) French fighter jets have taken off from the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier in the Mediterranean on a so-called mission against Daesh terrorists in the northern […]

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Yemeni forces kill Saudi soldier in cross border attack

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Yemeni forces kill Saudi soldier in cross border attack

Saudi soldiers are seen at a military point on the border with Yemen. (File photo by AP) Yemeni forces have killed a Saudi soldier in a cross border attack, which came in retaliation for Riyadh’s deadly air raids against its southern neighbor. Ansarullah fighters and their allies in Yemen’s army […]

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South Korea picks new site for United States THAAD missile installment

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South Korea picks new site for United States THAAD missile installment

This US Department of Defense handout photo shows the launching of a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile on US Wake Island in the Pacific Ocean on November 1, 2015. (Via AFP) Seoul has announced a new location for the installment of a controversial United States missile system in […]

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United Nations Human Rights Council fails to launch independent probe into rights abuses in Yemen

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United Nations Human Rights Council fails to launch independent probe into rights abuses in Yemen

A water pumps and pipes factory hit for the second time by Saudi air strikes in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa on September 22, 2016. (Photo by Reuters) The UN Human Rights Council has once again failed to launch an independent investigation into Saudi rights violations in Yemen amid “aggressive” lobbying […]

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