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Russia’s security agency detains St. Petersburg supermarket bombing suspect

December 30, 2017 2:42 am
Russia’s security agency detains St. Petersburg supermarket bombing suspect

A police officer cordons off the site of a blast in a supermarket in Saint Petersburg, Russia, December 27, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Russia’s main domestic security agency says it has arrested an individual suspected of organizing and carrying out a bombing that injured 13 people in a Saint Petersburg […]

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Vietnam jails 24 over ‘terrorism, subversion’

December 28, 2017 1:00 am
Vietnam jails 24 over ‘terrorism, subversion’

Defendants are escorted by Vietnamese policemen to the court before a verdict session, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on December 27, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Vietnamese courts have sentenced two dozen people to jail on charges of plotting terrorist attacks in the Southeast Asian country and attempting subversion against […]

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44 soldiers hospitalized after food poisoning in southeastern Turkey

December 26, 2017 3:00 am
44 soldiers hospitalized after food poisoning in southeastern Turkey

A soldier is transported to hospital after a mass food poisoning at the Manisa First Infantry Training Brigade Command, western Turkey, on June 17, 2017. (Photo by Anadolu news agency) Dozens of soldiers have fallen sick in a mass outbreak of food poisoning at a military camp in Turkey’s southeastern […]

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Gunmen kill 10 villagers in Nigeria

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Gunmen kill 10 villagers in Nigeria

This file photo taken on October 23, 2017 shows a man standing with his back to the blood stained scene of three bomb blasts that left 13 people dead in Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria. (Photo by AFP) Gunmen have killed 10 people in attacks on two Christian-dominated villages in the northern […]

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Egypt hangs 15 militants for attacks in Sinai

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Egypt hangs 15 militants for attacks in Sinai

Egyptians carry the coffin of a soldier, who was killed in an attack by militants a day earlier in the Sinai Peninsula, during a funeral ceremony in the 10th of Ramadan city, about 60 km north of Cairo, Egypt, on July 8, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Egypt has executed 15 […]

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Ankara dismisses 2,756 public workers over suspected ‘terror’ links

December 24, 2017 6:30 am
Ankara dismisses 2,756 public workers over suspected ‘terror’ links

Special force police officers walk in the street after clashes in the southeastern province of Diyarbakir, Turkey, November 3, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Turkish authorities have sacked more than 2,700 people from a number of public institutions over suspected links to “terror” groups or organizations in the latest round of purges […]

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China jails 85, including dozens of Taiwanese, over wire fraud

December 21, 2017 2:03 am
China jails 85, including dozens of Taiwanese, over wire fraud

In this photo taken April 13, 2016, and released by Xinhua News Agency, Chinese and Taiwanese suspects involved in wire fraud are escorted off a plane upon arriving at Beijing International Airport in Beijing, China. (Via AP) A court in Beijing has jailed 85 people, including dozens of Taiwanese, for […]

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Austria opens major corruption trial

December 12, 2017 3:21 am
Austria opens major corruption trial

Austria’s former Finance Minister Karl-Heinz Grasser (L) waits for the start of his trial in the Buwog’s case on December 2017, in Vienna, Austria. (Photo by AFP) A keenly awaited major trial in Austria delving into alleged high-level corruption began on Tuesday as a flamboyant jet setting former finance minister […]

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Former US sports doctor gets 60 years over sex abuse charges

December 8, 2017 11:52 pm
Former US sports doctor gets 60 years over sex abuse charges

This photo taken on November 22, 2017 shows former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar appearing at Ingham County Circuit Court in Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by AFP) A former US sports doctor has been sentenced to 60 years in prison over accusations of sexually assaulting female athletes […]

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Russian prosecutors seek 10 years in jail for former economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev

December 4, 2017 8:40 am
Russian prosecutors seek 10 years in jail for former economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev

Russia’s ex-economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev (C) is escorted after a hearing at the Zamoskvoretsky district court in Moscow on December 04, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Russian prosecutors on Monday called for a 10-year prison sentence for former economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev who is accused of extorting a $2 million bribe […]

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China’s ‘master’ tomb raider gets suspended death penalty

November 30, 2017 9:15 am
China’s ‘master’ tomb raider gets suspended death penalty

This file photo shows the Song dynasty tomb in China. A Chinese court has handed a death sentence to a “master” tomb raider from northern China who made a 30-year career out of robbing historical burial sites. A native of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, 55-year-old Yao Yuzhong was found […]

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Bosnian Croat wartime general Slobodan Praljak kills himself with poison in UN court

November 29, 2017 2:39 am
Bosnian Croat wartime general Slobodan Praljak kills himself with poison in UN court

Bosnian Croat wartime general Slobodan Praljak has killed himself by drinking poison, after a United Nations court in The Hague upheld a previous ruling for his war crimes against Bosnian Muslims. The 72-year-old former general told shocked judges in the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) on Wednesday that he “drank […]

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Macedonia nabs 30 over parliament attack

November 28, 2017 1:33 am
Macedonia nabs 30 over parliament attack

Policemen try to contain protesters trying to enter Macedonia’s parliament to protest against what they said was an unfair vote to elect a parliamentary speaker, following months of political deadlock in the Balkan country in Skopje on April 27, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Macedonian police have arrested about 30 people, […]

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Egypt court upholds death sentences for 7 Daesh suspects

November 26, 2017 1:39 am
Egypt court upholds death sentences for 7 Daesh suspects

The file photo shows Velayat Sinai militants, previously known as Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, in Egypt’s troubled Sinai Peninsula. (AFP photo) An Egyptian court has upheld death sentences for seven suspected members of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group over the beheading in Libya of 21 Coptic Christians in 2015. A judicial official said Sunday […]

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Texas woman accused of mailing bombs to assassinate former President Barack Obama and a state governor

November 24, 2017 11:30 pm
Texas woman accused of mailing bombs to assassinate former President Barack Obama and a state governor

Former President Barack Obama speaks at the inaugural Obama Foundation Summit on October 31, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by AFP) A woman in the US state of Texas has been charged with mailing explosive devices designed to assassinate former President Barack Obama and a state governor. Julia Poff on […]

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