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Iranian woman hanged for killing ‘man who tried to rape her’

Iranian woman hanged for killing ‘man who tried to rape her’

Oct 25, – Iran Saturday hanged a woman convicted of murdering a former intelligence officer she claimed had tried to sexually assault her, defying international appeals for a stay of execution. Reyhaneh Jabbari, 26, who had been on death row for five years, was put to death at dawn, the official IRNA news agency quoted […]

October 25, 2014 | By | Reply More
Separatists storm Donetsk airport as clashes threaten Ukraine ceasefire

Separatists storm Donetsk airport as clashes threaten Ukraine ceasefire

Oct 06, – Despite a ceasefire declared a month ago between the Ukrainian forces and pro-Russia rebels, the biggest city in eastern Ukraine remains embroiled in fighting that includes daily artillery and rocket barrage hitting residential areas. A priority target for the separatists, the area around the airport has been the scene of fierce battles […]

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Pro-Russian rebels release train with bodies from downed Malaysian jet

Pro-Russian rebels release train with bodies from downed Malaysian jet

July 21, – Bowing to international pressure Monday, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane, four days after it plunged into rebel-held eastern Ukraine. With body parts decaying in sweltering heat and signs that evidence at the crash site was mishandled, anger […]

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30 bodies found on migrant boat near Sicily

30 bodies found on migrant boat near Sicily

June 30, – As many as 30 corpses were found on a boat packed with migrants off the coast of Sicily, Italy’s navy said on Monday after rescuing thousands of people trying to cross from North Africa over the weekend. The dead are thought to have either suffocated on the overcrowded fishing vessel or drowned, […]

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3 police officers killed, 2 injured in gunman rampage in Canada

3 police officers killed, 2 injured in gunman rampage in Canada

June 05, – The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) confirmed Wednesday evening that three of its officers were killed and two others were wounded by a gunman in Moncton, New Brunswick. The RCMP said on its Twitter feed that they were looking for 24-year-old Justin Bourque of Moncton, who is considered armed and dangerous. The […]

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German protest over Rote Flora center turns violent

German protest over Rote Flora center turns violent

Dec 22, Berlin – Stones and bottles were thrown at police as more than 7,000 people demonstrated in Hamburg on Saturday. Officers responded with baton charges and water cannon, breaking up the protest over the eviction of the left-wing Rote Flora cultural center. “There was a mood of aggression from the outset,” said police spokesman […]

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6,000 people dressed as Santa Claus run in Spain

6,000 people dressed as Santa Claus run in Spain

Dec 14, Madrid – Around 6,000 people dressed as Santa Claus and his elves have run a “mini-marathon” through the streets of Madrid to promote festive cheer as the country tries to emerge from a two-year recession. While grown-ups dressed in red costumes with wispy white beards, children donned green elf outfits to run the […]

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