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Iranian student group says Cannes kiss star should be lashed

Iranian student group says Cannes kiss star should be lashed

May 23, – A group of conservative students have requested the flogging of Iranian actress Leila Hatami for her on-the-cheek kiss with the president of the Cannes Film Festival during the opening ceremony, the British daily news website The Telegraph reported. The group, which is called Hizbullah, has links to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps. It […]

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Pro-Russians seize govt buildings in Ukraine’s Donetsk, demand autonomy

Pro-Russians seize govt buildings in Ukraine’s Donetsk, demand autonomy

Apr 06, – U.S. President Barack Obama on Saturday hailed the elections in Afghanistan as “critical” to securing its democratic future and continued international support, while pledging to continue the U.S. partnership with the new Afghan government. Obama congratulated Afghans on the “historic elections,” which he said will usher in the first democratic transfer of […]

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UN Mediator Lakhdar Brahimi says Syria talks not making much progress

UN Mediator Lakhdar Brahimi says Syria talks not making much progress

Feb 15, – The UN mediator Lakhdar Brahimi has apologised to the Syrian people after peace talks in Geneva ended without making progress. He had held final discussions with both sides in Geneva in a last-ditch bid to break the stalemate between the Syrian government and opposition. He said the main sticking point was the […]

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India: UP cops caught on camera thrashing, kicking women protesters

India: UP cops caught on camera thrashing, kicking women protesters

Jan 14, – Cops in Uttar Pradesh have been caught on camera kicking, slapping and using canes to hit a group of women who were protesting against the death of two men in an accident in the Rasoolpur area of Firozabad. The cops, led by Shriprakash Yadav, the station house officer of the Rasoolpur police […]

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Spanish police detain 2 women with cocaine hidden under wigs

Spanish police detain 2 women with cocaine hidden under wigs

Jan 05, – Spanish police said Friday they caught two women flying in from Brazil with more than a kilo (two pounds) of cocaine each hidden under their wigs. The two women, who were Portuguese and aged 18 and 28, arrived at Madrid’s Barajas airport on different days from Sao Paulo, police said in a […]

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Indian Editor Tarun Tejpal, to undergo potency test under new law

Indian Editor Tarun Tejpal, to undergo potency test under new law

Dec 02, – Tehelka Editor Tarun Tejpal, facing charges of sexually assaulting a woman journalist, was on Monday taken to Goa Medical College Hospital for mandatory sexual potency test by the police. Police sources said this was mandatory in a case of sexual assault. 50-year-old Tejpal was on Sunday remanded in six-day police custody by […]

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Afghan woman sought in alleged $1.1M bank theft

Afghan woman sought in alleged $1.1M bank theft

Sep 04, KABUL, Afghanistan — The young woman worked for three years at the Afghan bank, officials say. Then one day she vanished. As did $1.1 million. Afghan authorities have been scrambling to track down the suspected thief and several alleged accomplices, and an international arrest warrant has been issued. Still, the revelations are another […]

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