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German AfD members monitored by spy agency are now Bavarian lawmakers

German AfD members monitored by spy agency are now Bavarian lawmakers

Published 18/10/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Some members of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in Bavaria who are under surveillance for alleged links to extremist groups [more…]

Pakistani Islamists warn of ‘terrible consequences’ over blasphemy…

Pakistani Islamists warn of ‘terrible consequences’ over blasphemy…

Published 08/10/2018

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A hardline Pakistani Islamist group has warned of “terrible consequences” if a Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy is granted leniency [more…]

Iran warns U.S., Israel of revenge after parade attack

Iran warns U.S., Israel of revenge after parade attack

Published 24/09/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The deputy head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards warned U.S. and Israeli leaders on Monday to expect a “devastating” response from Tehran, accusing [more…]

Turkey’s Erdogan says his meeting with Putin on Syria will bring hope

Turkey’s Erdogan says his meeting with Putin on Syria will bring hope

Published 17/09/2018

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that a joint statement due to be made after his meeting with Russian President [more…]

Iran says Twitter shut legitimate accounts, but not anti-government…

Iran says Twitter shut legitimate accounts, but not anti-government…

Published 16/09/2018

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday accused Twitter of closing accounts of “real” Iranians, while allowing anti-government ones backed by [more…]

Myanmar generals had ‘genocidal intent’ against Rohingya, must face…

Myanmar generals had ‘genocidal intent’ against Rohingya, must face…

Published 27/08/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - Myanmar’s military carried out mass killings and gang rapes of Muslim Rohingya with “genocidal intent” and the commander-in-chief and five generals should [more…]

Karachi’s rooftop cattle get a crane lift to the ground

Karachi’s rooftop cattle get a crane lift to the ground

Published 17/08/2018

KARACHI (Reuters) - Residents of Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city, watched as cattle were lowered by crane from the top of a four-storey home ahead of [more…]

Violence disrupted vote in a fifth of Malian polling stations:…

Violence disrupted vote in a fifth of Malian polling stations:…

Published 30/07/2018

BAMAKO (Reuters) - Attacks by gunmen or other violence disrupted around a fifth of Mali’s polling stations during Sunday’s presidential election, with about three percent [more…]

Facebook suspends U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Facebook suspends U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Published 27/07/2018

(Reuters) - U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has been suspended from Facebook for bullying and hate speech and is close to having pages tied to [more…]

Security forces end attack on Erbil governorate by suspected…

Security forces end attack on Erbil governorate by suspected…

Published 23/07/2018

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Kurdish security forces killed gunmen who had stormed a government building in the Kurdish city of Erbil on Monday and took [more…]