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Three French citizens sentenced to death by Iraqi court for joining ISIS

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A court in Iraq has sentenced three men to death after finding them guilty of joining Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS), officials confirmed on Sunday. A court official, who spoke to the press on condition of anonymity, said the trio were sentenced “after it was proven that they were members of the terrorist Islamic State Read More

‘Negotiating with devil’ bears no fruit – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards on talks with US

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Talking with Washington is akin to talking with the devil, a senior official with Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said, downplaying the US military presence in the region as the “weakest in history.” “Negotiating with the devil, the Quran says, bears no fruit,” the deputy commander of the IRGC, Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi, said, Read More

Indian police arrest cow vigilantes after social media outrage over viral beating VIDEO

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Police in India arrested five cow vigilantes who beat two men and a woman in a viral video that sparked outrage on social media after the victims of the attack were arrested days before the perpetrators. Five men were arrested in Seoni, Madhya Pradesh for assaulting two men and a woman for allegedly transporting beef, Read More

Ireland divorce law: Voters overwhelmingly back liberalising rules

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People in the Republic of Ireland have overwhelmingly voted to liberalise the country’s divorce law, making it easier for couples to separate. Married couples currently have to prove to a court that they have been separated for four of the previous five years before it can become official. However, early estimates suggest more than 80% Read More

Jews told not to wear skullcaps in parts of Germany

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The German government’s top official against antisemitism has warned Jewish people not to wear skullcaps in parts of the country. Commissioner Felix Klein was speaking following a rise in antisemitic attacks in Germany. Mr Klein told the Funke newspaper group: “My opinion has unfortunately changed compared with what it used to be. “I cannot recommend Read More

Populists set for big win across EU as millions head to the polls

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Europeans are voting in the final day of the EU’s parliament elections, as the UK waits to see which of its candidates have been successful. Germany, France, Spain and Italy are among 21 countries where voters go to the polls today after voting concluded in seven nations, including the UK. The results will be announced Read More

Northern Peru rocked by 8.0-magnitude earthquake – USGS (PHOTO, VIDEOS)

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Published time: 26 May, 2019 08:21 Edited time: 26 May, 2019 09:10 An 8.0-magnitude earthquake struck northern Peru early on Sunday at a depth of just over 100 kilometers, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake struck 180 kilometers west of Moyobamba, and no injuries have yet been reported. Prelim M8.0 Earthquake northern Read More

Sign of unity or ‘BJP propaganda’? Indian Muslim woman names child after PM Modi

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Impressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s triumph in the recent parliamentary election, a Muslim woman named her newborn son after him, sparking a variety of reactions among political groups and people online. A woman from Uttar Pradesh, a northern Indian state with a large Muslim population, filed papers to have her newborn son registered as Read More

Pyongyang testing ‘small weapons’ disturbed ‘my people’ but not me – Trump

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US President Donald Trump brushed off the North Korea hawks on his team, saying he was not at all “disturbed” by the news of renewed muscle flexing by Pyongyang. The launch of “some small weapons” by North Korea worries “some of my people, and others, but not me,” Trump tweeted on Saturday during his trip to Japan. Pyongyang test-fired short-range ballistic Read More

Northern Peru rocked by 8.0-magnitude earthquake – USGS

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Published time: 26 May, 2019 08:21 Edited time: 26 May, 2019 08:28 An 8.0-magnitude earthquake struck northern Peru early on Sunday at a depth of just over 100 kilometers, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake struck 180 kilometers west of Moyobamba, and no injuries have yet been reported.   Read More