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Aussie broadcaster sues feds over raid triggered by Afghan war crimes report

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Australian public broadcaster ABC has asked a court to invalidate a search warrant that was used to raid its head office in relation to its reporting of crimes allegedly committed by the country’s troops in Afghanistan. The warrant issued by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) on June 5 allowed officers to raid the Sydney office Read More

‘They tried hard, but failed’: Iran foiled all US attempts to carry out cyber-attacks

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Iran successfully prevented US cyber-attacks that targeted its infrastructure, the country’s information minister said after Washington was reported to have crippled Tehran’s missile control sites with a retaliatory cyber-strike. Minister for Information and Communication Technology Mohammad Javad Azari-Jahromi appeared to deny reports in the US media that a massive cyber-offensive had disabled Iranian computer systems Read More

7.3-magnitude earthquake strikes Banda Sea off Indonesia coast, tremors felt in Australia

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An earthquake of magnitude 7.3 has hit a remote part of Indonesia in the Banda Sea. There has been no tsunami warning. The quake struck some 300km (190 miles) northwest of Saumlaki, a village in Indonesia, at a depth of 208km (129 miles), according to the US Geological Survey. The epicenter of the quake was Read More

‘Jihadi Jack’: I’d love to come home, I won’t blow up Brits

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A suspected Islamic State militant from the UK, dubbed “Jihadi Jack”, has told Sky News he regrets what he did and feels guilty for what he put his parents through. Speaking from the prison in Syria where he is being held by Kurdish authorities, Jack Letts urged mum Sally Lane, 57, and dad John Letts, Read More

Erdogan suffers blow as ruling party defeated in mayoral vote

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By Emily Mee, news reporter Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has suffered a major blow after his candidate for Istanbul mayor was defeated in a repeat election. Mr Erdogan tweeted to congratulate opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu, who lead with 54% in early results compared to 45% for the Turkish president’s chosen candidate, Binali Yildirim. The Read More

7.3- magnitude earthquake strikes Banda sea off Indonesia coast, tremors felt in Australia

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An earthquake of magnitude 7.3 hit a remote part of Indonesia in the Banda Sea. There has been no tsunami warning. The quake struck some 300 km (190 mi) to the northwest of Saumlaki, a village in Indonesia at the depth of 208 km (129 miles), according to the US Geological Survey. The epicenter of Read More

7.3- magnitude earthquake strikes Banda sea off Indonesia coast

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Published time: 24 Jun, 2019 03:13 Edited time: 24 Jun, 2019 03:27 An earthquake of magnitude 7.3 hit a remote part of Indonesia in the Banda Sea. There has been no tsunami warning. The quake struck some 300 km (190 mi) to the northwest of Saumlaki, a village in Indonesia at the depth of 208 Read More

1 killed, several injured in Houthi’s drone attack on Saudi airport

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The Houthi rebels have targeted the Abha International Airport in the southern part of Saudi Arabia, killing one person and injuring 7 others. The attack took place as US Secretary of State is on his way to the country. The Saudi-led military coalition, which announced the casualties, didn’t specify how the attack was carried out, Read More

Opposition candidate beats Erdogan’s ally Yildirim in rerun of Istanbul mayoral election

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Turkey’s ruling AK party runner-up Binali Yildirim has congratulated his rival, Ekrem Imamoglu, on his victory in the rerun of Istanbul’s mayoral election. The results of the initial vote in March were annulled over violations. The former Turkish Prime Minister, who had received full backing from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during the campaign, expressed hope Read More

Trump’s plan to cause MORE Palestinian resistance as it’s only ‘toying’ with their dignity – Tehran

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Donald Trump’s plan to offer Palestinians a multibillion investment if they agree to a political solution with Israel will convince the people under occupation that resistance is the only way, Iran’s parliament speaker has said. “While toying with a nation’s dignity is scandalous, this will strengthen resistance movements as Palestinians realize that they can only Read More