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Otoniel: Colombia’s most wanted drug lord captured

Sunday  06:25,   24 october 2021

President says Otoniel’s arrest is the biggest blow to drug trafficking in Colombia since Pablo Escobar’s death.Better known as Otoniel, the 50-year-old was arrested on Saturday during an operation in a rural area of Colombia’s Uraba region, located >>>

Uzbekistan holds polls with reformist strongman a shoo-in

Sunday  06:25,   24 october 2021

Central Asian Uzbekistan stages a presidential election on Sunday, with leader Shavkat Mirziyoyev facing no real opposition but plenty of challenges as he bids to reform the ex-Soviet country and still maintain its authoritarian foundations.... >>>

Under Israel's blockade, Gaza's fishermen struggle for a catch

Sunday  05:30,   24 october 2021

Crashing through the Mediterranean's waves at sunset, Palestinian fisherman Mohammed al-Nahal leads a convoy of rickety boats out for another risky night under the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip. Forced to stay close to shore due to Israeli... >>>

Frontier Airlines plane emergency lands in North Carolina following odor-related event

Sunday  05:30,   24 october 2021

A Frontier Airlines aircraft made an emergency landing at Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) "out of an abundance of caution" Saturday."Earlier today, Frontier Airlines Flight 1159 from Norfolk to Orlando experienced a fume/odor event. Out... >>>

Colombia's most wanted drug lord captured

Sunday  05:25,   24 october 2021

Otoniel, who heads the powerful Gulf Clan gang, was held in a raid in a town near the Panama border.Dairo Antonio Usaga, better known as Otoniel, was seized after a joint operation by the army, air force and police on... >>>

Washington, District of Cats: US capital first city to count its felines

Sunday  05:25,   24 october 2021

A striped feline leaps from a rock under the shade of a tree on a late October morning. Shain said HRA recommends that cat owners keep their feline friends indoors only in order to keep them safe and avoid damaging wildlife. "I was pleased to see... >>>

Mexico hunts for missing children of 'Dirty War'

Sunday  05:25,   24 october 2021

Decades after his sister disappeared during the political repression of Mexico's "Dirty War," Roberto Martinez hopes to finally meet the child he believes she gave birth to while held captive. The creation of a government commission to search... >>>

Issa slams ‘betrayal’ as State Dept admits number of Americans still in Afghanistan higher than prior claims

Sunday  04:30,   24 october 2021

The State Department on Friday conceded that there are significantly more Americans trapped in Afghanistan than previously known -- leading to Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., to accuse the administration of a “betrayal” of Americans abroad.State... >>>

A Massacre in a Park, a Miracle Survivor, and a Stash of Hidden Letters

Sunday  04:26,   24 october 2021

KYIV—Barely anyone made it out of Babyn Yar alive. Out of the estimated 33, 771 local Jews taken to this park to be shot and discarded, maybe a handful survived. One of those was Nadia Elgart, and her survival was considered so remarkable that it... >>>

58,000 Dead, and Depraved DeSantis Is Just Getting Started

Sunday  04:26,   24 october 2021

Florida’s Governor Ron DeSantis gave us a sneak preview of how Republican leaders will challenge the Biden Administration’s proposed mandate that would require private sector employers with 100 or more employees to either vaccinate their staff or... >>>

Colombia's most-wanted drug lord 'Otoniel' captured

Sunday  04:26,   24 october 2021

Colombia's most-wanted drug trafficker "Otoniel" has been captured, the government said Saturday, a major victory in the world's top cocaine exporter. Dairo Antonio Usuga, who headed the country's largest narco-trafficking gang known as... >>>

Does China’s hypersonic test signal a new arms race?

Sunday  03:25,   24 october 2021

China's firing of a new nuclear-capable missile carried on a glider has raised questions about a US response.Twice in the summer, the Chinese military launched a rocket into space that circled the globe before speeding towards its... >>>

The painful choices of Iran's unmarried parents

Sunday  03:25,   24 october 2021

Abortion or emigration are often considered the only way out by cohabiting couples who conceive.Mitra and Mohsen, a 32-year-old doctor, moved in together under an arrangement known as a "white marriage" - a form of cohabitation between a man and a... >>>

Stephen Merchant: Outlaws comedy takes dark turn

Sunday  03:25,   24 october 2021

His show, which throws seven strangers together, is a far cry from The Office and Lip Sync Battle.But Stephen Merchant's latest TV series The Outlaws isn't quite what it seems. It features a group of disparate characters thrown together to complete... >>>

Support to the opponent Turkish Kavala: Erdogan orders the expulsion of the ambassadors of France, Germany and the United States

Sunday  02:40,   24 october 2021

© provided by the Parisian the Parisian he put his threat to execution . Turkish RECEP TAYYIP Erdogan announced on Saturday have ordered the expulsion, "as soon as possible", of the ten ambassadors including those of France, Germany and the United... >>>