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News : World

Egypt sentences three to death for attacks on police

Sunday  21:27,   14 october 2018
aljazeera

A court in Egypt has sentenced three people to death for their involvement in the killing of policemen and belonging to an armed group. The defendants were found guilty by a Cairo criminal court on Sunday of being involved in the killing of 10... >>>

Storm Callum: "Worst flooding in 30 years" hits Wales

Sunday  09:27,   14 october 2018
cbsnews

A person was killed in a landslide in Wales and a man died iN England after he was swept into the sea in Brighton and two cars were crushed by a falling tree in Cornwall overnight. About 2,000 homes and businesses in England are without power,... >>>

Polish police use tear gas to protect gay rights march

Sunday  01:51,   14 october 2018
msn

Polish police used tear gas and a water cannon against right-wing extremists who were trying to block the first equality parade in the city of Lublin in eastern Poland. More than 1,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights activists with... >>>

#MeToo Setback: Austrian politician convicted of libel for accusing man of sexual harassment on Facebook

Sunday  01:27,   14 october 2018
usatoday

An Austrian politician was convicted of libel after she accused a beer store owner of sending her sexual harassment messages on FacebookIn an unprecedented case, a judge at the Regional Court for Criminal Matters in Vienna ruled that Green Party... >>>

'Sleepwalking' with India's guerrillas

Saturday  18:51,   13 october 2018
bbc

Anthropologist Alpa Shah lived among them to understand why they shunned democracy to take up arms. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Eyelids... >>>

11 killed in crash of car carrying migrants in Greece

Saturday  13:51,   13 october 2018
msn

Greek police say that a car carrying migrants collided with a truck in northern Greece, killing 11 people.Ten of the victims were believed to be migrants who crossed into the Greece from Turkey. The 11th person was the car's driver and a suspected... >>>

Andrew Brunson: The pastor at the center of tensions between the US and Turkey

Saturday  13:03,   13 october 2018
cnn

Turkey described Andrew Brunson as a spy who attempted to overthrow the government in 2016. But to US officials, he was a Christian family man who was wrongfully detained. Who is Brunson, and why was he at the center of tensions between the two... >>>

Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Nepal peak

Saturday  11:52,   13 october 2018
msn

All nine members of a South Korean climbing expedition were confirmed dead Saturday after a violent snowstorm devastated their camp on Nepal's Mount Gurja, one of the deadliest mountaineering accidents to hit the Himalayan nation in recent... >>>

Four Maldives' election officials flee to Sri Lanka, citing threats

Saturday  11:27,   13 october 2018
reuters

Intimidation and threats drove four members of an election panel in the Maldives to flee the island nation, two officials said on Saturday, a day before its top court hears defeated president Abdulla Yameen's challenge to his election loss last... >>>

Australia says delivery of F-35 jets not disrupted by Sept. crash

Saturday  09:30,   13 october 2018
reuters

The Australian Defence Force on Saturday said its deliveries of F-35 fighter jets from the United States were still on track, despite the planes being grounded after one of the aircraft crashed in September. All U.S. and international F-35 jets made >>>

Saudi Arabia calls murder claims 'lies'

Saturday  08:54,   13 october 2018
bbc

Turkish officials say journalist Jamal Khashoggi was tortured and killed in the Saudi consulate.Interior Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz's denial comes 11 days after Mr Khashoggi was last seen entering the... >>>

At least 10 dead in Indonesia floods and landslides

Saturday  08:30,   13 october 2018
msn

At least ten people have died and as many are missing after heavy rain unleashed flash floods and landslides in western Indonesia, an official said Saturday. Heavy downpours since Wednesday triggered flooding and landslides that hit some 24 villages >>>

How Chinese hackers are "costing real jobs inside America"

Saturday  08:03,   13 october 2018
cbsnews

John Carlin, the man who brought the first-ever charges against Chinese hackers, says the U.S. is not doing enough to combat cyber warfare . John Carlin, who served as assistant attorney general for national security in the Obama administration,... >>>

Australia seeks to ban schools from expelling gay students

Saturday  07:03,   13 october 2018
reuters

Australia aims to ban private or religious schools from expelling students on the basis of their sexuality, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday.Debate over personal rights is growing ahead of a crucial by-election for Morrison's ruling... >>>

Israel orders immediate halt of fuel deliveries to Gaza

Saturday  05:30,   13 october 2018
aljazeera

Israel's Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman has ordered an immediate halt to fuel deliveries headed to Gaza in response to what he said were attacks against Israeli soldiers and civilians, his office announced on Friday. "Israel will not... >>>