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Palestinian media raided, shut down by Israel on suspicion of inciting terrorism

Published time: 18 Oct, 2017 07:16 Edited time: 18 Oct, 2017 07:36 Israeli security forces have raided eight Palestinian outlets, closed two broadcasting stations and arrested two people in an overnight, large-scale counterterrorism operation across the West Bank, according to an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) statement. The Palestinian media, which Israel suspects of distributing and […]

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Canada passes US-style sanctions bill targeting ‘corrupt’ Russian officials

The Canadian Senate has passed Bill S-226, known as the Sergei Magnitsky Law, mirroring similar US legislation. Moscow has repeatedly slammed the bill as a violation of international law and vowed to respond. Read more Although the bill, titled “Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law),” envisions imposing sanctions on any […]

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Guns & explosives cache found in Kiev during turbulent mass protest

Published time: 18 Oct, 2017 03:41 Edited time: 18 Oct, 2017 03:58 The Ukrainian police force has reported finding a cache of assault rifles, ammo and explosives in the capital Kiev. Security officials say the weapons could have been used during Tuesday’s mass protest in the city center. The weapons were discovered during an ongoing […]

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Supermarket sweep: Gang takes over Swedish grocery store and runs it for a day

Published time: 17 Oct, 2017 21:56 A gang of four men in their 20s hijacked a supermarket in Malmo, Sweden, threw out the staff, and operated the store by themselves for over 24 hours. After several failed attempts at extorting the store’s owners, the gang decided to cut out the middleman and take over the […]

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Dr Doolittle effect: Dolphins & whales form human-like societies, study says

Published time: 17 Oct, 2017 23:03 Whales and dolphins may be more like us than previously thought. While they are more comfortable in water than humans, they live in tightly-knit social groups, have complex relationships, and speak to each other, a new study suggests. The major new wide ranging study, published Monday in the journal […]

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The Case of the Thief in a Case: Man hides in bag to steal from airport bus

Published time: 17 Oct, 2017 21:56 A Romanian man has been sent to prison after French police found him hiding inside a suitcase on the bus from the Beauvais airport to Paris, pilfering the passengers’ possessions. Border police found Sebastian Radu, who stands 1.70 meters tall, curled up in a brown suitcase along with two […]

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61,000 flee Kirkuk as Iraq says Kurdish independence 'a thing of the past’

Published time: 17 Oct, 2017 21:16 After the Iraqi army took over Kirkuk, Baghdad has said that Kurdish independence is “a thing of the past” and the controversial referendum should be forgotten, as the UN says 61,000 people have fled the northern city of Kirkuk. “In the past 48 hours, the UN Migration Agency says […]

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