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UK Court Jails Far-right Parents Who Named Son After Hitler

UK Court Jails Far-right Parents Who Named Son After Hitler

  A couple who named their child after Adolf Hitler were convicted in Britain on Monday for being members of banned far-right group National Action. Adam Thomas, 22, and Claudia Patatas, 38, were convicted along with Daniel Bogunovic, 27, of being members of the organisation. They also shared messages praising Hitler as well as images […]

Facing New Sanctions, Iranians Take Social Media Vent Anger

  More Iranians are using social media to vent anger at what they see as the corruption and extravagance of a privileged few, while the majority struggles to get by in an economy facing tighter U.S. sanctions.   The country has been hit by a wave of protests during the 2018, some of them violent, […]

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U.S. Mid-Term Election: Trump Warns ‘Illegal Voting’ Attracts ‘Maximum Criminal Penalties’

  As Americans go to the polls in a decisive midterm election on Tuesday, President Donald Trump has warned against what he termed “illegal voting” saying it attracts “maximum criminal penalty”. “Law Enforcement has been strongly notified to watch closely for any ILLEGAL VOTING which may take place in Tuesday’s Election (or Early Voting). “Anyone […]

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Saudi Arabia Expresses ‘Regret, Pain’ Over Khashoggi Murder At UN

  Saudi Arabia has expressed “regret and pain” for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, during a scheduled review session at the UN in Geneva. Dr Bandar Al-Aiban, President of Saudi Arabia’s Human Rights Commission, and head of the country’s delegation, stated this at the 31st Session of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR). He said Saudi was asserting […]

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China Regrets Re-Imposition Of Sanctions On Iran By U.S.

  China on Monday expressed regret over the U.S.’ decision to re-impose sanctions on Iran, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said. According to reports, the Trump administration announced on Friday that it would re-impose sanctions on Iran that had been lifted under the historic 2015 Iran nuke deal, also known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action […]

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Jordanian Minister Resigns Over Flash Flood Tragedy

  Jordan’s Tourism Minister Lina Annab, has tendered her resignation after the government was accused of negligence in flash floods that killed 21 people, mostly school children. “In view of the painful situation’’ in Jordan, Annab tweeted on Thursday that she had presented her resignation to Prime Minister Omar al-Razzaz so that he might “make […]

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Pakistan Supreme Court Acquits Christian Woman Facing Death Over Allege Blasphemy

  Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned the conviction of a Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy against Islam and ordered her freed, a ruling that set off protests by hardline Islamists but was welcomed by human rights advocates. Asia Bibi, a mother of four, has been living on death row since 2010 when […]

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United Nations Says 1.4m People Migrate To Cities Weekly

  The UN says no fewer than 1.4 million people migrate every week to cities around the world. Secretary-General António Guterres warned that the weekly migration could contribute to “disasters”. The UN chief said the development “can strain local capacities, contributing to increased risk from natural and human made disasters”. In his message for World Cities […]

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