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October 7, 2017 1:48 AM Mexican ex-governor wanted in US is arrested

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico: Mexican ex-governor Eugenio Hernandez, who is wanted in the United States for laundering drug money, was arrested Friday in his home state of Tamaulipas on corruption charges, prosecutors said. He joins a list of at least 20 ex-governors accused of corruption in Mexico, scandals that have badly damaged the image of the ruling 19

October 4, 2017 6:44 PM Bangladesh destroys boats ferrying Rohingya from Myanmar

SHAH PORIR DWIP, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Bangladeshi authorities have destroyed about 20 boats that ferried Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar, accusing smugglers of using the huge exodus to bring methamphetamine into the country. Refugees told Reuters that border guards also beat and arrested passengers and crew as they landed at Shah Porir 20

October 3, 2017 9:20 AM Turkey's Erdogan says will impose further sanctions against northern Iraq

ANKARA: Turkey will impose further sanctions on northern Iraq over its independence referendum, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday. "We are managing with some embargoes in northern Iraq for now, but if they don't come to their senses, this will continue increasingly," Erdogan told lawmakers from his ruling AK Party. Iraq's Kurds overwhelmingly 9

October 2, 2017 5:50 PM Iran sends tanks to border with Iraq's Kurdish region, Kurdish official says

ERBIL, Iraq: Iran deployed a dozen tanks supported by artillery at its border with Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region on Monday, a Kurdish official said, adding that the move was a dangerous escalation in the crisis triggered by Iraqi Kurdistan's independence vote. "The tanks can be seen from the Kurdish side," an official from the Kurdistan Regional Government 12

September 30, 2017 11:36 AM Iranian, Iraqi government forces to hold joint border drills

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian and Iraqi central government forces are to hold joint military exercises near their borders, Iran's state television reported on Saturday, as part of Tehran's effort to support Baghdad after the Kurdish independence referendum. State television quoted a military spokesman as saying the decision to hold the war games was taken 13

September 27, 2017 4:25 AM Uzbek dissident detained upon return from exile

ALMATY (Reuters) - Uzbek police detained dissident writer Nurulloh Muhammad Raufkhon as he returned to the Central Asian country from Turkey on Wednesday, his wife told Reuters. Gulnara Otakhonova said by telephone from Tashkent that police had escorted her husband, handcuffed, out of the airport and taken him to a police station. She said police only told her where 27

September 25, 2017 10:20 PM Around the World and the U.S., New Travel Ban Draws Anger, Applause and Shrugs

Different restrictions were imposed on each of the three additions, depending on the threat they were deemed to pose. For example, for Venezuela the ban applies only to visits by certain government officials and their families, while Somalis are barred from emigrating to the United States but not from visiting. The addition of Chad to Mr. Trump’s travel 56

September 25, 2017 6:28 PM Pak used fake pic to push a completely false narrative:India

United Nations, Sep 25 (PTI) India today slammed Pakistan for using a "fake picture" in the UN General Assembly to "push a completely fake" narrative, a day after its Permanent Representative presented an image of a girl from Gaza as a victim of pellet guns in Kashmir. Exercising her right to reply hours after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj 67

September 23, 2017 2:28 PM MACC to nab corrupt officers at borders

Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Chief Commissioner, Datuk Dzulkifli Ahmad, Aug 13, 2016. — Bernama picTUMPAT, Sept 23 — The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is committed to taking action, including arresting officers from enforcement agencies who involved in corruption and power abuse at the country’s borders. Its chief commissioner 38

September 22, 2017 8:54 AM Reports: Four dead, 20 missing as migrant boat sinks off Turkey’s Black Sea coast

A dinghy overcrowded with migrants and refugees drifts out of control after its engine fell in the water while crossing a part of the Aegean Sea from Turkey to the Greek island of Lesbos September 20, 2015. Four drowned and 20 are missing after a boat carrying migrants sunk off the coast of Turkey. — Reuters picISTANBUL, Sept 22 — Four people drowned 46