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June 13, 2018 1:03 AM Salah makes World Cup headlines for Chechnya photo

GROZNY, Russia: Mohamed Salah, a star attraction ahead of football's 2018 World Cup in Russia, has made headlines for a smiling photo with Ramzan Kadyrov, strongman of Chechnya where his Egypt team have set up camp. "Mo Salah was woken from his sleep so a man accused of 'torture and extrajudicial killings' could have a photo with him during training 11

June 11, 2018 11:15 AM Muslim rapper at Bataclan 'sacrilege' says French right

PARIS: Right-wing French leaders have condemned as "sacrilege" a decision to allow a provocative Muslim rapper to play the Bataclan concert hall in Paris where jihadists massacred 90 people three years ago. Medine — who caused an outcry when he attacked hardline secularists in a controversial 2015 song, "Don't Laik", a week before the Charlie Hebdo killings 9

April 24, 2018 8:20 AM Armenia marks Ottoman massacres after leader quits

YEREVAN: In a show of unity Tuesday, Armenians marked the anniversary of the massacre of 1.5 million of their kin by Ottoman forces in 1915, a day after leader Serzh Sarkisian resigned after days of protests. The commemorations are a hugely emotional event for the country and Armenians of all stripes flocked to a hilltop memorial in the capital Yerevan 29

March 20, 2018 10:34 AM Inquiry into Philippines not impacted by ICC withdrawal, court says

Duterte said last week that the Philippines would pull out of the international treaty creating the court, saying prosecutors were treating him unfairly. — AFP picAMSTERDAM, March 20 — The withdrawal of the Philippines from the International Criminal Court will not impact an inquiry by prosecutors into killings related to President Rodrigo Duterte’s 9

March 7, 2018 11:45 PM Florida school shooter indicted on 17 murder counts

MIAMI: Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz was indicted Wednesday on 17 counts of murder and 17 more of attempted murder, the state attorney's office said. On Feb 14 Cruz entered the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, just north of Miami, and opened fire with a semi-automatic AR-15 assault rifle, killing 14 students and three staff members 11

February 13, 2018 1:32 AM US 'robber' cops guilty in explosive corruption case

WASHINGTON: Two US police officers, described by the prosecution as "both cops and robbers", were convicted Monday in one of the country's most explosive recent cases of law enforcement corruption. A jury convicted Baltimore detectives Daniel Hersl and Marcus Taylor of racketeering and racketeering conspiracy. They will be sentenced later and could face life in prison 10

February 11, 2018 1:50 PM Top Pakistani rights advocate Asma Jahangir dies

LAHORE: Leading Pakistani human rights advocate Asma Jahangir has died, her family said Sunday, in a major blow to the country's embattled rights community. She was 66. The lawyer and former UN special rapporteur died of cardiac arrest, according to her sister. "Unfortunately we have lost her," Hina Jilani, also a prominent rights activist and lawyer 14

January 2, 2018 1:41 PM Iran says Trump should focus on ‘hungry’ people in US

Iran’s foreign ministry responded today to US President Donald Trump’s latest Twitter attack, saying he should focus on ‘homeless and hungry people’ in his own country rather than insulting Iranians. — Reuters pic TEHRAN, Jan 2 — Iran’s foreign ministry responded today to US President Donald Trump’s latest Twitter attack, saying he should focus on “homeless 18

January 2, 2018 1:29 AM 16-year-old US boy accused of gunning down his family

NEW YORK: A teenage boy in the US state of New Jersey was in police custody Monday after being accused of gunning down his family on New Year's Eve with a semiautomatic rifle, authorities said. Police were called to a home in the city of Long Branch, about 90km south of New York, at 11.43pm Sunday in response to a report of shots fired and found four people 14

November 28, 2017 3:40 PM UN rights body session on Myanmar's Rohingya set for Dec 5

GENEVA: The United Nations Human Rights Council said on Tuesday it would examine the situation of Muslim Rohingyas and other minorities in Myanmar, in a special session on Dec. 5 in Geneva. The request for the session, submitted by Bangladesh and Saudi Arabia, has been backed by a total of 33 member states of the 47-member forum, including those two countries 14