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Inquirier.net
Regularization tops Labor Day demandspeaceful. A standoff between protesters and policemen was observed on Roxas Bo
Regularization tops Labor Day demands
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 hours ago
peaceful. A standoff between protesters and policemen was observed on Roxas Boulevard and United Nations Avenue, near the US Embassy. Those who joined the rallies in Ilocos Sur province and the cities of Cebu, General Santos, Baguio, Butuan and... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
'Anyone could become a target’: wave of Islamist killings hits Bangladeshbeyond the gay or activist communities, reaching diplomatic and development wor
'Anyone could become a target’: wave of Islamist killings hits Bangladesh
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 hours ago
beyond the gay or activist communities, reaching diplomatic and development workers. Mannan was a former employee of the US embassy and before his death worked at the US government’s development agency USAid. “They [militants] are really trying... Read more
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International Business Times
May Day demonstrators tear-gassed by riot police in Istanbul clashes Anadolu news agency. Elsewhere, crowds in Manila burned an effigy of the Phili
May Day demonstrators tear-gassed by riot police in Istanbul clashes
International Business Times / Posted 4 hours ago
Anadolu news agency. Elsewhere, crowds in Manila burned an effigy of the Philippine president Benigno Aquino outside the US embassy. In Taipei, Taiwanese unionists marched to demand better pay and conditions. "Hardworking labourers are being... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Thousands turn out to protest at May Day ralliesof Philippine President Benigno Aquino in ManilaWorkers clash with riot police
Thousands turn out to protest at May Day rallies
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 hours ago
of Philippine President Benigno Aquino in ManilaWorkers clash with riot police as they try to get to the gates of the US Embassy in ManilaWater cannon is used on workers at a rally in Manila Trade unions and other groups staged rallies around... Read more
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SKY News
May Day Protesters Tear Gassed In Istanbulreportedly deployed across Istanbul. Elsewhere, activists scuffled with police
May Day Protesters Tear Gassed In Istanbul
SKY News / Posted 6 hours ago
reportedly deployed across Istanbul. Elsewhere, activists scuffled with police during the May Day protest in front of the US embassy in Manila. A crowd burned an effigy of Philippine President Benigno Aquino. In Russia, tens of thousands of... Read more
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SKY News
Iraq PM Orders Arrest Of Parliament Protestersof the heavily-fortified Green Zone in protest at the government's failure to s
Iraq PM Orders Arrest Of Parliament Protesters
SKY News / Posted 9 hours ago
of the heavily-fortified Green Zone in protest at the government's failure to stamp out corruption. Police near the US embassy fired tear gas as protesters were seen attacking at least one MP and throwing objects at fleeing motorcades. Mr... Read more
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International Business Times
Iraqi PM orders arrest of Shi'ite protesters occupying Tahrir Square after storming parliament capital said SWAT teams and presidential guard forces trying to keep the protes
Iraqi PM orders arrest of Shi'ite protesters occupying Tahrir Square after storming parliament
International Business Times / Posted 11 hours ago
capital said SWAT teams and presidential guard forces trying to keep the protesters from crossing a bridge close to the US embassy. Shia cleric Muqtada Sadr, who has been supporting the reforms, has represented himself as the voice of the... Read more
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BBC News
Iraq protests: PM orders arrest of parliament protestersfacilities" should be held. A state of emergency was declared in Baghdad after
Iraq protests: PM orders arrest of parliament protesters
BBC News / Posted 11 hours ago
facilities" should be held. A state of emergency was declared in Baghdad after the protests. Security forces near the US embassy fired tear gas. Some protesters were seen striking MPs as they left or throwing objects at their cars. Protesters... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Suicide bomber targets Turkey's Bursaof deadly attacks since last summer, blamed on the Islamic State (IS) jihadist
Suicide bomber targets Turkey's Bursa
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 hours ago
of deadly attacks since last summer, blamed on the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group and Kurdish rebels.Attack follows US embassy warning The US embassy reminds US citizens that foreign tourists in Turkey have been explicitly targeted by... Read more
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Boston Globe
Protesters storm Parliament building in Iraqprotesters stormed Iraq’s Parliament, after bursting into the fortified Green Z
Protesters storm Parliament building in Iraq
Boston Globe / Posted 14 hours ago
protesters stormed Iraq’s Parliament, after bursting into the fortified Green Zone, where other key buildings including the US Embassy are located, in a dramatic escalation of the country’s political crisis. Live footage on Iraqi television showed... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Mother and daughter's miracle survival: 'She's the reason why I'm alive right now'peanuts each.Carolyn and Rachel Lloyd. Photo / Supplied She was forever gratef
Mother and daughter's miracle survival: 'She's the reason why I'm alive right now'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 15 hours ago
peanuts each.Carolyn and Rachel Lloyd. Photo / Supplied She was forever grateful to her rescuers, hospital, university and US Embassy staff, but also to her mother who she credits with saving her life. "There's not another person on earth that I... Read more
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DW
Iraqi Shiite protesters camp out in Baghdad Green Zone after protest |staying put United Nations officials and Western diplomats inside the zone sai
Iraqi Shiite protesters camp out in Baghdad Green Zone after protest |
DW / Posted 15 hours ago
staying put United Nations officials and Western diplomats inside the zone said their compounds were locked down. A US embassy spokesman denied reports of an evacuation. Green Zone history The 10-square-kilometer zone once housed the US... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
State of emergency in Baghdad as protesters take Iraqi Parliamentclimbed over blast walls and broke through cordons to enter Baghdad's fortified
State of emergency in Baghdad as protesters take Iraqi Parliament
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 hours ago
climbed over blast walls and broke through cordons to enter Baghdad's fortified Green Zone, also home to ministries and the US Embassy. Many were followers of Iraq's powerful Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, who has been urging his supporters onto... Read more
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Perth Now
Protesters set up in Baghdad's Green ZoneUnited Nations spokesman and Western diplomats based inside the Green Zone said
Protesters set up in Baghdad's Green Zone
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
United Nations spokesman and Western diplomats based inside the Green Zone said their compounds were locked down. A US embassy spokesman denied reports of evacuation. Iraqi security personnel and Sadr's militiamen formed a joint force to... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Protesters to stay in Baghdad's Green ZoneUnited Nations spokesman and Western diplomats based inside the Green Zone said
Protesters to stay in Baghdad's Green Zone
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
United Nations spokesman and Western diplomats based inside the Green Zone said their compounds were locked down. A US embassy spokesman denied reports of evacuation. Iraqi security personnel and Sadr's militiamen formed a joint force to... Read more
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SKY News
Tear Gas Fired As Iraqis Storm Parliamentthe breach. A UN spokesman and Western diplomats based inside the Green Zone s
Tear Gas Fired As Iraqis Storm Parliament
SKY News / Posted yesterday
the breach. A UN spokesman and Western diplomats based inside the Green Zone said their compounds were locked down, and a US embassy spokesman denied reports of evacuation. SWAT troops and presidential guard forces were reportedly trying to keep... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Protesters set up in Baghdad's Green ZoneUnited Nations spokesman and Western diplomats based inside the Green Zone said
Protesters set up in Baghdad's Green Zone
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
United Nations spokesman and Western diplomats based inside the Green Zone said their compounds were locked down. A US embassy spokesman denied reports of evacuation. Iraqi security personnel and Sadr's militiamen formed a joint force to... Read more
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Herald Sun
Protesters set up in Baghdad's Green ZoneUnited Nations spokesman and Western diplomats based inside the Green Zone said
Protesters set up in Baghdad's Green Zone
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
United Nations spokesman and Western diplomats based inside the Green Zone said their compounds were locked down. A US embassy spokesman denied reports of evacuation. Iraqi security personnel and Sadr's militiamen formed a joint force to... Read more
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Weekly Times
Protesters set up in Baghdad's Green ZoneUnited Nations spokesman and Western diplomats based inside the Green Zone said
Protesters set up in Baghdad's Green Zone
Weekly Times / Posted yesterday
United Nations spokesman and Western diplomats based inside the Green Zone said their compounds were locked down. A US embassy spokesman denied reports of evacuation. Iraqi security personnel and Sadr's militiamen formed a joint force to... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Protesters set up in Baghdad's Green ZoneUnited Nations spokesman and Western diplomats based inside the Green Zone said
Protesters set up in Baghdad's Green Zone
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
United Nations spokesman and Western diplomats based inside the Green Zone said their compounds were locked down. A US embassy spokesman denied reports of evacuation. Iraqi security personnel and Sadr's militiamen formed a joint force to... Read more
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News.com.au
Protesters set up in Baghdad's Green ZoneUnited Nations spokesman and Western diplomats based inside the Green Zone said
Protesters set up in Baghdad's Green Zone
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
United Nations spokesman and Western diplomats based inside the Green Zone said their compounds were locked down. A US embassy spokesman denied reports of evacuation. Iraqi security personnel and Sadr's militiamen formed a joint force to... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Istanbul braces for police lockdown on May Daytendencies. Several foreign missions have warned their citizens over the risk
Istanbul braces for police lockdown on May Day
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
tendencies. Several foreign missions have warned their citizens over the risk of violence in Istanbul on May 1, with the US embassy warning of the "potential for violent confrontation between demonstrators and security personnel". On May 1 last... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The shame of ivorythe world engaged in a global conversation about the burn during our #LightAFir
The shame of ivory
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
the world engaged in a global conversation about the burn during our #LightAFire social media event in partnership with the US Embassy, NGOs and Kenya Wildlife Service. We know that moral values change and evolve. For example, the ivory burn has... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Kerry urges Bangladesh probe of embassy employee’s killingcalled on Bangladesh to ensure a thorough investigation into the killing this w
Kerry urges Bangladesh probe of embassy employee’s killing
Central Chronicle / Posted yesterday
called on Bangladesh to ensure a thorough investigation into the killing this week of a gay rights advocate employed by the US embassy, the US State Department said today. The agency said in a statement that Kerry had spoken with Bangladeshi Prime... Read more
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The Irish Times
How safe a destination is Turkey this summer?citizens were injured in a suicide attack that killed four people in central Is
How safe a destination is Turkey this summer?
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
citizens were injured in a suicide attack that killed four people in central Istanbul on March 19th. This week the US embassy in Ankara warned of “credible threats” to tourist areas around the country. Ankara, the capital, was struck by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Admits Hackers Stole Data From Foreign Affairs Ministryagreement early in February last year but which Dr Machar rejected. One of the
Govt Admits Hackers Stole Data From Foreign Affairs Ministry
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
agreement early in February last year but which Dr Machar rejected. One of the documents was a request by the US Embassy in Nairobi to the ministry to facilitate clearance of a security detail for President Barrack Obama's visit last... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Saudi Arabia's efforts to 'modernise' its economy away from oil are just PR tactics - and the West is lapping them upthe kingdom claims them to be – a suggestion which became far more disturbing w
Saudi Arabia's efforts to 'modernise' its economy away from oil are just PR tactics - and the West is lapping them up
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
the kingdom claims them to be – a suggestion which became far more disturbing when Wikileaks disclosed last year that the US embassy in Riyadh had warned Washington that Saudi reserves could be 40 per cent less than we were led to believe. The... Read more
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Phayul
Tibetan writer, her Chinese husband put under house arrestfrom traveling to Washington to receive the award. Woser and her husband were b
Tibetan writer, her Chinese husband put under house arrest
Phayul / Posted 2 days ago
from traveling to Washington to receive the award. Woser and her husband were briefly put under house arrest to prevent the couple from attending a dinner at the US Embassy residence in July 2014 during US Secretary of State John Kerry’s China vi... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'U.S. Govt Did Not Want to Know About Gukurahundi'House simply did not want to know what was happening, a senior US envoy has sai
'U.S. Govt Did Not Want to Know About Gukurahundi'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
House simply did not want to know what was happening, a senior US envoy has said. William M. Bellamy, who was a junior US embassy staff in Harare at the time, said this during a panel discussion with David Coltart on his book The Struggle... Read more
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Herald Sun
How safe are your favourite destinations?degree of cautionDFAT says it has received information that terrorists may be p
How safe are your favourite destinations?
Herald Sun / Posted 2 days ago
degree of cautionDFAT says it has received information that terrorists may be planning attacks in Turkey. On April 9, the US Embassy in Ankara advised US citizens of credible threats to tourist areas, in particular to public squares and docks in... Read more
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Business Wire
US Embassy Singapore Honors East Bali Cashews for Corporate Excellencedo what East Bali Cashews has done to uplift an entire community,” said Blair P
US Embassy Singapore Honors East Bali Cashews for Corporate Excellence
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
do what East Bali Cashews has done to uplift an entire community,” said Blair P. Hall, Jr., Deputy Chief of Mission at the US Embassy in Singapore. “Secretary Kerry chose to honor EBC and its founder, Aaron Fishman, because his business has been... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Envoy: US didnt care about GukurahundiHouse simply did not want to know what was happening, a senior US envoy has sai
Envoy: US didnt care about Gukurahundi
New Zimbabwe / Posted 2 days ago
House simply did not want to know what was happening, a senior US envoy has said. William M. Bellamy, who was a junior US embassy staff in Harare at the time, said this during a panel discussion with David Coltart on hisbook The Struggle... Read more
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Breitbart
New Benghazi Documents Indicate Rice Misled Nation When Claiming Spontaneous Protestsavailable information suggests that the demonstrations in Benghazi were spontan
New Benghazi Documents Indicate Rice Misled Nation When Claiming Spontaneous Protests
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
available information suggests that the demonstrations in Benghazi were spontaneously inspired by the protests at the US Embassy in Cairo and evolved into a direct assault against the US Consulate and subsequently its annex. There are... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Kerry calls Hasina, demands justice for slain gay-rights activist Xulhazin the nearly 16-minute-long conversation, Kerry expressed concern over the mur
Kerry calls Hasina, demands justice for slain gay-rights activist Xulhaz
Bdnews24.com / Posted 3 days ago
in the nearly 16-minute-long conversation, Kerry expressed concern over the murder of Xulhaz, a former staffer at the US embassy in Dhaka, and his theatre activist friend Mahbub Rabbi Tonoy. Calling Xulhaz ‘our colleague’, Kerry asked the... Read more
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Sun Star
Tourism continues to thrivebe extremely vigilant in public places and monitor local media,” the Canadian g
Tourism continues to thrive
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
be extremely vigilant in public places and monitor local media,” the Canadian government said in its advisory. The US Embassy also reminded US citizens in the country to remain vigilant and avoid public gatherings in connection with the... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Don’t wait for humanitarian parole, this is rare: US to Bangladeshisfor those who are in extreme danger,” Andrea Brouillette-Rodriguez, Counselor f
Don’t wait for humanitarian parole, this is rare: US to Bangladeshis
Bdnews24.com / Posted 3 days ago
for those who are in extreme danger,” Andrea Brouillette-Rodriguez, Counselor for Political and Economic Affairs at the US embassy in Dhaka says. Consul General of the embassy Elizabeth Gourlay concurs and says the process “takes time, so don’t... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Myanmar protesters denounce term 'Rohingya' outside US embassyStates for its use of the term Rohingya to describe Myanmar's stateless Muslim
Myanmar protesters denounce term 'Rohingya' outside US embassy
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
States for its use of the term Rohingya to describe Myanmar's stateless Muslim community during a protest outside of the US embassy in Yangon on Thursday. The Rohingya, most of whom live in apartheid-like conditions, are seen by many Myanmar... Read more
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Breitbart
China Bans Criticism of President’s Calls For Tolerance of CriticismSomali Border to Keep Al-Shabaab Jihadists Out Tensions Mount Between Italy an
China Bans Criticism of President’s Calls For Tolerance of Criticism
Breitbart / Posted 3 days ago
Somali Border to Keep Al-Shabaab Jihadists Out Tensions Mount Between Italy and Austria Over Brenner Border Controls US Embassy Warns: ‘Avoid Crowded Places In Sweden’ Amid ISIS Terror Threat Dear #NeverTrump: It’s Time To Get Behind... Read more
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Breitbart
‘License to Vagrancy’: Venezuela’s Socialists Order Two-Day Work WeekSomali Border to Keep Al-Shabaab Jihadists Out Tensions Mount Between Italy an
‘License to Vagrancy’: Venezuela’s Socialists Order Two-Day Work Week
Breitbart / Posted 3 days ago
Somali Border to Keep Al-Shabaab Jihadists Out Tensions Mount Between Italy and Austria Over Brenner Border Controls US Embassy Warns: ‘Avoid Crowded Places In Sweden’ Amid ISIS Terror Threat Dear #NeverTrump: It’s Time To Get Behind... Read more
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Breitbart
Kasich Works the Room in Indiana Despite Pact to Cede State to CruzSomali Border to Keep Al-Shabaab Jihadists Out Tensions Mount Between Italy an
Kasich Works the Room in Indiana Despite Pact to Cede State to Cruz
Breitbart / Posted 3 days ago
Somali Border to Keep Al-Shabaab Jihadists Out Tensions Mount Between Italy and Austria Over Brenner Border Controls US Embassy Warns: ‘Avoid Crowded Places In Sweden’ Amid ISIS Terror Threat Dear #NeverTrump: It’s Time To Get Behind... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Don’t wait for humanitarian parole asylum, this is rare: US to Bangladeshisfor those who are in extreme danger,” Andrea Brouillette-Rodriguez, Counselor f
Don’t wait for humanitarian parole asylum, this is rare: US to Bangladeshis
Bdnews24.com / Posted 3 days ago
for those who are in extreme danger,” Andrea Brouillette-Rodriguez, Counselor for Political and Economic Affairs at the US embassy in Dhaka says. Consul General of the embassy Elizabeth Gourlay concurs and says the process “takes time, so don’t... Read more
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Evening Standard
Zac: I will put up electronic signs warning of toxic air levelsEquality Party); Peter Whittle (UKIP); and Prince Zylinksi (Independent) A pub
Zac: I will put up electronic signs warning of toxic air levels
Evening Standard / Posted 3 days ago
Equality Party); Peter Whittle (UKIP); and Prince Zylinksi (Independent) A public sign, showing air quality levels, on the US Embassy in Beijing is credited with forcing the Chinese authorities to take stronger action against pollution. The issue... Read more
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International Business Times
Anonymous: Hackers claim to steal 1TB of data from Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kenya memos and annual reports. Read more on IBTimes UK Technology Some of the docu
Anonymous: Hackers claim to steal 1TB of data from Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kenya
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
memos and annual reports. Read more on IBTimes UK Technology Some of the documents are titled: Request for Clearance – US Embassy, Office and Residential Addresses, Sports and Culture Achievements and Fraud Alert for Departing Diplomats. One... Read more
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International Business Times
Turkey: 10 people injured in latest suicide bomb attack in Bursa recent weeks, The Wall Street Journal reported, adding that the suicide bombing
Turkey: 10 people injured in latest suicide bomb attack in Bursa
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
recent weeks, The Wall Street Journal reported, adding that the suicide bombing attack came less than 24 hours after the US Embassy in Turkey issued a public warning against possible terrorist attacks at popular tourist places around Turkey. The... Read more
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heraldscotland
Millionaire fraudster and Lib Dem donor faces fresh money-laundering probeclients who believed he was the Gordonstoun and St Andrews University-educated
Millionaire fraudster and Lib Dem donor faces fresh money-laundering probe
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
clients who believed he was the Gordonstoun and St Andrews University-educated son of a lord and they were being vetted by US embassy officials and Special Branch. One bogus deal involved shares in a non-existent Russian oil refinery which he... Read more
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Boston Globe
Suicide Bombing Near Historic Mosque in Turkey Wounds 13that none of the 13 people who were hospitalized were in critical condition. T
Suicide Bombing Near Historic Mosque in Turkey Wounds 13
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
that none of the 13 people who were hospitalized were in critical condition. The attack took place a few hours after the US Embassy in Ankara issued a security advisory to Americans, warning of credible threats against tourist destinations... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Suicide bomber targets Turkey's Bursaof deadly attacks since last summer, blamed on the Islamic State (IS) jihadist
Suicide bomber targets Turkey's Bursa
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
of deadly attacks since last summer, blamed on the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group and Kurdish rebels.Attack follows US embassy warning The US embassy reminds US citizens that foreign tourists in Turkey have been explicitly targeted by... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Female suicide bomber wounds 13 in Turkeyof the injuries were wounds from broken glass and hearing problems following th
Female suicide bomber wounds 13 in Turkey
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
of the injuries were wounds from broken glass and hearing problems following the strong explosion, he added. - US embassy warning - Wednesday's attack came just a day after the US embassy in Ankara issued a new security alert for... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Trump's new right-hand man has history of controversial clients and dealsBoth before and after his 2010 victory, sources say that Manafort would meet pe
Trump's new right-hand man has history of controversial clients and deals
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
Both before and after his 2010 victory, sources say that Manafort would meet periodically with high-level officials in the US embassy in Kiev and often tout Yanukovych’s pro-free market and pro-business views with an eye to buffing his image.... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Detective Branch given charge of cases over murders of Xulhaz, Tonoythese cases. The US has expressed eagerness to help investigate the murder of
Detective Branch given charge of cases over murders of Xulhaz, Tonoy
Bdnews24.com / Posted 4 days ago
these cases. The US has expressed eagerness to help investigate the murder of Mannan and Tonoy. Mannan had worked in the US embassy too. Earlier, US agency Federal Bureau of Investigation provided help in the investigation into the murder of... Read more
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