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Iran says it disrupts major Sunni ‘terrorist’ plot amid wars

June 20, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran said Monday it broke up one of the “biggest terrorist plots” ever on its soil by Sunni extremists planning bombings in Tehran and elsewhere, emphasizing that the Shiite power could be facing threats at home for its military actions in Iraq and Syria. Iran faces several low-level insurgencies, but a [&hellip...

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Egyptian court sentences 2 Al-Jazeera employees to death

June 18, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, listens to his verdict inside a defendants cage in a makeshift courtroom at the national police academy, in an eastern suburb of Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, June 18, 2016. An Egyptian court has sentenced six people,...

Election victories bolster scandal-tainted Malaysian leader

June 18, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

In this May 3, 2013 file photo, a Malaysian ethnic Chinese woman rides past a billboard of Malaysia’s ruling National Front coalition with a portrait of Prime Minister Najib Razak which translates “I vote for National Front coalition” ahead...

2 men charged after violent incident near Montreal fest

June 18, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

MONTREAL (AP) — Two men were charged on Saturday in connection with a violent incident that broke out near an outdoor FrancoFolies music festival in Montreal. Police said dozens of people began throwing bricks, rocks and traffic cones at buildings in the...

Putin says Russia will work with any US president

June 17, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at a joint news conference with Italian Premier Matteo Renzi at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 17, 2016. (Sergei Savostyanov/TASS News Agency Pool Photo via AP)...

Questions rise over Bangladesh jailing 11,600 in crackdown

June 17, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

In this June 12, 2016, file photo, relatives wait to meet people rounded up in a nationwide crackdown against Islamist militants, outside the Dhaka Central Jail in Dhaka, Bangladesh. A crackdown on Islamist militants and crime in Bangladesh has drawn...

Rio’s spandex creations shine at city’s new fashion event

June 17, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

OsModels wear creations from the Osklen collection during the fashion event “Rio Moda Rio” at the Museum of Tomorrow, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, June 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The city that gave the...

British Labour lawmaker dies after shooting attack

June 16, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Items on the ground at the scene after Labour Member of Parilament Jo Cox was shot and injured in an attack, in Birstall, West Yorkshire, England, Thursday June 16, 2016. Both sides in the British referendum debate Thursday suspended campaigning after Labour...

Vietnamese search plane missing with 9 people aboard

June 16, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese rescuers have found some pieces believed to belong to a search plane that went missing with nine people aboard while attempting to locate a pilot from a crashed fighter jet, state media reported Friday. The Thanh Nien...

Australian prime minister regrets inviting anti-gay cleric

June 16, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

This combination of file photos from April 15, 2016, and July 8, 2014, shows Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, left, and Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s popularity dipped slightly in a...