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Far-right MP storms Athens school over refugee classes | Greece News

Dozens of far-right supporters led by a member of Greece’s parliament have stormed a school in the capital, Athens, threatening staff against plans to provide classes to refugee children, according to Greek offficials. Yiannis Lagos, an MP with the Golden Dawn far-right outfit, and other party members hurled abuse and acted with aggressive behaviour towards teachers at the state-run elementary ...

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Obama cuts short Chelsea Manning’s prison sentence | USA News

US President Barack Obama has commuted the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the ex-US military intelligence analyst who leaked classified files to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks. In one of his final acts as a president, Obama cut short the sentences of 209 inmates, the White House said on Tuesday. Manning is more than six years into a 35-year sentence for leaking ...

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Orlando shooter Omar Mateen’s widow charged | News

The widow of the man who killed 49 people last year in a gay nightclub in the US city of Orlando has been formally charged with a terror-related offence and obstruction of justice. Noor Salman was charged on Tuesday with aiding and abetting Omar Mateen in the months before the June 12 massacre at the Pulse – the deadliest mass shooting ...

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Gambia’s Yahya Jammeh declares state of emergency | The Gambia News

Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh has declared a state of emergency, just two days before he is supposed to cede power after losing elections last month. In a national TV address, Jammeh said on Tuesday the measure was necessary because of “the unprecedented and extraordinary amount of foreign interference” in a December 1 presidential vote, which he lost to opposition leader Adama ...

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Suspek serangan kelab malam di Istanbul Turki mengaku bertanggungjawab

ISTANBUL: Suspek lelaki yang disyaki menjadi dalang insiden letupan di sebuah kelab malam di Istanbul Turki yang meragut 39 nyawa pada malam tahun baharu yang lalu, telah mengaku bertanggungjawab. Dia berjaya ditahan dalam operasi besar-besaran pada Isnin. “Pengganas (suspek) itu telah mengakui jenayah yang dilakukannya,” kata Gabenor Istanbul, Vasip Sahin kepada media hari ini. Suspek dikenali sebagai Abdulgadir Masharipov dan ...

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The difference between right and left-wing populism |

We will remember 2016 not only for the return of populism throughout the West, but also for the blindness of those who could not see the difference between right-wing and leftist populism. This distinction is vital, and overlooking it further contributes to the degradation of a public discourse that is already in trouble. The rise of both kinds of populism ...

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Godzilla, dinosaur? [VIDEO]

Florida: Aligator sememangnya banyak di Florida namun jarang yang sebesar ‘Humpback’ aligator betina yang kelihatan seperti dinosaur, dirakam penduduk Florida, Kim Joiner, yang terserempak dengan haiwan itu di Kawasan Simpanan Circle B Bar, Lakeland, di sini. © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd Source link

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Kerugian akibat banjir di selatan Thailand dijangka cecah 120 bilion baht

BANGKOK: Banjir yang melanda wilayah selatan Thailand ketika ini dijangka membawa kerugian mencecah 120 bilion baht (RM15 bilion) sekiranya keadaan cuaca sekarang masih berlarutan. “Kerugian boleh meningkat kepada 85 bilion-120 bilion baht (bersamaan dengan 0.5-0.7 peratus daripada keluaran dalam negara kasar) sekiranya banjir masih berterusan dalam tempoh beberapa bulan akan datang, kerana ia menjejaskan ladang getah dan kelapa sawit,” kata ...

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The Muslim as a ‘Manchurian candidate’ | USA

Connecting President-elect Donald Trump’s calls to either ban all Muslims from entering the United States, subject them to an ideological litmus test prior to entering, or have them register their whereabouts once in the country is one simple truth: the desire to see all Muslims as conspiratorial. It is an idea that remains at the centre of political discourse defining ...

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