MADRID, Spain — A man was arrested Friday for alleged links to the extremist cell in last month’s attacks in Barcelona and a nearby town that killed 16 people, Spain’s Interior Ministry said. The 24-year-old suspect of Moroccan origin purchased materials for explosives in his name and he provided vehicles to transport them, the ministry […]

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Terror group’s massacres of Yazidis denounced as genocide AFP — The UN Security Council on Thursday unanimously decided to set up an investigation team to collect evidence on the massacres of Iraq’s Yazidi minority and other atrocities committed by the Islamic State group in Iraq. Britain drafted the resolution to help bring perpetrators of IS […]

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Head of Iran-backed terror group denies seeking violence, but says his troops are ready to fight if religiously obligated The head of the Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah said it was prepared to wage war against Israel, the United States and parts of the Arab world, but claimed the Iranian proxy was not seeking out violence […]

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London’s transport authority says it will not renew Uber’s licence to operate in the British capital, arguing that it demonstrates a lack of corporate responsibility with implications for public safety and security, reported by Aljazeera. Transport for London (TfL) says the ride-booking app was not “fit and proper to hold a private hire operator licence”. […]

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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Thursday that China is firmly committed to the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula during his speech at the General Debate of the 72nd session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly. “The planet does not need any new nuclear power,” Wang said. Wang urged the Democratic People’s Republic of […]

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In a speech in Italy’s Florence on Friday, British Prime Minister Theresa May proposed a two-year “period of implementation” after Britain leaves the European Union. Britain will officially no longer be a part of the EU as of midnight on March 29, 2019. This means May is suggesting Britain would continue to stay in the […]

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The world’s first deep sea mining vessel is being built by a Chinese shipping firm, and is expected be put into use in 2018. The vessel is being made by Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding (FMS) affiliated with Fujian Shipbuilding Industry Group, and is designed to work at a depth of 2,500 meters. “It is unique in […]

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Iran said on Saturday that it had successfully tested a new medium-range missile in defiance of warnings from Washington that it was ready to ditch a landmark nuclear deal over the issue. State television carried footage of the launch of the Khoramshahr missile, which was first displayed at a high-profile military parade in Tehran on […]

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The two Rohingya refugees who have approached India’s top court against the government’s plans to deport them have said that the community has no connection to any criminal or terrorist activity. In a rejoinder affidavit filed in the Supreme Court of India on Thursday, Mohammad Salimullah and Mohammad Shaqir said, “there are a number of […]

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