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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu underwent a new round of questioning on Friday over one of several graft cases that have threatened to topple him, Israeli media reported. The veteran premier’s 12th round of questioning as a suspect in various cases comes two days before his wife Sara appears in court on charges of misusing state […]

President Rodrigo Duterte of Philippines was on Friday criticised for sending a “very dangerous and distorted message’’ that women are raped because they are beautiful. Duterte, who has been slammed for joking about rape in the past, was defending his claims that he had eradicated crime in his southern home city of Davao during a […]

A leaked letter sent to the British defence secretary by General James Mattis expressing serious concerns about the United Kingdom’s ongoing dedication to the transatlantic partnership has come before a key defence summit and amid ongoing struggle in Westminster over the funding of Britain’s military. U.S. Defence Secretary James Mattis wrote to UK Secretary of […]

UNITED NATIONS, June 29. /TASS/. The Russian military warned the US about strikes against the Jabhat al-Nusra terror group (outlawed in Russia), Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Vershinin told reporters on Friday. “Yes, we get in touch with our American counterparts in all cases,” he said answering a question from a TASS correspondent. “We have […]

A man in Kenya has said that he slaughtered over 1,100 cats, which he skinned and sold to samosa vendors. James Mukanu Kimani said that he had been killing and selling the animals since 2012 without his customers knowing what kind of meat it was, the Nairobi News reported. He also said that there was […]

Kazakh Company “Expo Food” has made the shipment of the first batch of packed cereals worth more than 4.3 million tenge for sale in the hypermarkets network of “Essen Production AG” in Russia’s Tatarstan, the press service of “Kazakh Export” reports on June 19. “While the exact scope of supply is not determined, the company […]

The conference, held in ‘Turkani Encyclopedia Foundation’ on Monday, was attended by cultural figures and Academicians from Iran and Italy. At the start of the event, the Chairman of Iran’s Islamic Culture and Communication Organization Abouzar Ebrahimi Torkaman addressed the attendees and concentrated his speech on the extremism, its origins and solutions for it. The […]

A knife-wielding woman, who attacked people in southern France, has been arrested by the local police, the AFP news agency reported Sunday. The incident occurred at 10:30 a.m. local time in a supermarket in the French town of La Seyne-sur-Mer. According to witnesses, the woman, who reportedly wore a black dress and shouted “Allahu Akbar” […]

Yemeni officials say Saudi-led forces have seized the airport in Yemen’s rebel-held port city of Hodeida. The military loyal to Yemen’s exiled government issued a statement Saturday morning saying that engineers now were trying to remove mines left by the Shiite rebels known as Houthis. The Houthis did not immediately acknowledge losing the airport. Hodeida […]

A former Vatican diplomat faces trial this month on charges of possessing child pornography, the Holy See said. Monsignor Carlo Capella was a senior official in the Vatican’s Washington embassy before being recalled last year. The priest was the subject of investigations by the Vatican and in the United States and Canada. He has been […]