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Image : Berlin bombing suspect radicalized by imams in Germany, brother says

Berlin bombing suspect radicalized by imams in Germany, brother says

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 15,2016

By Joseph Nasr BERLIN (Reuters) - Berlin bomb suspect Jaber Albakr showed signs of radicalization in Germany, posting jihadi videos online before traveling to the Islamist-controled Syrian city of Idlib earlier this year, his brother told Reuters.

Image : UN chief 'deeply' regrets veto of Palestinian ex-PM as envoy

UN chief 'deeply' regrets veto of Palestinian ex-PM as envoy

person Orange Themes access_time Feb 13,2017

Yahoo News UN chief Antonio Guterres on Monday said he "deeply" regretted opposition to former Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad as the organisation's peace envoy to Libya, days after Washington vetoed the appointment. "I deeply regret this

Image : Ba Ria Vung Tau plans $1.35bn logistics center

Ba Ria Vung Tau plans $1.35bn logistics center

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 24,2016

The evaluation council of the Cai Mep Downstream Logistics Center has selected a project from Japan’s Nippon Koei Company Limited, a consultant joint venture company, for the project’s construction in southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province.

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Livingston, Smith lead Texas Tech past Utah State 75-51

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Anthony Livingston had 28 points and nine rebounds, Zach Smith scored 21 points and Texas Tech recovered from a poor start to rout Utah State 75-51 Wednesday night in a consolation game of the Cancun Challenge.Livingston hit 5 of 9 3-pointers and Smith had four dunks on his way to hitting 9 of 10 shots for the Red Raiders (4-1), who took third place in the Riviera Division.Jalen Moore scored 15 of his 21 points in the first half for the Aggies (3-2), who raced to a 24-12… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

German ex-cop in cannibalism website killing convicted in retrial

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Protesters holds up a placard as they shout slogans during a rally against former U.N. chief Kofi Annan in Sittwe, Myanmar, September 6, 2016. Photo by Reuters/Wa Lone Hundreds in Myanmar rallied on Tuesday against an advisory commission led by former U.N. chief Kofi Annan to find solutions to the conflict between the country's Buddhists and minority Rohingya Muslims, which has cast a pall over democratic reforms. The plight of the Rohingya has raised questions about Myanmar leader Aung San… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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