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Police, protesters clash in Hong Kong

Police, protesters clash in Hong Kong

Clashes have once again broken out between riot police and anti-election law protesters in Hong Kong. Violence erupted on Sunday morning after thousands of protesters flooded the streets of the Mong Kok district. Police were compelled to call in reinforcements after some of the protesters tried to break through barriers. Police officers used pepper spray [&hellip

Nigerians uncertain about truce

Nigerians uncertain about truce

Reports of fresh fighting in Nigeria’s northeast have raised doubts about the validity of a ceasefire reached between the Nigerian army and Boko Haram Takfiri militants. Security sources said the Nigerian army fought dozens of suspected members of Boko Haram in the town of Damboa in Borno state on Sunday. Earlier, a group of militants [&hellip

Britons rally to decry Nimr ruling

Britons rally to decry Nimr ruling

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets in Britain to protest against the death sentence handed down to prominent Shia Muslim cleric, Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr, by a Saudi court, Press TV reports. The protesters gathered in front of the Saudi embassy in London on Sunday, and denounced the Saudi government for issuing the [&hellip

Press TV reporter in Turkey killed

Press TV reporter in Turkey killed

Press TV’s correspondent in Turkey, Serena Shim, has been killed in a suspicious car accident near the Turkey-Syria border. Shim was killed on Sunday as she was on a working mission in Turkey to cover the ongoing war in the strategic Syrian town of Kobani. She was going back to her hotel from a report [&hellip

Syria official slams Turkey over ISIL

Syria official slams Turkey over ISIL

Syria’s deputy foreign minister says Turkey is responsible for the acts of terror that the ISIL Takfiri militants commit in Iraq and Syria. “Turkey is not a part of the solution, but a basic part of the problem,” Faisal Miqdad was quoted as saying in an article published on Lebanon’s al-Binaa newspaper on Saturday. “The [&hellip

Bahrain remands activist in custody

Bahrain remands activist in custody

​A Bahraini court has remanded prominent rights activist Nabeel Rajab in custody after the first hearing in his trial ended on charges of insulting officials. On Sunday, the court adjourned the trial of Rajab, the director of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR), until October 29. He has been accused of posting tweets in [&hellip

Housefly genome gives clue to sickness

Housefly genome gives clue to sickness

Researchers have discovered that entire genome of the common housefly could grant them new cures for human diseases. The scientists, by exploring the insect’s DNA that makes houseflies immune to pathogens they carry, found the unique code of the genes were responsible for this immunity. While the fly can carry some 100 illnesses, including one [&hellip

No intel deal with US over ISIL: Russia

No intel deal with US over ISIL: Russia

Russia denies the US claim that Moscow has agreed to increase intelligence sharing with Washington over the ISIL Takfiri terrorists rampaging in Iraq and Syria. Russia’s Foreign Ministry made the announcement in a Thursday statement, which contradicted comments made by US Secretary of State John Kerry after a meeting with his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, [&hellip

‘Russia, Germany divided over Ukraine’

‘Russia, Germany divided over Ukraine’

Russia and Germany have major differences over the origin and causes of the crisis in Ukraine, the Kremlin says. “There are still serious differences concerning the origin of Ukraine’s internal conflict, as well as the root causes of what is currently happening,” Russian media quoted Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov as saying. Peskov made the statement [&hellip

Oscar Pistorius ‘has no money’

Oscar Pistorius ‘has no money’

​The sentencing hearing of Oscar Pistorius has heard that the South African athlete has no money left, as both sides’ final arguments were made. Pistorius was convicted of culpable homicide last month after shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year, but was cleared of murder. Judge Thokozile Masipa is expected to deliver the sentence [&hellip