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    • Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters stand in an area near the town of Bashiqa, some 25 kilometres north east of Mosul
      Last update: 00:29 22.10.2016
      00:29 22.10.2016
      Middle East

      Imminent Bloodbath: Daesh Takes Iraqi Families As Human Shields In Mosul

      As the US-led coalition rushes to free the Iraqi city of Mosul from Daesh, the jihadists are said to be preparing to use civilian residents as human shields against advancing forces.

    • Hillary Clinton
      Last update: 00:41 22.10.2016
      00:41 22.10.2016

      After WikiLeaks' 14th Podesta Email Batch Release, What We’ve Learned So Far

      WikiLeaks has published 14 batches of emails obtained from Clinton campaign chair John Podesta. We have helpfully collated the text and provide you with a brief rundown of the revelations presented to date.

    • Former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling, center, accompanied by his wife Holly, and his attorney, arrives at the U.S. District Court in Alexandria, Va., Monday, May 11, 2015.
      Last update: 23:29 21.10.2016
      23:29 21.10.2016

      Whistleblower’s Wife Appeals to Obama for Husband's Release

      The wife of jailed CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling is appearing at a news conference at Washington DC’s National Press Club Friday, appealing to US President Barack Obama to grant a presidential pardon to her husband, currently serving three and a half years for leaking classified documents to the press.

    • Train Derailment in Cameroon
      Last update: 22:54 21.10.2016
      22:54 21.10.2016

      Train Derailment in Cameroon Kills at Least 53, Injures 300

      Cameroon's transport minister Edgar Alain Mebe Ngo'o says that at least 53 people have been killed, with another 300 injured, in a train derailment.

    • In this picture taken Thursday, April 30, 2015, the new headquarters of Germany's Federal Intelligence Agency, known by its acronym BND.
      Last update: 20:09 21.10.2016
      20:09 21.10.2016

      New German Intel Law 'Legalizes Spying on Population'

      The German Bundestag passed new legislation providing for the biggest reform of the Federal Intelligence Service (BND) in history. According to the new law, German Intelligence is supposed to be under a greater control but at the same time receive more powers that might enable it to spy on European governments and NGOs.

    • Apple
      Last update: 19:01 21.10.2016
      19:01 21.10.2016

      Apple-y Ever After: 10 Most Famous Apples in History

      Across the UK, rural communities have been celebrating the 27th annual Apple Day, held to value the centuries old importance of apples and orchards to British culture.

    • Fingerprints
      Last update: 19:30 21.10.2016
      19:30 21.10.2016

      'Game Changer' Tech Developed to Stop Child Sex Abuse Online

      In what's been hailed "a game changer" for making the Internet safer, charity Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), has developed a new technological system to stop millions of child sexual abuse images from being uploaded and shared on the Internet.

    • Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) shake hands after a signing ceremony held in Beijing, China, October 20, 2016
      Last update: 21:52 21.10.2016
      21:52 21.10.2016

      Duterte's Change of Heart Triggers Deep Concerns in Washington

      The Philippine leadership has signaled a tremendous shift in the country's foreign policy, opening the door to closer cooperation between Manila and Beijing. US journalist Stephen Kinzer believes that Manila's change of heart is a blowback for the US' old colonial policy toward the Philippines.


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