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Turkey issues arrest warrant for US-based cleric

Turkey issues arrest warrant for US-based cleric

Turkey is also pressing its allies to crack down on Gulen-linked schools and charities and has asked Kazakhstan to shut down schools which it says are associated with the movement. Since then thousands have been purged from their roles in the judiciary, police, military and education system, accused of being members of the coup movement while more than 25,000 people have been detained.



Iran executes nuclear scientist spy

An Iranian nuclear scientist who was accused of providing sensitive information to the United States government has been executed in Iran. The Sunday report quotes a spokesman for the Iranian judiciary, Gholamhosein Mohseni Ejehi, as confirming the execution of Shahram Amiri.


What to watch at the Rio Games on Saturday

What to watch at the Rio Games on Saturday

Overall, more than 100 Russians have been excluded, including 67 in track and field. But it's still a victory for a nation that the independent World Anti-Doping Agency slammed for having what it called a state-sponsored doping program.



Ten held as Black Lives Matter protest blocks Heathrow road

A 2014 inquest into his death found Duggan was lawfully killed, even though he did not have a gun in his hand at the moment he was shot. Footage of the protest near Birmingham airport showed police officers pulling demonstrators away from the middle of the road.



Courts strike blows to GOP voter restrictions in 3 states

He also struck down an increase in residency requirements from 10 to 28 days, a prohibition on using expired but otherwise qualifying student IDs to vote and a prohibition on distributing absentee ballots by fax or email. Pat McCrory said that "photo IDs are required to purchase Sudafed, cash a check, board an airplane or enter a federal court room. Yet, three Democratic judges are undermining the integrity of our elections while also maligning our state ", McCrory said in a statement.



ISIS announces new Boko Haram leader

But an audio speech Thursday purporting to be from Shekau criticizes al-Barnawi. The Director of Defence Information, (DHQ), Brig.-Gen. Unconfirmed local reports suggest that fighting has already broken out between militants loyal to al-Banarwi and those allied to Shekau, says Al Amin.