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'Islamic State' abducts 2000 civilians in northern Syria

'Islamic State' abducts 2000 civilians in northern Syria

Last week, an Arab-Kurdish alliance known as the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) managed to push most ISIS fighters out of the town, however small pockets of the extremists are thought to have avoided the group. The original assault began at the end of May but ISIS then launched a counter offensive using suicide and vehicle bombs before last week's major offensive that helped the SDF capture 90 per cent of the town.


Conviction of Brendan Dassey overturned

Conviction of Brendan Dassey overturned

She was killed after she went to the Avery family auto salvage yard to photograph some vehicles. Dassey was 16 at the time. The case was profiled in the Netflix documentary " Making a Murderer ". Brendan Dassey , a Manitowoc County, Wisc. teen convicted of killing a photographer in 2005, may be getting out of prison. He is being held at Columbia Correctional Institution.


Turkey issues arrest warrant for ex-soccer star

Turkey issues arrest warrant for ex-soccer star

Tom Michael of the Sun added that Sukur's father, Sermet Sukur, has been detained by the Sakarya prosecutor general's office, and police "raided" the former global star's home in Istanbul. Turkey's Western allies have expressed concern over the scale and speed of the post-coup crackdown, insisting that the Turkish government takes steps to ensure that legal process is observed.



Japan, Philippines to China: Respect law for Asian stability

Tensions escalated following the 12 July Hague court ruling after China's claims over the disputed waters were held illegal, a move that irked Beijing. Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. "We discussed maritime security and very natural for the Philippine side to update us on the recent developments, particularly the arbitral award that was given by the tribunal", Ohtaka told journalists in a ...


Cannes bans full-body 'burkini' swimsuits from beaches

Cannes bans full-body 'burkini' swimsuits from beaches

The ban comes as a planned burkini-only day for Muslim women at a water park near Marseille was canceled by city officials, after threats were sent to the event's organizers. However, the swimsuits became popular among non-Muslim women as well when British celebrity Nigella Lawson was seen sporting her own burkini in Sydney, Australia, in 2014.


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