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Singapore court jails 4 Bangladeshis linked to Islamic State

Singapore court jails 4 Bangladeshis linked to Islamic State

The four are Rahman Mizanur, 31; Miah Rubel, 26; Md Jabath Kysar Haje Norul Islam Sowdagar, 31; and Sohel Hawlader Ismail Hawlader, 29. Singapore on July 12 sentenced four Bangladeshis to between two and five years jail after they pleaded guilty to raising money for an alleged Islamist terror plot in their home country.


South African airline hijacking false alarm

South African airline hijacking false alarm

People are waiting for us outside. "It's been 2 hours and I'm getting anxious". Public airline, SA Airlink, on Monday denied rumours that flooded social media claiming that one of its planes had been hijacked en-route from Cape Town to Wonderboom airport on Monday morning.


Theresa May is now frontrunner for UK PM post

Theresa May is now frontrunner for UK PM post

Leadsom's campaign manager, Tim Loughton, hailed the historic nature of the contest, but contrasted his candidate from May, implying the Conservatives should vote for someone who supported leaving the European Union, as opposed to some who supported a "Remain" vote, like May.


UK's prime minister race down to 2 women

UK's prime minister race down to 2 women

The MPs, in their second round of voting in the party leadership contest, eliminated Justice Secretary and former Leave campaigner Michael Gove when they voted today. Polling expert Professor John Curtice, of Strathclyde University, said the electorate for the contest represented a "very distinctive slice of Britain".


Anti-Trump delegate wins portion of lawsuit

Anti-Trump delegate wins portion of lawsuit

An anti-Donald Trump delegate to the Republican National Convention from Virginia has won a court case challenging his state's law requiring him to vote for Trump at the convention. Correll said he would rather face a criminal charge than betray his conscience and vote for Trump. Monday, Judge Robert Payne, of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, ruled that the state's law imposes a "severe burden" on delegates' First Amendment rights and blocked the enforcement of ...