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Questions surround death of environmentalist in Iranian prison

Questions surround death of environmentalist in Iranian prison

On Saturday the prosecutor said the Iranian authorities had arrested people who had been gathering classified information "under the coverage of scientific and environmental projects". Iran does not recognize dual nationality and treats those arrested as Iranian citizens. Iranian lawmaker Ali Shakourirad, head of the reformist Islamic Union Party, called on justice officials in a tweet to be more transparent, saying that the death had "caused a wave of questions and concerns among the ...


Gay teacher fired after same-sex wedding photos posted online

Gay teacher fired after same-sex wedding photos posted online

In an Instagram post, Morffi stated, "In their eyes I'm not the correct sort of Catholic for my decision in partner". Parents received news of her termination in a letter from the school, which read in part, "Today a hard and necessary decision has been made regarding Ms.


TEASER POSTER: Dhanush's The Extraordinary Journey Of The Fakir Is Very Colourful

TEASER POSTER: Dhanush's The Extraordinary Journey Of The Fakir Is Very Colourful

Dhanush's next film "The Extraordinary of the Journey of the Fakir " will be an English language film which will also release in Tamil. This content is restricted to site members. According to Scott, working with actors from different cultural backgrounds was inspirational. The team has travelled around India, Italy, France, England and Libya for the production of the movie.


Queensland storm: Man shocked while showering, 60000 homes without power

Queensland storm: Man shocked while showering, 60000 homes without power

His injuries were not life threatening and he was taken to the Prince Charles hospital in a stable condition. Energex spokesman Justin Coomber said 265,000 lightning strikes were recorded across the area, more than double the average. Passersby called emergency services after concerns the building was on fire, but after evacuating the top levels, fire crews determined the smoke was actually steam emitted from the heat of numerous strikes hitting the tower's lightning rod.


Mike Pence protested North Korean athletes in a pretty familiar way

Mike Pence protested North Korean athletes in a pretty familiar way

Indeed, some experts are anxious that Pence's dour attitude toward the host nation's team will just be seen as disrespectful. Providing fuel to the ferry would have been a hard decision for Seoul because of concerns that North Korea is trying to use the Olympics to poke holes in worldwide sanctions against the country over its nuclear and missile programs.


Tourist Urinating From Bus Was Trigger for 'Scum' Comment, Says Goa Minister

Tourist Urinating From Bus Was Trigger for 'Scum' Comment, Says Goa Minister

The " scum " comment made by Sardesai on Friday sparked a controversy, with some people accepting that domestic tourists are often unmindful of the concerns of the locals, while others termed his comment as "derogatory". "Are they responsible? Are they conscious?" If you compare Goans to rest of India, we are high in per capita income, social and political consciousness, we are much superior than people who are coming in.