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Australia's most notorious drug smuggler returns from Bali

Added: 28.05.2017 2:31 | 0 views | 0 comments

SYDNEY (AP) — Australian drug smuggler Schapelle Corby, whose trial and imprisonment on Indonesia's tourist island of Bali mesmerized her country for more than a decade, returned home Sunday.

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Ex-Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids in 1980s

Added: 27.05.2017 22:52 | 0 views | 0 comments

Prosecutors say a Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1982 killing of a toddler and who faces new charges in the death of an infant a year earlier is suspected of killing as many as 60 young children around that time


Report: Al-Qaida Group Calls for Muslims to Increase Attacks During Ramadan

Added: 27.05.2017 22:01 | 1 views | 0 comments

An al-Qaida group in Africa Saturday urged Muslims to "free their imprisoned brethren through all means" under Shariah law during Ramadan and "incited fighters to escalate their attacks," according to a group that monitors jihadist activity online.The group, al-Qaida in the...


Suspect identified in double killing on Portland train

Added: 27.05.2017 20:49 | 1 views | 0 comments

Man suspected of fatally stabbing two people who tried to stop him yelling anti-Muslim slurs had spent time in prison.


Bali deports Australian after 12-year drug saga

Added: 27.05.2017 18:30 | 1 views | 0 comments

Media frenzy follows departure of Schapelle Corby, whose imprisonment for drug smuggling riveted her homeland.


Guard to face trial for ignoring inmate's threat of suicide

Added: 27.05.2017 18:21 | 1 views | 0 comments

A judge has ordered a prison guard to stand trial in the death of a Michigan inmate who killed herself.

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Digital Geneva Convention needed after ransomware attack, Is the Syrian regime worried about international justice?, Friendly approach won't dissuade Kim Jong-un, Facebook Live presents ethical concerns, The economic benefits of solar and wind energy

Added: 27.05.2017 11:00 | 3 views | 0 comments

"The cybersecurity wake-up call the world has long needed has occurred...," states an editorial. "The obvious lesson is that computer operating systems need to be kept updated with the latest security software and data regularly backed up.... But there is a wider issue, highlighted by the vulnerability having first been discovered by America’s National Security Agency, which kept its finding secret only until the hacking tool it had allegedly developed was itself stolen and leaked online.... Microsoft has been calling for governments to draft and implement a digital Geneva Convention to ensure that governments do not keep vulnerabilities to themselves for exploitation. "The [Bashar al-Assad] regime in Syria is not only responsible for the worst state-orchestrated mass killings so far this century, it now appears to be trying to cover up at least some of its tracks in the belief that this will one day help it evade accountability when the war is over...," states an editorial. "A US State Department official has reported that a crematorium has been built at the [Saydnaya] prison which could be used to dispose of the bodies of victims of the regime.... International justice investigators, if ever they went to Saydnaya, would struggle to establish the facts.

Palestinian prisoners in Israel suspend hunger strike

Added: 27.05.2017 9:44 | 1 views | 0 comments

Deal struck with Israel reinstates right for Palestinian inmates to receive two visitors per month, officials say.

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Palestinian prisoners end mass hunger strike

Added: 27.05.2017 9:23 | 1 views | 0 comments

JERUSALEM (AP) — Hundreds of hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners ended their 40-day fast on Saturday after reaching a compromise with Israel for additional family visits, Israeli and Palestinian officials said. Israel prison service spokeswoman Nicole Englander said the inmates declared an end to the strike Saturday morning. She said it came after Israel reached a deal with the Palestinian Authority and the Red Cross for prisoners to receive a second family visit each...

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Palestinian inmates end hunger strike

Added: 27.05.2017 9:17 | 1 views | 0 comments

Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails ended their hunger strike Saturday after 40 days, officials said.

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