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Metropolitan Police: Man jailed for terror offences

Trevor Mulindwa, 21 of Mitcham was sentenced yesterday [Monday, 21 December] to six years imprisonment having been convicted on Friday, 27 November, of a Section 5 offence under the Terrorism Act, namely preparing to go to Somalia with the intent of joining Al-Shabaab, a proscribed organisation. The case against Mulindwa is, that after converting to […]

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Refugee and migrant arrivals in EU pass 1 million in 2015: U.N.

Persecution, conflict and poverty have forced an unprecedented one million people to flee to Europe in 2015, according to estimates by the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR and the International Organization for Migration, IOM. As of 21 December, some 972,500 had crossed the Mediterranean Sea, according to UNHCR figures. In addition, IOM estimates that over 34,000 […]

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Russia says black box from warplane downed by Turkey unreadable

Deputy Chief of Flight Safety Service of the Russian Armed Forces Lt.Gen. Sergei Baynetov told about first results of working with flight recorder of the Russian Su-24M downed by fighter of the Turkish Air Force over Syria Deputy Chief of Flight Safety Service of the Russian Armed Forces Lieutenant General Sergei Baynetov told about first […]

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PROBE LAUNCHED IN VOLGOGRAD FOLLOWING COLLAPSE OF BLOCK OF FLATS

According to preliminary information a gas explosion happened in a block of flats at: 47, Kosmonavtov street on 20 December 2015, about 12 PM. The Volgograd Region investigating bodies of the Russia’s Investigative Committee have opened a criminal investigation in a crime under part 3 of article 238 of the RF Penal Code (manufacture, storage, […]

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H&M Nabs peta2 Award

Los Angeles – H&M is well-known for its range of hot fashions and styles that young people crave—and its willingness to drop angora and other cruelly obtained materials from its lines this past year. Now, the fur-free retailer has landed an award from peta2, PETA’s youth division, for 2015’s Best Animal-Friendly Clothing Company in the […]

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Pope Francis: appeals for Syria, Libya, Nicaragua and Costa Rica

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis appealed for peace in Syria on Sunday, calling on the international community to realize in concrete action and genuine fact the endorsement of a UN-sponsored roadmap toward peace in the war-torn nation. Addressing pilgrims and tourists gathered beneath the window of the Papal apartments in the Apostolic Palace to pray the […]

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Hezbollah: Lebanese militant leader killed in Israeli raid in Syria

The Dean of freed prisoners from “Israeli” jails, Samir al-Quntar, was martyred in an “Israeli” air raid near the Syrian capital. According to the information, “Israeli” warplanes targeted a building where Samir al-Quntar and a number of his companions were residing in Hay al-Homsi in Jarmana southeast of Damascus. Witnesses said that three missiles were […]

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EU provides €5 million in humanitarian aid for the Burundian crisis

BRUSSELS, — Over 220 000 people are now estimated to have fled the country. The European Commission has released €5 million in new humanitarian assistance to help the increasing number of Burundians affected by the ongoing instability in the country. The additional support brings total Commission humanitarian aid to help the Burundian people to €14 million […]

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California shooter’s spouse visa approved despite questions, lawmaker says

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte issued the following statement after reviewing Tashfeen Malik’s immigration file: Chairman Goodlatte: “After reviewing Tashfeen Malik’s immigration file, it is clear that immigration officials did not thoroughly vet her application. In order to obtain a fiancée visa, it is required to demonstrate proof that the U.S. citizen and foreign […]

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Yemen: UN-sponsored talks continue amid ‘alarming’ reports of ceasefire violations

18 December 2015 – As United Nations-sponsored consultations on Yemen continued today, the UN envoy facilitating the talks expressed deep concern at numerous reports of violations of the three-day-old ceasefire and urged the parties to respect that agreement and allow access to the country’s most-affected districts. The Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen, Ismail […]

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Afghan Forces Remain Resilient Against Multiple Adversaries, Commander Says

WASHINGTON, December 19, 2015 — After a summer of hard fighting, the Afghan army is working to gain skills they’ll need to continue the battle against diverse adversaries, the commander of the NATO Resolute Support Mission and U.S. Forces-Afghanistan said yesterday. Army Gen. John F. Campbell spoke in Bagram, Afghanistan, with reporters traveling with Defense […]

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President Obama Has Shortened the Sentences of More People Than the Last 5 Presidents Combined

Today, President Obama is commuting the federal prison sentences of 95 men and women, most of whom committed nonviolent offenses. With this step, the President has now granted 184 commutations total — more than the last five presidents combined. Source: U.S. Department of Justice President Obama is committed to restoring the sense of fairness at the […]

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U.N. endorses Syria peace plan in rare show of unity among big powers

18 December 2015 – In its first resolution to focus on the politics of ending Syria’s five-year-long war, the Security Council today gave the United Nations an enhanced role in shepherding the opposing sides to talks for a political transition, with a timetable for a ceasefire, a new constitution and elections, all under UN auspices. […]

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:EUROPOL: Huge seizures of 190 tonnes of counterfeit pesticides

Europol have supported the massive 12-day international operation Silver Axe, during which 350 inspections of containers were carried out at major ports and airports in seven countries. As a result, law enforcement agencies from Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, Spain and the Netherlands discovered 190 tonnes of illegal or counterfeit pesticides. One hundred cases of […]

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New York Man Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Provide Material Support to ISIL

Mufid A. Elfgeeh, 31, of Rochester, New York, pleaded guilty today to attempting to provide material support and resources to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a designated foreign terrorist organization, before U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford of the Western District of New York. The plea was announced by Assistant Attorney […]

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Metropolitian Police: Man convicted of terror offences

A man has today been convicted of possessing records of a kind likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism. Abdul Raoof Al Shayab, 51 of Morshead Road, W9, was found guilty at Snaresbrook Crown Court of the offence, contrary to Section 58(1)(b) of the Terrorism Act 2000. When […]

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Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market: €1.4 billion lost every year across the EU due to fake toys and games

Toys and games manufacturers across the EU lose approximately €1.4 billion each year due to the presence of counterfeit products in the market. A new report from the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM), the EU´s largest intellectual property agency, reveals that 12.3% of sales in the EU toys and games sector is […]

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:GALLUP: Americans More Worried About Terrorism Than Mass Shootings

WASHINGTON, D.C. — More Americans are “very” or “somewhat” worried that they or a family member will become a victim of an Islamic State-inspired terrorist attack (47%) than they are about becoming a victim of a mass shooting (38%). But a majority of Americans say they are not worried about either potential event. These results, […]

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CASE OVER DEATH OF PEOPLE IN FIRE IN VORONEZH REGION PASSED ON FOR INVESTIGATION TO INVESTIGATIVE COMMITTEE CENTRAL OFFICE

The criminal case opened in a crime under part 3 of article 109 of the RF Penal Code (reckless homicide of two or more people) following the fire in Novokhopyorsk Psychoneurological Care Home which claimed lives of 23 people and sent 23 more in hospitals, has been passed on for investigation to the main Investigations […]

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American, Russian and Briton Join International Space Station Crew

Hatches between the International Space Station and an arriving Soyuz spacecraft opened at 2:58 p.m. EST Tuesday, signaling the arrival of three new crew members, including NASA astronaut Tim Kopra. They will join other residents on the station to continue important research that advances NASA’s journey to Mars, while making discoveries that can benefit all […]

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