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29 May 2018

Egypt's army said Tuesday eight jihadists and two soldiers had been killed amid ongoing security operations in the Sinai peninsula. ...

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28 May 2018

Russian prosecutors have asked a Moscow court to find a Ukrainian journalist guilty of espionage and jail him for 14 years, his defence lawyer said on Monday. ...

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26 May 2018

As bank heists in America go, this was one of the weirdest: in 2003, a pizza delivery man walks into a bank with a bomb around his neck and a note demanding a quarter of a million dollars. ...

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25 May 2018

A leader of Cameroon's English-speaking community was handed a 15-year prison sentence on Friday over his alleged role in the anglophones' fight for their rights in the French-majority country. ...

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25 May 2018

A female journalist was found dead Thursday at her home in Mexico with stab wounds to the back of the neck, the state attorney general's office said. ...

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25 May 2018

A female journalist was found dead Thursday at her home in Monterrey, northern Mexico, having apparently been severely beaten, according to law enforcement sources. ...

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24 May 2018

Egypt's public prosecutor on Thursday ordered that blogger and journalist Wael Abbas, known for standing up against police violence, be detained for 15 days following his arrest, his lawyer said. ...

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24 May 2018

Turkish rapper Ezhel was arrested on Thursday on charges of inciting drug use in some of his songs, according to reports. ...

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24 May 2018

Ukraine on Thursday banned Russia's state-run RIA Novosti news agency, a week after one of its journalists was detained in Kiev and accused of treason. ...

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24 May 2018

A Ukrainian public radio journalist has been jailed for at least eight years in Belarus for being a secret service agent in Kiev, the Ukrainian government told AFP Wednesday. ...

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