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Anti-UKIP protests cause Farage to flee

Anti-UKIP protests cause Farage to flee

The leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) Nigel Farage faced a swarm of protesters yesterday as he left a pub in Edinburgh. Demonstrators protesting outside the Canon’s Gait pub, where Mr Farage was holding a press conference, [read more]

Iran bans female candidates running for President in June elections

Iran bans female candidates running for President in June elections

Female candidates have been banned from running in the presidential elections in Iran this year, according to a report. Ayatollah Mohammad Yazdi, a clerical member of the Guardian Council, Iran’s constitutional watchdog group, [read more]

Ceiling collapse kills workers in Cambodian shoe factory

Ceiling collapse kills workers in Cambodian shoe factory

At least two people have been killed and nine injured after the ceiling of a shoe factory, the Wing Star, in the southern province of Kampong Speu in Cambodia, collapsed Thursday morning. The local district police chief, Khen Pannara, [read more]

Syrian rebel videoed eating the heart of a soldier

Syrian rebel videoed eating the heart of a soldier

In a ghastly video filmed in Syria, Free Syrian Army rebel commander, Abu Sakkar, was seen cutting organs out of a dead soldier and biting into his heart. The video, which has been posted on the internet, shows Sakkar addressing the camera [read more]

International sanctions against North Korea are working

International sanctions against North Korea are working

North Korea’s ability to progress its nuclear weapons programme is being successfully stymied by international sanctions, according to a recent United Nations (UN) report. The report, complied by the UN sanctions-monitoring group, said [read more]

Theresa May declares war on police killers

Theresa May declares war on police killers

British home secretary, Theresa May, has announced that those convicted of killing a police officer are to face compulsory whole-life sentences. Speaking at the Police Federation conference in Bournemouth, Mrs May called the murder of a [read more]

Riots mar Paris team’s first league title in 19 years

Riots mar Paris team’s first league title in 19 years

The streets of Paris were transformed into a battlefield on Monday after a fight broke out between French football fans and riot police, ruining the victory celebrations to honor Paris Saint-Germain’s (PSG) first French football title in [read more]

UN accused of spreading cholera in Haiti

UN accused of spreading cholera in Haiti

A United Nations military base on the Artibonite river in Nepal, primary source of water for the surrounding populace, has been accused of sparking the 2010 outbreak of cholera in Haiti – one of the worst epidemics in their recent [read more]

Ohio kidnapper due in court charged with kidnap and rape

Ohio kidnapper due in court charged with kidnap and rape

The man suspected of kidnapping and imprisoning three women for a decade in Cleveland is due to make his first court appearance in Ohio on Thursday. Ariel Castro, a former bus driver, has been charged with kidnap and rape. The three women [read more]

The US accuses China of cyber espionage

The US accuses China of cyber espionage

A US report by the Pentagon has accused China of targeting US government computer software as part of a cyber-spying campaign. The report states the alleged intrusion was focused on collecting data on US diplomatic, economic and defence [read more]

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