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Netanyahu asks for immunity from corruption charges

Israel‘s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he will ask for immunity from corruption charges in a move that could delay his trial for months. The request to parliament is expected to put the trial on hold …

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Seven detained in Turkey for aiding ex-Nissan CEO's escape

Turkish police detained seven people in an investigation into how ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn transited through Istanbul en route to Lebanon after fleeing Japan, a police spokeswoman said. According to her, the other detainees were …

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EU to save Khashoggi killers?

The European Union is opposed to the use of capital punishment in the case of the murder o journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to the statement by the EU spokesperson. At the same time, Brussels reiterates the need to fully …

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Khashoggi killers sentenced to death

Saudi Arabia sentenced five people to death and three more to jail terms totaling 24 years over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul in October last year. Saudi Deputy Public Prosecutor and spokesman Shalaan …

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Police investigating shooting in Nursultan airport

The International Nursultan Nazarbayev Airport said a shooting was heard on the territory of the airport. "Police started investigation. Details of the investigation today can not be reported," AKIpress cited the …

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Iraq protesters attack Iran consulate - media

Four protesters were shot dead this morning outside the Iranian consulate in Iraq's Karbala. Iraq’s official human rights watchdog confirmed the deaths. The Iraqi High Commission for Human Rights (IHCHR) said three people were …

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Atambayev to be kept in custody until December 26

The Kyrgyz court has extended the arrest of ex-president Almazbek Atambayev until December 26, lawyer of the former head of state Sergey Slesarev said. Atambayev, who governed Kyrgyzstan from 2011 to …

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Rouhani's brother begins prison term - media

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s brother has begun serving a five-year prison sentence on corruption charges. According to the Tasnim news agency, authorities had transferred Hossein Fereidoun to …

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Former Tehran mayor who killed wife free on bail

A former mayor of Tehran Mohammad Ali Najafi who murdered his wife has been released on bail, his lawyer said. Najafi was sentenced to death last month after being convicted of shooting dead his second wife Mitra Ostad …

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Shooting incident in Nur-Sultan: one person killed

One person died and three others were injured after shooting during a conflict between residents of Nur-Sultan. The incident occurred on August 25 on one of the streets of the city, Kazakhstan Today reports.   …

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