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August 13, 2017 4:17 PM FBI probe underway into Virginia white nationalist post-rally violence

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Reuters) - U.S. authorities on Sunday are investigating the outbreak of violence in Virginia following a white nationalist rally that killed one person and injured more than 30, presenting U.S. President Donald Trump with a major domestic challenge. The violence in the Southern college town of Charlottesville on Saturday was widely 18

August 8, 2017 3:36 PM Amnesty over, 'illegal expatriates' await Saudi crackdown

RIYADH (Reuters) - For four months, texts from the government pinged into every mobile phone in Saudi Arabia ordering "illegal expatriates" to leave the kingdom before the end of an amnesty that expired in late July. The campaign, "a nation without violators," warned of fines, jail time and deportation for anyone caught without valid identity documents 42

August 6, 2017 11:19 AM NACOB arrests agent for exporting Pangolin scales

The Intelligent Unit of the Narcotics Control Board has arrested Prosper Kumako, an agent who facilitated the exportation of Pangolin Scales from Ghana to Malaysia, Nana Kofi Adu-Nsiah, Executive Director, Wildlife Division of the Forestry Commission, has said. Mr Adu-Nsiah at a press briefing in Accra said Mr Kumako confessed that on June 13, 2017, he exported 57

August 2, 2017 8:33 AM With Opposition Out of Sight, Venezuela's New Assembly Is Set to Convene

(CARACAS, Venezuela) — President Nicolas Maduro's government says it is close to convening a special assembly endowed with powers to rewrite the constitution, override other branches of government and punish opposition leaders. Two of his leading foes already were dragged from their homes by heavily armed security agents and thrown in a military prison 67

August 1, 2017 3:33 PM The Latest: Spain against EU sanctions on Venezuela

Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis is rejecting the idea of EU sanctions against Venezuela, saying they could hurt the population. He said Tuesday that Spain instead favors individual measures such as travel restrictions against those responsible for the situation. Dastis said there is "great concern over the arrests of Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma 36

July 31, 2017 5:49 PM As Maduro takes Venezuela into uncharted waters, the opposition has few options

CARACAS, Venezuela — Critics called it “zero hour” for Venezuelan democracy, a tipping point into dictatorship. But after the socialist government here held a widely condemned election on Sunday, the opposition in this teetering South American nation faced an existential question. To the blaring sounds of salsa in the central Plaza Bolivar, President 59

July 31, 2017 5:14 PM Mass Nigerian arrests for 'homosexual acts' in Lagos State

More than 40 men have been arrested in Nigeria over the weekend for performing homosexual acts, police say. Nigerian newspaper Punch reports that the police raided a hotel in Lagos State on Saturday afternoon and says the hotel was cordoned off while the investigation was carried out. Homosexual acts are punishable by up to 14 years in jail in Nigeria 41

July 31, 2017 3:31 PM More Than 40 Men In Nigeria Were Arrested This Weekend For Performing "Homosexual Acts"

Over the weekend more than 40 Nigerian men were arrested for performing homosexual acts, police say. The men were at a hotel in Lagos State for an event to raise awareness about HIV testing. The hotel was cordoned off during the investigation. In Nigeria, homosexual acts are punishable by up to 14 years in prison, with gay marriage and displays of same-sex 38

July 31, 2017 12:29 PM Mass Nigerian arrests for gay sex in Lagos State

More than 40 men have been arrested in Nigeria over the weekend for performing homosexual acts, police say. Nigerian newspaper Punch reports that the police raided a hotel in Lagos State on Saturday afternoon and says the hotel was cordoned off while the investigation was carried out. Homosexual acts are punishable by up to 14 years in jail in Nigeria 53

July 31, 2017 12:01 AM Claims Australian terror plot ‘involved gas attack on plane’

Police foil plot to 'bring down plane': PM1:59 Arrests in Sydney after anti-terror raids foiled a plot that reportedly involved blowing up an aircraft. A family of suspected Islamist ­extremists allegedly plotted to bring down an Australian commercial jet by gassing the passengers. Picture: Supplied. DETAILS are still emerging about the alleged terror 51