Police in Bangladesh Kill Alleged Canadian Mastermind Behind Attack on Café in Dhaka

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nsnbc : Police in Bangladesh killed thee Islamist militants on Saturday, including the Bangladesh-born Canadian Tamin Ahmed Chowdhury, the alleged mastermind of an attack on a café in Dhaka last month that killed 22, most of them foreigners. The killing of the three on Saturday happened as U.S. Secretary of State prepares to visit Bangladesh on Monday. Police More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, August 28th, 2016
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Chicago Police Fatally Shot 92, Wounded 170 in 6 Years

nsnbc : Chicago police officers fatally shot 92 and wounded another 170 during the time span from 2010 to 2015, reveal recently released data. A Chicago police officer on average discharged a firearm at someone More...

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By IMEMC On Sunday, August 28th, 2016
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4 Palestinian Hunger Strikers in Critical Condition, Handcuffed to Hospital Beds

IMEMC : Four hunger-striking Palestinian detainees are reportedly in critical condition at Israel’s Assaf Harofeh Hospital, according to a statement released on Saturday by the Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, August 27th, 2016
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Turkey Pounds Syrian Kurdish Fighters West of Euphrates

nsnbc : Turkish war planes and artillery pounded positions of the Syrian Kurdish YPG and the Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces west of the Euphrates River. Turkish warplanes and artillery have struck positions More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, August 27th, 2016
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Kerry & Lavrov Conclude 12-Hour Talks on Syria

nsnbc : U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov concluded more than 12-hour-long talks on Syria in Geneva Switzerland. The two agreed on several key issues, including humanitarian More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, August 27th, 2016
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U.S. Judge Denies Bail for Fugitive Former Colombian Agriculture Minister

nsnbc : A judge in Florida, USA, denied to release fugitive former Colombian Agriculture Minister Andres Felipe on bail. Felipe escaped to Miami, Florida, after being sentenced to 17 year in prison for embezzlement More...

Container shipping carriers have complained of poor conditions at Venezuelan ports including pilot boats unable to move due to fuel shortages, tug boats that mysteriously disappear for days on end, and drug inspections where the inspectors themselves are caught with drugs. (AVN)
By nsnbc On Saturday, August 27th, 2016
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Venezuelan Oil Imports Crash Amid Payment, Shipping Troubles

Ryan Mallett-Outtrim (VA) : Venezuela is now failing to cover collapsing domestic oil production with foreign imports, according to dire reports Friday. Container shipping carriers have complained of poor conditions More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, August 27th, 2016
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Colombia Arrests Suspect in Assassination of Venezuelan Tupamaro

Ryan Mallett-Outtrim (VA) : Colombian authorities say they have arrested an alleged paramilitary fighter accused of assassinating a Venezuelan politician earlier this year. César Vera. (Archive) Venezuelan national More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, August 26th, 2016
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Syrian Gov Agrees to Evacuation of 4,000 Civilians and 700 Jaish al-Fatah Fighters from Daraya

nsnbc : The Syrian government agreed to the evacuation of some 4,000 civilians as well as some 700 fighters of the Islamist Jaish al-Fatah from the city of Daraya, west of the capital Damascus. Preparations are More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, August 26th, 2016
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Main Prosecution Witness against Dilma Rousseff Disqualified

 nsnbc : The impeachment trial against suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff began on Thursday with the disqualification of the prosecution’s main witness. Julio Marcelo de Oliveira, a prosecutor at More...