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January 21, 2019

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Gunmen kill two Buddhist monks in Thailand’s troubled south

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Unknown gunmen shot dead two Buddhist monks and injured two others in an attack at a temple in Thailand’s mainly Muslim south, the first such killing of a Buddhist monk in the restive region in more than three years.Military police officers are seen at a temple where unknown gunmen shot...
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Tougher law on sexual abuse of children unveiled

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The courts will be able to prohibit sex offenders who have released from prison from entering schools and other places frequented by children under proposed changes to the 2014 law on the sexual abuse of minors. Justice Minister Ionas Nicolaou said that proposed amendments will be submitted to cabinet on...
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Police investigating ‘sale’ of baby; woman remanded

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Police are investigating an attempt to ‘sell’ a baby, philenews reported on Friday. It said that a 47 year old woman from the Philippines is under arrest and two men are being sought. According to the site, the woman was arrested yesterday on suspicion of conspiracy to commit an offence,...
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Limassol murder suspects remanded; police say close to solving case

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Limassol District Court on Thursday ordered three brothers held in police custody for eight days in connection with investigations into the murder of Christos Michail in Polemidia. The three suspects are aged 28, 19 and 16. Philenews reported that the trial was held behind closed doors, as one of the...
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Student killed in ‘horrendous attack’ in Australia while on phone with sister

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An Israeli woman who was killed in the Australian city of Melbourne had been on the telephone to her sister when she was followed from public transport and attacked close to the university where she was studying, police said on Thursday. The body of Aiia Maasarwe, 21, was found by passers-by...
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Israel police investigate ‘sex-for-judgeships’ allegations

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Police in Israel have arrested a top lawyer as part of an investigation into claims that judicial appointments were traded for sexual favours. The lawyer has not been named and a gag order covers most details of the case. But police said it concerned the appointment of a female magistrates’...
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Limassol murder: police searching for evidence – €4,400 found in victim’s car

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Police are investigating a case of premeditated murder of Christos Michail, 44, who was found shot dead in his car in Polemidia, Limassol on Monday afternoon. State pathologists who visited the crime scene said the man, who was known to police for previous drug offences, was shot twice in the...
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Czech pensioner jailed for terror attacks on trains

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A Czech pensioner has been jailed for four years for terrorism offences which he tried to stage as jihadist attacks. Jaromir Balda, 71, felled trees to block railway lines and left messages at the scene proclaiming “Allahu Akbar” – or “God is great” in Arabic. Two passenger trains hit the...
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China sentences Canadian man to death for drug smuggling

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China’s court has sentenced a Canadian man to death for drug smuggling – a verdict likely to reignite a diplomatic row between the two countries. Robert Lloyd Schellenberg had been given a 15-year jail term in 2016, but after an appeal in 2018 a court said the sentence was too...
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Hugh Grant appeals over script stolen in car break-in

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Actor Hugh Grant has made an appeal to thieves who broke into his car and stole a bag containing a script he was working on. In a tweet Grant pleaded with them to “at least” return a script which “contained weeks worth of notes”. The bag, which was stolen on...
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UK court jails British hacker for taking Liberia’s internet down while living in Cyprus

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A British hacker whose cyberattacks took Liberia’s internet down for a whole year, has been jailed for almost three years, CNN reported on Saturday. Daniel Kaye launched a series of attacks on Liberian cell phone operator Lonestar in October 2015, which became so powerful they knocked out the west African...
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Bolivia extradites Italian ex-militant

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An Italian former communist militant captured in Bolivia is on a plane back to Rome, officials have confirmed. Cesare Battisti, 64, is wanted for four murders in Italy during the 1970s, which he denies committing. He was extradited after being found in Santa Cruz de La Sierra in an international...
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Russian woman wanted by Interpol arrested in Paphos

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Acting on an international arrest warrant issued by Interpol, police on Sunday arrested a 53 year old Russian woman  in Paphos. Philenews said the woman is wanted in Russia  in connection with an inquiries into a number of offences, without specifying. It added that the woman was tracked down in...
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White man filmed making racist, sexist, xenophobic rant in London McDonald’s

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A white man has been recording ranting in the Brixton branch on McDonald’s about immigrants and feminists while claiming that “white men built civilisation”. The incident appeared to take place on Friday evening and has been uploaded to Twitter by the musician Alex Parvenu, who recorded the rant. At the time...
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Jayme Closs: Man, 21, named in kidnapping and murder case

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Wisconsin police have charged a 21-year-old man with murdering a 13-year-old girl’s parents last October so he could abduct her. Jake Thomas Patterson was arrested on two counts of first-degree homicide and one count of kidnapping, police said on Friday. Jayme Closs was found alive by the suspect’s neighbours on...
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Supreme Courts adds 5 years to jail term of father convicted of killing son

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The Supreme Court on Friday added five years to the 10 year jail term imposed on Timoleon Themistocleous by the Limassol Criminal Court for the manslaughter of  his 19 year old son Odysseas in Paramytha in October 2015. The Limassol Criminal Court had sentenced him to 10 years in jail,...

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