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Iran drug law change could spare thousands on death row The softening of drug laws could mean 5,000 prisoners escaping execution.
BBC News | Jan 10, 2018 1:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Israel searches West Bank after settler killed in drive-by shooting Raziel Shevach, a 35-year-old rabbi and father of six, was killed in a drive-by shooting on Tuesday.
BBC News | Jan 10, 2018 11:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Syrian Regime Advances On Idlib Province Syria's President Bashar Assad continues to reclaim territory from rebels. His government is now moving in to crush the rebel-held northwestern province of Idlib.
NPR.org | Jan 10, 2018 09:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Oliver McAfee: Worries over missing NI cyclist Oliver McAfee had given up his gardening job to cycle across Europe and was last seen on 21 November.
BBC News | Jan 10, 2018 09:12 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How The Iranian Government Could Move Ahead After Outbreak Of Protests It's likely President Hassan Rouhani will cite the unrest as a reason for reform while hardliners could use it to justify a crackdown.
NPR.org | Jan 9, 2018 9:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How To Make The World A Better Place In 2018, According To Pope Francis He spoke about topics in the headlines but also voiced concerns about the risks of technology and the need to develop better drugs without worrying about profits.
NPR.org | Jan 9, 2018 7:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Iran's Leader Calls Trump 'Psychotic,' Warns of Revenge The supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, blamed the U.S. for instigating recent protests in Iran and vowed to retaliate for the ''damage'' caused.
New York Times | Jan 9, 2018 5:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iran's President Takes Aim At Hardliners But Move Could Backfire Following protests, Hassan Rouhani told his cabinet that Iranians were dissatisfied with more than the economy, and they shouldn't be expected to abide by the views of an aging ruling establishment.
NPR.org | Jan 9, 2018 10:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Iran Hints at Rift With Atomic Agency if U.S. Quits Nuclear Deal Ali Akbar Salehi, head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization, said Iran might rethink its cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency.
New York Times | Jan 8, 2018 9:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Russia Says Its Syria Bases Beat Back an Attack by 13 Drones The attack was directed against Russian targets in Syria, with militants there launching 13 armed drones against naval and air bases.
New York Times | Jan 8, 2018 9:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend