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Minorities From Iran Protest In Switzerland

Footage from the protest in Lucerne, Switzerland (in Farsi) By SABOOR NADEM and JOSH FRIEDMAN Ethnic minority migrants from Iran protested the Iranian regime Friday outside the train station in Lucerne, Switzerland. The protesters hailed primarily from the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan, which is located near Pakistan. The demonstrators accused the Iranian government

By |December 10th, 2016|Europe, Iran, Middle East, News in Brief|

Henry Kissinger Strolls To Dinner

Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger strolls to dinner at the 2016 Bilderberg conference in Dresden, Germany. Protesters heckle Kissinger as he traverses what has been dubbed "the catwalk" or "the walk of shame" at Bilderberg 2016.

By |June 11th, 2016|Germany, News in Brief, United States|

Drone Strike Kills Taliban Leader

A U.S. drone strike killed Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour on Saturday, CNN reports. The strike occurred in a remote area of Pakistan near the Afghan border. The Pakistani government released a statement saying the drone strike was a violation of sovereignty.

By |May 22nd, 2016|Afghanistan, News in Brief, United States|

Flood Kills Five In Afghan Province

A flood killed five people and destroyed more than 40 homes and businesses in Afghanistan's Ghor Province on Monday. Ghor Province is the former home of Basir Yousofy and the Afghan interpreters who worked for the Lithuanian military.

By |May 2nd, 2016|Afghanistan, News in Brief|

ISIS Bombings Kill 30 In Brussels

Bombings at an airport and metro station killed 30 people in Brussels on Monday, CNN reports. ISIS is claiming responsibility for the attacks.

By |March 23rd, 2016|Europe, European Union, News in Brief|

North Korea Get Its Nukes Ready

In response to new United Nations sanctions on Pyongyang, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered his military to be ready to launch nuclear strikes at anytime, CNN reports. "Under the extreme situation that the U.S. imperialist is misusing its military influence and is pressuring other countries and people to start war and catastrophe, the

By |March 5th, 2016|Far East, News in Brief, North Korea|

Super Tuesday Polls Open

Both Democratic and Republican voters are heading to the polls in 11 U.S. states Tuesday. Another two states are holding Republican-only caucuses. "Super Tuesday" may be a make or break day for Republican Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz who are chasing frontrunner Donald Trump for their party's presidential nomination.

By |March 1st, 2016|News in Brief, United States|

Indian Man Kills His Family

A 35-year-old man Indian man killed 14 members of his family, the BBC reports. He then killed himself to raise the family death toll to 15. Indian news reports stated the man laced his family's food with sedatives, then slit their throats. Among the dead were the man's parents and six of his sister's children.

By |February 29th, 2016|India, News in Brief|
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