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Syrian Kurd leader arrested in Prague on Turkish warrant parties

Syrian Kurd leader arrested in Prague on Turkish warrant: partiesOne of the most prominent leaders of Syria's Kurdish community has been arrested in Prague on a Turkish warrant, Kurdish political parties said Sunday. Saleh Muslim, the former co-chair of the Democratic Union Party (PYD), was arrested late on Saturday in the Czech capital, according to a statement by a coalition of political parties that includes the PYD. Turkish state news agency Anadolu reported that Saleh was detained based on an Interpol red notice issued by Turkish authorities.


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Greek anarchist group smashes windows at Novartis office in Athens

Greek anarchist group smashes windows at Novartis office in AthensGreek self-proclaimed anarchists threw paint and smashed windows at the entrance of the Athens headquarters of Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Sunday, police said. About 30 people were involved in the attack at 0515 local time (0315 GMT), a police official said. In a statement published on the Internet, the Rouvikonas group said the attack was linked to a probe into allegations of bribery by the drugmaker to doctors and public officials.


Read more: https://www.yahoo.com/news/greek-anarchist-group-smashes-windows-novartis-office-athens-114722016.html

Rohingya exodus still growing six months into crisis

Rohingya exodus still growing, six months into crisisHundreds of desperate Rohingya Muslims are still pouring over the Myanmar border into Bangladesh every week, bringing harrowing accounts of torture and murder, six months after a military crackdown sparked the massive refugee crisis. One of the recent arrivals, Nur Mohammad, said his village in Myanmar's Rakhine state was surrounded by Buddhist vigilantes for days before they were allowed to leave. Thirty-year-old Enayetullah was among the 200 Rohingya who crossed the Naf river into Bangladesh on Friday.


Read more: https://www.yahoo.com/news/rohingya-exodus-still-growing-six-months-crisis-114646335.html

One killed four injured as DR Congo police fire on banned protests

One killed, four injured as DR Congo police fire on banned protestsOne person was killed and at least four injured as police fired live bullets and tear gas to disperse banned protests calling on DR Congo President Joseph Kabila to stand down. The church-backed protests in the Democratic Republic of Congo come after months of tension sparked by Kabila's prolonged rule and long-delayed elections in the vast and chronically unstable country. In the capital Kinshasa, one man was killed and two people seriously injured as police opened fire on demonstrators.


Read more: https://www.yahoo.com/news/drcongo-braced-anti-kabila-protest-despite-ban-063341184.html



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