Pierre Boukar

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Jailed US YouTuber seeks UAE pardon

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Eid al-Fitr

Ashley Madison infidelity site's customer data stolen

<b>Customer data has been stolen from Ashley Madison, a dating website for married people who wish to cheat on their spouse.</b><p>The hackers said they had obtained information including "all the customers' secret sexual fantasies and matching credit card transactions".<p>The site's operator confirmed there …

Ashley Madison

Video shows moment of 'El Chapo's' escape from Mexican prison

<b>(CNN) —</b> First he ducks into the shower of his prison cell, fully clothed. Then he leans down, but it's not clear what the infamous drug lord is doing; the short shower wall blocks him from the surveillance camera.<p>Seconds later, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman gets back up, sits down on his cell bed and …

Mexico

Protests as Japan paves way for self-defence law change

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Japan

Greece debt crisis: Eurozone deal laws backed by MPs

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Europe

'Auschwitz book-keeper' Oskar Groening sentenced to four years

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1180000/1180572_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1526509150_38e5ad6e97097af2e6e1969b3b3e3983<p><b>A German court has convicted a 94-year-old former guard at the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz of being an accessory to the murder of at least 300,000</b> …

World History

Taliban leader Mullah Omar backs Afghanistan peace talks

<b>Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar has backed peace talks with the Afghan government in a statement released to the media.</b><p>A message, marking the festival of Eid al-Fitr, made no direct reference to the talks but said Islam did not bar "peaceful interaction" with enemies.<p>Afghan government …

Afghanistan

Solar Impulse grounded until 2016

<b>The Swiss team trying to fly a solar-powered plane around the world has abandoned its effort for this year.</b><p>Its Solar Impulse vehicle's batteries were damaged on the last leg of the journey from Japan to Hawaii and will take several months to repair.<p>The aircraft will be kept at its Pacific stop-over …

Solar Impulse

Central African Republic conflict 'part-funded by European firms'

<b>European timber companies have helped fund the war in the Central African Republic through lucrative deals with militia groups, campaign group Global Witness alleges in a new report.</b><p>The companies paid millions of dollars to rebel groups accused of war crimes, the report says.<p>It accuses the EU of …

Africa