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9/11 suspect seeks to represent himself in Guantanamo hearing | Reuters

FORT MEADE, Md. (Reuters) - A pre-trial hearing for five Guantanamo Bay 9/11 suspects stalled on Monday when one of them asked how to represent himself in the death penalty case.<p>Walid Bin Attash, also spelled Waleed bin Attash, appears at his arraignment as an accused 9/11 co-conspirator in this …

Guantanamo Bay

Thousands gather in Dresden for anniversary of Pegida movement

One person injured after being set upon by rival protesters as anti-migration group draws thousands to east German city – and similar numbers of counter-protesters<p>At least one person has been seriously hurt after thousands of people massed in the eastern German city of Dresden to mark the first …


Ankara suicide bomber was brother of suspect in previous attack, Turkey says

Prosecutor named bomber as Yunus Emre Alagöz, whose brother is believed to have carried out similar attack in Suruç in July<p>Turkish authorities have identified one of two suicide bombers who killed 102 people in an attack on a peace parade in Ankara earlier this month.<p>The Ankara prosecutor’s office …


Syrian rebels say they receive more weapons for Aleppo battle | Reuters

BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) - Rebels battling the Syrian army and its allies near Aleppo said on Monday they had received new supplies of U.S.-made anti-tank missiles from states opposed to President Bashar al-Assad since the start of a major government offensive last week.<p>Syrians that fled recent …

Middle East

Juvenile hangings prompt UN's Ban Ki-moon to ask Iran to suspend executions

UN secretary general expresses concern about ‘worrying trend’ in country that has signed international conventions outlawing death penalty for those under 18<p>The UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, has called on Iran to impose a moratorium on executions after two juvenile offenders were hanged in the …

Ban Ki-moon

UK aims to take in 1,000 Syrian refugees by Christmas, says PM

<b>The UK aims to take in 1,000 Syrian refugees by Christmas, Prime Minister David Cameron has said.</b><p>About 260 Syrians have already arrived in the UK as part of the government's scheme to relocate 20,000 people from camps neighbouring Syria by 2020.<p>Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the government's …

North Africa

Drone Owners Asked To Register with FAA

Exclusive: NATO nations to keep presence in Afghanistan, officials say | Reuters

TRAPANI, Italy (Reuters) - Germany, Turkey and Italy are set to keep their deployments in Afghanistan at current levels, senior NATO officials said on Monday after the U.S. government decided to prolong its 14-year-old military presence there.<p>NATO soldiers stand near a damaged NATO military vehicle …


Australian mining giant Rio Tinto is using these huge self-driving trucks to transport iron ore

Australian mining giant Rio Tinto just completed its rollout of huge driverless trucks to transport iron ore and other material around its Pilbara sites. They can run 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.<p>The seven metre high trucks are Rio's way of increasing onsite efficiency, cutting costs, and …

Rio Tinto

Hacker claims to have breached CIA director's personal email

WASHINGTON (AP) — An anonymous hacker claims to have breached CIA Director John Brennan's personal email account and has posted documents online, including a list of email addresses purportedly from Brennan's contact file.<p>The CIA said it referred the matter to the proper authorities, but would not …

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