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Bahareh Zare Bahari [PHOTO CREDIT: Onmanorama - Malayala Manorama]

Iranian beauty queen says she will be killed if she is deported

Bahari, who represented Iran in the Miss Intercontinental pageant held in Manila in January, has been living in the Philippines since 2014 to study dentistry.’’

Police escort the truck, that was found to contain a large number of dead bodies, as they move it from an industrial estate in Thurrock, south England, Wednesday Oct. 23, 2019. Police in southeastern England said that 39 people were found dead Wednesday inside a truck container believed to have come from Bulgaria. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Truck driver found with 39 bodies appears in British court

“This involves a global ring facilitating the movement of a large number of immigrants into the UK,” a prosecutor said of the truck driver’s case.

Saudi Arabia

Seven die in heavy rains in Saudi Arabia

A number of people and one vehicle were trapped due to the rains.

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi [Photo: BBC]

How Al-Baghdadi, three children were killed — President Trump

Mr Trump said U.S. special forces led an operation that cornered the Islamic State leader into a tunnel, “whimpering and crying and screaming.”

Crashed Boeing plane in Indonesia in October 2018

Indonesian investigators blame Boeing design flaws for Lion Air crash

A Lion Air passenger jet plummeted into the Java Sea after take-off from Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta International Airport on October 29, 2018 killing all 189 people on board.

Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau

Buhari congratulates Canadian Prime Minister on election victory

Buhari also celebrated with the Liberal Party of Canada and Canadians in general on their victory and the conclusion of the elections

Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau (Photo Credit: Facebook)

Canadian PM, Justin Trudeau, wins reelection

Mr Trudeau’s Liberal Party won 157 seats of the 338 up for grabs in the parliament.

Jimmy Carter turns 95 years old Oct. 1, making him the longest living president.(Los Angeles Times)

Ex-U.S. president Carter suffers minor fracture in fall at home

The 95-year-old former president fell on Monday in his home in Plains, Georgia, the second this month.

Boris Johnson suspends parliament what does it mean for Brexit and why are MPs so angry - EPA/Mick Tsikas

Brexit: Johnson threatens fresh election if parliament extent timetable

The prime minister says EU will not change the deal again

Syrian refugees used to illustrate the story.

More than 7,000 Syrians flee to Iraq amid Turkish offensive – UNHCR

The UNHCR added that the overall number of Syrian refugees in Iraq currently stands at about 229,000

China Premier, President Xi Jinping

China criticises U.S. lawmakers for passing Hong Kong rights bill

The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act requires sanctions against Chinese officials “responsible for undermining fundamental freedoms” in the city

Typhoon Jebi [Photo: Daily Express]

Japan typhoon death toll climbs to 74

Rescuers are searching for missing people.

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh's Tour of Slovakia Day 1

Queen Elizabeth breaks from tradition, wears lighter crown

Queen Elizabeth had previously worn a different attire 64 times for state opening of parliament.

The European Union headquarters in the Belgian capital, Brussels [Photo: Press TV]

EU ministers to consider steps against Turkey over Syria offensive

Last week, Turkey launched an operation in north-eastern Syria targeting Kurdish militias.

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Thousands protest in Germany over Turkish offensive in Syria

Germany is home to the largest population of Turkish migrants in Europe.

Boeing 737 [Photo Credit: Linkdin]

American Airlines cancels Boeing 737 MAX flights until January 16

The fast-selling 737 MAX has been grounded worldwide since mid-March following two crashes involving the aircraft within a span of five months.

Former Dutch housing minister commits suicide

Ella Vogelaar was 69 years at the time she committed suicide.

Mexican protesters

Mexican protesters tie mayor to truck, drag him in street over failure to keep campaign promises

A local outlet El Heraldo de Mexico had reported that the protesters armed with clubs and rocks dragged Mayor Jorge Hernandez until the police stopped the Toyota pickup he was tied to and freed him.

U.S. fighter jet crashes in SW Germany, pilot survives

The F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet crashed at about 3.00 p.m. during a routine training sortie near Zemmer.

Canadian-American, Swiss win Nobel Prize in Physics

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced the renowned prize in Stockholm on Tuesday morning.

Donald Trump

House subpoenas Pentagon, budget office in Trump impeachment inquiry

Trump is facing impeachment inquiry for a “favour” from Ukraine in investigating former Vice President Joe Biden, also a Democrat’s presidential hopeful.

Map of USA. [PHOTO CREDIT: Wikimedia Commons]

U.S. trade deficit widens in August

The trade deficit widened to $54.9 billion from the revised $54 billion in July.

Jamal Khashoggi (Photo Credit: The Independent)

Khashoggi, love of my life – Fiancee

The Saudi journalist was murdered in Istanbul, Turkey on October 2, 2018.

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia to offer international tourist visas for 49 countries

“Opening Saudi Arabia to international tourists is a historic moment for our country,” said Al-Khateeb.

Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu

Corruption: Netanyahu demands live broadcast of his indictment hearings

Mr Netanyahu is set to face Attorney General who will make a decision on whether the prime minister will be indicted on bribery and fraud charges.