Iran jails 16 women for joining IS in Syria – prosecutor

Sixteen women who went to Syria to join Islamic State have been jailed in Iran, a Tehran prosecutor said on Sunday. The women were also ordered to pay back any money they had received from the Sunni Muslim jihadist group, the judiciary’s news website...

Champions Man City held at home to Huddersfield Town

Champions Manchester City will have to wait to break the Premier League points record after they were held to a 0-0 draw by Huddersfield Town at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday. City, who lifted the Premier...

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Anger in France, Britain over Trump’s gun law speech

By Sarah White and David Milliken U.S. President DonaldTrumpcaused anger in France and Britain by suggesting looser gun laws could have helped prevent deadly attacks in Paris in 2015 and linking knife...

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Lava eruptions destroy 5 Hawaii homes, gas a threat

Nearly 2,000 people on Hawaii’s Big Island have been evacuated from homes after lava eruptions destroyed five houses and sulfur dioxide gas threatened to harm anyone who stayed in the residential area,...

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Pakistan’s interior minister wounded in gun attack, out of danger

By Mubasher Bukhari and Asif Shahzad Pakistan’s Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal was wounded in an apparent assassination attempt on Sunday, officials said, an incident likely to heighten political tensions...

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Man held after hitting work colleague on head

A 48-year-old man was arrested on Sunday in connection with a case of attempted murder after he allegedly hit a work colleague on the head with a metal pipe, at their workplace in Kato Moni. Early on...

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