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  • Viva La Revolution! Fidel Castro’s grandson flaunts wealth on VERY flashy Instagram page

    January 6, 2019 5:41 PM 134

    FIDEL Castros’ grandson has taken to social media to flaunt his ridiculous wealth and lavish lifestyle in a communist country where the vast majority of families rely on food rations to survive. Tony Castro’s Instagram account shows him jet-setting around the globe, partying with friends and relaxing in Cuidad del Carmen, a hip resort in Mexico. In one snap, the aspiring

  • ‘They will kill me’ Saudi teenager DETAINED in Bangkok after fleeing family

    January 6, 2019 4:53 PM 98

    A SAUDI woman has been detained in Bangkok, Thailand after fleeing her family to seek refuge abroad, insisting her relatives will kill her if she returns. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, is being held in Bangkok by Saudi officials after running away from her abusive family. Ms Qunun, who denounced her faith in Islam, escaped from her family while on a trip in Kuwait

  • World War 3: Iran and Russia join forces for joint war games in Caspian Sea

    January 6, 2019 4:03 PM 108

    IRAN and Russia are preparing to hold joint naval exercises in the Caspian Sea for “peace and stability”, says the commander of the Iranian navy. Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi has been quoted by semi-official news agency Mehr as saying the two countries are planning “war games” that will be implemented in the “near future”. Iran and Russia have held several

  • Egypt travel warning: One dead after bomb found by church outside Cairo

    January 6, 2019 11:34 AM 103

    AN EGYPTIAN policeman was killed while trying to defuse a bomb outside a Christian church near Cairo, sparking fears over the safety of the country. "You should be vigilant at all times and follow the advice of the Egyptian authorities and your travel company, if you have one. There have been threats to western nationals, institutions and businesses

  • French arrest eight Iranian suspected people smugglers in Calais

    January 6, 2019 10:19 AM 105

    EIGHT suspected people-smugglers arrested on a Calais beach were freed within hours - because "buying a boat is not a crime". "They were arrested by a sea surveillance patrol," said an investigating source in Boulogne-sur-Mere. "It was at around 2pm on Friday that a boat belonging to them was found." The semi-rigid dingy, with a Suzuki outboard motor

  • ISIS attack: Two British special forces soldiers ‘seriously injured’

    January 6, 2019 6:16 AM 102

    TWO British special forces soldiers have been seriously injured in an Islamic State (ISIS) attack in Syria. The soldiers were attacked in Deir al-Zour, the BBC reports, while other media said the incident took place in Al-Shafah, a town near Syria’s border with Iraq. The two soldiers have been airlifted to hospital by a US helicopter. It is believed

  • Six children killed after bus skids off road and rolls down gorge in India

    January 6, 2019 2:38 AM 101

    The driver also died in the tragedy which happened when the vehicle skidded off a hilly road in a mountainous part of the country. The driver also died when the vehicle skidded off a hilly road and rolled down a gorge in Himachal Pradesh state on Saturday. Three of the children, aged between five and 14, died at the scene, as did the driver. The children

  • Christian persecution: Fury after graves 'DESECRATED' as crucifix 'attacked with hammer'

    January 5, 2019 4:55 PM 103

    CHRISTIAN tombs in a Indonesian cemetery have been brutally vandalised and destroyed, amid rising fears of a worldwide crackdown on Christianity. Mr Widodo is running against Islamist political parties who have accused him of not being a “good Muslim” and secretly favouring the Community Party of Indonesia, which has been banned. Fears of a worldwide

  • Poland fire: Five teenage girls DEAD as blaze rips through escape room adventure game

    January 4, 2019 10:44 PM 105

    A FIRE has broken out at an escape room in northwest Poland, leaving five teenage girls dead, local officials have confirmed. A man was seriously injured by the fire but survived. The inferno broke out at 5pm local time (4pm GMT) on Friday at a party attraction known as an escape room. In escape rooms, users are locked in a room and must answer puzzles

  • Marriott hack: Hotel admits FIVE MILLION guests’ passport numbers at risk

    January 4, 2019 9:04 PM 106

    MORE than five million unencrypted passport numbers were part of the Marriott data breach that came to light last November. The global hotel chain discovered a total of 5.25million unencrypted passport numbers were obtained. A further 20.3million encrypted passport numbers are also believed to have been obtained. Marriott also estimates about 8.6million