Mon06252018

LAST_UPDATESun, 24 Jun 2018 9pm

4 Killed, 142 Arrested In Crime Crackdown In Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO -- At least four people were killed and 142 arrested on Saturday in a wide-ranging Brazilian police dragnet in Rio de Janeiro.

Read more: 4 Killed, 142 Arrested In Crime Crackdown In Rio

6 Men Were Plotting Attack On Berlin Half-Marathon, Police Say

BERLIN — Six men suspected of plotting a possible attack on the Berlin half-marathon on Sunday were detained by the police amid heightened security in Germany a day after a truck attack in the western city of Münster killed two people.

Read more: 6 Men Were Plotting Attack On Berlin Half-Marathon, Police Say

Alibaba Sues Dubai's Alibabacoin

A Dubai-based cryptocurrency company called Alibabacoin Foundation has rebuffed allegations of trademark infringement brought against it by the giant Chinese online retailer Alibaba Group Holding in a US lawsuit last week.

Read more: Alibaba Sues Dubai's Alibabacoin

Trump Tweets US And China Will Reach Deal On IP

US President Donald Trump has said in a tweet on Sunday that China would take down its trade barriers and that the two countries would reach a deal on intellectual property.

Read more: Trump Tweets US And China Will Reach Deal On IP

Islam And Cryptocurrency, Halal Or Not Halal?

In Dubai’s decades-old Gold Souq, customers from around the world haggle over bangles and necklaces. Elsewhere in the emirate, the region’s top centre for gold trade, bullion is playing a new role in financial engineering.

Read more: Islam And Cryptocurrency, Halal Or Not Halal?

Nigeria: 149 Women And Children Rescued From Boko Haram

The Nigerian military says it has rescued 149 women and children abducted by the armed group Boko Haram in the country's northeast.

Read more: Nigeria: 149 Women And Children Rescued From Boko Haram

Douma Chemical Attack Draws International Outrage

A chemical attack in a Syrian rebel-held town has sparked widespread international outrage and revulsion.

Read more: Douma Chemical Attack Draws International Outrage

ICC Prosecutor Calls For End To Israeli Violence In Gaza

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Sunday called for an end to violence in the Gaza Strip, adding the Palestinian territories were subject to a preliminary examination by her office and she was monitoring events there closely.

Read more: ICC Prosecutor Calls For End To Israeli Violence In Gaza

Deal Reached To Surrender Last Rebel-Held Town In Eastern Ghouta

Jaish al-Islam, the last remaining rebel group in Eastern Ghouta, has agreed to leave its holdout in Douma for an opposition-held area in northern Syria, according to opposition negotiators and the Russian foreign ministry.

Read more: Deal Reached To Surrender Last Rebel-Held Town In Eastern Ghouta

Hungary Elections: Prime Minister Viktor Orban Declades Victory

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban had declared victory after preliminary results show his anti-migrant party is projected to win a commanding majority in the country's key parliamentary elections.

Read more: Hungary Elections: Prime Minister Viktor Orban Declades Victory