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[Video] Saudi Prince Arrested On King Salman’s Order After Viral Abuse Video

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Saudi Arabia's King Salman ordered the arrest of a prince and his associates on Wednesday after videos emerged that appear to show the prince engaging in abusive behavior against citizens.

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Twitter Video Leads To Saudi Prince Arrest

A Saudi prince has been arrested on the orders of Saudi King Salman bin Abdelaziz after videos were circulated on social media which appeared to show the prince beating several people.

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Japanese Prime Minister’s Wife Praised As ‘Hero’ For Pretending Not To Understand English To Avoid Speaking With Trump

We have all seen Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s awkward handshake with President of the United States (POTUS) Donald Trump which resorted to him rolling his eyes in annoyance, but now could it be that his wife Akie Abe, has taken a cue from her husband, snubbing the orange-coloured man?

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Saudi King Overhauls Security Services Following Royal Shakeup

Pic: ReutersDUBAI: Saudi King Salman on Thursday decreed the consolidation of counter-terrorism and domestic intelligence under a new body, in a major overhaul of the security apparatus weeks after the interior minister was ousted from the royal succession.

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Qatari Emir Amends Laws To Bolster Fight Against Terrorism: Agency

Pic: ReutersDOHA: Qatar's ruler has amended the country's anti-terrorism laws in a royal decree issued on Thursday, state news agency QNA reported, in a move that appears aimed at countering charges the Gulf Arab state supports terrorism.

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Italian Judges Convict Over 40 In Rome's "Mafia Capital" Trial

ROME, July 21 -- Over 40 people were convicted of corruption by an Italian court here on Thursday, at the end of an unprecedented trial against organised crime in the Italian capital, China'x Xinhua news agency reported.

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No Korean Military Talks After North Snubs South's Call

Pic: ReutersSEOUL: South Korea's proposed military talks aimed at easing tensions between the two Koreas planned for Friday failed to take place after the North snubbed a call by the South, a setback for new President Moon Jae-in's hope of engaging Pyongyang in dialogue.

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Accused Kidnapper Of Chinese Scholar Pleads Not Guilty

CHICAGO, July 21 -- Brendt Christensen, the accused kidnapper of Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying, pleaded not guilty to charges against him on Thursday during his arraignment at a federal court in Midwest US state of Illinois, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Magnitude 6.7 Quake Off Turkish And Greek Coasts Kills Two: USGS

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ANKARA: A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.7 killed two people when it struck near major Turkish and Greek tourist destinations in the Agean Sea on Friday, Turkish and Greek officials said.

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Moroccan Police Fire Tear Gas To Disperse Protests In North

Protesters shout slogans during a demonstration against alleged corruption in the town of Al-Hoceima, Morocco July 20, 2017.

AL-HOCEIMA,  - Police fired tear gas and used truncheons to scatter hundreds of protesters in northern Morocco, a Reuters witness said on Thursday, part of the biggest wave of demonstrations in the kingdom since Arab Spring-inspired rallies in 2011.

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