Iranian Security Forces Arrest Dissident Niece of Supreme Leader

Iranian security forces arrested Farida Moradkhani, the niece of the country’s leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and a civil rights activist after she spoke out in favor of the ousted pro-western royal family. Iranian Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) said …

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Somalian Government Spokesperson Injured in Suicide Bombing

A suicide bomb attack injured Somalian government spokesperson Mohamed Ibrahim Moalimu in the capital Mogadishu on Jan. 16. Moalimu sustained injuries to his hand and leg from the shrapnel of the explosive device, VOA Somali reported. State media outlet SNTV …

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University of Michigan Fires President Over Inappropriate Employee Relationship

The University of Michigan fired Mark Schlissel as its president on Jan. 15, following an investigation into an inappropriate relationship he had with a subordinate. The Board of Regents announced that it has removed Schlissel after they investigated an anonymous …

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Taliban Militants Pepper Spray Women’s Rights Protesters

Taliban militants on Jan. 16 pepper sprayed women’s rights protesters in the capital of Afghanistan. The Taliban dispersed around 20 women who gathered in front of Kabul University to demand for rights to work and education, three women protesters told …

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Pakistani Soldier Killed During Exchange Of Fire With Terrorists

A Pakistani soldier was killed in Jani Khel area of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s Bannu district in an exchange of fire with terrorists on Friday, the military announced. As per Pakistan’s Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement, Sepoy Sarfaraz Ali, age 26 years, a …

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Polish Military Data Leaked

The Polish Armed Forces reported that 1.8 million data points of military equipment have been leaked online. “After verification of the services, we would like to inform you that the catalog disclosed on the Internet is part of the Uniform …

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