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File - Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation, addresses the general debate of the General Assemblys seventieth session
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 The Guardian 
Killer, kleptocrat, genius, spy: the many myths of Vladimir Putin
Vladimir Putin, you may have noticed, is everywhere. He has soldiers in Ukraine and Syria, troublemakers in the Baltics and Finland, and a hand in elections from the Czech Republic to France to the Un... (photo: UN / Mark Garten)
FILE- In this Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, file photo, Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh arrives for a summit to address a seminar on security during an event marking the centenary of the unification of Nigeria's north and south in Abuja, Nigeria. Gambian activists and politicians have called on West Africa's economic body to take actions against Gambia for its brutal crackdown on rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly in the run-up to elections later in the year. The calls come as Amnesty International released a report Thursday, June 2, 2016, that says amid opposition protests, peaceful demonstrators and bystanders were beaten and arrested in April and May.
Gambia Detains Jammeh's Former Head of Intelligence Over Reports of Torture
| Authorities detained the former head of the National Intelligence Agency on Tuesday over the groups use of torture and murder of political opponents of former leader Yahya Jammeh, according to Reute... (photo: AP / Sunday Alamba)
Congo United Nations security officers  The Salone Monitor 
Human Rights at risk in Eastern Africa amid ‘politics of demonization
Amnesty International | With politics of demonization taking hold across the globe in 2016, East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes, saw a rise in human rights violations resulting from growing auth... (photo: MONUSCO Photos)
Burundi crisis   Congo protests   Photos   S. Sudan conflict   Wikipedia: Human rights in Africa  
File - Milo Yiannopoulos (founder of The Kernel) at the NEXTConf in 2014.  The Independent 
Breitbart 'plans to fire senior editor Milo Yiannopoulos' over 'pro-paedophilia’ video footage
Breitbart is reportedly planning to fire their senior editor Milo Yiannopoulos over apparently pro-paedophilia remarks he made in a newly surfaced podcast. | Mr Yiannopoulos, a vocal Donald Trump supp... (photo: Creative Commons / NEXTConf)
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Israeli soldier Elor Azaria's mother shields his face at the start of is sentencing hearing in a Tel Aviv, Israel military court, 21 February 2017. The Guardian
Israeli soldier sentenced for 18 months for killing injured Palestinian attacker
An Israeli military medic who was captured on camera killing an incapacitated Palestinian attacker last year has been sentenced to 18 months in prison. | Elor Azaria’s ... (photo: AP / Jim Hollander, Pool, via AP)
Elor Azaria   Hebron Shooting   Israel Crime   Photos   Wikipedia: Hebron shooting incident  
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, delivers his sermon in front of a picture of the late spiritual leader Ayatollah Khomeini, during the Friday prayers, at the Tehran University campus, in Tehran, Iran, Friday, June 19, 2009. Hong Kong Standard
Fake Israel a a dirty chapter in history, Iranian supreme leader says
Iran's supreme leader has used the podium of a pro-Palestinian gathering in Tehran to call Israel a "fake'' nation and a "dirty chapter'... (photo: AP / Meisam Hosseini)
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei   Iran   Israeli-Palestinian Conflict   Photos   Wikipedia: Ali Khamenei  
A masked Turkish police officer secures a road leading to the United States consulate building in Istanbul, Monday, Aug. 10, 2015. Two assailants opened fire at the building in Istanbul on Monday, touching off a gunfight with police, Turkish media reports said. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis) WorldNews.com
Report: Alleged Erdogan Assassination Attempt Trial Opens In Turkey
| The 47 people charged with attempting to kill Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the night of the failed coup in July 2016 while he vacationed with his family op... (photo: AP / Lefteris Pitarakis)

Gulen   Photos   Recep Tayyip Erdogan   Turkey Coup   Wikipedia: Recep Tayyip Erdoan  
Students leave buildings surrounding Watts Hall as police respond to reports of an active shooter on campus at Ohio State University, Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, in Cincinnati. WorldNews.com
Police Officer Killed, 2 Others Injured in Shootout Following California Traffic Accident
| A police officer was killed and a second injured in a shootout with a suspected gang member Monday morning in Whittier, California, authorities said. | Another person w... (photo: AP / John Minchhillo)

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East Midwood Jewish Center in Brooklyn, New York. ABC News
More than 60 threats to Jewish Centers across the US, authorities investigating
Threats were communicated to at least 11 JCCs today. ... ... (photo: Creative Commons / David Shankbone)
Bomb Threats   Crime   Jewish Centers   Photos   Wikipedia: Antisemitism in the United States  
Rev. Jesse Jackson left, listens as Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks during a special City Council meeting that he called to discuss a police abuse scandal Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015, in Chicago. Chicago Sun-Times
Jesse Jackson: Trump’s tough talk won’t fix Chicago
Follow @revjjackson | Donald Trump is fixated on what he describes as the “carnage” going on in Chicago, suggesting that if Chicago’s horrendous homicide rate doesn... (photo: AP / Paul Beaty)
Chicago Crime Problem   Donald Trump   Jesse Jackson   Photos   Wikipedia: Timeline of organized crime in Chicago  
Digital copy of the Mona Lisa painting / La Gioconda by Leonardo Da Vinci, displayed  for a limited period at the Da Vinci Workshop in Manila, Philippines. The Tribune San Luis Obispo
3 convicted in 100 million-euro Paris modern art heist
An agile thief nicknamed "spiderman," an antiques dealer and an art expert have been sentenced to prison and ordered to pay the city of Paris for stealing five masterpiec... (photo: WN / RTayco)

Art Heist   Musee d'Art Moderne   Paintings   Photos   Wikipedia: Muse d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris  
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