Saudi Arabia executes top Shia cleric

Saudi Arabia executes top Shia cleric
Saudi Arabia has executed the prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, the interior ministry said. He was among 47 people put to death after being convicted of terrorism offences, it said in a statement. Sheikh Nimr was a vocal supporter of the mass …
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EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil, Mexico markets fall as oil slump weighs
(Updates Mexican peso losses, adds dollar auction) SAO PAULO, Dec 30 Stocks and currencies in Brazil and Mexico weakened on Wednesday, as a slide in crude prices to near 11-year lows hit demand for riskier assets. The Brazilian real weakened the …
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Fitch Takes Actions on Financial Institutions Following Brazilian Sovereign
These actions also reflect factors considered in Fitch's negative outlook for the Brazilian banking industry (see '2016 Outlook: Brazilian Banks' dated Dec. 01, 2015). In Fitch's view, despite the system's relatively comfortable capitalization and …
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Julian Assange Cannot Leave the Ecuadorean Embassy for Medical Treatment, UK Says
The U.K. has refused a request for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to leave the Ecuadorean embassy in London to receive medical treatment for a shoulder injury, the South American country said Wednesday. British authorities denied “safe passage” to …
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Calls for UK government to clarify role in Saudi Arabia's joining UN Human

Calls for UK government to clarify role in Saudi Arabia's joining UN Human
The leaders of the Green Party and the Liberal Democrats have called for a full response to last year's leak of diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks which purported to show the UK was involved in a secret vote-trading deal to make sure both …
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Wikileaks Exposes Secret Deal To Get Saudi Arabia On UN Human Rights Council
In a classic case of you scratch my back, I'll scratch yours, the leaked cables ─ translated by UN Watch ─ allege that a secret vote trading deal was made by Britain and Saudi Arabia to ensure both countries were elected to the council. By Michaela …
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Pentagon Outlines Plan To Take Back Key Territories From ISIS
He said he will be meeting with defense leaders from France, Australia, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, and "will not hesitate to engage and challenge" them to get them to do more. "Each of these nations has a significant stake …
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The UK, Saudi Arabia and the UN Human Rights Council
The paper trail in such matters is always useful, and given that Britain remains one of the most secretive states in the western world, those things are not always easy to come by. Light, however, was already shed by cables released through WikiLeaks …
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WikiLeaks cables implicate UK & Saudi Arabia in secret deal to secure UNHRC seats

WikiLeaks cables implicate UK & Saudi Arabia in secret deal to secure UNHRC seats
Two years after the controversial appointment of Saudi Arabia, one of the world's leading human rights offenders, to the UN human rights council, Wikileaks cables have revealed a “secret deal” suggesting that the British government was a key player …
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Saudi Paper Lashes UK: 'You Are an Assembly Line for Terrorists'
As Breitbart London has reported, the British government has been forced to commit more resources to counter terrorism programmes in response to fears that home-grown terrorists are finding safe haven in a variety of communities. The number of areas in …
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US thought Nimr's allegiances lay with Iran: Wikileaks
The United States believed executed Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr's political allegiances conceivably lay with Iran despite his denials, a 2008 US diplomatic cable, leaked through Wikileaks, reveals. On Saturday, setting of a firestorm of criticism …
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Honduran President Says Billionaire Will Likely Face Extradition to United States
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández said Wednesday that his government will likely extradite billionaire businessman Jaime Rosenthal to the United States on charges of money laundering through his family's Banco Continental. Rosenthal, who … In …
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WikiLeaks reveals Saudi political intrigue, lavish spending

WikiLeaks reveals Saudi political intrigue, lavish spending
WikiLeaks so far has published roughly 60,000 documents, of which The Associated Press only has been able to authenticate a handful. But the organization has a long track record of hosting large leaks of government material and in a statement released …
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What the WikiLeaks documents reveal about US spying on French leaders
A note dated May 22, 2012 and classified as "Top Secret" shows that French president François Hollande had "approved holding secret meetings in Paris to discuss the eurozone crisis, particularly the consequences of a Greek exit from the eurozone".
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Cookies on the BBC website
The new Asterix book, published on Thursday in France and several other countries, marks a tremendous return to form after a series of embarrassing efforts. Original artist Albert Uderzo had tried working solo, and then a new a team of Ferri and Conrad …
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France attempted to restart Israel-Palestinian talks behind US's back: WikiLeaks
France sought to go ahead with a bid to restart direct peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians in 2011, and even considered keeping other world powers out of the effort and issuing an ultimatum to the United States, according to a leaked cable …
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Wikileaks to drop a bomb on France, Greece and Germany tonight
Wikileaks to drop a bomb on France, Greece and Germany tonight – Livesquawk. Wed 1 Jul 2015 16:22:57 GMT. Author: Ryan Littlestone | Category: News. Author: Ryan Littlestone. share. Tweet from Wikileaks says they have a major announcement on …
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Saudi embassy staffer expelled in Belgium over Takfiri project: Cable

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Saudi embassy staffer expelled in Belgium over Takfiri project: Cable
A WikiLeaks cable says a staff member of the Saudi embassy in Belgium was expelled years ago over his active role in spreading Takfiri ideology in the European country. The cable cites a letter dated April 21, 2012, in which the then Saudi Foreign …
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Official: Two former Guantanamo detainees arrested in Belgium
According to a 2003 detainee assessment file posted by the WikiLeaks website, Zemmouri was transferred to U.S. custody after he was detained by Pakistani police when fleeing Afghanistan after the beginning of the U.S. bombing campaign in autumn 2001.
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The ambassador's tale: Lessons I learned about success and scandal
Before I arrived, Belgium had sought to close the port of Antwerp to U.S. ships, ban American planes from Belgian airspace, and apply its law of universal jurisdiction to indict senior U.S. Defense Department officials, including then-Secretary Donald …
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Citizens Force Indictment over Fukushima Disaster
The newly unveiled emblem for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics was found to be very similar to the logo for a theater in Belgium. The designer of the Belgian theater logo even began to discuss legal action. Kenjiro Sano, the designer of 2020 Tokyo Olympics …
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Jendayi Frazer Slams Gen Karenzi Karake's Arrest
A 2008 confidential diplomatic cable from then U.S. ambassador to Rwanda, Michael R. Arietti, leaked by WikiLeaks, described the indictment as "outrageous and inaccurate." "The Spanish Indictment of 40 Rwandan military officers offers an … "Only when …
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France's Hollande feared Greek exit back in 2012: WikiLeaks
"Hollande stressed that the meeting would be secret," WikiLeaks quoted an NSA intercept from May 22, 2012 as saying of talks he requested with "appropriate ministers" in his cabinet to discuss possible fall-out on France's economy and banks if Greece …
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