World Bulletin / News Desk
It has been established that China has been carrying out acts of ethnic discrimination towards the native Uighur Turks in East Turkestan (China's Xinjiang province) by placing a specially designed electronic chips in their e-passports.
When the e-passports of the Uyghur Turks are scanned through the sensors at control points, a loud alarm goes off.
After the alarm goes off, security is alerted that the individual is an Uighur. The Uighur is then pulled over into a side room where he or she is searched once again.
Chinese officials said that although the different code in Uighur and Tibetan e-passports were accepted as "unofficial" measures, the command had come from the central administration.
The family of Aafia Siddiqui, currently serving a prison term in the United States for attempted murder, rejected any link to the Islamic State
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's call comes after Palestinian lawmakers accused Israel of an anti-democratic crackdown as the Gaza war rages, with dozens of elected officials detained, placed under investigation or restricted in their movements.
Officer Dan Page called black people “little perverts” while holding a copy of the Bible and implied that Muslims were murderers.
The U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), citing government figures, said that 36,441 people had lost their homes in the floods as of Aug. 21.
Norway's Espen Barth Eide will be taking over as the UN's Special Adviser on Cyprus from Australia's Alexander Downer.
Ukrainian football club Shakhtar Donetsk confirms that there are no casualties among the stadium staff.
Home Secretary (interior minister) Theresa May said she was preparing new laws to tackle militants at home and to stop them going abroad to fight.
Forces of renegade General Khalifa Haftar who has launched a military campaign against rebels in the eastern city of Benghazi claimed the attack.
Police said Stephen McLaughlin and Timothy Murphy, both aged 34 and from Northern Ireland, were charged with conspiring to facilitate illegal entry into the United Kingdom.
Two civilians were killed and four others injured in a border clash between the two nuclear powers.
Local fishermen raised the alarm at dawn on Saturday morning and the coast guard managed to rescue 16 migrants who were still alive in the water, surrounded by bodies.
The return of the trucks may help ease the tension to some extent in time for talks in Ukraine's capital on Saturday between visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian leaders over how to end the crisis in the ex-Soviet republic.
At least seventeen people were killed in the attack.
Prayuth did not mention his appointment as prime minister.
Germany's Vice Chancellor, Social Democrat Sigmar Gabriel, said "A clever concept of federalisation seem to be the only practicable way."