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January 14, 2019 2:11 AM Ghosn’s wife slams Japan detention as ‘draconian’ in letter

TOKYO—The wife of Nissan’s former chairman Carlos Ghosn has written a letter to Human Rights Watch, a global advocacy group, criticizing her husband’s long detention and Japan’s criminal justice system as unfair and harsh. “My husband’s is a case study in the realities of this draconian system,” Carole Ghosn wrote in a nine-page letter Monday to the Tokyo 40

January 11, 2019 3:33 PM Greek police search more campuses amid letter scare

THESSALONIKI, Greece - Greek authorities have searched at least 10 more university and college buildings after letters containing white powder were sent to campuses around the country. Fire service crews for a third day Friday picked up more suspicious packages and carried out building inspections in Athens, the northern city of Thessaloniki, and several 21

January 11, 2019 3:26 PM Gaza officials say Israeli fire kills woman at protest

GAZA, Palestinian Territory - Gaza’s Health Ministry says Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian woman as thousands demonstrated along the territory’s perimeter fence. Spokesman Ashraf al-Kidra says the woman was shot in the head Friday at a protest site east of Gaza City. She has not yet been identified. Al-Kidra says 25 Palestinians were wounded 21

January 11, 2019 12:31 AM Military judge denies request to release SEAL from brig

SAN DIEGO - A military judge on Thursday denied a request to release a Navy SEAL awaiting trial on charges of premeditated murder and other offences in relation to the death of an Islamic State prisoner and the shooting of unarmed Iraqi civilians. The Navy did not release details on the written ruling by the judge, Navy Capt. Aaron Rugh. Special Operations 20

January 9, 2019 7:39 AM Australian police examining suspicious packages sent to consulates

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA—Several foreign consulates were evacuated in the Australian cities of Melbourne and Canberra on Wednesday after they received suspicious packages. Police, fire crews and ambulances were seen at a number of diplomatic offices in Melbourne, including those of India, Germany, Italy, Spain and South Korea. The government Vic Emergency website 23

January 8, 2019 7:46 PM Water cannon aimed at container ship that has been burning for five days

Tim Seifert says the 71-metre offshore supply vessel Smit Nicobar is carrying all 22 members of the container ship’s crew, none of whom were injured after the fire started inside a container on Thursday, then spread to several other containers. Seifert confirmed the fire is still burning among containers on the ship’s forward deck, though he did not provide 20

January 5, 2019 4:44 PM 2019’s first yellow vest event brings tear gas, fires to Paris

PARIS—French security forces fired tear gas and flash-bang ammunition at protesters during a march through picturesque central Paris on Saturday as several thousand supporters of the yellow vest movement kept up pressure on President Emmanuel Macron with the first action of 2019. A river boat restaurant moored below the clashes on the Left Bank of the Seine 27

January 4, 2019 9:32 PM Five teenage girls killed in Poland ‘Escape Room’ fire

WARSAW, POLAND—A fire broke out at an “Escape Room” game location in northern Poland on Friday, killing five teenage girls and injuring a man, authorities said. Police said the dead were found after firefighters put out the blaze, which began around 5 p.m. at an “Escape Room” venue in Koszalin. Highly popular with teenagers across Poland, the “Escape 25

January 4, 2019 1:13 PM Navy SEAL to plead not guilty to murder charge of Daesh teen

Warpinski said when another SEAL questioned Gallagher, the chief replied that “I was working on him, and he just died.” His defence attorney also indicated to the court the teen died from injuries from the airstrike. Warpinski, who spoke to nine members of SEAL Team 7, said he was told Gallagher would fire into crowds of Iraqis. He is accused of shooting 20

January 1, 2019 3:28 PM Baby rescued from rubble 35 hours after apartment collapse in Russia

“The child was saved because it was in a crib and wrapped warmly,” regional governor Boris Dubrovsky was quoted as saying by the Interfax news agency. Rescue crews had temporarily halted their search while workers tried to remove or stabilize sections of the building in danger of collapse. Five people were hospitalized with injuries from the collapse 30