Officer under Saddam Hussein drew up Islamic State master plan

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Officer under Saddam Hussein drew up Islamic State master plan

An ex-intelligence officer under the late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was "the strategic head" behind the Islamic State group and drew up the blueprints for the jihadists' capture of northern Syria, German weekly Der Spiegel reported Sunday.

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Officer under Saddam Hussein drew up Islamic State master plan

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Officer under Saddam Hussein drew up Islamic State master plan

An ex-intelligence officer under the late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was "the strategic head" behind the Islamic State group and drew up the blueprints for the jihadists' capture of northern Syria, German weekly Der Spiegel reported Sunday.

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Obama warns N Korea over Sony hack: 'We will respond'

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Obama warns N Korea over Sony hack: 'We will respond'

US President Barack Obama warned North Korea it would face retaliation over a cyber attack on Sony Pictures and pledged not to bow to dictators.

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Obama vows U.S. response to North Korea over Sony cyber attack

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Obama vows U.S. response to North Korea over Sony cyber attack

President Barack Obama vowed on Friday to respond to a devastating cyber attack on Sony Pictures that he blamed on North Korea, and scolded the Hollywood studio for caving in to what he described as a foreign dictator imposing censorship in America.

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Sony cancels parody film as N Korea suspected over hack

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Sony cancels parody film as N Korea suspected over hack

Sony Pictures announced the decision after the majority of US theatre chains said they would not screen the film, about a fictional plot to assassinate North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.

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North Korea's 'princess' moves closer to center of power

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Báo Thanh Niên English 7 month(s) ago

In her slim-fitting trouser suits and black-heeled shoes, Kim Yo Jong cuts a contrasting figure to her pudgy older brother, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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Tunisians vote for new parliament

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Tunisians cast their votes for a new parliament in the second free election since the fall of dictator Ben Ali during 2011's Arab Spring.

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Former Haitian dictator “Baby Doc” dies at 63

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Báo Thanh Niên English 9 month(s) ago

Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier, whose lavish lifestyle and tyrannical 15-year rule in Haiti sparked a massive uprising that sent him into exile for a quarter century, dies on Haitian soil.

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Vietnam to rush last 1,000 workers out of Libya

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Vietnam to rush last 1,000 workers out of Libya

Another 184 Vietnamese workers were flown back home Sunday from Libya, where an escalating fighting is threatening to explode into civil war.

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Dictator nostalgia in Indonesia

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Dictator nostalgia in Indonesia

Indonesia's election next month was supposed to be a progressive turning point: one reformer passing the baton to another, and promising to lift Southeast Asia's biggest economy. Instead, it's looking like a march backward in ways that should worry investors and world leaders alike.

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Indonesia votes in divisive presidential election

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Indonesia votes in divisive presidential election

Indonesians voted Wednesday in the tightest and most divisive presidential election since the downfall of dictator Suharto, pitting Jakarta governor Joko Widodo against ex-general Prabowo Subianto.

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Sarkozy detained in French influence-peddling probe

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Sarkozy detained in French influence-peddling probe

PARIS, July 1 - Nicolas Sarkozy on Tuesday became the first former French president to be placed in custody for questioning in a criminal investigation.

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Theatre presents comedy Blue/Orange

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VietNam News English 14 month(s) ago

The Dragonfly Theatre Company in cooperation with the Saigon Sound System will present English dramatist Joe Penhall's comedy Blue/Orange at the Q4 on May 16, 17 and 18.

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Pakistan wants to try former dictator Musharraf for treason

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Pakistan wants to try former dictator Musharraf for treason

Pakistan moved on Monday to put former military dictator Pervez Musharraf on trial for treason for suspending the constitution and declaring a state of emergency while he was in power.

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Fresh street clashes pressure Turkey government

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Turkey's Islamist-rooted government faced growing pressure on Monday after angry demonstrators clashed for a third night with police in a nationwide wave of protests.

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