In early 1965Ed Wynne, an official from the Foreign Office in London in his late 40s, arrived at the door of a two-storey villa set in the discreet calm of a genteel housing estate in colonial Singapore. But Wynne was no ordinary official ... A junior official, four local people and two “IRD ladies”, seconded to the unit from London, would join him ... AP.
The missionaries had been heading home from building an orphanage when they were pulled off a bus by a gang, according to media reports. Haiti has witnessed more than 600 kidnappings already this year. At least 15 American missionaries and family members have been kidnapped by a gang outside the Haitian capital, security sources said Sunday ... .
The report noted Clark repeatedly tried to “induce Rosen into helping Trump’s election subversion scheme”, including by telling Rosen that if he agreed to join their cabal to overturn election results, Clark would turn down an offer Trump had made him to become attorney general in place of Rosen ... .
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ROME — Tens of thousands of Italians called for a ban on the extreme right as they rallied in Rome on Saturday after protests over a tough coronavirus pass regime last weekend degenerated into riots blamed on neo-fascists. Carrying placards reading “Fascism... The violence has focused attention on the country’s fascist legacy ... Image. Section ... Right .
Venezuela’s government said Saturday it would halt negotiations with the country's opposition in retaliation for the extradition to the U.S. of a close ally of PresidentNicolás Maduro wanted on money laundering charges ... Our redesigned local news and weather app is live! Download it for iOS or Android — and sign up for alerts ... U.S. & World ... Biden ... .
Australian police said today they seized the largest heroin shipment ever detected in the country, worth an estimated $A140 million ($NZ147 million), and arrested a Malaysian national over the importation of the illicit drug ... The maximum penalty is life imprisonment, the police said ... - Reuters ....
The attacker who fatally stabbed British lawmaker David Amess was referred to an official counter-terrorist scheme for those thought to be at risk of radicalisation, according to media reports ...Police have said they are investigating "a potential motivation linked to extremism" ... "I'm feeling very traumatised".