Monday, May 30, 2016

Why gorilla acted the way it did and other top stories.

  • Why gorilla acted the way it did

    Why gorilla acted the way it did
    Gorilla shot after child falls into zoo enclosure1:37Employees at the Cincinnati Zoo shoot and kill an endangered lowland gorilla after the animal picked up and dragged away a young boy who had fallen into the moat surrounding the exhibit. An animal behaviour expert isn’t convinced the boy was in real danger. Picture: WLWTAN AUSTRALIAN animal behaviour expert says the gorilla shot dead in a popular US zoo would not have harmed the child who fell into his enclosure. There has been global outrage..
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  • Parents leave boy 'as punishment'

    Parents leave boy 'as punishment'
    Seven-year-old Yamato is missing in the bear-infested mountains of Hokkaido.HE IS just seven years old, has been missing for two days, and now his parents have admitted they left their son in the mountains of north Japan as ‘punishment’.Yamato Tanooka has been lost in the Hokkaido mountains since Saturday, with his parents conceding yesterday he had not got lost as they hiked and foraged for vegetables as they first told police.Now they have admitted they lied, and abandoned him in the area popu..
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  • Cops to face grilling at Lindt inquest

    The primary police negotiator during the Lindt Cafe siege had never worked in a hostage situation and had no counter-terrorism experience other than role playing with colleagues, an inquest has heard. The senior sergeant, identified only as "Peter", had undertaken four weeks of formal training as a negotiator in 2004 and two subsequent weeks in 2005 and 2006. He then completed a counter-terrorism course in 2009, which included some training in relation to Islamic extremism. "I don't think I've ..
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  • India port deals puts Iran one-step closer to regional trading hub

    India port deals puts Iran one-step closer to regional trading hub
    Iran moved closer to realising its ambitions of becoming a regional trading hub this week with India committing to developing the country’s only port with direct ocean access. Iran, India and Afghanistan agreed on Monday to revive a 2003 project to build a trading corridor that would connect Afghanistan to the Indian Ocean via Iran. India is committing $500 million (Dh1.83 billion) to develop Chabahar port on the Gulf of Oman and for rail links that will give landlocked Afghanistan an alternat..
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  • Aussie killed fighting IS in Syria: reports

    Aussie killed fighting IS in Syria: reports
    An Australian man has reportedly been killed while fighting against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria. Social media accounts belonging to Kurdish military units claim Australian volunteer soldier Jamie Bright died last week in the northern Raqqa ...
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  • Muslims 'allowed to lightly beat wives'

    Muslims 'allowed to lightly beat wives'
    Council of Islamic Ideology chairman Maulana Muhammad Khan Sherani says men should be allowed to ‘lightly beat’ their wives. Picture: AFP/Farooq NaeemFionn Hargreaves, staff writers and AFPNews Corp Australia NetworkMUSLIM men should be allowed to “lightly beat” their wives if they refuse to have sex, fail to wear a hijab or don’t bathe, according to an Islamic constitutional body.The powerful Council of Islamic Ideology (CII), based in Pakistan, put forwad the outrageous bill last week in respo..
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  • Islamic State selling sex slaves on Facebook to raise cash

    Islamic State selling sex slaves on Facebook to raise cash
    Yazidi refugees after escaping to Turkey in 2014. (Getty) Islamic State has started selling sex slaves on Facebook in a desperate attempt to raise much needed funds. The cash-strapped terror group has had its income stream devastated by sustained bombing of its oil refineries and smuggling routes. Now the group is looking for other, more barbaric ways of paying its fighters and funding its reign of terror. “To all the bros thinking about buying a slave, this one is $11,000,” said a May 20 Face..
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  • Five UN peacekeepers killed in Mali attack: UN, police sources

    Five UN peacekeepers killed in Mali attack: UN, police sources
    AFP on May 30, 2016, 2:39 pm Bamako (AFP) - At least five UN peacekeepers were killed in an ambush in central Mali by suspected militants, the UN and police sources said.The attack is the first time the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, MINUSMA, has recorded fatalities in the centre of a country long beset by violence in its vast and desolate north."According to preliminary information, five peacekeepers were killed. Another was seriously hurt and is being evacuated," MINUSMA said in a sta..
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