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2016 Aug 12
India's Supreme Court handed a reprieve to the auto industry, ruling that new diesel vehicles can be allowed on the streets of the national capital as long as a 1 percent "green" tax is paid.
Links: India, Environment     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2016 Aug 12
The UN's envoy to Libya told a newspaper that support for the UN-backed unity government is "crumbling" amid increased power outages and a weakening currency that is hitting crucial imports.
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2016 Aug 12
Mexican federal police said they have arrested Luis Reyes Enriquez in a raid in the Monterrey suburb of San Pedro Garza Garcia. Enriquez was arrested in 2007, and spent almost eight years in custody until a judge absolved him of organized crime and drug charges in April 2015. Prosecutors appealed that ruling, and a superior court re-instated his conviction and a sentence of 47 ½ years in prison.
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2016 Aug 12
In Mexico a three-day conference called "ExpoWeed" opened in Mexico City, promoting home-growing of marijuana. The practice was still not legal in the country. Activists said the "grow" movement is an antidote to antidote to Mexico's drug violence.
Links: Mexico, Drugs     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2016 Aug 12
In Mozambique 6 civilians burned to death in an attack by Renamo rebels, the latest in a string of violent skirmishes between opposition fighters and government forces.
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2016 Aug 12
In Nigeria military helicopters rushed polio vaccines to dangerous parts of the northeast, where Boko Haram operates and two paralyzed toddlers were recently discovered. These were the country’s first reported polio cases in more than two years, putting the world on alert just months after the African continent was declared free of the disease.
Links: Nigeria, Polio     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2016 Aug 12
Russian President Vladimir Putin unexpectedly dismissed his close ally and powerful chief of staff Sergei Ivanov, in the highest-level change inside the Kremlin in several years. Ivanov was replaced by his deputy Anton Vaino (44).
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2016 Aug 12
In Scotland two Turkish sailors were jailed for a total of 42 years after their attempt to smuggle a huge haul of cocaine into Europe was thwarted in April 2015, partly due to some swift international co-operation between Britain and Tanzania.
Links: Turkey, Britain, Scotland, Drugs     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2016 Aug 12
Lawmakers in St. Vincent and the Grenadines passed a bill allowing defamation on the internet to be punished by prison sentences of up to two years.
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2016 Aug 12
In northern Syria Islamic State fighters seized around 2,000 civilians to use as "human shields" as they fled their stronghold of Manbij.
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2016 Aug 12
In Syria a series of airstrikes in opposition areas in northern Aleppo province killed at least 18 people, including children and two hospital staffers, when the missiles hit an open market in Urem al-Kubra, a women and children's hospital in Kafr Hamra and the village of Hayan.
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2016 Aug 12
In Thailand attackers using firebombs and homemade explosives struck a series of popular resort cities and beach towns across the country over the last 24 hours. At least 4 people were killed and dozens wounded, including 11 foreigners. A warrant was later for the arrest of Ahama Lengha with evidence linking him to the attacks.
Links: Thailand, Terrorism     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2016 Aug 12
A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck about 460 km (290 miles) southwest of the South Pacific island nation of Tonga.
Links: Earthquake, Tonga     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2016 Aug 12
Turkey said thirty-two of 208 diplomats recalled by the government after a failed coup last month are still at large and Ankara has received information that they have fled to various countries.
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2016 Aug 12
A major earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 struck about 535 km (330 miles) southeast of the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.
Links: Earthquake, Vanuatu     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
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2016 Aug 12
In San Francisco tech mogul Gurbaksh Chahal (34) was convicted of domestic abuse and sentenced to 12 months in county Jail.
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2016 Aug 12
Russian antitrust officials fined Google $6.8 millionfor abusing its market position with Android.
Links: Russia, Internet     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2016 Aug 12
New Mexico police Officer Jose Chavez (33) was killed during a traffic stop. Jesse Hanes (38), a fugitive from Ohio, fled the scene but was soon arrested after carjacking and shooting a man (36) at a rest stop. James Nelson (36), also wanted on suspicion of murder in Ohio, was in the car with Hanes and was also detained.
Links: USA, Ohio, Murder, New Mexico     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2017 Aug 12
US Pres. Donald Trump signed an emergency spending bill that will pump more than $2 billion into a program that allows veterans to receive private medical care at government expense.
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2017 Aug 12
In Virginia a car plowed into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville killing Heather Heyer (32) and injuring a dozen others. The driver was identified as James Alex Fields Jr. (20) of Ohio. The US Dept. of Justice opened a federal civil rights investigation into the attack. A state police helicopter assisting in public safety crashed in a wooded area killing Lt. H. Jay Cullen (48) and Trooper Berke M.M. Bates.
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2017 Aug 12
Cambodian PM Hun Sen, who threatened a day earlier to use force over a border crisis with neighboring Laos, announced that the situation had been peacefully resolved after he made a lightning trip for face-to-face talks with his Laotian counterpart.
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2017 Aug 12
Scorching temperatures and high winds fuelled huge wildfires on the French island of Corsica, forcing holidaymakers to flee, and in Portugal where firefighters have brought two major blazes under control.
Links: Portugal, Corsica, Fire     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2017 Aug 12
In Egypt two policemen were killed and six were injured late today after their vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device in the town of el-Arish in the northern Sinai Peninsula.
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2017 Aug 12
Indian officials said at least 64 children have died over six days at the government run Baba Raghav Das Hospital in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh state, as it suffered oxygen shortages. State health minister Sidharth Nath Singh denied that any of the deaths were linked to the oxygen shortage.
Links: India, Medical, Tragedy, Kids     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2017 Aug 12
In Iraq an Islamic State suicide car bomb late today on Iraqi troops outside Karbala left one person dead.
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2017 Aug 12
Kenyan police killed at least 11 people in a crackdown on protests as anger at the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta erupted in the western city of Kisumu and slums surrounding the capital. The opposition accused the security forces of killing more than 100 people.
Links: Kenya, Mad Crowd     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2017 Aug 12
Kuwait said it has arrested 12 people sentenced in the so-called Abdali cell. They had been convicted in absentia of spying for Iran and Lebanese Shi'ite Muslim group Hezbollah.
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2017 Aug 12
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said it was suspending its migrant rescues in the Mediterranean because it felt threatened by the Libyan coastguard and the Italian government's policies have made its job harder.
Links: Libya, Migrant     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2017 Aug 12
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto endorsed a change to the Institutional Revolutionary Party's (PRI) rules that allows outsiders to run for president, a move that gives the embattled leader greater power to anoint his successor.
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2017 Aug 12
Nepalese authorities said flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains have left more than 30 people dead in the past 24 hours.
Links: Nepal, Disaster, Flood     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
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2017 Aug 12
In southwestern Pakistan a suicide bomber on a motorcycle targeted a military truck in Quetta killing eight soldiers and seven civilians.
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2017 Aug 12
A Palestinian woman stabbed and wounded an Israeli man next to the Old City's Damascus Gate in east Jerusalem, before she was arrested.
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2017 Aug 12
In Poland five people, including two teenage girl scouts, died and more than 30 were injured as a result of falling trees in a series of severe overnight storms.
Links: Poland, Tragedy     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2017 Aug 12
In Romania Tudor Postelnicu (86), head of the Securitate secret police from 1978 to 1987, died. He suppressed dissent and was a top aide of former Communist leader Nicolae Ceausescu.
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2017 Aug 12
South Sudan's rebels said they had wrested control of Pagak, their stronghold town near the country's border with Ethiopia, from government forces, a day after launching an offensive to drive them out.
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2017 Aug 12
In Spain around a hundred Barcelona residents gathered along the city's beach to protest the unchecked growth of mass tourism to the popular vacation destination.
Links: Spain, Mad Crowd     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2017 Aug 12
In Switzerland "Mrs. Fang", Chinese director Wang Bing's documentary about a family waiting to say goodbye to their elderly Alzheimer's-stricken mother, scooped the top prize at the Locarno film festival.
Links: China, Switzerland, Film     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2017 Aug 12
In northwestern Syria gunmen stormed an office of a paramedic group that is active in opposition-controlled areas, killing seven of its members and stealing two vehicles and other equipment in Sarmin. A suicide attack in the south of the country killed at least 23 rebels.
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2017 Aug 12
In central Syria a commando operation backed by Russian warplanes and helicopters killed 25 members of the Islamic State jihadist group. Six members of the regime forces were also killed in the northeast of Homs province.
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2017 Aug 12
US federal officials arrested Jerry Drake Varnell (23) of Sayre, Okla., in connection with a plot to detonate a vehicle bomb in an alley adhjacent to BancFirst in downtown Oklahoma City.
Links: USA, Oklahoma, Terrorism     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
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