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Why did US kill Iran's spy chief?

Iran, leader of Shia Muslims, has been competing for dominance in West Asia, which has for long been under the influence of Saudi Arabia, the leader of the Sunni Muslim world. Though both are major oil producers, Saudi is the largest exporter of oil in the world.

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  • The eight, arrested from different parts of the country, were produced before a National Investigation Agency (NIA) Court in Vijayawada which ordered them to be remanded in judicial custody till January 3. They were charged the Official Secrets Act, 1923.

    Wang, just 27 years old, claimed to have had a hand in the kidnappings of the Causeway Bay booksellers in Hong Kong, infiltrating Hong Kong student organizations, and conducting information operations in Taiwan. These were impressive scalps for one of such a tender age in the intelligence community. Indeed, he asserted he was the "boss" of a cyber army in Taiwan.

    In Australia, it was reported Sunday that China offered a Melbourne-based car dealer a bribe to run as a parliamentary candidate before he was found dead in March. The previous day, media reports said that a man who spied for China in Hong Kong and Taiwan offered intelligence information to Australia and wanted political asylum.

    "First, China becomes the sole global superpower -- economically, militarily and geopolitically -- by the middle of this century. Second, China's ascension will be disrupted and halted by internal turmoil," he said.

    Will workers in rich nations profit from India's distress or get burned?

    In 2016, Putin -- who has been in power as president or prime minister for two decades -- revealed he had kept his USSR Communist Party membership card for sentimental reasons.

    People at Facebook continue to try to share video of a horrific mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, with social network systems blocking 95 per cent of those attempts, according to executives.

    "On November 15, we are meeting to discuss the real situation in Kashmir. We will take up the issue then", says Anand Sharman, Chairman of the Home Affairs committee.

    On Thursday, IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad took to Twitter to reiterate the Centre’s concern at the breach of privacy of Indians, and said his ministry had sought an explanation from the app. WhatsApp has to reply by November 4. Home ministry officials aid attempts to 'malign the govt' for reported breach were misleading.

    Earlier in January 2006, then politician Amar Singh had moved the Supreme Court crying foul that his telephones were being snooped upon by government agencies. The SC barred the media from publishing any leaks from the so-called telephone intercepts yet no one felt threatened by the then government’s action to snoop on a politician’s telephone.

    When NCP MLA Jitendra Awhad asked one of the policemen the reason behind their presence at the hotel, he replied they were just "sitting there". Awhad even examined the identity card of the official. "Such a high-ranking officer is sitting here for no reason? Do you think we are fools?" he asked. The party is reportedly moving the legislators to another hotel.

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