Massive hunt for missing Berlin girl enters third day, no body found
10 March 2019 | 4:50 pm
A hundred police officers and a team of sniffer dogs have been searching for the body of a 15-year-old girl from Berlin. The girl's brother-in-law has been arrested in connection with her death.
Police have arrested 46 people in connection with Sunday's attack in central Istanbul. They say the attacker had "Kurdish links" but are not ruling out Islamic State involvement.
Yuesheng Wang, whose work at public utility Hydro-Quebec related to battery materials, is accused of allegedly trying to steal trade secrets to benefit Beijing.
Police allege two men defrauded hundreds of thousands of people between 2015 and 2019. A joint US and Estonian operation to catch the suspects involved more than 100 police officers and around 15 FBI agents.
With Russia stepping up its attacks on Ukraine's infrastructure, Germany's capital Berlin is preparing for more refugees from the country. The city plans to create permanent housing for up to 10,000 additional people. So far, finding a home is hard.
Prosecutors in the German city of Dresden have said they are investigating climate activists accused of damaging property at an art gallery.
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It is still unclear whether the squad could be set up again under a new mandate. The death of a young woman arrested by the "morality police" for improperly wearing a hijab sparked months of protests in Iran.
There is uncertainty over reports suggesting the notorious vice squad has been shut down. In any case, authorities have other powerful means of monitoring behavior and issuing punishment.
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A three-day general strike is taking place in Iran this week. It's a show of defiance, as the anti-regime protest movement approaches its three-month mark with no sign of abating. On Monday, the strike was observed in dozens of Iranian cities, from the capital Tehran to Isfahan, Tabriz and the Kurdish regions.
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