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While the father of the man reputed to be ‘Jihadi John’, has been reluctant to speak publicly here in Kuwait City, his lawyer has spoken at length to Channel 4 News on behalf of his client.
‘Legal pursuer’ Salem al-Hshash, who works from his offices in the up-market district of Salmiya, has been retained to represent Jasem Emwazi and the rest of the Emwazi family. Mr Emwazi’s son Mohammed is thought to have slipped into Syria in 2013 before becoming, it is thought, the Islamic State’s executioner and chief propagandist. (more…)
John Sparks comes face-to-face with the man whose son is thought to be Jihadi John, the gruesome executioner for Islamic State.
They are young and well-educated, a pair of committed pro-democracy activists, but their participation in a student play means they will spend the next two and a half years in a Thai prison.
Plastic surgery in Thailand is a booming business – but procedures there carry risks, as was shown by the death of a young British woman in a Bangkok clinic last year.
Burma’s president declares a state of emergency in the Kokang region and imposes a three-month period of martial law, hours after a Red Cross convoy comes under attack.
A Hong Kong woman is convicted of beating and starving her Indonesian maid in a case that sparked international outrage.
Tourists take the boat to the island of Koh Tao to get away from it all but after a pair of brutal murders, two mysterious deaths, many people may feel inclined to keep well clear.
Online, Tony Abbott’s decision has been treated with a large dollop of incredulity. It has been likened to an April Fool’s Day prank.
When a group of men from Papua New Guinea jumped in a boat and began a trip to a neighbouring island, they thought no further ahead than what they’d be eating for dinner.