Iranian diplomat skips terror trial for bomb plot that targeted UK MPs among others

Alleged attack thwarted by officers in Belgium in 2018

11/28/2020 1:12:00 AM

Iranian diplomat skips terror trial for bomb plot that targeted UK MPs among others

Alleged attack thwarted by officers in Belgium in 2018

TUT.BY/AFP via GettyWorld news in pictures31 August 2020The pack rides during the 3rd stage of the Tour de France between Nice and SisteronAFP via GettyWorld news in pictures30 August 2020Law enforcement officers block a street during a rally of opposition supporters protesting against presidential election results in Minsk, Belarus

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ReutersWorld news in pictures29 August 2020A woman holding a placard reading"Stop Censorship - Yes to the Freedom of Expression" shouts in a megaphone during a protest against the mandatory wearing of face masks in Paris. Masks, which were already compulsory on public transport, in enclosed public spaces, and outdoors in Paris in certain high-congestion areas around tourist sites, were made mandatory outdoors citywide on August 28 to fight the rising coronavirus infections

AFP via GettyWorld news in pictures28 August 2020Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bows to the national flag at the start of a press conference at the prime minister official residence in Tokyo. Abe announced he will resign over health problems, in a bombshell development that kicks off a leadership contest in the world's third-largest economy headtopics.com

AFP via GettyWorld news in pictures27 August 2020Residents take cover behind a tree trunk from rubber bullets fired by South African Police Service (SAPS) in Eldorado Park, near Johannesburg, during a protest by community members after a 16-year old boy was reported dead

AFP via GettyWorld news in pictures26 August 2020People scatter rose petals on a statue of Mother Teresa marking her 110th birth anniversary in AhmedabadAFP via GettyWorld news in pictures25 August 2020An aerial view shows beach-goers standing on salt formations in the Dead Sea near Ein Bokeq, Israel

ReutersWorld news in pictures24 August 2020Health workers use a fingertip pulse oximeter and check the body temperature of a fisherwoman inside the Dharavi slum during a door-to-door Covid-19 coronavirus screening in MumbaiAFP via GettyWorld news in pictures

23 August 2020People carry an idol of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, to immerse it off the coast of the Arabian sea during the Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Mumbai, IndiaReutersWorld news in pictures22 August 2020Firefighters watch as flames from the LNU Lightning Complex fires approach a home in Napa County, California headtopics.com

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APWorld news in pictures21 August 2020Members of the Israeli security forces arrest a Palestinian demonstrator during a rally to protest against Israel's plan to annex parts of the occupied West BankAFP via GettyWorld news in pictures20 August 2020

A man pushes his bicycle through a deserted road after prohibitory orders were imposed by district officials for a week to contain the spread of the Covid-19 in KathmanduAFP via GettyWorld news in pictures19 August 2020A car burns while parked at a residence in Vacaville, California. Dozens of fires are burning out of control throughout Northern California as fire resources are spread thin

AFP via GettyWorld news in pictures18 August 2020Students use their mobile phones as flashlights at an anti-government rally at Mahidol University in Nakhon Pathom. Thailand has seen near-daily protests in recent weeks by students demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha

AFP via GettyWorld news in pictures17 August 2020Members of the Kayapo tribe block the BR163 highway during a protest outside Novo Progresso in Para state, Brazil. Indigenous protesters blocked a major transamazonian highway to protest against the lack of governmental support during the COVID-19 novel coronavirus pandemic and illegal deforestation in and around their territories headtopics.com

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