Sent via 30-foot tall banks of loudspeakers that blast across the border, the propaganda can be heard over 15 miles into North Korea. The broadcasts don't attack the regime directly, but reveal the comparative wealth and freedom of the South through a mix of music - including slick K-pop tunes - commercials for consumer goods and reports on economic conditions in the two countries.
Nimr, one of 47 men executed on Saturday, was a driving force behind 2011 anti-government protests in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province. Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari on Wednesday offered to mediate a dispute that has sent ripples of reaction across the Middle East and elevated worldwide concerns of a deepening sectarian divide between Shiites and Sunnis.
During a conversation with Cologne Mayor Henriette Reker Merkel expressed her " outrage over these disgusting attacks and sexual assaults ". Merkel herself said, "Everything must be done to find as numerous perpetrators as possible as quickly as possible and bring them to justice, regardless of their origin or background", her spokesman quoted to AFP .
TMZ claimed to uncover legal documents in which he claims brothers Earl and Charles may have done the deed for which he's serving a life sentence. The former apparently pled "no contest" to sexually assaulting his own two daughters; the latter reportedly made unwanted passes at women who visited the Avery family junkyard.
Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey should be given a full pardon by President Obama for their wrongful conviction in the connection to the murder of Teresa Halbach . ►An assistant district attorney in Manitowoc County tells a Milwaukee TV station that law-enforcement officials have been receiving threats because of the case.
Saudi Arabia and Iran are the key Sunni and Shia powers in the region respectively, and back opposing sides in the conflicts in Syria and Yemen . "We make this point very clearly in public and in private". Petra on Wednesday quoted the Jordanian Foreign Ministry as saying that the attacks on the diplomatic missions "constitute a flagrant violation of worldwide conventions".