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Australian citizenship 'not far' for freed Bahraini footballer

7 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he hopes to see Hakeem al-Araibi at a ceremony soon to grant him citizenship.
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Supporters Greet Bahraini Refugee Soccer Player Upon Long-Awaited Return to Australia

9 days ago   |   Time

Bahraini refugee and professional soccer player Hakeem al-Araibi returned to his home of Australia Tuesday to crowds of supporters after spending two months in a Thai prison...
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Human Rights Activists Hail Dissident Bahraini Soccer Star's Release From Thai Jail

Human Rights Activists Hail Dissident Bahraini Soccer Star's Release From Thai Jail

10 days ago   |   NPR

International supporters who had rallied around Hakeem al-Araibi under the hashtag SaveHakeem, rejoiced over the news. But Bahrain said it "reaffirms its right" to pursue legal...
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The Latest: Bahrain says it could still pursue refugee

10 days ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

BANGKOK - The Latest on the release of Bahraini soccer player with refugee status in Australia who was released from Thai detention after extradition request was withdrawn...
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Thailand to Release Soccer Player Facing Extradition to Bahrain

10 days ago   |   NY Times

Hakeem al-Araibi, who has refugee status in Australia, said he faced torture if sent back to his native country.
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A Thai Court Has Ordered the Release of a Bahraini Refugee Soccer Player

10 days ago   |   Time

A Thai court ordered the release of a refugee soccer player on Monday after prosecutors said they were no longer seeking his extradition to Bahrain in a case that had drawn...
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Bahraini int'l to face extradition hearings in Thailand before return to Australia

15 days ago   |   NBC Sports

Hakeem al-Araibi, who fled Bahrain to Australia due to political repression, fears torture if he returns.
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Thailand to Detain Bahraini Soccer Player Until April in Extradition Case

17 days ago   |   Time

Soccer player Hakeem Al-Araibi on Monday contested Thailand's effort to satisfy Bahrain's extradition request, saying he fears persecution if he's sent back. Al-Araibi, who has...
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Australian rallies call for Thais to free Bahraini refugee

20 days ago   |   NBC Sports

Scores of demonstrators rallied to demand that Thailand release a detained Bahraini player who has refugee status in Australia.
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Thai Prosecutors Request to Extradite Refugee Soccer Player to Bahrain

20 days ago   |   Time

Thai prosecutors have submitted a request in court for Thailand to extradite to Bahrain a detained soccer player who has refugee status in Australia. The lawyer for Hakeem...
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Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

A mom in Louisiana shared a viral video of a high school fight and now has to answer for her actions, authorities said. Read more ...

New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

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Winter in Las Vegas? Rare weather brings snow angels, snowball fights

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Judith Smith, of Bayonne, New Jersey, and her children, William Kenneth Smith and Sarah Jude Smith, were announced as lottery winners on Wednesday. They won the the $29.5... Read more ...

Syracuse legend Jim Boeheim hits, kills man with his car

Syracuse legend Jim Boeheim hits, kills man with his car

Syracuse coaching legend Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man with his car on Wednesday around midnight, according to a Syracuse.com report. A man in his 30s got out of his car... Read more ...

College basketball star injured after Nike shoe blows out in incident that...

College basketball star injured after Nike shoe blows out in incident that stunned spectators

Zion Williamson was knocked out of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry game by a knee injury after his Nike shoe blew out just 33 seconds into the game. Read more ...

Center duo of Nurkic, Kanter leads Blazers over Nets, 113-99

Center duo of Nurkic, Kanter leads Blazers over Nets, 113-99

NEW YORK - When Jusuf Nurkic went to the bench, the Portland Trail Blazers inserted a player who barely knew their offense. Read more ...

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Official: Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim hit, killed pedestrian on highway

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a pedestrian Wednesday night in New York, officials say. Read more ...

Israel's first moon lander launches on SpaceX rocket

Israel's first moon lander launches on SpaceX rocket

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Cory Schneider posts rare shutout as Devils brace for trade deadline

Cory Schneider posts rare shutout as Devils brace for trade deadline

Cory Schneider made 30 saves in posting his first shutout since November 2017 and Devils beat the undermanned Senators 4-0 on Thursday night at Prudential Center in Newark in a... Read more ...