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  • Two participants in pro-Park protest die

    Date: 2017-03-10 08:56:21 GMT - south korea - World - SN:21 - ID:6666977

    SEOUL, March 10 (MENA) - Two people who were injured while participating in an outdoor rally to oppose the Constitutional Court's decision to dismiss Park Geun-hye as president died on Friday, police said. One of the deceased is a 72-year-old ....

  • US marines sent to Syria to help assault on Daesh's Raqqa stronghold

    Date: 2017-03-10 08:54:59 GMT - USA - World - SN:20 - ID:6666877

    WASHINGTON, March 10 (MENA) - Hundreds of US marines have arrived in Syria armed with heavy artillery in preparation for an assault on Daesh's de-facto capital of Raqqa. A spokesperson for US Central Command said a Marine Corps artillery unit would ....

  • US to host meeting of anti-Daesh coalition in Washington

    Date: 2017-03-10 08:20:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:6666621

    WASHINGTON, March 10 (MENA) - A US State Department official says Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will host a meeting of nations in the U.S.-led global coalition to fight Daesh group in Washington later this month. Foreign ministers and senior ....

  • Basel cafe attack has nothing to do with terror - Swiss police

    Date: 2017-03-10 07:08:04 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:7 - ID:6666609

    BERN, March 10 (MENA) - A Swiss police source said the attack on a cafe in the Swiss city of Basel is a local incident. It has nothing to do with terrorism, The Sun reported. Two gunmen opened fire inside a cafe in the Swiss city of Basel on ....

  • German police: Man of mental health problems behind axe attack

    Date: 2017-03-10 07:04:49 GMT - Germany - World - SN:6 - ID:6666585

    BERLIN, March 10 (MENA) - Seven people were injured after a man armed with an axe went on the rampage at a train station in Germany, Mirror reported. Emergency services, including anti-terror police, flooded the central station in Dusseldorf ....

  • Court upholds impeachment of Park, removes her from office

    Date: 2017-03-10 06:19:15 GMT - south korea - World - SN:5 - ID:6666561

    SEOUL, March 10 (MENA) - The Constitutional Court unanimously upheld the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye on Friday, removing her from office after a 92-day leadership crisis and triggering a presidential election in the weeks to come, the ....

  • 17 trapped in China mine accident

    Date: 2017-03-10 06:16:13 GMT - China - World - SN:3 - ID:6666489

    BEIJING, March 10 (MENA) - Rescue work is under way after 17 people were trapped in a coal mine Thursday in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, the Chinese news agency Xinhua reported The miners were in a cage which suddenly fell down during ....

  • Two people dead, third fighting for life after cafe shooting in Switzerland

    Date: 2017-03-10 06:15:30 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:2 - ID:6666481

    BERN, March 10 (MENA) - Two gunmen opened fire inside a cafe in the Swiss city of Basel on Thursday, killing two people and leaving a third fighting for life, The Sun newspaper reported. The men entered Cafe 56 at 8.15pm and unleashed a deadly ....

  • Five injured in ax attack in Germany

    Date: 2017-03-09 22:15:21 GMT - Germany - World - SN:117 - ID:6666333

    BERLIN, March 9 (MENA) - At least five people were injured and two others were in custody Thursday night after one or more ax-wielding attackers rampaged through the main train station in Düsseldorf, Germany, police told NBC News. Police were ....

  • Swiss parliament's upper house rejects bill to ban burqas

    Date: 2017-03-09 21:11:56 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:113 - ID:6666189

    GENEVA, March 9 (MENA) - Switzerland's upper house of parliament has rejected an initiative championed by a right-wing populist party to ban burqas and niqabs, the face- and body-covering garments worn by some Muslim women, which have become ....

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