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  • Chemical terrorist attack 'huge concern' says London fire chief

    Date: 2017-01-07 10:51:09 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:24 - ID:6288293

    LONDON, Jan 7 (MENA) - Britain's most senior fire chief has warned that the potential for a terrorist chemical attack in the country is a "huge concern". Dany Cotton, recently appointed first female commissioner of London Fire Brigade, said she ....

  • Pakistan appoints Raheel Sharif chief of Islamic military alliance

    Date: 2017-01-07 09:34:56 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:16 - ID:6287849

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 7 (MENA) - Pakistan's Defense Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif confirmed that former army chief General (retd) Raheel Sharif will be the chief of 39-nation Islamic military coalition formed to combat terrorism. Asif admitted that an ....

  • UN secretary general agrees to mediate between Pakistan, India

    Date: 2017-01-07 09:06:08 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:14 - ID:6287613

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 7 (MENA) - The new United Nations Secretary General António Guterres has agreed to play the role of an “honest broker” to de-escalate tensions between India and Pakistan, Geo News quoted Pakistan's permanent representative to the ....

  • Florida shooter treated for mental health issues -- FBI

    Date: 2017-01-07 07:42:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:6287385

    WASHINGTON, Jan 7 (MENA) - At least five people have been killed in an attack at Fort Lauderdale airport by a gunman who had reportedly previously told the FBI he was being forced to fight for Daesh, British newspaper the Telegraph reported on ....

  • Death toll from Florida airport shooting hits 5

    Date: 2017-01-06 22:16:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:77 - ID:6286773

    WASHINGTON, Jan 6 (MENA) - The death toll from a shooting incident at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in the US state of Florida earlier on Friday hit five, officials said. Eight others were injured. Florida's Broward County ....

  • 1 killed, 9 injured in shooting at Florida airport

    Date: 2017-01-06 18:46:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:64 - ID:6286321

    WASHINGTON, Jan 6 (MENA) - One person was killed and nine others injured after a gunman opened fire inside an international airport in Florida Friday, Sky News reported. The shooter was arrested. (MENA) M S H/A R E ....

  • 17 coal miners killed, injured in attack in northern Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-01-06 18:15:16 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:62 - ID:6285929

    KABUL, Jan 6 (MENA) - The provincial governor of Afghanistan's Baghlan province has said that an unknown gunman has killed 12 coal miners, Fox News reported. Abdul Satar Barez said the Friday attack occurred in the province's Tala Wa Barfak ....

  • Myanmar: UN rights expert launches new official visit to assess recent developments in the country

    Date: 2017-01-06 15:22:23 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:55 - ID:6285425

    NEW YORK, Jan 6 (MENA) - The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, will undertake her fifth information-gathering visit to the country from 9 to 20 January, ReliefWeb reported on Friday. Lee ....

  • Denmark receives extradition request from Seoul

    Date: 2017-01-06 13:30:49 GMT - Denmark - World - SN:45 - ID:6284725

    COPENHAGEN, Jan 6 (MENA) - Denmark has received an extradition request from Seoul for the daughter of the former confidante of South Korea's president, as part of a corruption investigation, according to ABC News. Prosecutor Mohammad Ahsan said ....

  • Bangladesh police kill prime suspect in July cafe attack

    Date: 2017-01-06 11:49:15 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:35 - ID:6283781

    DHAKA, Jan 6 (MENA) - Bangladeshi police have shot dead two militants in a gunfight in Dhaka, including a prime suspect in the killing of 20 hostages, mostly foreigners, in a cafe in the capital last year, according to the Daily Mail. Nurul Islam ....

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