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  • Hundreds march to protest bullfighting's return to Barcelona

    Date: 2016-10-22 19:47:32 GMT - Spain - World - SN:72 - ID:5819193

    MADRID, Oct 22 (MENA) – Hundreds of people have marched in Barcelona to protest the return of bullfighting to the city, ABC News reported on Saturday. Spain's Constitutional Court overruled Catalonia's regional ban on bullfighting Thursday, ....

  • Thousands of police officers stage a nearly weeklong protest in France

    Date: 2016-10-22 10:32:51 GMT - France - World - SN:31 - ID:5815865

    PARIS, Oct 22 (MENA) - French police staged protests in Paris and other cities for a fifth night on Friday, in a movement showing no sign of abating despite President Francois Hollande's government attempts to defuse tensions just months before a ....

  • Security measures in London transports tightened over suspected bomb discovery

    Date: 2016-10-22 10:04:17 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:26 - ID:5815605

    LONDON, Oct 22 (MENA) – British authorities intensified security measures in London transports over discovering an explosive device in the London Underground on Friday. A terror plot to target the London Underground was foiled after police found ....

  • US bars Russian monitors from presidential polls – elections commission

    Date: 2016-10-22 09:25:22 GMT - USA - World - SN:23 - ID:5815517

    MOSCOW, Oct 22 (MENA) - The US has rejected a Russian proposal to send diplomats to monitor the upcoming presidential elections and some states have even threatened to bring criminal charges against any that appear at ballot stations. Russian ....

  • Japan starts sending relief supplies to quake-hit areas

    Date: 2016-10-22 09:16:22 GMT - Japan - World - SN:21 - ID:5815373

    TOKYO, Oct 22 (MENA) - Local governments in western Japan started sending relief supplies to people affected a day earlier by a strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 in Tottori Prefecture and surrounding areas, Kyodo news agency reported. The ....

  • Former US senator gets prison term in bribery case

    Date: 2016-10-22 09:11:22 GMT - USA - World - SN:18 - ID:5815365

    WASHINGTON, Oct 22 (MENA) - Former state Sen. Ron Calderon was sentenced to three years and a half in prison in a corruption case involving him taking bribes in exchange for his influence on legislation, ABC new reported. Calderon, 59, pleaded ....

  • Four people shot dead in Paksitan's Mardan

    Date: 2016-10-22 08:54:52 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:15 - ID:5815193

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 22 (MENA) - At least four people were killed when unidenified men opened fire at them, Pakistani channel Geo.TV reported on Saturday. Police said that the incident was a result of old enmity. An investigation into the incident ....

  • Ecuador judge orders jail for ex-minister in Petroecuador bribery case

    Date: 2016-10-22 08:50:08 GMT - Ecuador - World - SN:13 - ID:5815153

    QUITO, Oct 22 (MENA) - A local judge in Ecuador ordered preventive prison for a former oil minister on grounds of bribery amid an investigation into a $12 million corruption scandal in the Andean country's state oil company, CNBC ....

  • At least 19 killed in helicopter crash at Siberia

    Date: 2016-10-22 07:17:37 GMT - Russia - World - SN:7 - ID:5814933

    MOSCOW, Oct 22 (MENA) - At least 19 people were killed when an Mi-8 helicopter crash-landed at the Yamal Peninsula in Siberia, Russia, on Friday, International Business Times quoted Russian Emergencies Ministry as saying on Saturday. There were ....

  • Oklahoma, Louisiana decline Russian request to monitor polling stations on election day

    Date: 2016-10-22 07:15:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:5814925

    WASHINGTON, Oct 22 (MENA) - Louisiana and Oklahoma have declined a Russian request to send its diplomats to monitor polling stations on Election Day, CNN reported. Oklahoma denied the Russian proposal by citing state laws that prohibit it. In ....

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