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  • Poland confirms 2 citizens died in Nice attack

    Date: 2016-07-21 12:18:09 GMT - Poland - World - SN:49 - ID:5298677

    WARSAW, July 21 (MENA) - Poland's Foreign Ministry said that two Polish women have been killed in last week's truck attack in the southern French city of Nice, ABC news reported Thursday. The ministry's spokesman, Rafal Sobczak, confirmed that ....

  • UK nuclear submarine collides with merchant vessel off Gibraltar

    Date: 2016-07-21 11:45:15 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:43 - ID:5298449

    LONDON, July 21 (MENA) – One of the UK's newest nuclear-powered submarines has docked in Gibraltar after a collision with a merchant vessel during a training exercise, the BBC reported on Thursday. The Royal Navy said it has launched an immediate ....

  • German FM expresses concern towards Turkey's state of emergency

    Date: 2016-07-21 11:40:34 GMT - Germany - World - SN:41 - ID:5298433

    BERLIN, July 21 (MENA) - Turkish lawmakers are expected to endorse sweeping new powers for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan allowing him to expand a crackdown in the wake of last week's failed coup. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier ....

  • 5 people to appear in French court over links to Nice attacker

    Date: 2016-07-21 09:22:25 GMT - France - World - SN:25 - ID:5297405

    PARIS, July 21 (MENA) – Five people held for questioning over the Bastille Day truck attack in Nice are due to appear in court, the Guardian reported on Thursday. Four men and one woman, aged between 22 and 40, will attend a court in Paris on ....

  • Mali extends state of emergency by 10 days as Islamist violence surges

    Date: 2016-07-21 08:29:37 GMT - Mali - World - SN:19 - ID:5297025

    BAMAKO, July 21 (MENA) – Mali extended a state of emergency for 10 days on Wednesday, the council of ministers said, after a spate of attacks by armed groups killed dozens and destabilised the vast desert country, the Daily Mail reported on ....

  • Donald Trump sets conditions for defending Nato allies against attack

    Date: 2016-07-21 07:01:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:5296517

    WASHINGTON, July 21 (MENA) - Donald J. Trump, on the eve of accepting the Republican nomination for president, said Wednesday that if he was elected, he would not pressure Turkey or other authoritarian allies about conducting purges of their ....

  • Iranian minister says S-300 defense shield deployed

    Date: 2016-07-20 21:57:34 GMT - Iran - World - SN:95 - ID:5295293

    TEHRAN, July 20 (MENA) - Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan announced that the Russian S-300 missile defense system which was delivered to Tehran by Moscow recently has been deployed and integrated into the country's missile ....

  • 8 Turkish officers seeking asylum in Greece moved to new police center

    Date: 2016-07-20 20:47:26 GMT - Greece - World - SN:91 - ID:5294509

    ATHENS, July 20 (MENA) - Authorities in northern Greece say eight Turkish military officers seeking asylum here after Turkey's failed coup attempt have been moved to a different police detention site for security reasons, according to ABC ....

  • French FM to participate in anti-Daesh meeting Thursday

    Date: 2016-07-20 14:59:22 GMT - France - World - SN:63 - ID:5293641

    PARIS, July 20 (MENA) - French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault will participate in a meeting of the international coalition against the terrorist Daash group in Washington on Thursday. Spokesman for the French Foreign Ministry Roman Nadal said ....

  • Two suspected terrorists killed in CTD shootout in Karachi

    Date: 2016-07-20 10:43:46 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:27 - ID:5291833

    ISLAMABAD, July 20 (MENA) - In a shootout with Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) personnel two suspects were killed on Wednesday, while police arrested 98 suspects during raids in Karachi, sources said. According to sources, two suspects were ....

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