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  • Hostage among three dead in Normandy church siege, say French police

    Date: 2016-07-26 11:05:50 GMT - France - World - SN:27 - ID:5323517

    PARIS, July 26 (MENA) - One hostage and two hostage-takers have been killed in northern France after an incident at a church in the Normandy region, The Guardian reported. Two men armed with knives took several people hostage in ....

  • Priest killed in French church siege, hostage takers 'neutralised' by police

    Date: 2016-07-26 10:52:15 GMT - France - World - SN:25 - ID:5323525

    PARIS, July 26 (MENA) - One priest has been killed during an attack in a church in France's northern Normandy region, RTE quoted police as saying. Two men who took five people hostage, including the priest and two nuns, in the church ....

  • Media cooperation forum kicks off in China

    Date: 2016-07-26 10:09:57 GMT - China - World - SN:21 - ID:5322729

    BEIJING, July 26 (MENA) – The Media Cooperation Forum on One Belt and One Road kicked off on Tuesday at the Chinese National Convention Center in Beijing under the them of “Joint fate and new horizons for cooperation”. The forum, attended by 212 ....

  • US embassy says family of staff authorized to depart Turkey

    Date: 2016-07-26 09:49:25 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:19 - ID:5322849

    ANKARA, July 26 (MENA) - The US Embassy in Ankara said Tuesday that the US State Department has authorized the voluntary departure of employees' family members in Turkey after a failed military coup, according to Hurriyet Daily News. Turkey's ....

  • Mogadishu attack: Eight killed in airport blasts

    Date: 2016-07-26 09:48:07 GMT - Somalia - World - SN:18 - ID:5323029

    MOGADISHU, July 26 (MENA) - At least eight people have been killed in two bomb attacks near the main entrance of the airport in Mogadishu, the BBC quoted the Somali police as saying. Thick smoke could be seen rising from the area, where there is ....

  • Donald Trump takes poll lead on Hillary Clinton as Democratic National Convention gets off to chaotic start

    Date: 2016-07-26 09:47:41 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:16 - ID:5323017

    CAIRO, July 26 (MENA) - Donald Trump soared into a poll lead in the race for the White House as Hillary Clinton's plans for a "Convention of hope" descended into bitter infighting and angry protests, with some Democrats saying they would prefer to ....

  • Turkey: Erdogan to Meet Putin Aug. 9 in Russia

    Date: 2016-07-26 09:46:37 GMT - Russia - World - SN:15 - ID:5323021

    MOSCOW, July 26 (MENA) - Turkey's deputy prime minister says President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is to travel to Russia next month to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin — the first meeting between the two leaders as relations between the two ....

  • Japan knife attack: 19 killed at care centre in Sagamihara

    Date: 2016-07-26 06:17:19 GMT - Japan - World - SN:6 - ID:5322353

    TOKYO, July 26 (MENA) - Nineteen residents have been killed in a knife attack at a care centre for people with mental disabilities in the Japanese city of Sagamihara, the BBC reported Tuesday. Such attacks are extremely rare in Japan - the ....

  • Bangladesh police kill nine suspected militants in raid

    Date: 2016-07-26 06:15:05 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:5 - ID:5322341

    DHAKA, July 26 (MENA) - Police in Bangladesh have killed nine suspected militants after a gun battle in Dhaka, the BBC quoted officials as saying Tuesday. Police were searching the residential area of Kallyanpur when they were attacked by ....

  • Germany boosts police presence, warns of further terrorism

    Date: 2016-07-25 22:54:59 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:97 - ID:5322049

    LONDON, July 25 (MENA) - Germany will boost police presence at airports and train stations and carry out stop-and-search operations close to border areas, as residents were told to brace themselves for more acts of terrorism, the Guardian reported ....

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