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  • Brexit: UK votes to leave EU in historic referendum

    Date: 2016-06-24 06:10:55 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:5 - ID:5149953

    LONDON, June 24 (MENA) - The UK has voted by 52% to 48% to leave the European Union after 43 years in a historic referendum, the BBC reported. London and Scotland voted strongly to stay in the EU but the remain vote has been undermined by poor ....

  • Polls close in UK's historic referendum on EU membership

    Date: 2016-06-23 21:43:03 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:106 - ID:5149597

    LONDON, June 23 (MENA) - Voting has ended in a referendum that will decide whether the UK remains a member of the European Union, BBC reported. Counting will get under way shortly at centers around the UK in a vote widely seen as too close to ....

  • Poppy Day beheading attack plotter jailed for life

    Date: 2016-06-23 17:19:57 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:94 - ID:5148641

    LONDON, June 23 (MENA) - A man has been jailed for life for plotting a street beheading around the time of Remembrance Sunday in 2014, the BBC News reported. Nadir Syed, 23, of west London, was convicted last year of preparing to carry out a ....

  • German attacker took hostages before being shot, no one else hurt – police

    Date: 2016-06-23 16:56:28 GMT - Germany - World - SN:93 - ID:5148705

    BERLIN, June 23 (MENA) - An armed man was killed by police after taking hostages inside a cinema complex in Viernheim, western Germany, local officials confirmed, adding that no one was hurt in the incident, the Russia Today reported. Previous ....

  • Assange plans online show on the referendum

    Date: 2016-06-23 15:45:59 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:88 - ID:5148233

    LONDON, June 23 (MENA) - The founder of anti-secrecy site WikiLeaks plans to host a live online punditry show about Britain's referendum on whether to stay in the EU, ABC News reported on Thursday. Julian Assange has been holed up in the ....

  • Shooting at German cinema leaves 25 injured

    Date: 2016-06-23 15:05:14 GMT - Germany - World - SN:85 - ID:5148257

    BERLIN, June 23 (MENA) - A mass shooting at a cinema in Viernheim, Germany, has left at least 25 people injured, German public TV reported. Viernheim is in western Germany, near Frankfurt, the CNN reported on Thursday. The shooter entered the ....

  • WHO to launch emergency yellow fever vaccination in Angola and Congo

    Date: 2016-06-23 14:05:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:77 - ID:5147713

    NEW YORK, June 23 (MENA) - The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday that it will launch emergency yellow fever vaccination campaigns along the border between Angola and Democratic Republic of Congo and in the Congolese capital Kinshasa ....

  • Turkey could hold UK-style referendum on stalled EU bid - Erdoğan

    Date: 2016-06-23 13:23:18 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:71 - ID:5146897

    ANKARA, June 23 (MENA) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has suggested Turkey could hold a referendum over whether to continue its long-stalled accession process to join the European Union, Hurriyet Daily News reported on Thursday. Angrily ....

  • Gang arrested in Cairo for stealing ladies' handbags

    Date: 2016-06-23 12:54:44 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:65 - ID:5146969

    CAIRO, June 23 (MENA) - Policemen arrested on Thursday one of the most dangerous gangs specialized in stealing ladies' handbags in el Basatin district of Cairo. The two-strong gang used motorbikes in their criminal acts. The pair admitted ....

  • Obama wants to stop subsidizing Israel's defense industry

    Date: 2016-06-23 12:53:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:63 - ID:5147077

    NEW YORK, June 23 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama is now looking to end this US subsidy of Israel's defense sector, according to US and Israeli officials, according to Bloomborg. They say the "offshore procurement" provision, unique to ....

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