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  • Daesh claims responsibility for Orlando mass shooting

    Date: 2016-06-12 20:24:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:96 - ID:5086893

    WASHINGTON, June 12 (MENA) – The terrorist group of Daesh claimed responsibility for the mass shooting attack in an Orlando gay club on Sunday that left more than 50 people dead, according to Time. “The attack that targeted a nightclub for ....

  • Orlando nightclub shooter called 911 to pledge allegiance to Daesh: Sources

    Date: 2016-06-12 20:16:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:93 - ID:5086917

    WASHINGTON, June 12 (MENA) - The gunman who opened fire at a gay nightclub in Florida early Sunday, shooting over 100 people, had called 911 moments before to pledge allegiance to the leader of Daesh, law enforcement sources told NBC ....

  • Security measures beefed up in Washington D.C. after Orlando shooting

    Date: 2016-06-12 19:12:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:91 - ID:5086705

    WASHINGTON, June 12 (MENA) - Mayor of Washington D.C. Muriel Bowser said security measures at Capital Pride Festival events would be increased, NBC News reported. Bowser's remarks was issued in a statement hours after 50 people were killed and 53 ....

  • Obama calls Orlando shooting 'act of terror'

    Date: 2016-06-12 19:11:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:90 - ID:5086737

    WASHINGTON, June 12 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama called the mass shooting at an LGBT Orlando nightclub Sunday an "act of terror" in remarks to the nation from the White House briefing room. "We know enough to say this was an act of terror ....

  • Alcohol to be banned in 'sensitive areas' at Euro 2016

    Date: 2016-06-12 19:10:47 GMT - France - World - SN:89 - ID:5086597

    PARIS, June 12 (MENA) - Alcohol will be banned in fan zones and other "sensitive" areas at Euro 2016, the French government has announced. The move follows three days of violence in Marseille involving Russian and English supporters and local ....

  • Over 160 million children at risk or enslaved in forced labor - ILO

    Date: 2016-06-12 19:08:42 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:87 - ID:5086709

    CAIRO, June 12 (MENA) - As many as 168 million children in the world are in or at risk for child labor. A majority of them work in agriculture, manufacturing and construction industries, the International Labor Organization (ILO) warned in a ....

  • Jordan condemns Orlando attack in Florida

    Date: 2016-06-12 18:12:22 GMT - Jordan - World - SN:84 - ID:5086473

    AMMAN, June 12 (MENA) - Jordan condemned the terrorist attack that took place Sunday in Orlando city in Florida which killed scores of people. Jordan renewed its condemnation to all kinds of terror and violence, Spokesman of the Jordanian ....

  • North Korean spy detained in China over smuggling

    Date: 2016-06-12 17:55:40 GMT - south korea - World - SN:80 - ID:5086501

    SEOUL, June 12 (MENA) - Chinese authorities detained a suspected North Korean spy earlier this month for smuggling charges, Yonhap News Agency reported. Chinese authorities arrested an unidentified North Korean citizen in Dandong, a border city ....

  • WikiLeaks to publish more Hillary Clinton emails - Julian Assange

    Date: 2016-06-12 16:57:15 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:76 - ID:5085957

    LONDON, July 12 (MENA) - Founder of WikiLeaks Julian Assange said Sunday his organisation is preparing to publish more emails Hillary Clinton sent and received while US secretary of state, ITV reported. "Wikileaks has a very big year head," he ....

  • Trump tweets: 'Really bad shooting in Orlando'

    Date: 2016-06-12 16:49:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:72 - ID:5086301

    WASHINGTON, June 12 (MENA) - Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump took to Twitter early Sunday after approximately 50 people were killed and more than 50 others were wounded in an attack at an Orlando, Fla., nightclub, according to Fox ....

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