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  • Plane passenger jailed for shouting 'Allahu Akbar' and 'boom' on Birmingham-bound flight

    Date: 2016-07-04 16:48:35 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:85 - ID:5209361

    LONDON, July 4 (MENA) - A passenger who sparked panic and left holidaymakers in tears after shouting "Allahu Akbar" and "boom" on a Birmingham-bound flight has been jailed. Shehraz Sarwar, 38, caused alarm with his behaviour while on the Emirates ....

  • UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon to visit China

    Date: 2016-07-04 16:37:11 GMT - China - World - SN:82 - ID:5209365

    BEIJING, July 4 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon will visit China on Wednesday, the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei announced on Monday. Ban will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Premier Li Keqiang, State ....

  • Russia will not stimulate tourist flow to Turkey — ambassador

    Date: 2016-07-04 16:29:48 GMT - Russia - World - SN:78 - ID:5209085

    MOSCOW, July 4 (MENA) – Russia will not stimulate tourist flow to Turkey in the framework of normalizing bilateral relations, Tass quoted the Russian Ambassador to EU Vladimir Chizhov as saying on Monday. "Administrative barriers on charter ....

  • S. Korea halts test run of new reactor

    Date: 2016-07-04 16:12:04 GMT - south korea - World - SN:76 - ID:5209373

    SEOUL, July 4 (MENA) – A nuclear reactor in South Korea was halted Monday while undergoing a test run, but there was no danger of a radiation leak, Yonhap quoted reactor operators as saying on Monday. The Shin Kori No. 3 reactor shut down at ....

  • South Korea's government said Monday it has permitted the entry of 26 Syrians who are seeking refugee status here.

    Date: 2016-07-04 16:08:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:74 - ID:5208777

    MOSCOW, July 4 (MENA) - Issues of ensuring security in various parts of the world were in focus of consultations between Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov and director general of the Foreign Ministry's Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau ....

  • S. Korea permits entry of 26 Syrians seeking refugee status

    Date: 2016-07-04 15:28:45 GMT - south korea - World - SN:71 - ID:5208773

    SEOUL, July 4 (MENA) - South Korea's government said Monday it has permitted the entry of 26 Syrians who are seeking refugee status here, according to Yonhap News Agency. The Ministry of Justice said out of 28 Syrians who have been staying at ....

  • Poland sends 150 troops, four military aircraft to Kuwait for mission

    Date: 2016-07-04 14:08:59 GMT - Poland - World - SN:65 - ID:5208057

    WARSAW, July 4 (MENA) - Poland sent 150 troops and four F-16 fighter jets to participate in reconnaissance operations as part of the international anti Daesh coalition in the Middle East. According to Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz, ....

  • Putin offers condolences to Iraqi president on Baghdad victims

    Date: 2016-07-04 13:27:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:62 - ID:5207877

    MOSCOW, July 4 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin sent his condolences to President of Iraq Fuad Masum and Prime Minister of Iraq Haidar al Abadi following the terrorist attacks in Baghdad that have caused numerous casualties. Putin ....

  • United Airlines plane makes emergency landing after bird strike

    Date: 2016-07-04 11:07:45 GMT - Australia - World - SN:43 - ID:5206525

    CANBERRA, July 4 (MENA) - A United Airlines plane bound for Los Angeles was forced to make an emergency landing after striking a bird, an airline official said. United Airlines flight 840 departed from Sydney, Australia but returned to the airport ....

  • Nigel Farage quits as Ukip leader

    Date: 2016-07-04 10:59:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:41 - ID:5206505

    LONDON, July 4 (MENA) - Nigel Farage quit as Ukip leader this morning as he declared he had 'done my bit' by winning the EU referendum. He said the Leave campaign could never have happened without 'the People's army of Ukip', adding: 'I couldn't ....

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