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  • Terrorist arrested in Kabul before targeting parliament

    Date: 2016-05-08 20:07:38 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:120 - ID:4868761

    KABUL, May 8 (MENA) - A Haqqani network terrorist has been arrested by the Afghan intelligence operatives before the suspects manage to target the parliament building. The National Directorate of Security (NDS) said the terrorist was going to ....

  • Bus driver’s son Khan becomes 1st Muslim mayor in EU - ambassador

    Date: 2016-05-08 19:42:21 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:118 - ID:4868393

    CAIRO, May 8 (MENA) - Labour's Sadiq Khan has been elected as London's new mayor with a great majority, to become the first Muslim politician occupying such post in the European Union, UK Ambassador to Egypt John Casson said Sunday. Tweeting in ....

  • Death toll rises to 73 in Afghanistan bus, fuel tanker accident

    Date: 2016-05-08 19:39:22 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:117 - ID:4868465

    KABUL, May 8 (MENA) - At least 73 people were killed and 52 others injured in Afghanistan when two passenger buses caught fire after one collided with a fuel tanker, health officials said Sunday. The incident happened early Sunday in southeast ....

  • George Osborne appears to back Hillary Clinton for US President

    Date: 2016-05-08 18:09:50 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:105 - ID:4867733

    LONDON, May 8 (MENA) – UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has appeared to back Hillary Clinton's bid to become US president in an escalation of Downing Street's row with rival candidate Donald Trump, according to The Daily Mail. In a ....

  • UK navy officer joins Daesh

    Date: 2016-05-08 13:52:57 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:72 - ID:4865525

    LONDON, May 8 (MENA) - A navy officer who trained at one of Britain’s most prestigious maritime colleges has fled to Syria to join Daesh terror group, the Daily Mail reported. Defense experts warned last night that 28-year-old Ali Alosaimi’s ....

  • Unidentified gunman kills five in Moscow region

    Date: 2016-05-08 13:28:47 GMT - Russia - World - SN:65 - ID:4865993

    MOSCOW, May 8 (MENA) - An unidentified gunman has shot and killed five people in a village in the east of Moscow region, a source in the region's emergencies services told RIA Novosti. "There has been an attack on a group of bikers, five people ....

  • Unaccompanied refugee, migrant children in urgent need of protection, warns UNICEF

    Date: 2016-05-08 12:32:21 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:49 - ID:4865033

    GENEVA, May 8 (MENA) - UNICEF today called for urgent measures to protect unaccompanied refugee and migrant children in Europe – who are at serious risk of abuse, trafficking and exploitation and whose number reached a record of more than 95,000 ....

  • British PM pledges to tackle global corruption

    Date: 2016-05-08 10:53:58 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:34 - ID:4864057

    LONDON, May 8 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron has said he wants to put tackling corruption at the "top of the international agenda" ahead of a London summit on the issue, according to the BBC. The international anti-corruption ....

  • EU membership 'protects UK security' -- ex-intelligence chiefs

    Date: 2016-05-08 10:51:49 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:33 - ID:4864201

    LONDON, Egypt, May 8 (MENA) – The UK needs to stay in the European Union in order to protect its security, the BBC quoted two former senior British intelligence officials as saying. Sir John Sawers, who stepped down as head of MI6 in 2014, and Lord ....

  • Canada, UNOPS support increased security for camp residents in Iraq's Kurdistan

    Date: 2016-05-08 10:40:07 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:29 - ID:4864037

    ARBIL/IRAQ, May 8 (MENA) - Implemented by UNOPS on behalf of the Government of Canada, the new project of increasing the safety and security of vulnerable camp residents in the Kurdistan Region comes as part of Canada’s continuing support to ....

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