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  • British tourists among Tunisia terror attack victims

    Date: 2015-06-26 18:46:24 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:80 - ID:2871121

    LONDON, June 26 (MENA) - At least five British tourists are among 37 people who have been killed in a gun attack at a Tunisian beach resort, The Guardian quoted British foreign secretary Philip Hammond as saying Friday. The slaughter took place on ....

  • 34 killed, wounded in China accident

    Date: 2015-06-26 18:11:48 GMT - China - World - SN:76 - ID:2870757

    BEIJING, June 26 (MENA) - Twelve people were killed and 22 others wounded Friday in a car accident in the eastern Chinese province of Anhui. Ambulances rushed to the site to carry the injured to hospital. A probe was launched to identify the ....

  • Wife of France terrorist attack suspect arrested

    Date: 2015-06-26 15:17:41 GMT - France - World - SN:67 - ID:2869717

    PARIS, June 26 (MENA) - The wife of a suspect in a terrorist attack in southeastern France has been held by police. The suspected terrorist was identified as Yacine Salhi. The attacker rammed a car into a gas factory earlier Friday, killing ....

  • France PM orders tightening security measures near 'sensitive' sites

    Date: 2015-06-26 14:34:03 GMT - France - World - SN:64 - ID:2869497

    PARIS, June 26 (MENA) - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls ordered heightening security measures on Friday at "sensitive sites" near the gas factory that was attacked in eastern France, News 24 reported. Valls, who is on an official trip to South ....

  • AK party nominates national defense min. as parliament speaker

    Date: 2015-06-26 13:26:19 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:54 - ID:2868469

    ANKARA, June 26 (MENA) - The Justice and Development, or AK, Party nominated Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz for parliament speaker, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced Friday, according to Daily Sabah. Ismet Yilmaz, 53, is an MP from ....

  • Pakistan rejects allegations of involvement in attack on Afghan Parliament

    Date: 2015-06-26 12:37:08 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:46 - ID:2868145

    ISLAMABAD, June 26 (MENA) - Pakistan has rejected allegations that its intelligence agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) was involved in a recent attack on Afghan Parliament in Kabul. Qazi Khalilullah, spokesman for Pakistan’s Foreign ....

  • French interior min.: Suspect in terror attack on gas factory identified

    Date: 2015-06-26 12:26:35 GMT - France - World - SN:44 - ID:2868113

    PARIS, June 26 (MENA) –The French interior minister has named the possible suspect behind a terror attack on a factory near Grenoble in southeastern France. Reports emerged that a second person was arrested in connection with the ....

  • China warns Glastonbury organizers after Dalai Lama’s invite

    Date: 2015-06-26 11:57:04 GMT - China - World - SN:39 - ID:2867937

    BEIJING, June 26 (MENA) - China on Friday warned organizers of the Glastonbury Festival that inviting exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to visit one of Europe’s largest music festivals was tantamount to giving him a platform to engage ....

  • Attack on gas factory terrorist - French president

    Date: 2015-06-26 11:51:41 GMT - France - World - SN:37 - ID:2867697

    PARIS, June 26 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande underlined that the attack on a gas factory in southeastern France is a terrorist attack. In a brief speech from Brussels, where the European Summit is being held, Hollande said that the ....

  • French interior minister arrives at scene of Grenoble terror attack

    Date: 2015-06-26 11:15:20 GMT - France - World - SN:32 - ID:2867421

    PARIS, June 26 (MENA) - French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has arrived at the scene of a terror attack that targeted a factory near Grenoble in southeastern France. At least one person was killed and several others were injured in the ....

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