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  • Edmonton: Five injured in Canada 'terror' incidents

    Date: 2017-10-01 13:16:58 GMT - Canada - World - SN:40 - ID:7018237

    OTTAWA, Oct 1 (MENA) - Canadian police have confirmed they are investigating possible acts of terrorism after multiple incidents in Edmonton, Alberta, on Saturday night, BBC reported. They said a police officer controlling traffic at a Canadian ....

  • Spanish police seize ballot boxes as voters cast votes

    Date: 2017-10-01 10:42:41 GMT - Spain - World - SN:26 - ID:7017579

    MADRID, Oct 1 (MENA) - Spanish national police have seized ballot boxes and voting papers from several polling stations in Catalonia as some voters in the region began casting ballots in a banned independence referendum, the Interior Ministry said ....

  • Air raids target areas in Deir ez Zor countryside

    Date: 2017-10-01 10:17:26 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:22 - ID:7017633

    LONDON, Oct 1 (MENA) - The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that Syrian military planes raided a number of axes in al Bukamal city in Deir ez Zor countryside, killing four civilians and severely injuring two others. Clashes ....

  • Cops fire rubber bullets as violence erupts during Catalan referendum

    Date: 2017-10-01 09:08:47 GMT - Spain - World - SN:16 - ID:7017598

    MADRID, Oct 1 (MENA) - Riot police clashed with voters as people smashed their way into a polling station as the referendum went underway in the Spanish region, Sky news reported. Scuffles broke out between officers in helmets and chanting crowds ....

  • Clashes between voters, police amid controversial independence vote

    Date: 2017-10-01 09:00:20 GMT - Spain - World - SN:14 - ID:7017578

    MADRID, Oct 1 (MENA) - As the polls opened across Catalonia Sunday morning, clashes erupted between voters and Spanish police in several locations when the latter started to confiscate voting slips and ballot boxes, Sky news reported. Thousands of ....

  • Spain's Catalonia independence vote begins

    Date: 2017-10-01 08:17:58 GMT - Spain - World - SN:11 - ID:7017409

    MADRID, Oct 1 (MENA) - Riot police have pushed back voters at some polling stations in Catalonia as an illegal independence referendum got under way in the Spanish region, Sky News reported on Sunday. Officers in helmets faced off against ....

  • Death toll rises to 360 in Mexico earthquake

    Date: 2017-10-01 05:57:50 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:3 - ID:7017341

    MEXICO CITY, Oct 1 (MENA) - The death toll from Mexico’s magnitude 7.1 earthquake has risen by two and now stands at 360, ABC news reported. It includes 219 deaths in Mexico City, where 38 buildings collapsed during the temblor. The rest of ....

  • US adds Iran, Venezuela, 4 African nations to trafficking list

    Date: 2017-10-01 05:56:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:2 - ID:7017340

    WASHINGTON, Oct 1 (MENA) - The White House said on Saturday it had ordered that Iran, Venezuela and four African nations be added to a U.S. list of countries accused of failing to crack down on human trafficking, Voice of America reported. The ....

  • UNESCO's new director-general to be named before October 13

    Date: 2017-09-30 21:31:07 GMT - France - World - SN:78 - ID:7017224

    PARIS, Sept 30 (MENA) - The 58 members of the Executive Board of UNESCO will hold the 202nd session of the organization on October 4-18. Director-general of the UNESCO will be nominated during the session. The candidate will be chosen by a ....

  • Four injured after unknown shooting in Catalonia

    Date: 2017-09-30 19:33:45 GMT - Spain - World - SN:72 - ID:7017185

    BARCELONA, Sept 30 (MENA) - Four individuals, including an elderly woman, have sustained minor injuries after an unknown assailant shot at them with an air gun, The Olive Press website reported Saturday. The group were holding a sit-in in the ....

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