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  • 2 killed, 8 stabbed in stabbing attack in Finland's Turku city

    Date: 2017-08-18 16:44:27 GMT - Finland - World - SN:59 - ID:6950993

    HELSINKI, Aug 18 (MENA) - At least two people were killed and eight injured in a stabbing spree in Turku city in Finland, Russia Today reported on Friday. Finnish police said that they have shot a man in the leg before they arrested him. ....

  • 3 Moroccans, 1 Spaniard detained over terror attacks – Spanish police

    Date: 2017-08-18 15:33:13 GMT - Spain - World - SN:55 - ID:6950809

    MADRID, Aug 18 (MENA) - Senior Catalan police official said on Friday that three Moroccans and one Spaniard have been detained in relation to the Catalonia attacks that killed at least 13 people and injured some 130, ABC news reported. The ....

  • Finland stabbings: Man shot and held after Turku attacks

    Date: 2017-08-18 14:41:40 GMT - Finland - World - SN:52 - ID:6950807

    HELSINKI, Aug 18 (MENA) - Police in Finland say they have shot a man who reportedly stabbed several people in the south-western city of Turku, the BBC reported Friday. The man has been taken into custody after being shot in the leg, police ....

  • Russia has no plans to attack NATO countries: European Diplomat

    Date: 2017-08-18 14:16:34 GMT - Russia - World - SN:50 - ID:6950740

    MOSCOW, Aug 19 (MENA) - European Union’s Ambassador to Moscow Vigaudas Usackas said that Russia has no intention of initiating a military conflict with NATO, TASS news agency reported on Friday. "Russia may be regarded as a rather quarrelsome ....

  • China launches 1st internet court in e-commerce hub

    Date: 2017-08-18 14:11:47 GMT - China - World - SN:49 - ID:6950795

    BEIJING, Aug 18 (MENA) - China's first court specializing in handling Internet-related cases opened Friday in the e-commerce hub of Hangzhou, capital of Zhejiang Province, to cater to the increasing number of online disputes, Xinhua news agency ....

  • Spain's PM says the fight against terrorism is 'global battle'

    Date: 2017-08-18 13:43:32 GMT - Spain - World - SN:46 - ID:6950703

    BARCELONA, Aug 18 (MENA) - Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said the fight against terrorism is a "global battle" and Europe's main problem after two attacks in Catalonia that killed 14 people, the Daily Mail reported Friday. Rajoy also ....

  • 1,400 killed, 2,200 injured in conflicts across 20 countries since 2014, says WHO

    Date: 2017-08-18 13:24:08 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:44 - ID:6950626

    GENEVA, Aug 18 (MENA) - The World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday that more than 1,000 attacks targeted health facilities and ambulances, as well as other facilities which provide health care and services for the population in 20 conflict-hit ....

  • 4th person arrested in connection to Spain attacks

    Date: 2017-08-18 13:14:20 GMT - Spain - World - SN:41 - ID:6950625

    MADRID, Aug 18 (MENA) - Catalan police announced on Friday that a fourth person was arrested in connection with the attacks in Barcelona and the resort of Cambrils that killed at least 14 people, ABC news reported. Police made the announcement on ....

  • 86 militants killed in military operations in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-08-18 12:54:47 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:39 - ID:6950591

    KABUL, Aug 18 (MENA) - The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces conducted at least 41 airstrikes and 33 ground operations against the militants, leaving at least 86 of them dead, including fighters affiliated with Daesh group, Khaama Press ....

  • Spain's PM attends emergency meeting on Barcelona attack

    Date: 2017-08-18 11:56:47 GMT - Spain - World - SN:33 - ID:6950477

    MADRID, Aug 18 (MENA) - Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Friday attended an emergency security meeting in Barcelona to discuss terror attacks that hit Placa de Catalunya. Spain's prime minister met on Friday morning with the interior ....

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