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  • Death toll of London fire rises to 12

    Date: 2017-06-14 16:35:42 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:83 - ID:6855127

    LONDON, June 14 (MENA) - The death toll of the huge fire that raged through the night at a west London 24-storey tower block rose to 12 on Wednesday, the UK police said as quoted by the BBC. “This is going to be a long and complex recovery ....

  • Alleged shooter identified as James T. Hodgkinson

    Date: 2017-06-14 16:03:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:79 - ID:6855077

    WASHINGTON, June 14 (MENA) - The man who allegedly opened fire at a congressional baseball practice in Virginia has been identified as James T. Hodgkinson, NBC News reported on Wednesday. Hodgkinson was a 66-year-old man from Belleville, ....

  • Syrian ceasefire joined by 47 settlements in Idlib Province in 24 hours

    Date: 2017-06-14 14:18:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:57 - ID:6854318

    MOSCOW, June 14 (MENA) - A total of 47 settlements in the Syrian province of Idlib joined the ceasefire in the last 24 hours, at the same time, Russia registered four ceasefire violations in Syria's de-escalation zones, the Russian Defense Ministry ....

  • GOP House leader among 4 shot by gunman at Virginia park

    Date: 2017-06-14 13:09:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:52 - ID:6854657

    WASHINGTON, June 14 (MENA) - A gunman opened fire on members of Congress practicing for a charity baseball game this morning in Alexandria, Virginia, injuring Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Louisiana, and others, ABC News reported on Wednesday. At least ....

  • Moscow authorities released almost all minors detained at unauthorized protest

    Date: 2017-06-14 12:38:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:43 - ID:6854452

    MOSCOW, June 14 (MENA) - Almost all minors detained at an unsanctioned opposition rally in Moscow on Monday have been released by the Russian authorities, Vladimir Chernikov, the head of the Moscow’s department on regional security and ....

  • US Congress approves $1.3 billion in aid to Jordan

    Date: 2017-06-14 12:31:59 GMT - Jordan - World - SN:40 - ID:6854577

    Amman, June 14 (MENA) - The US basic aid to Jordan in 2017 totals $1.3 billion under the budget endorsed by Congress in early May, Petra News Agency reported. The Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation said in a statement on Wednesday ....

  • Number of immigrants in Italy surpassed 5 million people until end of 2016

    Date: 2017-06-14 10:55:28 GMT - Italy - World - SN:24 - ID:6854360

    ROME, June 14 (MENA) - The number of immigrants in Italy surpassed 5 million people until the end of 2016, said the Italian National Institute of Statistics. In a statement Wednesday, the institute said that more than 5 million of the immigrants ....

  • Grenfell Tower fatalities confirmed after residents trapped

    Date: 2017-06-14 09:26:57 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:16 - ID:6854121

    LONDON, June 14 (MENA) - Several people have died after a huge fire ripped through a west London tower block, with many residents still missing amid reports of people trapped on upper floors as flames tore rapidly up the building, The Telegraph ....

  • Several killed in suicide attack on Taliban splinter group

    Date: 2017-06-14 09:04:51 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:6854070

    KABUL, June 14 (MENA) - Several militants belonging to a splinter group of the Taliban insurgents were killed in a suicide car bombing in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported. According to local officials, the incident ....

  • Trump gives Pentagon authority to set troop levels in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-06-14 08:01:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:6854035

    WASHINGTON, June 14 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump has given the Pentagon new authority to decide the troop levels in Afghanistan, a US official said. The move could lead to a deployment of thousands more troops as commanders decide the way ....

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