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  • 6 killed, 3 missing in heavy rains in China

    Date: 2017-06-10 19:21:13 GMT - China - World - SN:56 - ID:6849115

    BEIJING, June 10 (MENA) - At least six persons were killed and three others reported missing after torrential rains lashed southern parts of China, Xinhua quoted local officials as saying Saturday. Heavy rains, coupled with windstorms, caused ....

  • Theresa May's top two aides quit

    Date: 2017-06-10 15:53:02 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:47 - ID:6849029

    LONDON, June 10 (MENA) - Prime Minister Theresa May's two closest advisers have quit after the Conservatives failed to win a majority of MPs in the general election, the BBC reported. The BBC understands the PM was warned she faced a leadership ....

  • 'We want to do it quickly': Angela Merkel says EU is ready for Brexit negotiations

    Date: 2017-06-10 14:52:17 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:42 - ID:6848892

    LONDON, June 10 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said Brexit negotiations should go ahead as scheduled in nine days' time - despite the UK being plunged into political turmoil by the General Election, The Telegraph reported. The ....

  • Spanish victim of London attacks died of stab to the back

    Date: 2017-06-10 13:30:00 GMT - Spain - World - SN:34 - ID:6848825

    MADRID, June 10 (MENA) - A British autopsy has concluded that Ignacio Echeverria, the Spaniard who confronted assailants during last weekend's attacks in London, died after being stabbed in the back, Spain's Foreign Ministry said. A Foreign ....

  • 13 Philippine marines killed in fighting with militants

    Date: 2017-06-10 11:17:23 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:24 - ID:6848626

    MANILA, June 10 (MENA) - Thirteen Philippine marines were killed in fierce fighting with militants allied with the Daesh group who have laid siege to a southern city of Marawi for nearly three weeks, the military said Saturday. Spokesman for the ....

  • 3 killed, 9 injured in Afghan mosque shooting

    Date: 2017-06-10 08:15:11 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:6848397

    KABUL, June 10 (MENA) - The Afghan Interior Ministry said at least three civilians had been shot and killed by gunmen inside a mosque in eastern Afghanistan, according to Baajafak" news agency. In a statement released Saturday the ministry said ....

  • Canadian ships dispatched to rescue storm-battered racing yachts

    Date: 2017-06-10 07:49:57 GMT - Canada - World - SN:8 - ID:6848378

    OTTAWA, June 10 (MENA) - Canada has dispatched several ships and planes to assist in a daring ocean rescue of three racing yachts that are being hammered by a massive storm in the mid-Atlantic, CTV news channel reported. According to Major Rhonda ....

  • Stabbing in London's Russell Square not terror-related, police say

    Date: 2017-06-09 21:35:56 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:71 - ID:6848244

    LONDON, June 9 (MENA) - London police said on Friday they were responding to a stabbing at Russell Square, but it was being treated as a disturbance and not related to terrorism, the Daily Mail reported. A gang of up to 20 youths on mopeds ....

  • Philippines calls on Facebook to shut militants accounts

    Date: 2017-06-09 21:04:42 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:68 - ID:6848228

    MANILA, June 9 (MENA) - The Philippines army said on Friday it had called on Facebook to shut down dozens of accounts that militants have been using to spread misinformation about their attack on a southern town and to coordinate their battle with ....

  • Austria to ban Niqab from October

    Date: 2017-06-09 20:41:35 GMT - Austria - World - SN:67 - ID:6848225

    VIENNA, June 9 (MENA) - New Austrian legislation came into force on Friday that will ban Niqab (the full-face veil that may be called burqa) in public places from October 1, local news media reported. The outlawing of the burqa or other clothing ....

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