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  • Extremist gunmen take hostages in church in Philippine

    Date: 2017-05-24 11:07:12 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:30 - ID:6825570

    MANILA, May 24 (MENA) - Muslim extremists abducted a Catholic priest and more than a dozen churchgoers while laying siege to a southern Philippine city overnight, burning buildings, ambushing soldiers and hoisting flags of the so-called Islamic ....

  • Three men arrested in connection with Manchester attack

    Date: 2017-05-24 11:00:44 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:27 - ID:6825498

    LONDON, May 24 (MENA) - Three men have been arrested in Manchester in connection with the attack that left at least 22 people dead at Manchester Arena, said the BBC. Greater Manchester Police said the arrests were made in the south of the city, ....

  • Three Polish people killed in Manchester terror attack

    Date: 2017-05-24 10:25:59 GMT - Poland - World - SN:23 - ID:6825455

    WARSAW, May 24 (MENA) - A Polish couple died in the suicide attack in the English city of Manchester, Poland's Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski said on Wednesday. "The parents came after the concert to collect their daughters and ....

  • Macron seeks to extend state of emergency to November

    Date: 2017-05-24 09:20:28 GMT - France - World - SN:17 - ID:6825363

    PARIS, May 24 (MENA) - France's new president is seeking to extend the country's state of emergency until at least November 1, according to a statement by Elysee Palace. Emmanuel Macron said in a statement that he will ask parliament to prolong ....

  • Pope Francis receives Trump at Vatican

    Date: 2017-05-24 07:43:25 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:10 - ID:6825163

    VATICAN, May 24 (MENA) - Pope Francis of Vatican received US President Donald Trump at the Vatican on Wednesday, CNN reported. Trump received a tribute from the Swiss Guard in a Vatican courtyard where he was greeted by Archbishop Georg ....

  • Trump arrives in Vatican to meet Pope Francis

    Date: 2017-05-24 06:39:06 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:8 - ID:6825126

    VATICAN, May 24 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump arrived at the Vatican on Wednesday for talks with Pope Francis on his first official trip to Europe since coming to office. The CNN aired Trump's arrival at the papal headquarters. (MENA) S R ....

  • Somali pirates hijack Iranian fishing vessel: Somali official

    Date: 2017-05-23 22:35:31 GMT - Somalia - World - SN:115 - ID:6824796

    MOGADISHU, May 23 (MENA) - Somali pirates hijacked an Iranian fishing vessel on Tuesday to use as a base to attack bigger, more valuable ships, the mayor of a Somali town said, part of an upsurge in attacks following years of relative calm, the ....

  • Multiple US troops injured in Yemen raid: Pentagon

    Date: 2017-05-23 21:52:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:113 - ID:6824989

    WASHINGTON, May 23 (MENA) – The Pentagon said on Tuesday that multiple US troops were injured in a Tuesday raid against a compound associated with al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula in Yemen in which at least seven militants were killed, Sputnik news ....

  • Theresa May upgrades terrorist threat level to 'critical' and puts soldiers on UK streets

    Date: 2017-05-23 21:19:24 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:110 - ID:6824999

    LONDON, May 23 (MENA) - Theresa May has announced the terror threat level in the UK is being raised to "critical" and soldiers will now be deployed on the streets to protect key sites, in a significant escalation of the policing response following ....

  • Ethiopia’s Adhanom elected as WHO director general

    Date: 2017-05-23 20:30:36 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:107 - ID:6824795

    GENEVA, May 23 (MENA) - Ethiopia’s former health and foreign affairs minister Tedros Adhanom was elected Tuesday as director general of the World Health Organization (WHO) to be the first African ever to head the agency. Dr. Adhanom ultimately ....

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