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  • Two dead in suspected suicide bombing in Jakarta: police

    Date: 2017-05-24 18:58:32 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:74 - ID:6826452

    JAKARTA, May 24 (MENA) - Indonesian police said on Wednesday that a suspected suicide bomber and a police officer were killed in explosions near a bus station in the eastern part of the capital, Jakarta, Russia Today TV reported. There were two ....

  • Italy coast guard says at least 20 dead in migrant capsizing

    Date: 2017-05-24 12:56:19 GMT - Italy - World - SN:43 - ID:6825721

    ROME, May 24 (MENA) - The Italian coast guard says at least 20 migrants have died after their vessel capsized off Libya's coast. The coast guard says the ship was carrying about 500 people. At a certain point, either a wave hit or the migrants ....

  • Mindanao martial law could last a year, warns Philippine president

    Date: 2017-05-24 11:44:00 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:34 - ID:6825640

    MANILA, May 24 (MENA) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said martial law on Mindanao island could last a year, while the army fights against Islamist militants. The violence on the southern island has left three members of the security ....

  • 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 ....

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