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  • Man cries 'This is for Syria,' attacks cop with hammer at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

    Date: 2017-06-06 17:51:37 GMT - France - World - SN:46 - ID:6844020

    PARIS, June 6 (MENA) - An Algerian student claiming to be a Daesh soldier shouted 'this is for Syria' as he attacked a police officer outside Paris's Notre Dame Cathedral on Tuesday afternoon. The man, whose name has not been released but is ....

  • Third London Bridge attacker named

    Date: 2017-06-06 15:46:09 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:39 - ID:6843866

    LONDON, June 6 (MENA) - The third London Bridge attacker has been named as 22-year-old Youssef Zaghba, a Moroccan-Italian man, the BBC reported. Pakistan-born Khuram Butt, 27, and Rachid Redouane, 30, both from Barking were the other two ....

  • Trump says recent measures against Qatar may be beginning to end terrorism

    Date: 2017-06-06 15:20:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:38 - ID:6843809

    WASHINGTON, June 6 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the recent measures against Qatar could be the beginning of the end of terrorism. "During my recent trip to the Middle East I stated that there can no longer be funding of ....

  • Bombing in western Afghanistan kills 7

    Date: 2017-06-06 14:57:37 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:36 - ID:6843826

    KABUL, June 6 (MENA) - An Afghan official said a bomb planted in a rickshaw has killed at least seven people and wounded eight others, ABC News reported Tuesday. Gelani Farhad, a spokesman for the provincial governor of the western Herat ....

  • Philippines halts workers’ deployment to Qatar

    Date: 2017-06-06 10:10:41 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:17 - ID:6843226

    MANILA, June 6 (MENA) - The Philippines on Tuesday halted the deployment of workers to Qatar as the gas-rich Gulf state grappled with a diplomatic crisis after its neighbors cut ties with Doha, The Star reported. Labor chief Silvestre Bello said ....

  • Special PIA flights to bring back Pakistani pilgrims from Doha

    Date: 2017-06-06 10:00:23 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:14 - ID:6843199

    ISLAMABAD, June 6 (MENA) - Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will be operating special flights to Doha to bring back Pakistani pilgrims stranded there, Dawn news reported. In a statement issued on Monday, PIA CEO Nayyar Hayat had directed ....

  • Large cooperation opportunities with Egypt in several domains: Lithuanian amb.

    Date: 2017-06-06 09:49:20 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:12 - ID:6843060

    CAIRO, June 6 (MENA) – Lithuanian Ambassador in Cairo Arvydas Daunoravičius asserted that there are large cooperation opportunities with Egypt in several domains including education, information technology, communication, organic biology, chemical ....

  • China denies military choppers violation of India's airspace

    Date: 2017-06-06 07:20:39 GMT - China - World - SN:8 - ID:6842969

    BEIJING, June 6 (MENA) - China's Foreign Ministry on June 5 dismissed reports claiming that Chinese military helicopters had violated India’s airspace, saying that the Chinese military was just carrying out regular border patrols, The People's Daily ....

  • British police makes fresh raids in east London

    Date: 2017-06-05 13:27:18 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:60 - ID:6842118

    LONDON, June 5 (MENA) - Counter terrorism police have made two fresh raids on addresses in east London in connection with Saturday's deadly terror attack in the capital. The Metropolitan Police said officers entered properties in Newham and ....

  • 106th round of ILC kicks off in Geneva

    Date: 2017-06-05 13:14:59 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:55 - ID:6842030

    GENEVA, June 5 (MENA) - The 106th round of the International Labor Conference (ILC) kicked off here Monday and will run till June 16. The event witnesses the participation of about 4,000 persons from around the world as they represent the three ....

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