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  • Terror alert issued in Delhi, Mumbai

    Date: 2017-05-27 20:03:32 GMT - India - World - SN:73 - ID:6830605

    NEW DELHI, May 27 (MENA) – The Indian intelligence agencies have issued an alert about a possible terror strike by Lashkar-e-Taiba in metros, including Delhi and Mumbai, or in border areas of Punjab and Rajasthan, the Times of India reported. The ....

  • One dead, 7 injured in shooting in Washington

    Date: 2017-05-27 19:48:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:71 - ID:6830598

    WASHINGTON, May 27 (MENA) – One man was killed and seven others injured in a shooting scene in northwest Washington early Saturday, according to the Metropolitan Police Department, NBC reported. Police said they arrived in the 100 block of Q ....

  • British Airways: Flights cancelled amid IT crash

    Date: 2017-05-27 13:44:51 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:52 - ID:6830324

    LONDON, May 27 (MENA) - British Airways has cancelled all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick because of computer problems, the BBC news reported. A "major IT system failure that is causing very severe disruption to our flight operations ....

  • Iranian Daesh militant arrested in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-05-27 12:34:05 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:44 - ID:6830187

    KABUL, May 27 (MENA) - An Iranian national fighting with the Daesh terrorist group militants has been arrested by the Afghan security forces in eastern Nangarhar province, Khaama Press reported. The provincial police commandment, in a statement ....

  • UK terror threat level lowered

    Date: 2017-05-27 12:21:52 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:43 - ID:6830161

    LONDON, May 27 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister Theresa May said Saturday the threat level has been reduced from critical to severe, the BBC reported. It follows advice given to the government's emergency committee meeting Cobra on the security ....

  • Spain saves 73 migrants in 3 boats crossing from Africa

    Date: 2017-05-27 11:54:50 GMT - Spain - World - SN:39 - ID:6830107

    MADRID, May 27 (MENA) - Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved 73 migrants from three small boats attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea. The first boat carrying 27 men and six women was located in waters east of the Strait of ....

  • US quietly lifts limit on number of refugees allowed in

    Date: 2017-05-27 11:40:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:35 - ID:6830060

    WASHINGTON, May 27 (MENA) - Despite repeated efforts by US President Donald Trump to curtail refugee resettlements, the US State Department this week quietly lifted the department’s restriction on the number of refugees allowed to enter the United ....

  • 18 killed in deadly Khost suicide bombing

    Date: 2017-05-27 11:27:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:32 - ID:6830056

    KABUL, May 27 (MENA) - A suicide attack has killed at least 18 people and injured six others, including two children, in Afghanistan’s Khost province on the first day of Ramadan, according to Tolo News. The suicide car bomber targeted vehicles ....

  • 2 killed, 1 injured in stabbing incident involving hate speech on Oregon train

    Date: 2017-05-27 09:08:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:16 - ID:6829841

    WASHINGTON, May 27 (MENA) - Two people died and another was hurt in a stabbing on a Northeast Portland light-rail train after a man yelled racial slurs at two young women, one of whom was wearing a hijab. The suspect is in custody, police said ....

  • 24 killed, injured near bus stop in Afghanistan

    Date: 2017-05-27 08:49:47 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:6829813

    KABUL, May 27 (MENA) - At least 18 people, mostly civilians, were killed Saturday when a suicide car bomber targeted a convoy of provincial security forces in eastern Afghanistan, ABC News reported quoting an Interior Ministry official. Najib ....

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