Sunday, 22 July 2018

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Brits face ban from all-inclusive holidays over fake poisoning claims

LONDON: A “British problem” of false food poisoning claims means hoteliers abroad could bar UK holidaymakers from their resorts, according to the travel industry. Holiday firms have reported a surge in legal action – mostly involving claims management companies (CMCs) representing all-inclusive holiday customers. Such holidaymakers are often targeted by ...

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Saudi King Fires Nephew, Names Son As Crown Prince

Riyadh: Saudi King Salman ousted his nephew as crown prince on Wednesday and installed his son Mohammed bin Salman – the first of a new generation set for power in a conservative kingdom used to ageing leaders. His appointment completes a gradual removal of powers from Mohammed bin Nayef, 57, ...

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Paris Champs-Elysees attack: Four relatives arrested

PARIS: French police detained the ex-wife, father, brother and sister-in-law of the man behind Monday’s attack on a Gendarmerie van on Paris’ Champs-Elysees. The family members were taken into custody after being questioned by police at the family home, according to judicial sources. Adam D. drove a white Renault Megane into a Gendarmerie van ...

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PM May condemns sickening terror attack on Muslims

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May has described the Finsbury Park attack on Muslim worshippers that injured 10 people, two of them seriously, as a “sickening” terrorist attack. A man driving a rented van swerved into a group of people shortly after midnight on Monday as they left prayers at the Muslim Welfare ...

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Finsbury Park terror suspect Darren is not a racist, says family

LONDON: The family of Darren Osborne, the man arrested in connection to the terror attack in Finsbury Park, claim “he is not a racist”. The father-of-four was apprehended in the moments after a van ploughed into worshippers outside the Finsbury Park Mosque killing one man and injuring at least 10 ...

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First flying car to hit the skies in 2018

PARIS: From “The Jetsons” to “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”, flying cars have long captured the imagination. While several futuristic projects are under way in different countries, a Dutch design may be the first one sold and soaring into the skies. After years of testing, the PAL-V company aims to pip ...

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Finsbury Park: One dead, several injured in horrific van attack

LONDON: One man has died after a white hire van hit 11 worshippers leaving a Muslim welfare centre in north London. The Metropolitan Police said eight people have been taken to hospital after the collision at the junction of Whadcoat Street and Seven Sisters Road, Finsbury Park. A further two ...

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Grenfell Tower fire: Sadiq Khan says ‘questions need to be answered’

LONDON: London mayor Sadiq Khan has said “questions need to be answered” after firefighters were unable to access the upper floors of a burning 24-storey tower block in west London where several people have died. Desperate residents were seen throwing themselves and their children from windows at Grenfell Tower, near ...

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IS leader Al-Baghdadi reportedly killed in Russia-led airstrike

MOSCOW: The Russian Defense Ministry said on Friday it is checking on information indicating that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi was reportedly killed in a Russia-led airstrike in Syria. Russian Su-34 aircraft and an Su-35 multirole fighter carried out airstrikes near the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) stronghold of Raqqa ...

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