Thursday, 28 May 2020

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London station evacuated briefly after small explosion

LONDON: British police evacuated London’s Euston station on Tuesday after a small explosion, most probably caused by an e-cigarette in a bag, prompted a lock-down and sent dozens of armed officers racing to the scene. Britain is on high alert after a series of militant attacks in London and Manchester ...

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Suicide bomber kills four near US embassy in Kabul

KABUL: A suicide bomber blew himself up on a busy shopping street near the US embassy in central Kabul, Afghanistan Tuesday, killing four people and injuring several others, officials said. It was the latest in a series of deadly attacks to hit the Afghan capital, and comes three months after a ...

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North Korea fires short-range missiles in latest test

SEOUL: North Korea fired several rockets into the sea in the continuation of its rapid nuclear and missile expansion, prompting South Korea to press ahead with military drills involving U.S. troops that have angered Pyongyang. The U.S. Pacific Command revised its initial assessment that the first and third short-range missiles ...

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Met reopens Naji Hussain al-Ali murder case

LONDON: British police have launched a fresh appeal for information on the murder of a famous Palestinian political cartoonist in London 30 years ago, hoping someone might feel more able to speak up three decades later. Naji Salim Hussain al-Ali, who received a number of death threats for his cartoons ...

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Calls for investigation into mystery Chemical haze

LONDON: It was a lovely late summer afternoon at a beach in southern England. Sun, surf and not a cloud in the sky – until the strange “chemical haze” drifted in off the sea, that is. It was at that point the beachgoers found their eyes streaming tears and their ...

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London more united than ever, Sadiq Khan says

LONDON Mayor London Sadiq Khan has said “London stands more united than ever” after an attacker armed with a 4ft sword drove at police near Buckingham Palace. A 26-year-old man from Luton is being quizzed by counter-terror police over the attack which left three officers injured. The man swerved at ...

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German police raid homes of suspects ‘threatening state’

BERLIN: German police on Monday raided the homes and workplaces of a policeman and another person suspected of planning “serious violence threatening to the state”, authorities said. The suspects feared that Germany’s refugee policies would impoverish the country and so had begun stockpiling food and ammunition and planning attacks, the ...

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Ram Rahim Gets 20 Years In Jail For Rape, Cried In Court

ROHTAK, Haryana:  Self-styled spiritual guru Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the rape of two women followers. The 50-year-old chief of the Dera Sacha Sauda sect wept as he was sentenced at a jail in Haryana’s Rohtak by Judge Jagdeep Singh, who flew ...

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