Wednesday, 29 March 2017

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One-year-old boy dies and baby girl hurt at London flat

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LONDON: A one-year-old boy has died and a girl the same age is in a critical condition after an incident in north London, police have told. Officers were called to a flat in Wilberforce Road near Finsbury Park at around 11.10pm on Saturday. The children were found with serious injuries ...

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ISIS poster found in Indian state of Bihar

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PATNA: Three posters carrying the name of ISIS and asking youths in Bihar, India to join the terror organisation were found pasted on electric poles at insurgents Maoist influenced Sikrauli Bihga village under Nauhatta police station in Rohtas district, India, reported Indian media. Indian Police sources said the posters in English claimed ...

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British author and activist Maureen Lines passes away in Pakistan

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PESHAWAR: British author and environmental activist Maureen Lines passed away in Peshawar on Saturday. She was 80, and was laid to rest at the Peshawar Christian graveyard. The social volunteer, known as the ‘barefoot doctor’, for scurrying through the Kalash valley for treatment of locals, dedicated her life to improving ...

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Man shot dead at Paris Orly airport

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PARIS: Security forces shot dead a man who seized a soldier’s gun at Paris Orly airport in France on Saturday soon after the same man shot and wounded a police officer during a routine police check, the interior minister said. The man was known to police and intelligence services, Interior ...

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Female Austrian tourist assaulted in London

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LONDON: These are the shocking injuries inflicted on a female tourist who was savagely beaten by a man she rejected after he tried to chat her up outside a Tube station. The 60-year-old woman, who was visiting the capital from Austria, was attacked outside Warwick Avenue Tube station in Little Venice on ...

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British spy agency GCHQ denies ‘ridiculous’ Trump wiretap claims

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LONDON: The United Kingdom’s intelligence agency has strongly denied White House allegations it spied on US President Donald Trump on behalf of former President Barack Obama during the 2016 election. GCHQ, in a highly unusual public statement, said the claims repeated by White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, were “utterly ...

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Now is not the time, PM May tells Scotland on independence vote

LONDON/EDINBURGH: British Prime Minister Theresa May told the Scottish government “now is not the time” for a second independence referendum, saying it would be unfair to ask people to vote without knowing the result of Brexit talks. Her comments raised tensions with Scotland, where nationalists have called for a new ...

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