Tuesday, 2 June 2020

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Residents, police officers in Britain dance together amid lockdown

. PRESTATYN: Local residents and police officers take part in a workout and dance session aimed at helping people cope with the coronavirus outbreak in Prestatyn in north Wales, Britain. Local police officer Rich Fishlock (L) takes part in a workout and dance session with local residents organized by resident ...

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Sailor kills two civilians, self at Pearl Harbor shipyard

PEARL HARBOR: An active duty U.S. sailor whose submarine was docked at Pearl Harbor opened fire on three civilian employees Wednesday, killing two and then taking his own life just days before dignitaries and veterans descend on the base for the 78th anniversary of the Japanese attack. The commander of ...

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Two Iranians among four arrested in Delhi for robbing tourists

NEW DELHI: Two Iranian nationals were among four persons arrested by the Delhi Police on charges of posing as cops and robbing foreign tourists on their arrival at Delhi-based “Indira Gandhi International Airport”, said media reports. The four arrested, including two Indians, were found to be involved in as many ...

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Turkish-backed rebels kill 8 civilians in Syria

More than eight civilians were killed and 10 others wounded on Monday in shelling by the Turkey-backed rebels in the countryside of Aleppo Province in northern Syria, state news agency SANA reported. The shelling, which targeted the city of Tal Rifat in the northern countryside of Aleppo, is part of ...

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No terrorist motive in The Hague stabbing, say police

No indications have yet been found that the suspect of the stabbing in The Hague had a terrorist motive, the police of The Hague said on Sunday. The suspect, a 35-year-old man without a permanent residence, was arrested around 5:40 p.m. local time on Saturday at a homeless shelter in ...

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Norway to give $40 million to Lebanon for Syrian refugees

Norwegian Ambassador to Lebanon Leni Stenseth said that Norway will offer 40 million U.S. dollars annually to support Lebanon in hosting Syrian refugees, a local media outlet reported. “Lebanon ranks fifth on the list of countries supported by Norway and Lebanon receives twice the money offered to other countries hosting ...

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Son of former German president stabbed to death in Berlin

BERLIN: Fritz von Weizsaecker, son of former German President Richard von Weizsaecker, was killed in a lethal knife attack while lecturing at a hospital in Berlin on Tuesday evening. Despite immediate reanimation attempts, the 59-year-old von Weizsaecker succumbed to his injuries, the Berlin police announced on Twitter. A police officer ...

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Panama Papers murder: Maltese businessman arrested

VALLETTA: Maltese businessman Yorgen Fenech was arrested, less than 24 hours after Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said that he would consider recommending a pardon for a middleman offering information on the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia if such information can be corroborated in court. Maltese investigative journalist Caruana Galizia was ...

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Sweden drops Wikileaks founder rape investigation

STOCKHOLM: A Swedish prosecutor dropped an investigation into an allegation of rape against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, ending the near decade-old case that had sent the anti-secrecy campaigner into hiding in London’s Ecuadorian embassy to avoid extradition. Although the prosecutor’s decision can be appealed, it probably closes the case, which ...

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Afghan airstrike takes out 14 Taliban militants

KUNDUZ: At least 14 Taliban militants, including a militants’ divisional commander, were killed in an airstrike carried out by Afghan Air Force in Afghanistan’s northern Kunduz province, police said. The sortie was launched late Monday by Afghan Air Force against a hideout belonging to Taliban militants in Qarluq, an area ...

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