Wednesday, 13 November 2019

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Journalist killed in ‘terrorist attack’ in Northern Ireland

LONDON: A 29-year-old journalist was killed night in Northern Ireland in a “terrorist incident,” local police said. Lyra McKee, who had been observing a police operation in the Creggan area of the city of Londonderry, was shot dead, according to the police. Assistant Chief Constable Mark Hamilton said the shooting ...

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‘Major terrorist attack’ foiled in Netherlands, 7 arrested

THE HAGUE: Dutch police arrested seven men Thursday suspected of plotting to carry out a “major terrorist attack” at a public event using explosive belts and an AK-47 assault rifle, the public prosecutor s office said. “Police arrested seven men on Thursday… suspected of being at a very advanced stage ...

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Melbourne siege: Police shoot gunman dead, free hostage

MELBOURNE: A possible terror incident has left two men dead and three police officers and a woman hostage injured in a Melbourne apartment building. Police shot the gunman dead after discovering the body of another man in the foyer in the serviced apartment in Brighton, 11km south-east of Melbourne’s central ...

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Uber criticized for surge pricing after London terror attack

LONDON: Uber has been accused of taking too long to turn off its “surge pricing” feature after a deadly terror attack in the heart of London. App users complained that they were being charged inflated prices on Saturday night after a van plowed into pedestrians on London Bridge and three ...

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London police identify suspected attacker as UK native with criminal record

LONDON: The man police believe is responsible for Wednesday’s terrorist attack at London’s Westminster Bridge has been identified as U.K. native Khalid Masood. Police said Masood, 52, was known to authorities and has a range of previous convictions for assaults, including grievous bodily harm, possession of offensive weapons and public ...

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‘I am not a miracle worker’: new UN chief

NEW YORK: The new United Nations Chief, Antonio Guterres, warned Tuesday that the world body faces “very challenging times” and asked for support of reforms to make it better able to deal with them. Before beginning his first day of work at UN headquarters, Guterres, who succeeded Ban Ki-Moon as ...

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