Man arrested for London mosque shooting

Man arrested for London mosque shooting

DUBAI: A man has been arrested after he fired a gun in a London mosque, UK daily The Metro reported. The man entered the Seven Kings Mosque in London, on Thursday, May 9, while worshippers performed Ramadan prayers and fired a gun, the report added. He was arrested on charges of possessing a firearm with intent…

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Philippines’ Duterte loses patience, orders trash shipped back Canada

Philippines’ Duterte loses patience, orders trash shipped back Canada

NEW DELHI: India’s Election Commission rejected opposition fears of possible tampering of electronic voting machines ahead of the counting of votes Thursday that will determine the outcome of the country’s mammoth national elections.Authorities on Wednesday tightened security at counting centers where the electronic voting machines have been kept in strong rooms across the country. The…

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India’s Election Commission rejects ballot tampering claims

India’s Election Commission rejects ballot tampering claims

NEW DELHI: India’s Election Commission rejected opposition fears of possible tampering of electronic voting machines ahead of the counting of votes Thursday that will determine the outcome of the country’s mammoth national elections.Authorities on Wednesday tightened security at counting centers where the electronic voting machines have been kept in strong rooms across the country. The…

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Venezuelans fleeing crisis deserve refugee status: UN

Venezuelans fleeing crisis deserve refugee status: UN

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for lawmakers to vote on whether to hold another Brexit referendum. “I recognise the genuine and sincere strength of feeling across the House on this important issue,” May said. “The government will therefore include in the Withdrawal…

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Sweden asks for detention of WikiLeaks’ Assange

Sweden asks for detention of WikiLeaks’ Assange

ADELAIDE: Young Arabs from various Gulf countries have organized a volunteer group to spread Gulf culture and traditions in Australia.Wasel Club, the first Arab volunteer group in the capital city of South Australia Adelaide, aims to achieve its mission by enhancing cooperation and teamwork through various cultural, national and social activities.The club has chosen to…

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France’s Macron forced to curb his ambitions for Europe

France’s Macron forced to curb his ambitions for Europe

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron sees himself as Europe’s savior and next week’s European Parliament elections as a make-or-break moment for the beleaguered European Union.But Macron is no longer the fresh-faced force who marched into a surprising presidential victory to the rousing EU anthem two years ago. His pro-Europe vision has collided with populists and…

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Former CIA chief Brennan to brief Dems on Iran

Former CIA chief Brennan to brief Dems on Iran

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron sees himself as Europe’s savior and next week’s European Parliament elections as a make-or-break moment for the beleaguered European Union.But Macron is no longer the fresh-faced force who marched into a surprising presidential victory to the rousing EU anthem two years ago. His pro-Europe vision has collided with populists and…

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Some 250,000 Rohingya refugees receive first ID cards

Some 250,000 Rohingya refugees receive first ID cards

MANILA: Philippine legislators on Friday threw their support behind the Department of Foreign Affairs’ (DFA) decision to recall the Filipino ambassador to Canada over a garbage row. Sen. Panfilo Lacson, in a text message to reporters, said “it was the right thing to do under the circumstances,” adding that “national dignity is part and parcel…

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Former Australian prime minister Bob Hawke passes away

Former Australian prime minister Bob Hawke passes away

SYDNEY: Australia’s longest-serving Labor prime minister Bob Hawke died Thursday aged 89.“Today we lost Bob Hawke, a great Australian — many would say the greatest Australian of the post-war era,” his second wife Blanche d’Alpuget said in a statement.“He died peacefully at home.”The son of a preacher, Hawke led his country during the 1980s, a…

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