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Egypt, Arab League Strongly Condemn London Terror Attack

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CAIRO -- Egypt and the Arab League (AL) strongly condemned on Thursday the recent terrorist attack near London's parliament building that killed five including the suspected perpetrator and injured 40 others, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Man Incorrectly Named As London Terror Attacker ‘Still In Prison’

 

The man who was initially identified as the London terror attacker is still in prison, according to his solicitor.

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Indonesia, Russia Explore Cooperation In Cyber Defence

JAKARTA -- The governments of Indonesia and Russia are exploring cooperation in cyber defence, especially the prevention of cyber crimes from infiltrating the confidential data of the state, Indonesia's Antara news agency reported.

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British Police Arrest Seven In Probe Into Attack On Parliament

Forensics investigators and police officers work at the site near Westminster Bridge the morning after an attack by a man driving a car and weilding a knife left five people dead and dozens injured, in London, Britain, March 23, 2017.

Police arrested seven people in the investigation into a lone-wolf attacker who killed three people and injured 40 before being shot dead by police near parliament in London, Britain's most senior counter-terrorism officer said on Thursday.

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UN Envoy Voices ‘Deep Concern’ Over Libya Violence

Martin Kobler

SIRTE -- United Nations envoy to Libya, Martin Kobler, on Wednesday voiced his “deep concern” over continued reports of “serious” rights violations being committed across the troubled North African nation, Turkey's Anadolu Agency (AA) reported.

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Turkish Airlines To Transport 60 Tonnes Of Aid To Somalia

ANKARA -- Turkish Airlines will send 60 tonnes of humanitarian aid worth US$2 million to famine-struck Somalia as part of a campaign by Vine and Snapchat star Jerome Jarre, Turkey's Anadolu Agency (AA) reported.

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Germany Unveils Zero-Emissions Train That Only Emits Steam

Germany is set to introduce the world’s first zero-emission passenger train to be powered by hydrogen.

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Saudi Arabia Faces Largest Ever 9/11 Lawsuit - Accused Of Prior Knowledge Over Terror Attack

9/11 terror attack in New York

One of the largest ever lawsuits relating to the September 11 terror attacks has been filed against Saudi Arabia in New York.

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British Police Make Seven Arrests After London Attack

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LONDON: British police have arrested seven people in the investigation into an attacker who killed three people and injured about 40 before being shot to death by police, Britain’s most senior counter-terrorism officer said today.

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Dubai Airport Chief Says Electronics Ban Will Have Minimal Impact On Passenger Numbers

Pic: ReutersA ban on most carry-on electronics on flights to the United States will not significantly affect passenger numbers at Dubai International, where flights depart to 12 U.S. cities daily, the airport's chief executive said on Thursday.

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