Saturday, March 25, 2017

International News


Death toll reaches five in Westminster attack

A 75-year-old man has become the fifth person to die following the terror attack in London on Wednesday. Earlier, Scotland Yard had identified 52-year-old Khalid Masood, a British citizen, as the perpetrator and a person who had been previously investigated for possible ties to violent extremism. British-born Masood had been ...

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400,000 civilians trapped in Mosul

The United Nations Refugee Agency says around 400,000 civilians are trapped in the old city of western Mosul, which is still held by IS group, amid an Iraqi offensive to retake it. The UN says many people there fear fleeing the city because of snipers and landmines, but are running ...

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Six children arrested for murder in Venezuela

Six children, ranging in ages from six to 15 years old, have been arrested in Venezuela for stabbing two soldiers to death. The case has shocked the country. The children, who belonged to a gang called The Poppies, killed the soldiers in a popular pedestrian area – the soldiers were ...

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Attacker was known to UK intelligence

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has said a terror attack on Westminster was an attempt to silence democracy, an attempt which she said had failed. Mrs May gave a statement to the Parliament which reconvened today as a show of defiance that London would not give in to terror. She ...

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