Scotland Yard Twitter And Emails Hacked

Scotland Yard Twitter and emails hacked

Published on 20.07.2019 at 15h54 by AFP London’s Metropolitan Police apologised Saturday after its Twitter, emails and news pages were targeted by hackers and began pumping out a series of bizarre messages. After a series of messages late Friday that read simply “test” or seemingly random letters, the police sites began using foul language with […]

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Man Dies At Tomorrowland Electro Fest In Belgium

Man dies at Tomorrowland electro fest in Belgium

Published on 20.07.2019 at 15h54 by AFP A man attending Belgium’s Tomorrowland festival, one of the world’s biggest electronic music events, collapsed and was later declared dead in hospital, organisers and medical sources said Saturday. The 27-year-old from India fell unconscious while at the festival on Friday, Antwerp prosecutors told VTM news. He was transported […]

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Thousands Rally In Support Of Hong Kong Police

Thousands rally in support of Hong Kong police

Published on 20.07.2019 at 12h54 by AFP Tens of thousands of people rallied in support of Hong Kong’s police and pro-Beijing leadership on Saturday, a vivid illustration of the polarisation coursing through the city after weeks of anti-government demonstrations. Hong Kong has been rocked by more than a month of huge and largely peaceful protests […]

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Vatican opens burial chambers in hunt for princesses and missing teen

Published on 20.07.2019 at 12h54 by AFP The Vatican on Saturday opened two burial chambers discovered under a trapdoor as it attempts to get to the bottom of a riddle involving two 19th century princesses and a teenager who went missing 36 years ago. The ossuaries were found last week under the floor of the […]

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Last Kadhafi PM freed in Libya for ‘health reasons’

Published on 20.07.2019 at 12h54 by AFP Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi, Libya’s last prime minister under ousted dictator Moamer Kadhafi, has been released from jail for health reasons four years after being sentenced to death, Tripoli’s justice ministry said Saturday. Mahmoudi, in his 70s, was premier when a NATO-backed uprising in 2011 toppled and killed Kadhafi. He […]

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Western Allies Back Uk Over Tanker Seizure

Western allies back UK over tanker seizure

Published on 20.07.2019 at 12h54 by AFP Iran’s seizure of a UK-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz has further heightened tensions in the Gulf region after the US military claimed it had downed an Iranian drone. Britain’s allies have called for the release of the vessel, warning of the danger of escalation. – ‘Nothing […]

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Disciplinarian Belmadi Restores Algeria To Africa’s Summit

Disciplinarian Belmadi restores Algeria to Africa’s summit

Published on 20.07.2019 at 11h54 by AFP Twelve months ago Algeria were in turmoil after the departure of former national team star Rabah Madjer, but the appointment of Djamel Belmadi proved a stroke of genius from a federation that had burned through five coaches in two turbulent years. It was a gamble on a coach […]

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Cup Of Nations Golden Boot Ighalo Retires From International Football

Cup of Nations Golden Boot Ighalo retires from international football

Published on 20.07.2019 at 11h54 by AFP Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo announced on Saturday his retirement from international football after winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations. The 30-year-old Shanghai Shenhua striker struck five times as the Super Eagles finished third in Egypt, bagging him the top scorer honours with two goals […]

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Anime Studio Fire ‘an Arson Attack’, Japan Police Say

Anime studio fire ‘an arson attack’, Japan police say

Published on 20.07.2019 at 11h54 by AFP The horrifying fire at a renowned anime firm which killed dozens in Kyoto is being treated as arson and murder, Japanese police have said, with scores of detectives investigating the deadliest violent crime for decades in the famously safe country. The blaze on Thursday killed 34 people and […]

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Russia Opposition To Rally Against ‘fraudsters’ Ahead Of Locals Polls

Russia opposition to rally against ‘fraudsters’ ahead of locals polls

Published on 20.07.2019 at 11h54 by AFP Angry Russian opposition politicians and their supporters were set Saturday to protest at the refusal of the electoral authorities to allow popular candidates to register for local polls. More than 8,000 people said they planned to attend or were interested in a central Moscow rally to support allies […]

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Seized British Flagged Tanker Anchored Off Iran: Port Authority

Seized British-flagged tanker anchored off Iran: port authority

Published on 20.07.2019 at 07h54 by AFP A British-flagged tanker seized by Iran is now at anchor off the port of Bandar Abbas with all its crew aboard after colliding with a fishing boat, authorities said on Saturday. “The British tanker Stena Impero collided with a fishing boat on its route and, according to law, […]

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Saudi Arabia Has Decided To Host Us Troops: Saudi Defence Ministry

Saudi Arabia has decided to host US troops: Saudi defence ministry

Published on 20.07.2019 at 07h54 by AFP Saudi Arabia has decided to host US troops in a joint move with Washington to boost regional security, the kingdom’s defence ministry said, as tensions soar in the Gulf. “Based on mutual cooperation between Saudi Arabia and the United States of America, and their desire to enhance everything […]

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