22 Jul 2016

Protesters burn cars in north Paris suburb on third night of unrest

“Protests started on Tuesday night after 24-year-old Adama Traore died en route to a police station following his arrest in the Val d’Oise area about 40 kilometers (25 miles) north of Paris. An autopsy reportedly found no signs of significant violence on Traore’s body but found he had been suffering

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22 Jul 2016

U.S. Warns of Potential Imminent Threat to Citizens in Jeddah

The U.S. Embassy in Saudi Arabia said on Thursday it had received reports of a “potential, imminent threat” against U.S. citizens in areas of the city of Jeddah frequented by Westerners. The notice on the embassy’s website provided no other details. Source: U.S. Warns of Potential Imminent Threat to Citizens

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21 Jul 2016

Brazil Olympics: Ten arrested for ‘plotting ‘terror’

“Federal police in Brazil have arrested 10 members of a group alleged to be preparing acts of terrorism during the Olympic Games. The authorities said they were not members of so-called Islamic State but had tried to make contact with the group. The arrests were made in the southern state

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18 Jul 2016

U.S. lifts ban on flights to and from Turkey after coup bid

The United States has lifted a ban on flights to and from Turkey following a failed coup in the country, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Monday. Source: U.S. lifts ban on flights to and from Turkey after coup bid

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16 Jul 2016

Pakistani Internet Celebrity Qandeel Baloch Killed in ‘Honor Killing’

“An internet celebrity who pushed the boundaries of what is considered acceptable behavior for women in Pakistan was strangled by her brother in a suspected ‘honor killing,’ the police said Saturday. Officials said Qandeel Baloch, a 26-year-old who was described as the country’s Kim Kardashian, died at her parents’ house in the central city of

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16 Jul 2016

British Airways cancels all Turkish flights on Saturday

British Airways said it had canceled all flights to and from Turkey that were due to fly on Saturday, and at least one flight departing from Istanbul on Sunday, following an attempted coup in the country. Source: British Airways cancels all Turkish flights on Saturday

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14 Jul 2016

Nice, France truck attack kills at least 73

Explosives and weapons found in truck used.” “At least 73 people were killed Thursday night when a large truck plowed through a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, France, the Nice prosecutor’s office said, according to French media. The driver pointed his tractor-trailer into the crowd and accelerated, mowing bodies

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14 Jul 2016

Nice, France: Truck runs into crowd

“The former mayor of Nice, France, tweeted that a truck ran into a crowd on Bastille Day, killing multiple people. Christian Estrosi, currently the head of the regional council of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, said late Thursday that there are ‘tens of dead.’” Source: Nice, France: Truck runs into crowd – CNN.com

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06 Jul 2016

Fighters Escort New York-Israel Flight After Bomb Threat

“A bomb threat on board an El Al flight bound from New York to Tel Aviv prompted France and Switzerland to deploy military jets as escorts, though the plane was continuing on its journey, Swiss and Israeli officials said Tuesday.” Source: Fighters Escort New York-Israel Flight After Bomb Threat |

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03 Jul 2016

At least six dead after Russian plane on fire-fighting mission crashes in Siberia

“At least six people have died after a Russian plane on a fire-fighting mission crashed in Siberia, Russian news agencies reported on Sunday.” Source: At least six dead after Russian plane on fire-fighting mission crashes in Siberia | Reuters

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