Sunday 25th June, 2017

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U.K. competition watchdog launches 'enforcement action' against online betting companies

LONDON, U.K. - The U.K.’s competition watchdog said that it is launching “enforcement action” against firms that draw in new players with attractive offers while making it difficu ...

Emails and passwords of British cabinet ministers, MPs and police chiefs stolen by Russian hackers

LONDON, U.K. - According to a recent investigation carried out The Times, it was revealed that Russian hackers have stolen highly sensitive data including passwords and email addresses belonging to ...

Dublin fire chief describes Grenfell Tower fire as 'game changer' for those in fire prevention

DUBLIN, Ireland - In the wake of the issues that have come to light as the Grenfell Tower fire probe proceeds, now Irish authorities are waking up to explore if buildings in the country are vulnera ...

EU leaders believe Britain's post-Brexit offer to EU nationals could 'worsen the situation'

LONDON, U.K. - Following U.K. Prime Minister’s plans, as part of which the U.K. envisages giving all EU citizens the right to stay after the U.K.’s exit - European leaders have criticis ...

Following Grenfell Tower fire, U.K. government reveals it will test cladding on about 600 buildings in England

LONDON, U.K. - Following the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy in which 79 people died, the U.K. government said on Thursday that tests are to be carried out on about 600 high rises across England. ...

Online concern over Chinese 'human embroidery' trend

PanARMENIAN.Net - Chinese media are asking parents to be vigilant about a new, online trend: stitching patterns into your skin, BBC News said.Online users have in recent weeks been posting pictures ...

Mozambican rhino poacher disappears from police custody

East London - The chairperson of the Private Rhino Owners Association, Pelham Jones, has called for heads to roll and answers from government, after a seriously wounded prisoner, believed to be a Moza ...

Administration OKs $2 Billion Drone Sale to India

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration has authorized the sale of unarmed surveillance drones to India, the manufacturer said Friday, as the two nations' leaders prepare for their first face-to-face m ...

At least 140 missing China landslide

PanARMENIAN.Net - More than 140 people are feared buried in a landslide in Sichuan province in south-western China, state media say, according to BBC News.About 40 homes were destroyed in Xinmo vill ...

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Vigilant security forces in Saudi Arabia arrest five people planning an attack on Grand Mosque in Mecca

MECCA, Saudi Arabia - Thwarting a plan that would spell disaster - Saudi Security Forces revealed on Saturday that they had foiled an attack being planned near the Grand Mosque area in Mecca.

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Jon Favreau’s The Jungle Book is being described as a live-action updating of Disney’s 1967 classic animated film, and that description is both testament to how well the film works and how thoroughly blurred the divide between the “real” and the computer-generated has become...

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