Turkey arrests Russian at nuclear plant in Islamic State probe, sources say

Turkish counter-terrorism police investigating the militant group Islamic State have detained a Russian citizen working at a nuclear power plant under construction on Turkey’s southern coast, security sources said on Tuesday. The suspect was caught working under a fake identity at the $20-billion Akkuyu nuclear plant, which is being built by Russian conglomerate Rosatom in…

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Three UAE soldiers killed in attack on military base in Somalia

Three soldiers from the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces and an officer from the Bahrain Defense Force were killed in an attack at a military base in Somalia’s capital, the UAE’s defense ministry said Sunday. The attack took place at the General Gordon military base in Mogadishu on Saturday night, the ministry said. UAE personnel…

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Manchester Arena attack survivors win case against conspiracy theorist

Two survivors of the Manchester Arena attack have won their bid to sue a writer who said it was faked. Richard Hall’s claim that no-one died in the 2017 attack, which killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert, was “preposterous”, a judge said. Judge Richard Davison ruled in favour of Martin and Eve Hibbert,…

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Nine killed as violence mars Pakistan election; mobile services suspended

At least nine people, including two children, were killed in militant attacks in Pakistan on Thursday as the country voted in a general election after suspending mobile phone services and closing some land borders to maintain law and order. The interior ministry said it took the security steps after at least 26 people were killed…

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