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TOPSHOT - French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne (C) in Annecy French Alps, on June 8, 2023, after a stabbing attack in a the city's 'Jardins de l'Europe' parc. A man armed with a knife stabbed four preschool children and injured two adults by a lake in the French Alps on June 8 in an attack that sent shock waves through the country. The suspect is a Syrian in his early 30s who was granted refugee status in Sweden in April, a police source told AFP. He was arrested at the scene. (Photo by OLIVIER CHASSIGNOLE / AFP)

Six children hurt in France knife attack

DPAParis An attacker injured six children and one adult with a knife in a park in the eastern French town of Annecy on Thursday leaving the nation in shock according to President Emmanuel Macron. H

Jun 09, 2023
In this photo taken on May 25, 2023, Taliban-trained suicide bomber Ismail Ashuqullah sobs during an interview with AFP in Otarhi village in Tangi valley of Saydabad district, Maidan Wardak province. Ashuqullah regrets the missed opportunity to blow himself up at the height of the Afghan war, like many others from the lush green Tangi Valley. Families living in villages dotted along the mountainous region of south-eastern Afghanistan are proud of the cycle of young men sent to their deaths in the name of jihad against foreign forces. (Photo by Wakil KOHSAR / AFP) / To go with 'Afghanistan-Conflict-Suicide-Bombers', FOCUS by Estelle Emonet and Abdullah Hasrat

Mosque blast kills 15 in northern Afghanistan

DPAIslamabadAn explosion during a funeral service for a Taliban official killed this week ripped through a mosque on Thursday in the city of Faizabad in northern afghanistan Afghan media reported.The Afgh

Jun 09, 2023
Ukrainian servicemen help to unload an elderly woman from a boat during an evacuation from a flooded area in Kherson on June 8, 2023, following damages sustained at Kakhovka hydroelectric power plant dam. Ukraine and Russia accused each other of shelling in the flood-hit Kherson region on June 8, 2023 even as rescuers raced to save people stranded after the destruction of a Russian-held dam unleashed a torrent of water. (Photo by Genya SAVILOV / AFP)

We will reconstruct everything: Zelensky

DPAKievTwo days after the Kakhovka dam in southern Ukraine was destroyed resulting in water pouring over 600 square kilometres of land Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky visited residents affected by the floods a

Jun 09, 2023
Kuwaiti candidate and former parliament speaker Marzouq al-Ghanim celebrates with his supporters following the announcement of his victory in legislative elections, in Kuwait city, on early June 7, 2023. (Photo by Yasser Al-Zayyat / AFP)

Kuwait elections bring little change to parliament

AgenciesKuwait CityVoters in Kuwait returned most of their lawmakers to parliament in the third election in as many years amid widespread frustration with the ongoing political gridlock according to results released on Wednesday. The new parliament nearly mirrors the one elected last year that had a majority opposit

Jun 09, 2023
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Two people shot dead near high school graduation ceremony in US

New YORK: Two people were killed and five others wounded after gunfire erupted at a high school graduation ceremony in Richmond Virginia on Tuesday afternoon according to multiple reports. The two victims who lost their lives were a Huguenot High School graduate and the students father police said. At least 12 others susta

Jun 08, 2023
TOPSHOT - Smoke plumes billow from a fire at a lumber warehouse in southern Khartoum amidst ongoing fighting on June 7, 2023. Eight weeks of fighting have pitted Sudan's army chief Abdel Fattah al-Burhan against his former deputy Mohamed Hamdan Daglo -- commonly known as Hemeti -- who commands the powerful paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF). A number of broken ceasefires have offered brief lulls but no respite for residents of Khartoum, where witnesses again reported "the sound of heavy artillery fire" in the capital's northwest. (Photo by AFP)

Escalating violence in Khartoum near weapons factory, gas stores

DPAKhartoumThere was renewed heavy fighting between the Sudanese army and rival paramilitary forces in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Wednesday and several building complexes caught fire according to a local reporter.There are several key gas storage facilities in the area as well as a weapons and a

Jun 08, 2023
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No complications after Pope’s three-hour operation: Vatican

DPARomePope Francis has had an abdominal operation that went off without any complications the Holy See said on Wednesday. The operation on the 86-year-old head of the Roman Catholic Church lasted three hours and was completed without complications it said.The statement came after the pope was admitted to hospital in order to undergo an urgent operation to r

Jun 08, 2023
(FILES) CNN CEO Chris Licht attends the World premiere of the HBO original drama series "House of the Dragon" at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles, July 27, 2022. Licht, the embattled head of CNN, has stepped down from the news network "effective immediately," Warner Brothers Discovery announced on June 7, 2023, as it appointed an interim leadership team. After joining CNN last year, Licht came under fire for editorial decisions including a recent town hall meeting with former president Donald Trump that was dominated by cheering from supporters and jeering at CNN interviewer Kaitlan Collins. (Photo by Chris Delmas / AFP)

Chris Licht ousted as CNN chairman as network faces leadership crisis

Los Angeles: Chris Licht the beleaguered chairman of CNN is stepping down marking an abrupt end to the executives rocky 13-month tenure. The company announced his departure Wednesday at its daily editorial meeting. It marks a rapid and spectacular fall for the executive leading the influential cable news channel. David Zaslav chief executive of parent company Warner Bros. Discovery c

Jun 08, 2023
CORRECTION / Local residents set afloat a boat onto the water during an evacuation from a flooded area in Kherson on June 7, 2023, following damages sustained at Kakhovka hydroelectric power plant dam. Ukraine was evacuating thousands of people on June 7 after an attack on a major Russian-held dam unleashed a torrent of water, inundating two dozen villages and sparking fears of a humanitarian disaster. (Photo by ALEKSEY FILIPPOV / AFP) / The erroneous mention appearing in the metadata of this photo by ALEKSEY FILIPPOV has been modified in AFP systems in the following manner: [SLUG: UKRAINE-RUSSIA-CONFLICT-WAR] instead of [FBL-C3-FINAL-SEVILLA-ROMA-TROPHY]. Please immediately remove the erroneous mention from all your online services and delete it from your servers. If you have been authorized by AFP to distribute it to third parties, please ensure that the same actions are carried out by them. Failure to promptly comply with these instructions will entail liability on your part for any continued or post notification usage. Therefore we thank you very much for all your attention and prompt action. We are sorry for the inconvenience this notification may cause and remain at your disposal for any further information you may require.

Thousands flee as floods submerge Ukraine towns

AgenciesKiev/MoscowThousands are fleeing parts of southern Ukraine after a major dam burst triggering huge floods and sparking a humanitarian disaster.Water continues to surge down the Dnipro river which divides Russian and Ukrainian-controlled territory.Officials say 29 towns and villages along the river have been flooded and nearly 2000

Jun 08, 2023
TOPSHOT - Ukrainian servicemen help local residents during an evacuation from a flooded area in Kherson on June 7, 2023, following damages sustained at Kakhovka hydroelectric power plant dam. Ukraine was evacuating thousands of people on June 7 after an attack on a major Russian-held dam unleashed a torrent of water, inundating two dozen villages and sparking fears of a humanitarian disaster. (Photo by ALEKSEY FILIPPOV / AFP)

Further devastation expected following dam explosion

The destruction of the Kakhova dam in southern Ukraine which was hit by an explosion on Tuesday will continue to have devastating effects on the region Ukrainian officials said on Wednesday. Water from the Kakhovka reservoir continues to flow out over the broken dam wall flooding large parts of the region in southern Ukraine where there are 80 settlements in the floodplain the Ukrainia

Jun 08, 2023
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Eight killed, 13 injured in Jordan road accident

DPACairoEight people were killed and 13 injured on Tuesday when two vehicles collided in the northern Jordanian province al-Mafraq a police spokesman said in a statement. The injured suffered from fractures wounds and bruises and have been transferred to hospitals it added. The police are investigating the cause of the accident.Jordanian media said t

Jun 07, 2023
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Finland expels nine Russian embassy employees

DPACopenhagenFinland is expelling nine employees of the Russian embassy in Helsinki Finnish President Sauli Niinist and the government of acting Prime Minister Sanna Marin said on Tuesday.The embassy employees were said to have been working for Russian intelligence and had violated the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations.At the sam

Jun 07, 2023
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Dam explosion is devastating consequence of Russian invasion, says UN chief

DPANew YorkUnited Nations Secretary General Antnio Guterres has said the explosion of the Kakhovka dam is another devastating consequence of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.Both sides have blamed each other but experts in the West have pointed the finger squarely at Moscow. Guterres said in a statement that the UN had no access

Jun 07, 2023
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Earthquake strikes Haiti, collapses buildings, kills several people

DPAMiamiA magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck Haitis southwest region early Tuesday morning destroying homes and creating panic in the countrys GrandAnse region where heavy rains over the weekend washed away parts of a main bridge and left a trail of disaster.Jerry Chandler the head of the countrys Office of Civil Protection said at least th

Jun 07, 2023
Alireza Bigdeli (2nd L), Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Consular, Saudi Ali al-Youssef, Director of Consular Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (C) and Charge of consular affairs in the Iranian embassy, Hassan Zarnegar (R), attend the official ceremony of the reopening of the Iranian embassy in Riyadh, on June 6, 2023. Iran reopened today its embassy in Saudi Arabia after a seven-year closure, reaffirming a Chinese-brokered rapprochement that has redrawn the region's diplomatic. (Photo by Fayez Nureldine / AFP)

Iranian embassy reopened in Riyadh after years of tension

DPACairoIran reopened its embassy in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Tuesday after the two regional rivals agreed to resume diplomatic relations in March.Officials from both countries attended a reopening ceremony which was broadcast live on the Saudi-owned al-Hadath television station. Iranian officials said its consulate in the coastal city

Jun 07, 2023
This handout photo provided by Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) official website Sepah News on June 6, 2023 shows the head of the Revolutionary Guard's aerospace division General Amir Ali Hajizadeh speaking during the unveiling ceremony of the 'Fattah' hypersonic missile in Tehran. Iran's Revolutionary Guards unveiled an intermediate range ballistic missile on June 6 capable of travelling at hypersonic speeds of up to 15 times the speed of sound, state television reported. (Photo by SEPAH NEWS / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / IRAN'S REVOLUTIONARY GUARD VIA SEPAH NEWS" - NO MARKETING - NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS

Iran’s first hypersonic missile revealed with range up to 1,400 km

DPATehran Iran unveiled on Tuesday the Fattah the countrys first hypersonic missile which can obtain speeds of up to 15 Mach or 18500 kilometres per hour and reach targets up to 1400 kilometres away the state news agency IRNA reported.The rocket could be used to carry out numerous manoeuvres inside and outside the Earths atmospher

Jun 07, 2023
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Qatar-France ties characterised by complete homogeneity: PM

Khalid TawalbehDohaPrime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani has said the strategic relations between Qatar and France are characterised by complete homogeneity convergence of stances and continuous coordin

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MoPH and ICF Doha Branchexplore power of coaching in empowering talents of youth

Tribune News NetworkDohaThe Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) in cooperation with the International Coaching Federation (ICF) Doha Chapter recently organised the World Coaching Week under the slogan Explore Your Potential at the Itqan Clinical Simulation and I

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Sheikh Joaan meets Director of Olympic and Paralympic Villages - Paris 2024

HE President of Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani on Thursday met with the Director of the Olympic and Paralympic Villages Paris 2024 Laurent Michaud. They toured the ParalympicVillages where Michaud delivered a detailed presentation on the villag

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‘Huge scope for Tajikistan to enhance trade ties with Qatar’

QNADushanbeChairman of the State Committee on Investments and State Property Management of Tajikistan Kodirzoda Sadi Sanginmurod underscored that there are huge and multiple opportunities to strengthen trade and economic cooperation between Qatar and Tajikistan with

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