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Families of 9/11 victims look to seize Iran assets in Britain

Families of 9/11 victims look to seize Iran assets in Britain

An English court has cleared the way to consider whether it will allow the families of some of those killed in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the United States to make a claim on Iranian assets in Britain.

Campaign to raise workers' awareness on human trafficking

Campaign to raise workers' awareness on human trafficking

Speaking on the occasion, Khalifa al-Abdullah reviewed the efforts and laws passed by Qatar to combat human trafficking.

Waiting for asylum in the UK is like ‘prison’ trafficking victims say

Waiting for asylum in the UK is like ‘prison’ trafficking victims say

Foreign trafficking survivors wishing to stay in Britain say their health has suffered as they struggle to cope with insensitive staff, a lack of information and years in limbo ...

Manchester attack 'hero' jailed for stealing from victims

Manchester attack 'hero' jailed for stealing from victims

Chris Parker, 33, had claimed to have helped some of those injured in last year's attack but CCTV footage shown at Manchester Crown Court captured him rifling through the purse of victim Pauline Healey.

Two students dead, 12 others wounded in Kentucky school shooting

Two students dead, 12 others wounded in Kentucky school shooting

A 15-year-old boy opened fire with a handgun in his high school in western Kentucky on Tuesday, killing two classmates and wounding a dozen others before being arrested, the state's governor and police said.

Strong quake in southern Peru leaves two dead, 17 missing

Strong quake in southern Peru leaves two dead, 17 missing

The quake hit offshore at 4:18 am local time at a depth of around 36 km, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. Its epicenter was in the Pacific Ocean 40 km from the town of Acari.

South Korean city cancels Olympics celebration as it mourns blaze victims

South Korean city cancels Olympics celebration as it mourns blaze victims

The small South Korean city of Jecheon was reeling Friday, a day after a fire ripped through an eight-storey building, killing at least 29 people, mostly women trapped in a sauna ...

Gunman kills 26 in rural Texas church during service

Gunman kills 26 in rural Texas church during service

A man with an assault rifle killed at least 26 people and wounded 20 in a rural Texas church during Sunday services, adding the name of Sutherland Springs to the litany of American communities shattered by mass shootings.

Death toll from Somalia bombings jumps to over 300

Death toll from Somalia bombings jumps to over 300

Another 300 people were injured by a massive truck bomb that tore through a busy shopping district of Mogadishu, the government said.

Fierce winds stir deadly California wildfires as teams search for victims

Fierce winds stir deadly California wildfires as teams search for victims

Fierce winds were expected to stir wildfires and test firefighters on Saturday in Northern California where the most lethal outbreak of wildfires in state history has killed 35 people ...

Britain sends £12m, ship to assist Irma victims

Britain sends £12m, ship to assist Irma victims

Britain is sending a military vessel to assist victims of Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean and is assigning £12 million ($15.7 million, 13 million euros) in aid, the government said Thursday.

Trump to visit victims of unprecedented floods in Texas and Louisiana

Trump to visit victims of unprecedented floods in Texas and Louisiana

US President Donald Trump travels to Houston and Lake Charles, Louisiana on Saturday to meet victims of catastrophic storm Harvey, one of the worst natural disasters in US history ...