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Egypt to Compensate Victims of Minya Attack on Coptic Christians

Egypt to Compensate Victims of Minya Attack on Coptic Christians

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack. Israel "strongly condemns the painful terror attack in Egypt and sends the condolences of the Israeli people to [Egyptian] President [Abdel-Fattah] Sissi and to the Egyptian people", a Friday statement from the office of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.



Qatari ambassador: 'Stories about Qatar financing terrorism are

Officials have said that intelligence gathered by the USA security agencies indicates that Russian hackers were behind the intrusion first reported by the Qatari government two weeks ago. Earlier, he said the Saudis' move to isolate Qatar could mark the "beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism". The official says Qatar has made progress in stopping financing for terrorist groups but has more work to do.



Senate clears way for new sanctions on Iran

State TV said one of the attackers was killed by security guards and that a woman was arrested following Wednesday's attack . Police said all the attackers had been killed by around 3pm (6.30pm, Singapore time), some five hours after it started.


Swaraj Abhiyan condemns the killing of innocent farmers

Swaraj Abhiyan condemns the killing of innocent farmers

The situation is tense but under control. But when the mob did not disperse, they opened fire. "The cruel and ugly face of the most anti-farmer government since independence stands unmasked", the organisation has said. They didn't give any reason, just said they are arresting me. Protests are integral to a democratic society and the police must be equipped to deal with all exigencies with the least amount of force.


Hawaii becomes first state to pass laws supporting Paris climate accord

Hawaii becomes first state to pass laws supporting Paris climate accord

Hawaii is the only state that has taken legal action. " Climate change is real, regardless of what others say ". "We are the testing grounds". At a news conference, Ige said the islands are seeing the impacts of climate change first-hand, including tides getting higher, biodiversity shrinking, coral bleaching and coastlines eroding.