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Day: June 27, 2015

Tunisia to shut 80 mosques after attack
Arab world, ENGLISH

Tunisia to shut 80 mosques after attack

    Tunisia will shut down about 80 mosques accused of inciting violence, Prime Minister Habib Essid has said, after a beach attack that left at least 39 people dead. The mosques, which operate outside state control, are spreading "venom" and will close within a week, he said. On Friday a gunman opened fire on tourists in the resort town of Sousse. Tunisians, Britons, Germans, Belgians, French and at least one Irish citizen were among those killed in the attack, claimed by Islamic State (IS). The gunman was shot dead by police. Officials say he was a student not previously known to authorities. This was the second major attack on tourists in Tunisia since March, when militants killed 22 people, mainly foreigners, at a museum in the capital. 'PEOPLE SCREAMING' Speaking ...
Rain Flash Flood: 10 killed in landslide
Bangladesh, ENGLISH

Rain Flash Flood: 10 killed in landslide

    At least eight people lost their lives yesterday in flash floods and landslides triggered by incessant rain, which continued to wreak havoc across the country since Wednesday. The rains also caused severe waterlogging in Chandpur, Patuakhali, Barisal and many parts of the capital. Cox's Bazar remains the worst sufferer, as it recorded 879mm of rain in the last 60 hours. Heavy rains lashing down on the district caused landslides in barren hills and claimed the lives of six people, including two children, on the isle of St. Martins. Many areas and towns in Chandpur and Khulna have remained waterlogged. This has created panic among the locals, who fear a sea surge in the southwestern coast. Reports from Cox's Bazar say four people were swept away by flash floods in Ukhia ...
Terrorists Will Not Succeed: David Cameron
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

Terrorists Will Not Succeed: David Cameron

    David Cameron has vowed that "terrorists will not succeed" as he spoke after the "savage" attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait and France. The Prime Minister said the British public needs to be prepared for the fact that "many of those killed" in the Tunisian shooting were British. "These savage terrorist attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait and France are a brutal and tragic reminder of the threat faced around the world from these evil terrorists," Mr Cameron said. He spoke after a chairing the Government's Cobra meeting in response of the Tunisian attack, where at least eight Britons were killed. The number of British victims is expected to rise as officials have warned that a majority of 38 victims were from the UK. Mr Cameron said he could only imagine the "pain, and anguish and ago...