Man survives Turkey nightclub attack by pretending to be dead
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Francois al-Asmar, a Lebanese national wounded in Sunday's attack in Istanbul, said he acted like he was dead after being shot by the gunman.
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Police arrested 150 people following a night of clashes between police and protesters. French President Macron said the violence was "unjustifiable." The riots started after a 17-year-old was shot in a Paris suburb.
Unrest has erupted across France after a teenager was shot during a traffic stop. The incident, described by French President Macron as "inexcusable," is raising questions about police violence in the country.
Police said that two people had been killed in the attack, and that more than one shooter had been involved. Police later said around half of the 28 people injured were under the age of 18.
A suspect has been arrested after a mass shooting left four people dead in Philadelphia. There have been well over 300 mass shootings in the US this year so far.
Sweden is keen to join the alliance, but Erdogan has taken a dim view over Stockholm's attitude to pro-Kurdish groups, but PM Ulf Kristersson is hoping to change the Turkish president's mind.
Turkey has long sought the purchase of 40 F-16s from the US, and fresh talks with Washington come after Ankara ended its opposition to Sweden's NATO membership.
NATO members have said they want Ukraine in the alliance when the time is right, as Turkey drops its opposition to Swedish accession on day one of two-day summit in Vilnius, Lithuania.
The court said "dual criminality" had not been met, and that the two people wanted by Turkey risked "being exposed to persecution."
The Turkish president is set to visit the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Qatar. The four nations have gone from unhappy antagonists to, more recently, allies. How did they get there?
Fans arriving for the Women’s World Cup match between co-hosts New Zealand and Norway at Eden Park in Auckland said they felt safe following a shooting in the country’s largest city earlier on Thursday.
Several others were wounded in the shooting in central Auckland hours before the start of FIFA's Women's World Cup. Matches held in New Zealand will go ahead as planned, Prime Minister Chris Hipkins said.
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