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CAIRO -- An explosion hit on Sunday a tourist bus near the Grand Egyptian Museum near the capital Cairo, injuring 14 people, official Ahram Online news website reported.

However, the number of the injured has not been announced by the Egyptian authorities. (Egypt-Explosion)

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VIENNA -- Austria is set to hold a snap election in September, Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen said here on Sunday.

The president told journalists after a meeting with Chancellor Sebastian Kurz that the beginning of September has been earmarked for the snap election. (Austria-Snap Election)

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LONDON -- British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday pledged to make a "bold offer" in her final bid to push the Brexit deal through the parliament.

In an article published on The Sunday Times, May said a "new and improved" deal on Britain's exit from the European Union (EU) will be presented to the members of the parliament when they vote on the EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill in early June. (Britain-Brexit Deal)

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BERLIN -- An explosion hit a three-story house on Sunday in Germany's Bavaria, with three people currently missing, according to local media reports.

The explosion happened in Rettenbach am Auerberg. The shock made the top roof collapse and three people were probably trapped inside, local media reported, adding that several cars were destroyed and the neighboring house was also damaged. (Germany-Explosion) Enditem

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