An agreement on allotting Russia premises for two years without compensation so that a Russian embassy might resume its functioning in Afghanistan was signed in Kabul Monday by Afghan foreign ministry officials and Russia's special envoy Alexander Oblov. The latter made it clear that the embassy would start work in the near future. The former Russian embassy, which was seriously damaged in 1992, harbours now about 30,000 refugees on its territory.
An unidentified man wielding a knife attacked civilians in the Church of Notre Dame in the French city of Nice. Three people were killed, several others were hospitalised with injuries.One of the victims was beheaded