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March 30, 2018 10:40 am gmt |
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A fire on board a bus in Thailand‘s western Tak Province killed 20 migrant workers from Myanmar early on Friday (March 30), police said. The bus was carrying 47 workers who had just crossed the border into Thailand to work legally. Three other people on the bus were injured but the rest escaped...
In Pakistan
March 29, 2018 9:44 am gmt |
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Nobel laureate and education activist Malala Yousafzai returned to her native Pakistan on Thursday (March 29), six years after she was shot by Taliban gunmen over her advocacy for schooling for girls. Pakistani station Geo TV showed footage of Yousafzai at Islamabad’s international airport walk...
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March 29, 2018 9:39 am gmt |
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Nobel laureate and education activist Malala Yousafzai met Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in Islamabad on Thursday (March 29). Malala returned to her native Pakistan hours earlier, six years after she was shot by Taliban gunmen over her advocacy for schooling for girls. The Pakistani Ta...
In Britain
March 29, 2018 7:01 am gmt |
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Britain’s foreign minister, Boris Johnson, said on Wednesday (March 28) Russia had underestimated the international response to the nerve agent attack on a Russian spy in England which London blames on Moscow. Johnson told an audience of ambassadors in London that 27 countries had now moved to ...
In World
March 29, 2018 3:33 am gmt |
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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres at the United Nations on Tuesday (March 27). The two discussed the war in Syria and the crisis in Yemen, according to Al Arabiya English. A Saudi-led coalition intervened in neighboring Yemen in 2015 against Iran-...
In World
March 28, 2018 10:14 am gmt |
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attended a welcome ceremony hosted by Chinese President Xi Jinping, state media reported on Wednesday (March 28). Invited by Xi, Kim paid an unofficial visit to China from March 25 to 28, state broadcaster CCTV said. Though billed as an unofficial trip, Kim’s app...
In World
March 28, 2018 3:22 am gmt |
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German Justice Minister Katarina Barley on Monday declined to comment on the arrest in Germany of Carles Puigdemont, saying a court must first make a decision on Spain’s request to extradite the exiled Catalan politician. “In accordance with both European arrest warrant rules and German l...
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March 27, 2018 3:20 am gmt |
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Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont was detained on Sunday (March 25) in Germany four months after he went into self-imposed exile from Spain, where he faces up to 25 years in prison for organising an illegal referendum on secession last year. Puigdemont had entered Germany from Denmark after leaving Fi...
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March 26, 2018 9:58 am gmt |
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Catalans on Monday (March 26) woke to a scenario of heightened political tension after former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont was arrested on a European warrant in Germany on Sunday (March 25) sparking protests in Barcelona, Girona, and LLeida. Puigdemont was detained in the northern German state...
In America
March 26, 2018 3:32 am gmt |
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Hundreds of thousands of people in over 800 regions in the United States took to the streets on Saturday for the, “March for Our Lives,” gun control rally, demanding the end of gun violence and mass school shootings. This large-scale rally was prompted by the mass shooting which happened ...
In World
March 25, 2018 3:28 am gmt |
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The Chinese defense ministry on Friday condemned the United States for serious political and military provocation after one of its warships entered waters near an island claimed by China in the South China Sea. U.S. navy destroyer USS Mustin sailed close to the Chinese island in the South China Sea e...
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March 23, 2018 10:00 am gmt |
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Rohingya refugees living in shelters at Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh said on Thursday (March 22) that they were facing aid shortage and harassment from Myanmar’s border guards, even as an anticipated monsoon season looms in the horizon, compounding difficulties for the refugees. Work was und...
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March 22, 2018 10:00 am gmt |
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On his first trip to New Zealand, former U.S. President Barack Obama received a traditional Maori welcome ceremony at government house in Auckland on Thursday (March 22). Following the ceremony, Obama and New Zealand Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern held a private meeting, discussing issues around clim...
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March 22, 2018 6:55 am gmt |
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Five South African peacekeepers are facing paternity tests for the children of four women and a girl who say they were sexually exploited by them in eastern Congo between 2014 and 2016, the United Nations said. Four of the incidents concerned sexually exploitative relations with adults and the fifth ...
In Syria
March 22, 2018 3:29 am gmt |
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Thirty five people were killed when a rebel rocket shell hit a crowded marketplace Tuesday east of the Syrian capital Damascus. The improvised rocket hit the Kashkoul marketplace east of Damascus, also leaving many more people wounded. The attack is one of the deadliest caused by rebels’ rocket...