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October 15, 2018 2:19 am gmt |
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The bodies of nine climbers who died when a violent snowstorm destroyed their camp on a Himalayan peak in Nepal have been retrieved. The five South Koreans and four Nepali guides were found scattered across the base camp near Mount Gurja, a 7,193m high peak (23,600ft). They were found to have suffere...
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October 9, 2018 11:45 am gmt |
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited Pope Francis to visit Pyongyang in a gesture designed to highlight peace efforts on the Korean peninsula, South Korea’s presidential office said on Tuesday (October 9). North Korea and the Vatican have no formal diplomatic relations. South Korean Presiden...
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October 3, 2018 10:35 am gmt |
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The World Court ordered the United States on Wednesday to ensure that sanctions against Iran do not impact humanitarian aid or civil aviation safety. Judges at the International Court Of Justice handed a victory to Tehran, which had argued that sanctions imposed since May by the administration of U.S...
In Britain
September 28, 2018 7:51 am gmt |
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Leaders and senior officials from the globe have voiced their opposition to U.S.-led unilateralism and trade protectionism during the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). They made their points after U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday rejected globalism in his speech at the...
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September 28, 2018 7:50 am gmt |
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While speaking at the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Wednesday (September 26), Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he is willing to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump and to speak about anything the U.S. government wants to discuss. Earlier in the day, U.S. President Donald Tr...
In Britain
September 27, 2018 4:34 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Theresa May signalled on Tuesday (September 25) that she would prefer a ‘no-deal’ Brexit to the offer currently put forward by the European Union, stressing that Britain needs to see counter-proposals from the EU to move Brexit negotiations forward. Speaking to reporters in...
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September 26, 2018 6:43 am gmt |
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The Maldives is set to vote in a heavily-criticised election that will be closely watched by India and China. The Indian Ocean archipelago is best-known overseas for its clear waters and high-end resorts but its government stands accused of crushing dissent. President Abdulla Yameen has embraced Chin...
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September 20, 2018 2:50 am gmt |
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Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been released from prison, two months after he began a 10-year jail sentence for corruption. The release came hours after a court suspended the sentences of Sharif and his daughter Maryam, who were jailed shortly before July’s general elec...
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September 19, 2018 3:03 am gmt |
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A further one million children are at risk of famine in Yemen, Save the Children has warned. Rising food prices and the falling value of the Yemeni currency as a result of the conflict are putting more families at risk of food insecurity. But another threat comes from fighting around the key port cit...
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September 17, 2018 3:04 am gmt |
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A powerful storm which killed dozens of people in the Philippines is now making its way across southern China. Typhoon Mangkhut is one of the most powerful storms to hit the region in decades. Two people have been killed in the Chinese province of Guangdong, according to state media – more than...
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September 16, 2018 3:12 am gmt |
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The Philippines is counting the human and economic cost of Typhoon Mangkhut, which ripped through its main island with deadly consequences yesterday (Saturday). Officials say at least 14 people died but blocked roads and downed communications lines mean the true impact on rural areas is not yet clear...
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September 15, 2018 3:29 am gmt |
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Five people have been killed as Florence mauls the US East Coast, knocking out power for hundreds of thousands of homes and downing trees. The weather event has been downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm but forecasters still warn of life-threatening storm surges. Winds of up to 70mph (110k...
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September 14, 2018 4:09 am gmt |
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A man was killed as a series of explosions and fires rocked nearly 40 homes and businesses in three Massachusetts towns yesterday (Thursday), according to the Essex County District Attorney’s office. Leonel Rondon, 18, was inside a car in Lawrence, Massachusetts, when a chimney fell on the vehi...
In America
September 13, 2018 3:02 am gmt |
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US East Coast residents are running out of time to flee before Hurricane Florence hits the region as soon as today (Thursday) evening, officials warn. The storm was downgraded to category three with maximum sustained winds of 120mph (195km/h), but officials say it is still “extremely dangerous&...
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September 12, 2018 3:27 am gmt |
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Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has pulled out of next month’s presidential election, allowing his running mate to stand in his place. Workers’ Party leader Gleisi Hoffman announced the decision outside the police headquarters where the 72-year-old is serving a 12-yea...