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    Syria: 100 civilians dead in bombardment of rebel enclave

    Syria: 100 civilians dead in bombardment of rebel enclave

    At least 100 civilians, 20 of them children were killed in a Syrian army bombardment of the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta, a war monitor reported in a new toll on Tuesday. Syrian Observatory for Human Rights chief Rami Abdel Rahman said the civilian death toll from Mondays ...

    17 killed in garbage dump collapse in Mozambique

    17 killed in garbage dump collapse in Mozambique

    Heavy rains triggered the partial collapse of a huge mound of garbage in Mozambique's capital, killing 17 people who were buried by debris. Authorities believe more bodies could be buried at the Hulene garbage dump on the outskirts of Maputo, and a search was underway. The garbage in the ...

    Five people killed in Dagestan church shooting

    Five people killed in Dagestan church shooting

    Five women were shot dead in an apparent radical Islamist attack on an Orthodox church in the North Caucasus region of Dagestan today, officials and local media said. According to local press reports an unidentified gunman fired at worshippers at an Orthodox church in the town of Kizlyar ...

    Iran: All 66 onboard killed in Plane Crash

    Iran: All 66 onboard killed in Plane Crash

    Iranian plane with 66 passengers onboard crashes near Semirom; All onboard reportedly dead; Aircraft was flying from Tehran to Yasuj and disappeared from radar. An Iranian commercial plane today crashed in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, killing all 66 people on ...

    US indicts 13 Russian nationals for poll meddling

    US indicts 13 Russian nationals for poll meddling

    The United States has indicted 13 Russian nationals and three companies for alleged interference with the 2016 Presidential elections. The announcement was made by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating alleged Russian meddling. The indictment detailed a stunning operation ...

    Florida shooting: FBI and teachers warned about Nikolas Cruz

    Florida shooting: FBI and teachers warned about Nikolas Cruz

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation of US has launched a review over its handling of a warning about the teenager accused of carrying out Wednesday's school shooting in Florida. Nikolas Cruz, 19, has appeared in court charged with premeditated murder. With 17 people killed, this is the ...

    Giant London glasshouse to reopen with world's rarest plants

    Giant London glasshouse to reopen with worlds rarest plants

    A gleaming monument to the ambition and creativity of its age, the world's largest Victorian glasshouse will once again welcome visitors to see some of the world's rarest plants following a lengthy facelift."Temperate House" in London's Kew Gardens is large enough to house three jumbo jets, and was ...

    "Enough is enough": Loud call for gun control at Florida school shooting vigil

    Enough is enough: Loud call for gun control at Florida school shooting vigil

    Thousands of people gathered in Parkland, Florida on Thursday night for a candlelight vigil to remember the victims of the second deadly school shooting in U.S. history. Many at the vigil called for gun control as a 19-year-old man stood accused of killing 17 people at the Florida high ...

    After Zuma quits, Cyril Ramaphosa becomes South Africa's new President

    After Zuma quits, Cyril Ramaphosa becomes South Africas new President

    Cyril Ramaphosa, head of the ruling African National Congress (ANC), was sworn in as South Africa's President in Cape Town on Thursday. His inauguration came less than 24 hours after the country's ex-leader, Jacob Zuma, resigned.Ramaphosa, 65, addressed the nation, declaring the ...

    17 killed in Florida school shooting by former student

    17 killed in Florida school shooting by former student

    A 19-year-old gunman returned to a Florida high school where he had once been expelled for disciplinary reasons and opened fire with an assault-style rifle on Wednesday, killing 17 people before he was arrested by police, authorities said. The violence erupted shortly before dismissal at ...

    Passenger jet lands in Hawaii after engine covering rips apart

    Passenger jet lands in Hawaii after engine covering rips apart

    Passengers on board United Airlines flight from San Francisco to Honolulu had a scary trip over the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday (February 13), after the casing around one of the engines ripped apart, officials said. Video recorded onboard showed passengers chanting "brace" while in the ...

    After a controversial 9-year term, Jacob Zuma quits as South African President

    After a controversial 9-year term, Jacob Zuma quits as South African President

    Jacob Zuma resigned as President of South Africa on Wednesday, reluctantly heeding orders by the ruling African National Congress (ANC) to bring an end to his nine scandal-plagued years in power. In a 30-minute farewell address to the nation, 75-year-old Zuma said he disagreed with the ...

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