A catastrophic earthquake on 12 January, 2010, crushed much of Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince, in one of the worst natural disasters ever to strike a populous urban centre. Ten years later, the Caribbean nation is on the brink of another, very different, crisis. Nearly four million people are facing severe hunger. Many are among the tens of thousands still displaced […]

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Heavy fighting continues as Turkey presses ahead with its military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria, now in its sixth day. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the offensive aims to remove the Kurdish-led forces from the border area and create a “safe zone” to which millions of Syrian refugees can be returned. The move […]

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Sri Lankan authorities have ordered a state of emergency to be introduced from midnight Monday following the deadly Easter attacks, the president’s office said. The special measures are being brought in “to allow the police and the three forces to ensure public security,” the statement said, referring to the army, navy and air force. The […]

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Rabat – The people of New Zealand came together on Friday to mourn the 50 lives lost in the terror attacks on two Christchurch mosques, one week ago. It is a national day of mourning in which the country broadcast the Muslim call to prayer on television and observed two minutes of silence in memory […]

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Four people have died following a massive explosion which ripped through a Paris bakery which was serving breakfast this morning.  Firefighters were at the scene investigating a suspected gas leak when the explosion happened.  According to the French Interior Ministry, two firefighters and two civilians have been confirmed dead.   In total, 36 people were injured in […]

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US President,Donald Trump recently joked about the French President’s concessions on “yellow vests” on fuel taxes. Meanwhile, the Elysee refused to comment on it. The spokesperson of the French government chose the path of silence in front of Donald Trump’s mocking tweet against Emmanuel Macron. “No comment,” responded the entourage of the president to an interrogation of AFP , while relations between […]

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The office of Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced earlier today that the head of state, who was set to host Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, had to cancel the meeting due to acute flu. The Saudi prince arrived in Algeria late on Sunday for a two-day visit as part of his “world tour.” The cancellation of the meeting between Mohammed […]

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Multiple people have been injured after a shooting at an Alabama mall during Black Friday shopping. News outlets report the shooting occurred tonight at the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover. Police said the suspect is dead following an officer-involved shooting. It is unclear how many other people were injured or what their conditions were. Hoover is about […]

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Theresa May’s Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab has resigned. Dominic Raab resigned on Thursday morning, saying he could not support the withdrawal agreement approved by Cabinet Wednesday. Raab, who is the second occupant of the office to resign this year, after David Davis’ departure in July, said he “cannot in good conscience support the terms proposed […]

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Six people suspected of planning a violent action against Emmanuel Macron have been arrested according to the French authorities. The individuals, who are five men and one woman, were arrested in the north-east and south-east of France by the French security services. According to a judicial source, an investigation is underway on a “criminal terrorist […]

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