Archive For September 4, 2017

World condemns North Korea’s hydrogen bomb test

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World condemns North Korea’s hydrogen bomb test

North Korea has drew global condemnation after confirming that it successfully tested a hydrogen bomb. US President Donald Trump branded the country a …

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Guatemala president faces impeachment threat amid corruption scandal

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Guatemala president faces impeachment threat amid corruption scandal

Guatemala’s president may inch closer to impeachment on Monday. The Supreme Court is expected to rule on whether Congress should decide whether to strip …

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Eco-friendly Ganesha statues

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Eco-friendly Ganesha statues

These Ganesha statues have been lifted out of the sea in Mumbai to save the local environment.

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Texans return to assess damage after Harvey

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Texans return to assess damage after Harvey

The governor of Texas says reconstruction efforts after Tropical Storm Harvey could cost as much as $180bn. More than one week has passed since heavy rain …

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DR Congo opposition leader returns to tensions at home

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DR Congo opposition leader returns to tensions at home

An opposition leader in the Democratic Republic of Congo has renewed a push to oust President Joseph Kabila from office. However, Felix Tshisekedi was not …

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Displaced Sunni Iraqis claim Shia militia blocking their return

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Displaced Sunni Iraqis claim Shia militia blocking their return

The UN is calling on provincial Iraqi government leaders to stop Shia Muslim militias from blocking thousands of Sunni families trying to returning home.

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Cambodia Daily newspaper closes

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Cambodia Daily newspaper closes

Cambodia Daily, one of the biggest selling newspapers in Cambodia, has shut down amid fears of a growing crackdown on press freedom. But the government …

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Many doubt US emergency agency will help Harvey victims

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Many doubt US emergency agency will help Harvey victims

Hundreds of thousands of people in the US state of Texans are putting their trust in the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help them recover …

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India hospitals’ staff questioned over scores of child deaths

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India hospitals’ staff questioned over scores of child deaths

Staff at two state-run hospitals in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh are being questioned by police after the deaths of at least 150 children in the past month.

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US government faces shutdown threat over daunting challenges

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US government faces shutdown threat over daunting challenges

The US government has a number of major tasks that must be accomplished this month, including approving funds for the country’s healthcare system and for …

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