Sunday, April 23, 2017



French Consulate in New York evacuated after bomb threat

The French consulate in New York was briefly evacuated following a bomb threat after a suspicious car was found parked on Fifth Avenue. The threat was cleared within 50 minutes, and consulate staff were allowed to return, and resume voting for the presidential election. Thousands of French citizens living in ...

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Ilie Nastase under investigation over Kontas insult

The International Tennis Federation is investigating Romania captain Ilie Nastase’s conduct. The move comes after Nastase was banned from the Fed Cup tie against Britain, following an incident that left Johanna Konta in tears and her match suspended. In Konta’s match against Sorana Cirstea, Nastase was sent off after swearing ...

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American Airlines issues apology after clash over pram goes viral

American Airlines has apologised to a passenger and suspended its employee after a video capturing an ugly clash over a baby stroller went viral. The video, uploaded by a passenger on social media, shows a woman carrying a young child in her arms, crying relentlessly, as a male passenger confronts ...

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Afghanistan mourns deadly Taliban attack

A national day of mourning has been declared in Afghanistan. It comes after scores of soldiers were killed at an Afghan military base by Taliban fighters, disguised as fellow soldiers. It’s reported more than 140 were killed in the attack in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif on Friday. President Ashraf ...

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