Monday, June 26, 2017

International News

Ten killed after car bomb explodes in Idlib

Ten people have been killed by a car bomb in Syria’s rebel held Idlib province. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, 30 others were injured in the blast, which happened in al-Dana close to the border with Turkey. Sporadic fighting has been taking place amongst rebels groups and ...

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Clashes in Melbourne between nationalists and anti-racism protesters

Police in Australia have used pepper spray to break up clashes between right-wing nationalists and anti-racism protesters in Melbourne. The incident is the latest in a string of protests sparked by anti-immigration groups in the country. The True Blue Crew, who are made up of far-right activists, say they are ...

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Humanitarian pause enforced in Marawi City on Eid

An eight-hour “Humanitarian Pause” in the ongoing military operations in Marawi City have been enforced today. According to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), this is to pay respect to Muslims celebrating Eid Al-Fitr. The temporary pause in offensive operations has been in effect from 6 am to 2 ...

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Hope fades as 100 still missing in China landslides

Rescue workers in China are continuing to pull bodies from a massive landslide which crashed down on the mountain village of Xinmo on Saturday. More than 100 people are still missing. As time passes hope is fading of finding more survivors. Only a couple and their two-month old baby have ...

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