Tuesday, March 28, 2017

International News


Westminster terror attack: London police make new arrest

British police have a made a fresh arrest in connection with last weeks terror attacks in Westminster which left five people, including the attacker, dead. A 30-year-old man was arrested in Birmingham on Sunday evening. This brings the total number of arrests to 12, but as Catherine Drew reports, most ...

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Russia’s opposition leader arrested at demonstration

Russia’s opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been arrested at a rally in Moscow. He was demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev for his alleged corrupt dealings in the property market. It’s reported that nearly 500 people were detained for participating in similar protests across Russia on Sunday. Police ...

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At least 8 school children feared dead in Japanese avalanche

At least eight students are feared dead and over 30 injured after an avalanche struck a ski slope north of Tokyo on Monday morning. About 70 people, including students and teachers from several schools, were in Tochigi to attend a mountain climbing event. According to Japan’s Kyodo news agency, eight ...

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South Korea seeks arrest of ousted president Park Geun-hye

Prosecutors in South Korea are seeking the arrest of ousted president Park Geun-hye for her role in the corruption scandal that brought her down. Park, who was questioned by prosecutors for 14 hours last week, is accused of allowing her close friend Choi Soon-sil allegedly extort money from big firms ...

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Shells lead to fire in Mosul market, killing two

At least two people have died in a market in Mosul, after shell fire caused a major fire. Many others were injured in the incident in the eastern side of the city, which was liberated from the terror group, IS, earlier this year. It’s not yet clear who was responsible ...

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