Saturday, August 19, 2017

International News

Russia denies giving lake to Kazakhstan

Russia’s Federal Security Service has confirmed that parts of Lake Sladkoe in southern Siberia had dried out that its shore has aligned with the border with Kazakhstan.  It comes after public anger at claims that the lake had been gifted to the neighbouring country. Julia Lyubova reports from Moscow

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Cars turning common attack weapon for terrorists

The attack on Barcelona’s popular streets Thursday is the latest in a series of car terror strikes. Since 2014, there has been a marked increase in the use of vehicles to harm and kill.  Here’s a look at some of the recent car strikes Paris: 9 August 2017 a man ...

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Sixth Australian minister in eligibility trouble over dual citizenship

A sixth Australian MP will have the country’s High Court decide her public office eligibility over the issue of dual citizenship. Government Senator Fiona Nash has revealed she is a UK citizen by descent because of her Scottish-born father. Like Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce, Nash said she would continue in her ...

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Infosys chief executive Vishal Sikka resigns

Vishal Sikka has resigned as the chief executive officer of Infosys with an unconventional letter blaming personal attacks. Sikka wrote that “continuous drumbeat of distractions” contributed to his resignation. The company’s board blamed founder and former chairman NR Narayana Murthy’s “continuous assault” for this development.  The board at Infosys, one of ...

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At least 40 dead in Congo landslide

Over 40 people have been killed in the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo after a landslide swept through a fishing village. Hundreds are still missing as rescue efforts continue. Isabel Nakirya reports from Kampala

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