Sunday, April 23, 2017

International News


San Francisco suffers massive power-outage

San Francisco is in recovery-mode after a power-outage yesterday resulted in the city being thrown into chaos for more than seven hours. According to reports, the power outage was triggered by a fire in a PG&E Corp. utility substation. It heavily disrupted the city’s bustling financial district, which is home ...

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Paris attack gunman named

The gunman who was killed after shooting dead a policeman on the Champs Elysees in Paris has been named by the prosecutor. According to the Paris prosecutor, Karim Cheurfi was a convicted criminal who has preciously spoken about wanting to kill police officers. He had also spent time in jail ...

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Venezuelan opposition continues mass protest

Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans have taken to the streets in the capital city of Caracas for the second day in a row. They’re marching against the government of President Nicolás Maduro, who opposition leaders have accused of being a dictator. The president, on the other hand, claim his opponents ...

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UN and Cambodia crackdown on fake orphanages

Cambodia’s government is working towards shutting down illegitimate orphanages in the country. Almost 80 per cent of children living there were sold to the orphanages by their parents for money. The United Nation’s children’s agency, UNICEF, is working to facilitate the return of these children back to their families. Our ...

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