Tuesday, May 23, 2017

International News

Bus plunges off Mexican road, killing at least 17

At least 17 people were killed and 31 others injured after a bus plunged 90 metres off a roadside in a mountainous region of southern Mexico on Sunday. According to reports, the accident occurred near the town of Motozintla when the bus came off the road and fell down a ...

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Leaked facebook policies show why violent videos are not censored

Leaked documents from facebook’s censorship handbook revealed how violent content continued to remain online. Unveiling the documents, The Guardian newspaper outlined the social media giant’s fractured censorship guidelines for hate speech, terrorism, racism and self-harm. It showed how a threat to kill the US President would be deleted instantly, but ...

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Ukraine’s parliament mulling over visas with Russia

Ukraine’s parliament is mulling introducing visas with Russia – a step seen to punish Russia for its continued aggression against its neighbour. Meanwhile, Moscow complained to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) over Kiev’s recent sanctions against Russian businesses. Our correspondent Daria Bondarchuk reports from Moscow

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Bomb blast at Bangkok hospital injures 24

A bomb explosion at a hospital in Bangkok on Monday has left 24 people injured. It comes on the day Thailand marks the third anniversary of a military coup. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast at the Phramongkutklao Hospital, which is popular with retired military officers. ...

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Trump summons Muslim nations to take lead in fighting terror

US President Donald Trump called on Muslim nations to take the lead in stamping out terror. “The nations of the Middle East will have to decide what kind of future they want for themselves, and for their country. And, frankly for their families and for their children,” Trump said while ...

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