Sunday, June 25, 2017

International News

Hundreds of flats evacuated in London over fire safety concerns

Hundreds of flats in towers blocks in north-west London have been evacuated because of fire safety concerns. Residents living in properties in the Swiss Cottage area have been forced to relocate as authorities carry out “urgent fire safety works.” According to Camden Council, people in four towers on the Chalcots ...

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Massive China landslide leaves more than 140 missing

More than 140 people are missing after dozens of homes were buried in a landslide in China’s southwestern Sichuan province. According to local media reports, the landslide blocked a two-kilometer stretch of a nearby river. It is still unclear how many people have been killed or injured. More than 400 ...

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Bomb attack in Quetta kills at least five

At least five people have been killed in an explosion in the Pakistani city of Quetta. More than a dozen others were wounded in the blast, which occurred in an area in which key government offices are located. Pakistani officials say the attackers may have been attempting to enter a ...

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North Korea tests rocket engine, claims US

United States officials say North Korea has tested a rocket engine as part of its programme to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile. It comes just a day after ministerial-level talks took place in Washington DC between the US and China, aimed at finding a solution to curb Pyongyang’s tests. Our ...

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