Tuesday, May 23, 2017

International News

America’s famous circus stages final show

After nearly 150 years, America’s most celebrated circus has staged its final performance on Sunday before a sold-out crowd in New York. The final performance of the Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus was streamed live online. Owners of the company blamed falling ticket sales and high operating costs ...

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North Korea confirms ‘successful’ launch of ballistic missile

North Korea on Monday confirmed the “successful” launch of a ballistic missile. According to state-run Korean Central News Agency, the Pukguksong-2, a land-based version of Pyongyang’s submarine-launched weapon, was now “ready to be deployed for military action”. It reported that North’s leader Kim Jong-Un watched Sunday’s missile test from an ...

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Man set on fire during protests in Venezuela

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has accused the opposition protesters of setting a government supporter on fire on the 50th day of protests. Orlando Jose Figuera suffered 80 per cent burns and was reportedly stabbed by protesters. It’s reported that the crowd in Caracas had accused the man of being a ...

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48 suspected IS members sent to court in Egypt for church attack

Egyptian authorities have referred 48 suspected members of the so-called IS to military trail for their alleged involvement in the three deadly church bombings. Thirty-one of the suspects are now in custody, while the others are still at large. More than 70 people died in the church attacks in Cairo ...

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