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Japan volcano: Evacuations ordered after Mount Shindake erupts

Japan volcano: Evacuations ordered after Mount Shindake erupts

May 29, Tokyo: Evacuations have been ordered after a volcano erupted on the remote southern Japanese island ...

Over 1,800 people die of heat wave in India

Over 1,800 people die of heat wave in India

May 29, Telangana: More than 1,800 people died of dizzying temperatures in Indian by Friday, causing water shortages ...

China destroys at least 662 tons of smuggled ivory

China destroys at least 662 tons of smuggled ivory

May 29, Beijing: Chinese authorities have destroyed 662 tons of ivory that was seized after being smuggled ...

Jewish Hasidic sect in UK ‘ban’ women from driving

Jewish Hasidic sect in UK ‘ban’ women from driving

May 29, London: Leaders of an Orthodox Jewish sect in north London’s, Stamford Hill on Friday, called for ...

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May 29, New York: The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns today’s presidential decree that extends a...[ ] Full article
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May 29, Bangkok:  A regional conference to discuss possible solutions to the South East Asia migrant crisis is...[ ] Full article
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May 29, New York: More than one million military, police and civilian personnel have served as United Nations...[ ] Full article
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May 28, Dakar: Gambian authorities have detained incommunicado, depriving them of all contact with the outside World, dozens of friends and relatives of people accused of involvement in a coup attempt since January 2015, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said today. Those detained include women, elderly people, and a child, and many are believed to be in ill-health. The government has refused to acknowledge the whereabouts or even the detention of many of...[ ] Full article
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May 29, Beijing: Chinese authorities have destroyed 662 tons of ivory that was seized after being smuggled in the...[ ] Full article

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May 19, Kuala Lumpur: The Estonia-based Company GameFounders has announced plans to open an Asian hub in Malaysia...[ ] Full article

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May 14, Tehran: Iran has modified its oil contracts with foreign companies in preparation for lifting of the economic...[ ] Full article

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April 30, Washington: The World Bank is seeking to finance development projects in areas in Iraq that the government...[ ] Full article

Environment News
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May 26, Quito, Ecuador: A volcano in the Galapagos Islands has erupted for the first time in more than 30 years,...[ ] Full article

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May 26, Delhi: More than 700 people are reported to have died in a heat wave that has swept across India in the past week....[ ] Full article

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May 25,London:Since 2009, glaciers along the Southern Antarctic Peninsula have shed a collective 14 trillion...[ ] Full article

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May 22, Honiara: A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake rocked the Solomon Islands early Friday, the US Geological Survey...[ ] Full article

Editorial
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Stop killing “dissent” in Bangladesh Killing bloggers in Bangladesh is killing change Das, a Bangladeshi...[ ] Full article
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Addressing thousands of foreign guests and veterans, Putin chose to ignore the boycott, thanking Britain, France and...[ ] Full article
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Thor Halvorssen’s deep engagement in the complicated and often dizzying politics of global human rights has put him...[ ] Full article
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By Kaveh Taheri Iran nuclear deal outlined, but discord appears over details within 24 hours. Statements issued by foreign ministries of Iran and the United states provided us much to make us believe the Lausanne deal has hit the snag. Iran has evaded to clarify its nuclear program during twelve years of hide-and-seek, as International community has expressed concerns. The officials have claimed the nuclear program is for medical purpose which has been frequently...[ ] Full article

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