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Massive flooding leaves Toronto under water 300,000 without power

Massive flooding leaves Toronto under water 300,000 without power

July 09, – A heavy rainstorm in Toronto has left some 300,000 people without power and flooded parts of Canada’s largest city. More than 90mm (3.5in) of water – more than a month’s average – was dumped on the city late on Monday, officials say. The rain flooded some major roads and subway stations, causing […]

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Human Rights: Egyptian military shot dead 51 Morsi supporters in Cairo

Human Rights: Egyptian military shot dead 51 Morsi supporters in Cairo

July 08, CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian soldiers and police clashed with Islamists protesting the military’s ouster of the president in bloodshed that left at least 42 protesters dead, officials and witnesses said, and plunged the divided country deeper into crisis with calls by the Muslim Brotherhood’s political party for all-out rebellion against the army. The […]

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Egyptian military kills 34 Pro-Morsi protesters in Cairo, health official says

Egyptian military kills 34 Pro-Morsi protesters in Cairo, health official says

July 08, Cairo – Shots have been fired at sit-in outside of the building where ousted leader Mohammed Morsi is thought to be being held. This came just hours before the interim government was expected to name a new premier. At least 34 people, including an army officer, died early on Monday when shots were […]

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Egypt “tense calm” after days of violent protests

Egypt “tense calm” after days of violent protests

July 07, CAIRO — Mansour’s administration, meanwhile, has begun trying to dismantle Morsi’s legacy. He replaced Morsi’s intelligence chief and the presidential palace’s chief of staff. Prosecutors, meanwhile, ordered four detained stalwarts of Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood held for 15 days pending an investigation into the shooting deaths of eight protesters last week. Egypt’s new president […]

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Mexico volcano disrupts US flights for second day

Mexico volcano disrupts US flights for second day

July 06, AP – Mexico City: Frustrated passengers stood in long lines at Mexico City’s airport on Friday as US airlines cancelled flights for a second day after the Popocatepetl volcano spewed a new column of ash. fear United Airlines, Delta Airlines, Alaska Airlines and AirTran voluntarily scrapped 15 flights as a precaution, but the […]

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Suicide bombers target Damascus square, killing at least 14

Suicide bombers target Damascus square, killing at least 14

July 04, AP – Damascus: The blasts wounded more than 30 people, state media and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights watchdog said. Twin suicide bombers targeted a Damascus police station on Tuesday killing at least 14 people, as the Syrian army launched multiple attacks on rebel positions in the northern province of Aleppo. They […]

July 4, 2013 | By More
Egypt’s powerful Army gives Mursi 2-day deadline to solve crisis

Egypt’s powerful Army gives Mursi 2-day deadline to solve crisis

July 01, AP – Cairo: Egypt’s army Monday issued a veiled warning to the embattled President Mohammad Mursi, giving him a two-day deadline as “a final chance to respond to the people’s demands”, as more protesters took to the streets demanding the Islamist leader step down. The powerful armed forces broadcast on state television declared […]

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Australia’s PM Kevin Rudd appoints record number of women in cabinet

Australia’s PM Kevin Rudd appoints record number of women in cabinet

July 01, AP – Rudd named his ministry and cabinet on Monday, five days after seizing leadership of Australia’s ruling Labor party from Julia Gillard, the country’s first female prime minister who had herself ousted Rudd from the top position three years before. Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has unveiled his new ministry, which includes […]

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Roadside bombs kill 49 people in Pakistan

Roadside bombs kill 49 people in Pakistan

July 01, QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — In the deadliest of the attacks, twin blasts near a Shiite Muslim mosque in Quetta, the capital of southwest Baluchistan province, killed at least 28 people, including nine women and several children, said city police chief Mir Zubair Mahmood. Dozens of others were wounded. Bombings killed 49 people in […]

June 30, 2013 | By More
Global warming: Climate change could enable Arctic seaway

Global warming: Climate change could enable Arctic seaway

June 29, AP – Four centuries later, a number of ships have begun navigating the icy route between Europe and Asia. The vessels weigh anchor each summer when Arctic ice is at its thinnest, hoping to pave the way for further ships in the years ahead. As global warming thaws sea ice, the maritime route […]

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