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8 troops killed in suspected rebel attack in north Paraguay

8 troops killed in suspected rebel attack in north Paraguay

Aug  28, – Paraguayan Interior Minister Francisco De Vargas reported the first five deaths from the attack in Arroyito, a town about 305 miles (490 kilometers) from Asuncion. Dr. Bernardo Jacquet, a physician at Hospital Concepcion, located some 55 miles (90 kilometers) from where the attack occurred, later said the death toll had risen to […]

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At least 31 killed in India’s northeast, Bangladesh by heavy rains

At least 31 killed in India’s northeast, Bangladesh by heavy rains

July  30, – Persistent heavy rains this week have caused widespread disruption across South Asia, with at least 68 people killed in Nepal by flash floods and landslides. At least 17 people have been killed by heavy rains and flooding in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, while at least 14 people have died in […]

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At least 40 migrants die in Mediterranean- Italy navy

At least 40 migrants die in Mediterranean- Italy navy

Aug 15, – The victims are thought to have suffocated after inhaling fumes from fuel after the boat took on water in the hold, the captain of the navy ship leading the rescue said on Italian state television. At least 40 migrants died after apparently getting trapped and suffocating in the water-logged hold of a […]

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‘High risk of terror attack’ in Spain, Interior minister

‘High risk of terror attack’ in Spain, Interior minister

Jul 05, – Spain is facing its highest level of terror threat since 2004 because of the danger posed by jihadists, said the country’s Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz on Sunday. “We are at the maximum alert level since the attacks of March 11, 2004 in Madrid,” said Fernandez Diaz in an interview published Sunday, […]

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Man shoots judge, lawyer, co-defendant in Milan courthouse

Man shoots judge, lawyer, co-defendant in Milan courthouse

Apr 09, – Police arrested the man, whom they named as Claudio Giardiello, in Vimercate, a town north of Italy’s financial center, Interior Minister Angelino Alfano tweeted. Police were holding him at a military barracks nearby, he said. A man on trial for bankruptcy shot dead a judge, a lawyer and a co-defendant in the […]

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Explosion fells building outside Paris, killing at least 2

Explosion fells building outside Paris, killing at least 2

Aug 31, – An 8-year-old child died in the building’s collapse, and firefighters found an unconscious 80-year-old woman in the debris who died while being taken out, fire department spokesman Gabriel Plus said. A four-story building in a Paris suburb collapsed after an explosion on Sunday morning, killing a child and an elderly woman, and […]

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Heavy floods in France forces closure of pilgrimage site in Pyrenees

Heavy floods in France forces closure of pilgrimage site in Pyrenees

June 17, PARIS (AP) — Heavy floods in southwest France have forced the closure of the Catholic pilgrimage site in Lourdes and the evacuation of pilgrims from nearby hotels. Floodwaters swirled Wednesday in the grotto where nearly 6 million believers from around the world, many gravely ill, come every year seeking miracles and healing. It […]

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Prime Minister Erdogan slams opposition as protests in Turkey continue

Prime Minister Erdogan slams opposition as protests in Turkey continue

June 3, AP – In a televised speech on Sunday, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan responded to widespread discontent across Turkey – sparked by two days of violent clashes between police and demonstrators – by shifting blame to his political opponents for the unrest. Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan has shifted his tone during the third […]

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