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Bus carrying foreign students crashes in Spain, killing 13

Bus carrying foreign students crashes in Spain, killing 13

Mar 20, – The students, who were on a European exchange programme in the northeastern region of Catalonia, came from several countries including Britain, the Netherlands, Ukraine, Switzerland, Norway and Sweden but also Japan and Peru. Thirteen students of various nationalities were killed and dozens more injured in Spain Sunday when a bus carrying them […]

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Nigeria’s Buhari vows to recover ‘stolen’ oil money

Nigeria’s Buhari vows to recover ‘stolen’ oil money

Jul 22, – The 72-year-old head of state, in Washington for talks with US officials, alleged that 250,000 barrels of crude were being stolen every day, with the profits going into individual bank accounts. Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged to recover “mind-boggling” amounts of stolen oil money and bring those responsible to book, his […]

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Kerry presses Iranas nuclear deadline looms

Kerry presses Iranas nuclear deadline looms

Mar 26, – “We very much believe that we can get this done by (March) 31,” said a senior State Department official travelling on Kerry’s plane to the Swiss lakeside city of Lausanne. US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart held down-to-the-wire talks in Switzerland Thursday, with US officials insisting the contours […]

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Iran leader says all nuclear issues can be resolved in talks

Iran leader says all nuclear issues can be resolved in talks

Mar 21, – “I believe an agreement is possible. There is nothing that cannot be resolved and the other party must make its final decision for this,” the official IRNA news agency quoted the Iranian leader as saying. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said Saturday differences remain but that all issues can be resolved in talks […]

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Fighter jet crashes in Switzerland

Fighter jet crashes in Switzerland

Oct 23, – Authorities say the crash happened near a military airport in Alpnachstad in the Lake Lucerne region. The Swiss Defense Department says the cause of the crash remains unknown. A helicopter and emergency services were deployed at the crash site. A nearby railway line and road were closed. The Swiss military says that […]

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German reinforcements arrive a day after to help its flooded cities

German reinforcements arrive a day after to help its flooded cities

June 4, BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel toured flooded regions of southeastern Germany on Tuesday, pledging at least 50 million euros ($65 million) in immediate federal help and holding out the possibility for more. She told reporters in Passau, a city of 50,000 on the Austrian border, that the damage looked even worse than […]

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Central Europe hit by floods authorities issued disaster warning

Central Europe hit by floods authorities issued disaster warning

June 2, BERLIN (AP) — Several people have died or are missing in the floods in Germany, the Czech Republic and Switzerland since Thursday. Czech officials warned that the waters of the Vltava river could reach critical levels in Prague late Sunday. Interim Mayor Tomas Hudecek said authorities were considering whether to shut down parts […]

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Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang arrives in Berlin

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang arrives in Berlin

May 26, AP – The Chinese delegation, including recently-appointed premier Li Keqiang, arrived in the German capital on Saturday. Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang has arrived in Berlin as part of his first foreign tour as premier. Germany is the only country in the EU that Li is set to visit, with trade issues likely […]

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UN Climate chief: World in ‘new danger zone’ CO2 recorded 400 ppm

UN Climate chief: World in ‘new danger zone’ CO2 recorded 400 ppm

May 13, AP – When it breached the CO2 threshold of 400 parts per million (ppm) last week, the world “crossed an historic threshold and entered a new danger zone,” Christiana Figueres said in a statement urging policy action. The world has entered a “new danger zone” with levels of Earth-warming carbon dioxide in the […]

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