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Huge blasts at Chinese port kill 44, firefighters missing

Huge blasts at Chinese port kill 44, firefighters missing

Aug 13, – At least 520 people were injured, more than 60 of them seriously, the Tianjin government said on its Weibo microblog, and the People’s Daily newspaper said four fires were still burning. Two huge explosions tore through an industrial area where toxic chemicals and gas were stored in the northeast Chinese port city […]

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Syria army announces capture strategic border town Qusair

Syria army announces capture strategic border town Qusair

June 5, DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The capture of the town, which lies close to the Lebanese border, solidifies some of the Syrian regime’s recent gains on the ground that have shifted the balance of power in President Bashar Assad’s favor in the Syrian civil war. The Syrian army triumphantly announced Wednesday the capture of […]

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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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