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Market bombings, attacks across Iraq kill 29

Market bombings, attacks across Iraq kill 29

Nov 28, Baghdad — Three car bombs exploded at outdoor markets and on a street full of shops near Iraq’s capital, the deadliest of a series of attacks across the country that killed at least 29 people Thursday, officials said. The deadliest attack took place Thursday afternoon in the city of Hillah when three separate […]

November 28, 2013 | By | Reply More
Italy’s Mount Etna erupts, showers volcanic ash on towns

Italy’s Mount Etna erupts, showers volcanic ash on towns

Nov 24, MILAN — Mount Etna, Europe’s most active volcano, has erupted again, showering volcanic ash on towns dotting the mountain’s slopes and nearby Taormina. The eruption Saturday did not force any evacuations, but a highway was closed for half an hour as a precaution. Authorities also briefly closed two of four air corridors serving […]

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Latvia president describes supermarket collapse as ‘murder’

Latvia president describes supermarket collapse as ‘murder’

Nov 23, – Fifty-four people have died since part of the roof collapsed on Thursday, and at least seven people remain missing. The Latvian president has described the collapse of a supermarket in the capital Riga as “murder”. Andris Berzins said many defenceless people had been killed in “our own made disaster”, and called for […]

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Sri Lanka rights abuse allegations divide Commonwealth

Sri Lanka rights abuse allegations divide Commonwealth

Nov 15, – A Commonweath summit has opened in Sri Lanka with the host facing criticism over alleged rights abuses. Three countries have boycotted the summit over Sri Lanka’s refusal to allow an international inquiry into the issue. Sri Lanka opened a summit of the 53-nation Commonwealth on Friday, welcoming leaders from Britain and its […]

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