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Factory roof collapses in China, killing 9

Factory roof collapses in China, killing 9

Nov 26, – The nine people were killed during the lunchtime collapse at the plant in Mudanjiang city in Heilongjiang province on Monday, the official Xinhua News Agency reported. Citing emergency officials, Xinhua said the collapse probably was caused by blizzards. A man from the local emergency response office confirmed the report, and said the […]

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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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Three women rescued in London ‘after 30 years in slavery’

Three women rescued in London ‘after 30 years in slavery’

Nov 21, – A Malaysian woman, 69, an Irish woman, 57, and a British woman, 30, were rescued from the house. Police arrested a 67-year-old man and woman in Lambeth. Last month officers were contacted by Freedom Charity after it received a call from a woman saying she had been held against her will for […]

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Kerry warns, new Iran sanctions could threaten nuclear talks

Kerry warns, new Iran sanctions could threaten nuclear talks

Nov 14, – US Secretary of State John Kerry warned Congress against imposing new sanctions against Iran. Kerry said fresh sanctions could destroy diplomatic efforts to rein in Tehran’s nuclear program. Kerry asked a US lawmakers on Wednesday to refrain from passing new sanctions or risk imperiling delicate nuclear talks. “We put these sanctions in […]

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Sexual harassment in Morocco: perpetrators could get up to 4 years in jail

Sexual harassment in Morocco: perpetrators could get up to 4 years in jail

Nov 07, Agadir, Morocco – According to the new draft available on the Government’s General Secretariat website, sexual harassment in public spaces or the workplace will now be punished by law. This is especially great news for the women in Morocco, and even for men who are infuriated by the harassment of their sisters, wives […]

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Greek Gypsies worried about child abduction case

Greek Gypsies worried about child abduction case

Oct 21, FARSALA, Greece — Gypsies stroll about prefabricated homes in their camp, many of them smiling and seemingly carefree. But there is worry and resentment here. Their community is at the center of a child abduction case, with a Gypsy, or Roma, couple accused of abducting a blonde, blue-eyed girl who is thought to […]

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