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Dozens killed, injured in terrorist attack at Instanbul Ataturk airport

29 Jun , 2016  

ISTANBUL, June 29 — At least 36 people were killed and 147 others injured in two explosions that hit the Ataturk Airport, the largest in Istanbul on Tuesday evening and involved three suicide bombers, forcing the suspension of all flights. “We’re evaluating the possibility of three suicide bombers,” Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin told the press […]

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UK authorities discover anti-Brexit petition with thousands of fraudulent signatures

27 Jun , 2016  

After the majority of the voters of United Kingdom voted for Brexit, authorities are investigating a highly-popular anti-Brexit petition with the discovery of tens of thousands of fraudulent signatures. The petition platform’s lack of identity check raised concerns the vast majority of 3.5 million signs could be fake. Britain’s House of Commons Petition Committee announced […]

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EgyptAir hijacking ends with release of hostages in Cyprus

29 Mar , 2016  

This is the latest update on the hijacking and hostage situation of EgyptAir flight MS181 from Alexandria en route to capital Cairo but eventually diverted to Larnaca in Cyprus. According to RT the hostage siege aboard EgyptAir flight MS181 has ended with the hijacker Seif Eldin Mustafa being arrested, Its over. The #hijacker arrested. #LarnacaAirport […]

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Egyptair Flight MS181 en route to Cairo hijacked, lands in Cyprus

29 Mar , 2016  

CAIRO, March 29 — An Egyptian passenger plane flight MS181 en route from Alexandria to Cairo was hijacked and landed at Larnaka airport on the south coast of Cyprus, according to the Egyptian Ministry of Civil Aviation and Cyprus state radio. It was also confirmed that the plane’s pilot was threatened by a passenger with […]

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Terrorist attack on Brussels’ metro train kill dozens, injures over a hundred

22 Mar , 2016  

At least 34 people dead and 186 more injured on suspected multiple terror attack in Brussels’ Maelbeek metro train station near the European Union offices with the metro, tram and bus services operations shut down. BRUSSELS, March 22 — All metro, tram and bus services have been shut down following explosions in the Brussels airport […]

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Aircraft operator, designer, manufacturer, joins Fly Dubai air crash investigation

20 Mar , 2016  

MOSCOW, March 19 – A commission was set up by the Interstate Aviation Committee to investigate the crash of the FlyDubai Boeing in Rostov-on-Don in Russia that killed 62 people. The committee has proceeded with the investigation into the deadly crash of the FlyDubai Boeing 737-800 in Russia’s Rostov-on-Don; it will soon be joined by […]

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Fly Dubai plane crashes in Russia’s Rostov-on-Don with 62 passengers

19 Mar , 2016  

A passenger Fly Dubai Boeing-737-800 en route from Dubai to Russia’s Rostov-on-Don, crashed at the city airport missing the runway amid poor visibility, an emergencies source told RIA Novosti on Saturday. All passengers and crew perished. According to the source, 62 passengers, including four children, and seven crew members were on board. “According to preliminary […]

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France leads Europe, the world in fight against supermarket food waste

2 Mar , 2016  

Do you know what local supermarkets do when fruits, vegetable, meat and many perishable items near its expiration date? When fresh and just off from its packing crates, these same food items are marked up that many can not buy enough because of the expensive price tacked on them. But what happen when the same […]

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Territorial sea disputes seen to take spotlight during ASEAN ministerial meet

24 Feb , 2016  

The territorial disputes in the South China Sea would likely steal the spotlight in this week’s Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) meeting by the regional bloc’s 10 foreign ministers amid reports of China’s installation of anti-aircraft missiles on Woody Island. At odds with China over disputed territories in the South China Sea (also […]

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Outer space-type music over Moon scared Apollo 10 astronauts, NASA reveals

22 Feb , 2016  

Now it can be revealed. What have Apollo astronauts been hiding for decades? An Apollo mission secretly hidden in a classified tape for almost 40 years has been finally revealed, according to a NASA recent report. Three astronauts who served on the Apollo 10 mission dating back to 1969 — before Apollo 11’s first manned […]

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Video: Pope Francis in Ciudad Juarez, 6th Day in Mexico and farewell ceremonies

18 Feb , 2016  

On the sixth and final day of Pope Francis in Mexico, he flies in the morning from Mexico City to Ciudad Juarez. It is good to note here that the pope always return to the Mexican capital after the conclusion of his daily public appearances. But not on this final day. Ciudad Juárez, commonly referred […]

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China deploys anti-aircraft missiles on disputed South China Sea?

17 Feb , 2016  

China has deployed long-range anti-aircraft missiles on a disputed South China Sea island also claimed by Taiwan and Vietnam, a media report said today, even as US President Barack Obama called for “tangible steps” to settle territorial disputes in the resource-rich region. Satellite images showed two batteries of eight surface-to-air HQ-9 missile launchers as well […]

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Video: Pope Francis 5th day of Apostolic Visit in Mexico

16 Feb , 2016  

On the fifth day of Pope Francis in Mexico, he is slated to appear in three public events. The first will be a holy mass with priests, men and women religious, consecrated people and seminarians. Scheduled for Feb 16, 2016, Mexican time. The second live event will cover the visit of Pope Francis to the […]

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Video: Pope Francis 4rth Day of Apostolic visit in Mexico

15 Feb , 2016  

On the fourth day of the apostolic visit by Pope Francis in Mexico, 3 tentative public appearances will be streamed live. The first event will cover the mass with the representatives of the indigenous communities of Chiapas in the municipal sports center. Scheduled to start in the morning of February 15, Mexican time (or February […]

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Video: Pope Francis 3rd Day of Apostolic visit in Mexico

14 Feb , 2016  

The third day of Pope Francis in Mexico covers two public activities, one in the city of Ecatepec and a visit to a children’s hospital. The Holy Father will celebrate a mass at the Study Center of Ecatepec. This event is an outdoor morning Mass Feb. 14 (Mexican time) which has been delayed purposely by […]

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Live Stream: Pope Francis begins apostolic visit of Mexico

13 Feb , 2016  

Pope Francis begins his Papal visit of Mexico with his arrival at the Benito Juárez International Airport of Mexico City which include the official welcome ceremony. The live stream coverage begins February 13, 2016, Saturday, approximately 9:30 AM Philippine standard time. We follow the journey of the Holy Father all throughout his apostolic visit of […]

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Russia impose ban on corn, soy bean imports from US

11 Feb , 2016  

Russia bans import of soybeans and corn from the United States starting from February 15. Assistant to Head of Russia’s Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor) Alexey Alekseenko told TASS on Wednesday, “Restrictions will be imposed on imports starting from February 15.” Answering a respective question, the agency said “they (the US) have […]

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Australia puts up US $500,000 to fight Zika virus in Pacific Region

8 Feb , 2016  

[flexiblemap address=”Nukuʻalofa, Tonga” region=”Pacific” directions=”true” width=”100%” height=”250px” zoom=”12″ ] To prevent the spreading and combat the Zika virus, the Australian government has pledged US $500,000 in aid. Australian minister for the Pacific said in a statement that the fund will be used to combat the virus in Tonga and other Pacific countries. “Stopping the spread […]

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Zika virus affects over 25,000 in Colombia, Australia registers people with infection

7 Feb , 2016  

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Saturday said upon his request, American team of doctors and scientists will soon arrive in Colombia to help fight and control the spread of Zika virus in his country. Santos in ameeting with health officials in Colombian capital of Bogota, said that the number of people infected by Zika […]

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125,000 terrorism-related accounts get ax from Twitter

6 Feb , 2016  

Twitter said on Friday it has suspended 125,000 accounts primarily related to the terrorist group known as Islamic State (IS) since the middle of 2015. The social media network said in a tweet that its policy does not permit the use of Twitter to promote terrorism. Twitter, compared with other US-based networks of its kind, […]

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Zika virus is just one flight away from Australia to the Philippines

3 Feb , 2016  

This should make everyone aware and cautious. The dreaded Zika virus is just one flight away from Australia to the Philippines. Or from an infected population in a Latin American or Carribean country to Manila. It will be carried not by Aedes aegypti, the mosquito vector of Zika virus, but by an infected tourist or […]

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World Health Organization declares global emergency over Zika virus

2 Feb , 2016  

World Health Organization declares global emergency over Zika virus and considers the outbreak in the Americas constitutes public health emergency. The UN health agency declared on Monday in Geneva, Switzerland, a global public health emergency over the Zika virus chiefly affecting Brazil and other countries in the region, the first such warning since the Ebola […]

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American warship patrols disputed South China Sea near Triton island

31 Jan , 2016  

An American warship on Saturday patrolled the disputed South China Sea (West Philippine Sea) claimed by China, Taiwan and Vietnam, “to challenge excessive maritime claims” that restrict the rights and freedoms of the US and others. The freedom of navigation operation by the US mainly aimed at China, was first reported by The Wall Street […]

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Pandemic: Zika virus spreading ‘explosively’ in Americas

29 Jan , 2016  

Zika virus is spreading “explosively” in the Americas, and could spread even further afield amid an “extremely high” level of alarm, said a senior official of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday. Margaret Chan, WHO director-general, made the statement while briefing WHO’s board members in Geneva on the Zika situation, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric […]

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