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Mass Burial Planned For Indonesia Quake Victims As Death Toll Reaches 832

A mass grave is being prepared for as many as 1,300 victims of Indonesia’s earthquake and tsunami, as rescuers race to find survivors and stop disease spreading. The number of dead after Friday’s disaster on…

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Pope Acknowledges Abuse Scandals Have Outraged, Driven People Away

Pope Francis acknowledged Tuesday that the sex abuse scandals rocking the Catholic Church have outraged the faithful and are driving them away, and said the church must change its ways if it wants to keep…

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OPEC Rejects Trump’s Call, Russia To Wait Until November

Oil prices have recently gone up, which raised some concerns in the United States; however, President Trump’s appeal to most petroleum producers has not brought any effect yet. During a joint summit of OPEC and…

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Italian Fashion Giant, Versace, Bought By Michael Kors

Versace, the Italian fashion house, which was founded by Gianni Versace 40 years ago, is set to be bought by Michael Kors The United States (US) fashion group has agreed to buy the Italian firm…

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US To Give $185m In Aid For Rohingya Muslims

The U.S. on Monday announced giving over $185 million in additional aid to Rohingya relief efforts in Myanmar and Bangladesh. The announcement was made by U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, at a meeting…

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WHO Extremely Concerned About Ebola In Congo

World Health Organisation on Tuesday said Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo could deteriorate rapidly because of attacks by armed groups, community resistance and geographic spread of the disease. “We are now extremely concerned…

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German Catholic Church To Confess Decades Of Child Abuse

Germany’s Catholic Church was Tuesday due to confess to thousands of cases of sexual assault against children, but victims blasted it for failing to reveal the true scale of the abuse and end decades of…

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We Won’t Favour EU Workers After Brexit – UK

Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet has agreed that European Union (EU) citizens should not have preferential access to work in Britain compared to people from elsewhere after Brexit, media reports said Tuesday. Ministers’ gathering on…

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FG Vows To Free Sailors From Swiss Pirate Attack Ship

FG Vows To Free Sailors From Swiss Pirate Attack Ship

Nigerian authorities on Monday said they were working to find and free 12 crew members of a Swiss-registered cargo ship who were kidnapped by sea pirates at the weekend. The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety…

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Trump Says 2nd North Korea Summit ‘Soon’

Trump Says 2nd North Korea Summit ‘Soon’

US President Donald Trump has said a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un is likely to take place “quite soon”. Speaking at the United Nations, Trump said the relationship with the country whose…

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