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Bus Hijacked Ploughs Pedestrians In China

At least five people were killed when a bus ploughed into pedestrians in a southeast China city, Longyan, Fujian province. The attacker hijacked the bus and attacked the driver. He had a knife and tried to attack the bus driver, that’s when the bus rammed over bystanders. Among the killed were a policeman, twenty-one others were injured. […]

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The Government of the United States Shuts Down

The United States government went into a shut down since early Saturday 22nd December 2018. The Congress failed to approve Trump’s demand for the US$ 5 billion Mexico wall. The Democratic party opposed the funding of the wall. Mr. Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign throughout saw a mention of a wall between the US-Mexico borders, this to […]

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Indonesia Tsunami – Search For Survivors

The saturday’s tsunami death toll reached 281, Indonesian rescuers are desperate to search for survivors after the a volcano triggered a tsunami.  More than thousand people were injured, and over 50 are still missing. Tens and hundreds of houses, hotels, and shops were destroyed by the waves. The tsunami hit the coast of southern Sumatra and the […]

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Indonesia Tsunami Toll Jumps To 168

The death toll climbed to 168 after eruption of Anak Krakatoa volcano triggered a tsunami. Over 800 people are injured. As the search and rescue teams widens it’s operational area the figures will only rise even further. The worst affected area was the Pandeglang region of Banten province in Java. This region has popular tourist […]

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21st Century Natural Disasters Killed 200,000 in Indonesia

Indonesia is prone to a great number of natural disasters than any other part of the world. The 21st century for Indonesia has seen a major natural disaster every second year. However with the recent Tsunami created by the volcanic eruption of Anak Krakatoa this year makes it the 3rd disaster for the year for […]

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Tsunami Triggered By Volcano Hits Indonesia

Forty three people have been killed and nearly 600 injured in a tsunami in Indonesia that may have been caused by a volcanic eruption. Hundreds of buildings were destroyed by the waves, it hit beaches without warning in South Sumatra and the western tip of Java about 9.30pm local time on Saturday. Authorities say the […]

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Donald Trump Wants To Pull Out From Syria

President Donald Trump announced at a gathering in Ohio his willingness to withdraw the United States from Syria. Trump has given 6 months time to his military and security advisors to start preparations. His decision was termed as rash and was widely criticised by experts. This means that Russia would gain stronger ground in Syria. […]

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‘Santa’ Obama Gifts Sick Kids This Christmas

Former US President Barack Obama took a surprise visit to sick children at a Washington DC hospital. Sporting a santa hat and a sack of presents, Obama reached the young patients at Children’s National hospital. President Obama received a rockstar welcome, he had a wonderful chance to talk to hospital staff, families and children. The former […]

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100 Days To Brexit

With less than 100 days left for Brexit to be a reality, the European Union and the United Kingdom prepare for a hard Brexit. The United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May has still not been able to get her lawmakers ready for what’s called by the European Union ‘The Best Deal’. Many legislatures had concerns […]

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Ocean Cleanup System 001 Suffers A Glitch

A non-government organisation ‘Ocean Cleanup’ put in operation the ‘System 001’ in the Pacific Ocean to reduce plastic pollution. The device is 2,000 feet long with a 10-foot skirt hanging below it, under the water. It will create a barrier in the oceans for the plastic so that it can be collected. Garbage patches in the oceans […]

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Couple Jailed For Naming Their Son “Adolf Hitler”

A Britain court on tuesday sentenced a fanatical neo-nazi couple to a six and a half year prison for naming their new born son after ‘Adolf Hitler’.  The couple were charged under anti-terror laws in the United Kingdom. The father Adam Thomas (22) was sentenced to six and a half years in prison and the […]

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US airstrikes kill 62 militants in Somalia

62 militants were killed by US airstrikes in Somalia, a US Africa Command released a statement on Monday. The air strikes targeted al-Shabaab militants at Gandarshe in Somalia. A strike on Saturday killed 34 militants, and a strike on Sunday killed 28 militants, US Africa Command statement read. The airstrikes were conducted in coordination with […]