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Current Events 2017

April 2017
North Korea Test-fires Ballistic Missile, May Have Failed

As per reports, the US and South Korea officials have mentioned that North Korea test-fired ballistic missile from…

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Violence Erupts in Brazil Streets after General Strike

As per reports, violence erupted in streets of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo at the end of…

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Trump Finishes 100 Days as President, Has Lowest Ever Approval Rating

As per reports, Donald Trump, completing his 100 days as US President on Saturday, has the lowest approval rate…

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US Economic Growth Drops to Lowest Rate

As per reports, the US economic growth has dropped sharply in the first quarter of the year 2017. However,…

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UK Economy Sees Growth by 0.3% as Service Sector Slumps

As per reports, UK’s Office of National Statistics mentioned on Friday that in 2017 the GDP rate has only…

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British Firearms Officers Detain Man on Suspicion of Terror Offences

As per reports, a man carrying knives was arrested by the UK police near British parliament at 2.22 pm…

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El Salvador Becomes First Country in the World to Ban Metal Mining

As per reports, El Salvador became the first country in the world on Thursday that has banned metal mining.…

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FIFA: French Prosecutors Investigating 2018 & 2022 World Cup Bids

As per reports, the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups are being investigated by French prosecutors. They…

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Putin and Abe Call for Talks over North Korea Crisis

As per reports, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met in Moscow and mentioned that…

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Russian Navy Ship Sinks in Black Sea

As per reports, a Russian naval reconnaissance ship crashed into a freighter carrying livestock, and sunk in the black sea…

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Location Map of Russian Navy Ship Sunk in Black Sea
Huge Bomb Blast Rocks Damascus Airport

As per reports, a large bomb blast hit an area near Damascus airport on Thursday. The blast was followed…

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Turkey Suspends Thousands of Police Officers over Gulen Links

As per reports, more than 9,000 officers from Turkey’s police force were suspended for having links with the US-based…

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Protesters in Skopje Stormed Macedonia Parliament

As per reports, Macedonia’s parliament was stormed by protesters on Thursday as an ethnic Albanian was elected as speaker.…

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Venezuela to Quit OAS Regional Bloc

As per reports, Venezuela on Wednesday mentioned that it is going to quit the Organization of American States regional…

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Trumps' Proposal for Tax Cut, Biggest in US History

As per reports, staying true to his electoral campaign promises, US President Donald Trump announced through Treasury Secretary Mnuchkina…

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'Silence of the Lamb' Director, Jonathan Demme, Dies at 73

As per reports, 73-year-old director, Jonathan Demme passed away on Wednesday morning in his Manhattan Apartment in New York.…

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China Launches New Aircraft Carrier

As a sign of its growth of military strength, China has reportedly launched a new aircraft carrier. Though the…

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Kurdish Militants Killed in Northern Iraq by Turkish Warplanes

As per reports, Turkish warplanes killed six Kurdish militants in northern Iraq on Wednesday. Striking the Kurdish militant targets…

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US to Tighten Sanctions on North Korea and Step up Diplomatic Moves

As per reports, the US is going to tighten sanctions on North Korea and step up diplomatic moves which…

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Real Madrid Defeats Deportivo, Keeps Pace with Barcelona at La Liga

FC Real Madrid defeated Deportivo by 6-2 at Estadio Municipal de Riazor, Galicia, Spain on Wednesday, maintaining its position…

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