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20 dead in wildfires in Spain and Portugal

At least 20 people have been killed in deadly wildfires in Portugal and Spain's north-west Galicia region. High…

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Louisiana oil platform explosion: One missing, six injured

A New Orleans company operated oil production platform exploded in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, on Sunday. According to authorities,…

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Austrian elections: Sebastian Kurz to become world's youngest head of government

In the national elections in Austria, the Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) has come out on top. With this, 31-year-old…

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276 dead in truck bomb attack in Somalia

At least 276 people were killed in a terrorist attack in the Somalian capital of Mogadishu. According to…

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California wildfires: Death toll rises to 40

California wildfires: Death toll rises to 40 October 16, 2017 Firefighters have made progress against the deadly California wildfires. Till…

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High Wind and Dry Air Threatens to Revive Deadly California Wildfires

Fire protection chief of California, Ken Pimlott, warned that strengthening winds (blowing at 55 mph or 90 mph) and…

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Harvey Weinstein Ousted by Movie Academy after Sexual Harassment Charges Surface

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences board has decided to strip membership of Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, nine days…

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Europe's Poor Man Romania Experiencing Economic Boom

Romania has long been seen as a country of migrants who flock abroad to find work. However, the scenario…

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California Firefighters Report Progress after 5 Days of Firefighting

More than 9,000 firefighters are reportedly fighting the flames in California wine country to contain the raging fire that…

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General Motors Reach Labor Deal with Striking Canadian Workers of CAMI Plant

Reports say General Motors has reached a tentative labor deal with the Canadian workers on strike at Canada’s CAMI…

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US President Trump threatens to Pull out of Iran Nuclear Deal

In a major speech at the White House on Friday, US President Donald Trump has said that the Iran nuclear…

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Floods in Vietnam: 54 dead

At least 54 people have been killed and 30 injured in devastating flooding in Vietnam. Around 39 people are…

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Philippines President threatens to expel EU ambassadors

Rodrigo Duterte, President of the Philippines, who has accused the European governments of plotting for the expulsion of

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Donald Trump plans to decertify Iran nuclear deal

As per the White House sources, US President Donald Trump is planning to decertify the Iran Nuclear Deal…

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Spanish Prime Minister asks Catalan parliament to clarify whether they are declaring independence

The Prime Minister of Spain, Mariano Rajoy, who is considering to suspend the autonomy of Catalonia and also…

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