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Admin October 27, 2016

A pair of strong aftershocks shook central Italy late Wednesday, crumbling churches and buildings, knocking out power and sending panicked residents into the rain-drenched streets just two months after a powerful earthquake killed nearly 300 people. But hours after the temblors hit, there were no reports of serious injuries or signs of people trapped in […]

Admin October 27, 2016

A mudslide killed at least seven people and buried more than 10 others along a mountainous stretch of Colombia’s main highway between Bogota and Medellin, authorities said on Wednesday. The avalanche of mud and rocks, triggered by recent heavy rains, spilled across four lanes of the highway and knocked out power lines, according to a […]

Admin October 26, 2016

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Democrat Hillary Clinton’s plan for Syria would “lead to World War Three,” because of the potential for conflict with military forces from nuclear-armed Russia. In an interview focused largely on foreign policy, Trump said defeating the group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is a […]

Admin October 25, 2016

International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland’s explanations yesterday seemed to be building toward a logical conclusion: Justin Trudeau isn’t getting on a plane to Brussels this week to sign Canada’s trade deal with the European Union. Except she didn’t actually say that. And she didn’t say it today, either, when she again spoke to reporters. Three […]

Admin October 25, 2016

Crews in hard hats and orange jumpsuits on Tuesday started dismantling a makeshift camp in France that has become a symbol of Europe’s migrant crisis while thousands of people remained there waiting to be relocated. The workers used their gloved hands to tear down flimsy plywood shelters, tarp-covered huts and other temporary buildings at the […]

Admin October 25, 2016

Gunmen stormed a police training centre late Monday in Pakistan’s restive Baluchistan province and detonated explosive vests, killing at least 48 police trainees, authorities said. Baluchistan’s top health official, Noorul Haq, said at least 116 people were wounded — mostly police trainees and some paramilitary troops. A security official put the death toll at 51. […]

Admin October 24, 2016

The Trump name is likely to be everywhere for the next 14 days, with one notable exception: it won’t be associated with any new hotels owned by the Republican presidential candidate’s eponymous company. Trump Hotels will use the brand name Scion for new projects targeted at young, urban travellers, the hotel chain said in a […]