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Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Congolese nationals forced back across the border to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), after being expelled from neighbouring Angola, “are returning to a desperate situation,” a UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) spokesperson said on Tuesday. (Full Story)
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Too many businesses are putting profit above human rights and “ignoring” their obligations, while governments fail to “regulate and lead by example”, according to a United Nations human rights report, published on Tuesday. (Full Story)
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Tropical Storm Tara is drenching west-central Mexico while moving just offshore, and forecasters are warning of the danger of possible flash floods and high winds in some coastal areas. The storm that formed Monday is moving slowly along the Pacific coast and it's expected to remain close to land for the next few days.   The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Tara had maximum sustained winds of 60 mph (95 kph) Tuesday morning. It was centered about 25 miles (40 kilometers)... (Full Story)
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Six people were killed and about 80 injured when a train derailed near the Moroccan capital Rabat on Tuesday, officials said. The train derailed near Sidi Bouknadel, a town near Rabat, on the busy coastal line connecting the capital to the commercial hub of Casablanca. The cause of the accident was not immediately clear. A Reuters reporter at the site saw a train derailed near some industrial and residential buildings. (Full Story)
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
The kingdom of Saudi Arabia has enjoyed the ultimate protected status from the United States throughout its short history. Riyadh has had a special relationship with the U.S., from President Franklin D. Roosevelt meeting Saudi Arabia's first King Abdul Aziz on Valentine's Day in 1945 to the kingdom becoming America's main Mideast ally following the downfall of Iran's shah in 1979. Israel, Jordan and Egypt - sworn enemies who later signed peace deals - as well enjoy such... (Full Story)
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
For a NATO-member warship, Greece's Olympias is pretty unusual. It's got a zero carbon footprint, no whale-zapping sonar and an antiquated propulsion system. The 37-meter (121-foot) wooden vessel moored off southern Athens is an experimental reconstruction of the trireme, the sleek ancient Greek warship that halted a Persian invasion of Europe and ruled the Mediterranean for centuries.   Every summer, visitors can get a whiff of life in the galleys 2,500 years ago by... (Full Story)
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Egyptian officials say EgyptAir has removed the latest edition of its in-flight magazine over a contentious article it published, purportedly based on an interview with American actress Drew Barrymore. They say the carrier had agreed with its publisher, Al-Ahram advertising agency, to stop printing more copies of the October issue of the magazine, Horus, and pull the ones already placed onboard the fleet's aircraft.   The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they... (Full Story)
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
The Nigerian government says a second female aid worker kidnapped earlier this year by an extremist Islamic group has been murdered. The Information Ministry late Monday identified the victim as Hauwa Mohammed Liman, who worked at a hospital supported by the International Committee of the Red Cross. Liman and Saifura Khorsa, who also worked for the ICRC, were abducted in March during a raid on the remote town of Rann in Borno state, along with Alice Loksha, a nurse who worked at a... (Full Story)
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