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Cyclone Idai: People are starving along the 'road of suffering'

24th March 2019 | Comments Off on Cyclone Idai: People are starving along the 'road of suffering'

This post was originally published on this site By John Sparks, Africa correspondent, in Mozambique According to the map, this stretch of highway is called route number six. But the people who live along it call it the road of suffering – because it links dozens of communities in a region devastated by cyclone Idai. […]

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Trump did not conspire with Russia, Mueller report finds

24th March 2019 | Comments Off on Trump did not conspire with Russia, Mueller report finds

This post was originally published on this site By Alexander J Martin, news reporter The Mueller investigation has found no evidence that Donald Trump’s campaign “conspired or coordinated” with Russia to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. However, the report does not exonerate the president of obstruction of justice, the Justice Department said. A letter […]

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Baby dies after parents try home circumcision

24th March 2019 | Comments Off on Baby dies after parents try home circumcision

This post was originally published on this site A baby has reportedly died in Italy after his parents attempted to perform a circumcision on him at home. Local media reports say that the five-month-old baby was taken to a hospital in Bologna by helicopter after the procedure. The infant was having a heart attack as […]

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Second survivor of Parkland shooting 'takes own life'

24th March 2019 | Comments Off on Second survivor of Parkland shooting 'takes own life'

This post was originally published on this siteA second survivor of the Parkland school shooting has taken their own life, according to a local report. The Miami Herald said the male, whose name has not been released, was a sophomore – equivalent to Year 10 in the UK – at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. […]

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Opponent rushes to help Swiss star after clash of heads in Euro 2020

24th March 2019 | Comments Off on Opponent rushes to help Swiss star after clash of heads in Euro 2020

This post was originally published on this site Switzerland and Newcastle defender Fabian Schar received emergency help from an opponent after being knocked out during a Euro 2020 qualifier. Schar clashed heads with Georgia’s Jemal Tabidze as both went for the ball in the 24th minute of the match in Tbilisi. Georgian player Jano Ananidze […]

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Starving Venezuelan children forced to feed off rubbish dumps

24th March 2019 | Comments Off on Starving Venezuelan children forced to feed off rubbish dumps

This post was originally published on this site By Alex Crawford, special correspondent in Maracaibo, Venezuela The swarm of flies gives the game away. “Food,” one of the starving children calls out at a rubbish dump in Venezuela’s second city, Maracaibo. We see several small hands dig into a bin bag and stuff its contents […]

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German family to give millions to charity over ancestors' Nazi support

24th March 2019 | Comments Off on German family to give millions to charity over ancestors' Nazi support

This post was originally published on this site One of Germany’s richest families is to give millions of euros to charity after learning about ancestors who enthusiastically supported the Nazis and used forced labour. Bild newspaper claimed that documents revealed Albert Reimann Sr and Albert Reimann Jr used Russian civilians and French prisoners of war […]

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Four missing after being buried by avalanche in Swiss Alps

24th March 2019 | Comments Off on Four missing after being buried by avalanche in Swiss Alps

This post was originally published on this site Four people are missing after being buried in an avalanche near Bovernier in the Swiss Alps. The group were hit by the morning avalanche at an altitude of 2,800m (9,200ft) near the borders with France and Italy. Rescue teams are currently on the scene looking for the […]

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Russian tourist tries to smuggle drugged orangutan out of Bali

24th March 2019 | Comments Off on Russian tourist tries to smuggle drugged orangutan out of Bali

This post was originally published on this site A Russian tourist has been arrested for trying to smuggle a drugged orangutan out of the Indonesian resort island of Bali. Andrei Zhestkov was taken into custody at the airport after an X-ray found the two-year-old male ape in a rattan basket inside his luggage. A spokesman […]

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Minister killed in al Shabab attack in Somalia

24th March 2019 | Comments Off on Minister killed in al Shabab attack in Somalia

This post was originally published on this siteA minister is among five dead after gunmen stormed a government building in Somalia. The country’s deputy labour minister Saqar Ibrahim Abdalla was killed in his ground floor office shortly after gunmen stormed into the building in Mogadishu. Image: Saqar Ibrahim Abdalla, Somalia’s deputy minister of labour and […]

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