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US Killer tornado brings heavy losses

US Killer tornado brings heavy losses

Image of the killer tornado that struck US state of Texas on Wednesday, May 15, 2013. A major tornado has struck northern portion of US state of Texas, reportedly destroying many homes, killing several and injuring more than 100 residents, some quite seriously. The Wednesday night storm system was described as “a mile-wide tornado” by [&hellip

British PM suffers fresh Tory rebellion

British PM suffers fresh Tory rebellion

  British Prime Minister David Cameron has suffered a fresh blow after around a third of his own party’s lawmakers voted against his policy on a referendum over Britain’s EU membership. The Prime Minister was further embarrassed after large number of Conservative MPs voted Wednesday for a motion critical of the coalition government’s plans regarding [&hellip

70 states back Syria against resolution

70 states back Syria against resolution

More than 70 countries have refused to say yes to an Arab-backed resolution against Syria at the United Nations General Assembly. Russia, China and Iran were among the 12 countries that opposed the resolution on Wednesday. Russia called the resolution, co-sponsored by the United States, “counterproductive and irresponsible.” The resolution was adopted by a vote [&hellip

Nakba Day protest planned in London

Nakba Day protest planned in London

London will host a key rally against the ethnic cleansing of Palestinians by the Zionist Israeli regime on Saturday to mark the 65th anniversary of the Nakba Day. The demonstration is backed by a coalition of British campaign groups including Palestine Solidarity Campaign, the Stop the War Coalition, Jews for Justice for Palestinians and Liberal [&hellip

Moscow summons US ambassador

Moscow summons US ambassador

Moscow has summoned US ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul, following the arrest of an alleged CIA spy in the Russian capital. On Wednesday, McFaul met with Russian officials at the Foreign Ministry after being summoned to explain the presence of CIA agent Ryan C Fogle, allegedly working undercover at the US embassy. The ambassador reportedly [&hellip

UK unemployment rises to 2.52 million

UK unemployment rises to 2.52 million

Britain’s unemployment has risen to 2.52 million, raising concerns over the slow pace of the country’s recovery, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has found. According to the ONS figures, 15,000 more people were unemployed in the first quarter of the year, with the unemployment rate now at 7.8 percent. The third consecutive quarterly rise [&hellip

Palestinians mark Nakba Day in Ramallah

Palestinians mark Nakba Day in Ramallah

Palestinian demonstrators wave Palestinian flags during a rally in the West Bank city of Ramallah on May 15, 2012, marking Nakba day Thousands of Palestinians have taken part in a rally in the West Bank city of Ramallah to mark the 65th anniversary of the Nakba Day. The rally came on Wednesday, with reports saying [&hellip

Cyclone prompts Bangladesh evacuation

Cyclone prompts Bangladesh evacuation

  Bangladesh has ordered the evacuation of hundreds of thousands of people, as forecasters predicted that a cyclonic storm would hit low-lying coastal areas of the country. Chittagong, the country’s second-largest city, is reported to be the area which is mostly in the path of Cyclone Mahasen. Chittagong government administrator Mohammad Abdullah said they have [&hellip

Poulsen focuses on qualifier win

Poulsen focuses on qualifier win

Taifa Stars head coach Kim Poulsen is keen to led his boys in next month’s 2014 World Cup qualifier win in the return leg of the series to be played in Marrakech. The Danish coach is expected to hold a press meeting at the Tanzania Football Federation’s premises tomorrow to unveil his plans ahead of [&hellip

Lowassa to launch book on the economic crisis

Lowassa to launch book on the economic crisis

Former Prime Minister Edward Lowasa will tomorrow launch an academic publication titled “Economic Crisis of 2010 and beyond” which provides analysis and perspectives in the Tanzanian context. The author of the book, Dr Honest Prosper Ngowi, a researcher and consultant in economics and business at the Mzumbe University – Dar es Salaam Business School – [&hellip