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Cyclone Pam kills 24, displaces 3300: UN

Cyclone Pam kills 24, displaces 3300: UN

Cyclone Pam has killed at least 24 people and displaced 3,300 others in the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu as the devastating typhoon moves on towards New Zealand. The latest figures, announced by the United Nations on Monday, come as authorities plan to carry out aerial surveys by Australian and French aircraft on Tuesday in [&hellip

ISIL kidnaps 20 medical workers in Libya

ISIL kidnaps 20 medical workers in Libya

The ISIL Takfiri militants have kidnapped as many as 20 medical workers in the Libyan coastal city of Sirte. The Takfiri group kidnapped the medical staff of the Ibn Sina Hospital on Monday, according to a hospital official. The medical workers, who are not Libyan, were kidnapped by a group of 30 militants and were [&hellip

Poyet sacked by Sunderland

Poyet sacked by Sunderland

​Sunderland have sacked head coach Gus Poyet in the wake of Saturday’s 4-0 defeat to Aston Villa. Villa were four goals up by half-time at the Stadium of Light, prompting large numbers of home supporters to walk out and a few to approach the home dug-out before security staff stepped in. The result left Sunderland [&hellip

Thousands rally against Brazil president

Thousands rally against Brazil president

Tens of thousands of people have attended anti-government rallies across Brazil to protest against the administration of President Dilma Rousseff. The Sunday protests, which were staged in at least 50 cities across the country, marked the ceremonial 30th anniversary of the end of a brutal dictatorship that lasted over 20 years. In Brazil’s most-populous city, [&hellip

Monday, 16th March, 2015

Monday, 16th March, 2015

2612 solar years ago, on this day in 597 BC, the Babylonian tyrant, Nebuchadnezzar II (Bokht an-Nasar) after capturing the holy city of Bayt al-Moqaddas, replaced the Israelite king, Jeconiah (Yaqunia) with his own uncle Zedekiah (Sadqiya), bringing under direct rule of Mesopotamia (modern day Iraq) the kingdom of Judah (Palestine), which until then was a [&hellip

100 Germans join Ukraine pro-Russians

100 Germans join Ukraine pro-Russians

A new report says over 100 German citizens have joined the ranks of pro-Russia forces in eastern Ukraine. According to a report published by German weekly Welt Am Sonntag on Sunday, dozens of German citizens traveled to eastern Ukraine to help pro-Russians in clashes with the Ukrainian army. One German citizen reportedly lost his life in the [&hellip

Syrian crisis enters fifth year

Syrian crisis enters fifth year

A top UN official for refugees has blamed the international community for failing to curb the Syrian crisis as the conflict in the Middle Eastern country enters its fifth year. “It is deeply alarming that the international response so clearly falls short of what is needed to end the conflict in Syria,” said the special [&hellip

Sierra Leone VP requests US asylum

Sierra Leone VP requests US asylum

​Sierra Leone’s vice president has applied for asylum at the US embassy in the capital city of Freetown and is waiting for a decision on his case, a source says. Vice President Samuel Sam-Sumana requested asylum from the US ambassador on Saturday after soldiers disarmed his security team during an encounter at his residence in [&hellip

Pakistan blasts kill 16, injure dozens

Pakistan blasts kill 16, injure dozens

Three bomb attacks have taken place across Pakistan, leaving at least 16 people dead and dozens of others injured.  In the first attack, which was carried out in a crowded marketplace in the Orangi Town neighborhood of Karachi on Saturday night, at least two people lost their lives and 12 others sustained injures. “The bomb was planted in a [&hellip

We can knock out Monaco – Wenger

We can knock out Monaco – Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes his side can still knock Monaco out of the Champions League despite trailing 3-1 in their last-16 tie. They play the Ligue 1 side on Tuesday with no team having recovered from a similar deficit in the competition. But Wenger said: “We have a massive challenge but we will give [&hellip