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Alert: Warning of Terrorist Attack in Indonesia

Alert: Warning of Terrorist Attack in Indonesia

/ March 11, 2016 3:59 pm

UK Foreign Office Warns Visitors of ‘Advanced’ Terrorist Plans in Indonesia Terrorist plans are said to be in the ‘advanced’ planning stages and could take place anywhere across Indonesia in the coming months. This announcement prompted the UK Foreign Office to […]

Police Move Into Location Where Brothers of the Charlie Hebdo Attack Hide

Police Move Into Location Where Brothers of the Charlie Hebdo Attack Hide

/ January 9, 2015 8:17 am

It has been a sad week for the people of France. Earlier this week, there was an attack on the Charlie Hebdo office, which is well known for making satirical cartoons. The office has been focusing a lot of their […]

2011 was record year for elephant poaching

2011 was record year for elephant poaching

/ January 2, 2012 6:46 pm

More ivory tusks were confiscated in 2011 than during any other year since 1989, which was when the buying and selling of ivory was outlawed, reports the international wildlife trade NGO Traffic. The group announced that elephants experienced a “horrible […]

Egypt will stop attacks on democracy groups says US

Egypt will stop attacks on democracy groups says US

/ January 2, 2012 3:46 pm

Egypt has promised the United States that it will end its attacks and raids on the offices of democracy groups and NGOs, the US State Department has announced. Officials have reassured that property seized during the raids would be given […]

Venezuela murder rate was record high in 2011

Venezuela murder rate was record high in 2011

/ January 2, 2012 1:19 pm

Venezuela witnessed a record number of violent crimes and murders in 2011, according to a local campaign group. The group (Venezuela Violence Observatory) announced that nearly 19,336 people have been murdered this year, making an average of 53 victims a […]

Young Americans speak out on tough police stance

Young Americans speak out on tough police stance

/ January 2, 2012 12:11 pm

Young Americans have spoken on why so many of them have ended up in bother with the authorities. Recently, a study found that nearly a third of young people in the US have been arrested before reaching the age of […]

Chinese officials blamed for bullet train wreck

Chinese officials blamed for bullet train wreck

/ January 2, 2012 9:14 am

In a long-anticipated report by the Chinese government, sloppy management and design flaws caused a bullet train to crash in July 2011, in which 40 people were killed and a public outcry was sparked over the dangers of the country’s […]

China bid for Afghan oil exploration granted

China bid for Afghan oil exploration granted

/ December 27, 2011 9:38 pm

China has won its bid for petroleum exploration and extraction in Afghanistan, granting the country access to potentially millions of barrels of oil. The Afghan cabinet has approved a deal to grant China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) the right to […]

Thousands rally in Moscow against Putin

Thousands rally in Moscow against Putin

/ December 27, 2011 8:07 pm

Tens of thousands of protesters have gathered in central Moscow to express anger over alleged electoral fraud. They have made a resolution to boycott Vladimir Putin during next year’s presidential elections. Alexei Navalny, one of the protest leaders, spoke to […]

Fresh Syria violence kills 23 in Homs

Fresh Syria violence kills 23 in Homs

/ December 27, 2011 12:34 am

Syria’s Observatory for Human Rights has declared that shelling and gunfire in the violent city of Homs has left 23 people dead. The instability occurs before the visit of Arab League observers in the capital, Damascus. Opposition activists are urging […]

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