Category: World

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Code red storm hits Netherlands

Dutch authorities have suspended all flights to and from Amsterdam Schiphol airport because of a severe storm. Most rail traffic ...

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French salmonella baby milk scandal ‘affects 83 countries’

More than 12 million boxes of powdered baby milk have now been recalled in 83 countries in a salmonella scandal ...

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Burning oil tanker sinks off China

An oil tanker burning in the East China Sea for more than a week has finally sunk, Chinese media say. ...

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Tunisia announces reforms after protests

The Tunisian government has announced a wave of social reforms, reacting to days of demonstrations by anti-austerity protesters. Protests broke ...

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Chlorine attack on Syrian rebel enclave

A chlorine gas attack has been carried out on a besieged rebel-held enclave on the outskirts of the Syrian capital ...

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UNRWA vows to go on after Israel’s call to scrap agency

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) has vowed to continue its work after Israeli Prime ...

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Saudis ‘ban family’ of arrested scholar from travelling

Saudi Arabian authorities have imposed a travel ban on 17 relatives of prominent scholar Salman al-Awda, who has been held ...

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Kuwait emir urges GCC nations to settle differences

The emir of Kuwait has urged Gulf countries to settle their differences as a row among three of the Gulf ...

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Deadly protests grip Sudan over rising bread prices

One student has been killed and six people injured during widespread protests over rising bread prices in Sudan. The student died ...

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Turkish Cypriots on course for coalition government

The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) is poised for another coalition government, after none of the parties managed an ...