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Migrants Storm French Port, Calais Closed, Dozens Arrested

Migrants in hundreds broke into the northern French port of Calais Saturday following a day of rising tension to board a ship. Police have arrested 35 people including eleven pro-migrant activists of No Borders group. The incident disrupted ferry traffic…

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How To Avoid Mosquito Bites And Hence Zika, Dengue, Chikungunya Viruses

Zika virus has links with neurological disorder microcephaly and is being spread by mosquitoes similar to dengue and chikungunya in Texas, Florida and Hawaii causing severe pain, bleeding, shock and death. In past few years chikungunya has been common in…

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Oil Price Reaches Below $27 A Barrel

The US oil prices have dropped further below after the lift in sanctions for Iran. The new low on Wednesday is below $27 a barrel. This is the lowest since 2003 and in 2015 alone a fall of 25 percent…

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More Than 18K People Killed In Iraq Since Jan 2014: UN Report

United Nations released a report Tuesday revealing the quantities of killings in Iraq since January 2014 due to civil war. According to the report, more than 18,000 civilians were killed, more than 36,000 were injured and more than 3 million…

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Crude Reaches Below $28 With Iran Sanctions Lifted

With the sanctions lifted upon Iran over the weekend the oil prices further slumps and it has reached more than a decade low to below $28 per barrel on Monday. The oversupplied oil market further lowered the Brent crude LCOc1…

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Three Americans Missing In Baghdad, Iraq; Feared Kidnapped

Three Americans have been confirmed by US Embassy in Iraq’s capital Baghdad missing amid several reports believing they have been kidnapped. According to US Embassy spokesman Scott Bolz they are working with the Iraqi authorities in locating the disappeared Americans.…

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Three Released Americans From Iranian Prison Undergoing Medical Tests In Germany

The three freed Americans from Iranian prison said they are feeling mentally as well as physically well and are looking forward to reunite with family and friends soon after the medical tests. The Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezian and two…

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Charlie Hebdo’s New Cartoon Over Dead Syrian Toddler Sparks Anger

Online shock and anger have emerged after a cartoon published in the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo suggesting the drowned Syrian toddler would have grown up and become a sexual abuser similar to other immigrants who have been allegedly involved…

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Besieged Syrian Village Of Madaya Gets Aid; Starvation Scene Heartbreaking

Aid worker has now entered the Syrian village of Madaya and the scene is heartbreaking. Rajaai Bourhan, a schoolteacher, said he had eaten nothing for days but wild plants. On Monday evening he had a meal of weeds. People in…

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North Korea Says Hydrogen Bomb Test Is For Self-Defense

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the recent hydrogen bomb test in the country is a self-defensive step against a nuclear war threat from United States. Un added the country has a sovereign right too to do so without…

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