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Desperate dig for survivors in Mexico after devastating earthquake - 09/21/2017

MEXICO CITY, Andrea Sosa and Denis Duettmann (dpa) - Mexico's disaster services enlisted firefighters, soldiers, police and volunteers to dig Wednesday for people trapped in collapsed buildings after...

Qatar crisis is credit negative for GCC states, ratings agency says - 09/13/2017

Cairo - A three-month dispute between Qatar and four Arab countries has had a negative impact on credit for all six members of the Gulf Cooperation Council, with Qatar and Bahrain facing the worst...

Mexico's strongest quake in a century kills 32 - 09/08/2017

Mexico City - At least 32 people have been killed in a powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake that hit in the waters off the south-western coast of Mexico, toppling buildings and triggering tsunami...

Trump meets flooding victims, volunteers in Houston - 09/03/2017

HOUSTON, TEXAS, Frank Fuhrig and Anne K Walters (dpa)- US President Donald Trump stooped to hug children at a shelter for hurricane Harvey victims before serving food to the temporary residents of a...

Eid celebrations go on despite Islamophobia, terror threat and floods - 09/02/2017

BERLIN (dpa)- Performing an early morning prayer is a ritual of the first day of Eid al-Adha, when Muslims around the world celebrate Islam's holiest festival for four days. For most Muslims, it is a...

Louisiana braces for flooding as Harvey breaks rainfall record - 08/30/2017

WASHINGTON, dpa correspondents- The Houston metropolitan area in the US state of Texas continued to be lashed with rain late Tuesday which is expected to also bring flooding to neighbouring Louisiana...

India’s Modi warns against violence as guru faces sentence - 08/28/2017

NEW DELHI, Siddhartha Kumar (dpa)- Indian Premier Narendra Modi on Sunday condemned the mayhem created by the followers of a guru convicted of rape and warned against further violence as the...

London's Big Ben falls silent - not a bong expected until 2021 - 08/21/2017

LONDON, Robin Powell and Maggie Penman (dpa) - A sizeable crowd stood to listen in London's Parliament Square on Monday to hear Big Ben's last regular chimes for four years, as renovation begins on...

Recent terror attacks in Europe - 08/18/2017

BERLIN (dpa) - Europe's big cities are increasingly on high alert for terror attacks. Here are the most recent major incidents. BARCELONA, August 17, 2017: A van rams into the evening crowds on...

US won't stand by while Venezuela crumbles, Pence says - 08/15/2017

Washington - The United States is determined to bring the full weight of US economic and diplomatic power to bear in its efforts to end the political crisis in Venezuela, Vice President Mike Pence...
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