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Boris Johnson meets Macron for Brexit talks Thursday

Boris Johnson meets Macron for Brexit talks Thursday

World News August 22, 2019 at 9:24 am 0 comments

The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is due in Paris on Thursday to meet President Emmanuel Macron as he campaigns for the European Union (EU) to drop its insistence on a guarantee that Brexit should not lead to a hard border in

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Brazil shuts out President Maduro’s aides

Brazil shuts out President Maduro’s aides

World News August 21, 2019 at 10:50 am 0 comments

Brazil will bar senior officials of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s government from entering the country, the Justice and Foreign Ministries announced on Tuesday.
The prohibition concerns officials whose acts have violated principles contained in the Brazilian constitution: democracy, human dignity and human rights, according to the announcement.
The government will

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Gran Canaria: Wildfires Displace 4,000 on Holiday Island

Gran Canaria: Wildfires Displace 4,000 on Holiday Island

World News August 19, 2019 at 8:04 am 0 comments

Around 4,000 people have been evacuated as wildfires rip through Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands.
The fires, which started on Saturday, are advancing on two fronts in a mountainous area of the island.
Ten planes and helicopters, as well as about 700 firefighters on the ground including 200 from

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Greece Wildfires Leave Blackened Forests in Their Wake

Greece Wildfires Leave Blackened Forests in Their Wake

World News August 14, 2019 at 5:12 pm 0 comments

Fires have been raging through a “unique, untouched pine forest” on the Greek island of Evia as authorities fight to keep the flames under control.
Hundreds of people were evacuated from nearby villages as the fire broke out in the early hours of Tuesday and ravaged through the dense forest.
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Hong Kong Airport Reopens, Protesters Retreat

Hong Kong Airport Reopens, Protesters Retreat

World News August 14, 2019 at 10:22 am 0 comments

Normalcy has been restored to Hong Kong airport as pro-democracy protesters retreated on Wednesday following two days of hugely disruptive rallies that turned violent and plunged the global financial hub further into turmoil.
The protests ended early Wednesday morning following a series of clashes in which a policeman drew his

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Hong Kong Riot Police Clash with Airport Protesters

Hong Kong Riot Police Clash with Airport Protesters

World News August 13, 2019 at 9:35 pm 0 comments

Police armed with batons and pepper spray have clashed with thousands of protesters at Hong Kong’s international airport after they blockaded the departures area of the busy hub, forcing flights to be suspended for a second day.
After a day of largely peaceful protests, marked mostly by arguments between demonstrators

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