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Former UN chief Kofi Annan dies at 80

Former United Nations secretary-general and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan has died at the age of 80 on Saturday (Aug 18).

  • 105 years after Titatic disaster, fur coat worn by a suvivor set to sell for £80k

    105 years after Titatic disaster, fur coat worn by a suvivor set to sell for £80k

    Public: 4/14/2017 2:47:39 PM

    A fur coat worn by a survivor of the Titanic as it sank has been unearthed 105 years later – and is expected to sell for £80,000.

  • Man arrested over murder of 9-year-old Vietnamese girl in Chiba

    Man arrested over murder of 9-year-old Vietnamese girl in Chiba

    Public: 4/14/2017 8:33:07 AM

    A man in his 40s was arrested Friday (Apr. 14th) in connection with the murder of a 9-year-old Vietnamese girl whose body was found last month near a drainage ditch in Chiba Prefecture northeast of Tokyo, investigative sources said.

  • United Airline passenger could win millions after being dragged off plane: lawyer speaks

    United Airline passenger could win millions after being dragged off plane: lawyer speaks

    Public: 4/13/2017 2:52:34 PM

    After Dr. David Dao, 69, was asked by United Airlines to give up his seat on an overbooked flight from Chicago to Louisville on April 9, HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY spoke with multiple lawyers about Dao’s legal options after the incident. And, there could be a massive payday in his future.

  • Two billion people drinking contaminated water: WHO

    Two billion people drinking contaminated water: WHO

    Public: 4/13/2017 10:06:49 AM

    Dramatic improvements are needed in ensuring access to clean water and sanitation worldwide, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Thursday (Apr. 13th), warning that nearly two billion people currently use faecal-contaminated water.

  • Thousands attend Stockholm vigil against terrorism

    Thousands attend Stockholm vigil against terrorism

    Public: 4/10/2017 8:22:19 AM

    Huge crowds gathered in Stockholm for a "Lovefest" vigil against terrorism on Sunday (Apr. 9th), two days after a truck attack that police believe was committed by an Uzbek militant sympathiser.

  • Mum died by throwing herself over daughter in St Petersburg attack

    Mum died by throwing herself over daughter in St Petersburg attack

    Public: 4/5/2017 8:15:41 AM

    A mother who threw herself over her daughter to save her life is among the 14 victims killed in the St. Petersburg explosion on April 3rd.

  • President Trump welcomes Egyptian President in landmark visit

    President Trump welcomes Egyptian President in landmark visit

    Public: 4/4/2017 2:06:52 PM

    U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi at the White House on Monday (Apr. 3rd), the first such visit from an Egyptian President in almost a decade.

  • Colombia mudslide death toll hits 210

    Colombia mudslide death toll hits 210

    Public: 4/3/2017 9:07:37 AM

    Survivors described gruesome scenes in the Colombian town of Mocoa on Sunday (Apr. 2nd) after mudslides killed 210 people, as rescuers kept up a desperate search for victims in the muck and debris.

  • Trump's tweet sets tone for first meeting with China President

    Trump's tweet sets tone for first meeting with China President

    Public: 3/31/2017 11:46:24 AM

    U.S. President Donald Trump set the tone for a tense first meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping next week by tweeting on Thursday (Mar. 30th) that the United States could no longer tolerate massive trade deficits and job losses.

  • Trump's daughter to serve as his advisor in White House

    Trump's daughter to serve as his advisor in White House

    Public: 3/30/2017 3:44:43 PM

    (VNF) - Ivanka Trump, the elder daughter of President Trump, is becoming an official government employee, joining her husband, Jared Kushner, in serving as an unpaid adviser to her father in the White House, The New York Times reported.

  • Scottish lawmakers back independence on eve of Brexit

    Scottish lawmakers back independence on eve of Brexit

    Public: 3/29/2017 9:15:18 AM

    Scotland's Parliament voted on Tuesday (Mar. 28th) to back First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's call for a second independence referendum.

  • Five ways Brexit will transform the EU: Reuters

    Five ways Brexit will transform the EU: Reuters

    Public: 3/28/2017 3:47:29 PM

    Leaving the European Union, to be triggered by Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday (Mar. 29th), may transform Britain but it will also change the EU. Here's how Brexit will transform the EU:

  • North Korea tests another rocket engine

    North Korea tests another rocket engine

    Public: 3/28/2017 9:06:25 AM

    North Korea has carried out another test of a rocket engine that U.S. officials believe could be part of its programme to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile, officials told Reuters on Monday (Mar. 27th).

  • Thousands take shelter as Cyclone Debbie lashes Australian coastal resorts

    Thousands take shelter as Cyclone Debbie lashes Australian coastal resorts

    Public: 3/28/2017 8:58:34 AM

    Coastal areas in northeast Australia were battered by high winds and heavy rainfall on Tuesday (Mar. 28th) as a powerful cyclone, which prompted authorities to urge some 30,000 people to evacuate, hit island resorts along the world-famous Great Barrier Reef.

  • Vietnamese teengagers enslaved in UK cannabis farms

    Vietnamese teengagers enslaved in UK cannabis farms

    Public: 3/27/2017 4:04:59 PM

    Being locked or staved is the common condition of many Vietnamese teengagers trafficked and slaved in UK cannabis farms.

  • Britain police names Parliament attacker

    Britain police names Parliament attacker

    Public: 3/24/2017 8:51:12 AM

    London police on Thursday (Mar. 23rd) identified a British man as responsible for killing four people in a rampage outside parliament, as hundreds gathered for a candlelit vigil in the capital.

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