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Cyclone Debbie leaves trial of destruction

Towns remained cut off in northern Australia today after being pummelled by a powerful cyclone that washed battered yachts ashore and ripped roofs off houses in scenes compared to “a war zone”. There were no reports of deaths from the ...

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EU Commissioners on UK trigerring Brexit

The decision of the British people to leave the European Union must be respected despite disappointment felt inside the EU, according to several commissioners.

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Firefighters have rescued a boy from cliff crevice

In China, firefighters have rescued a boy who was stuck in a crevice on the face of a cliff in northwest Gansu Province.

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A “monster” cyclone smashed into northeast Australia

A “monster” cyclone smashed into northeast Australia yesterday, cutting power, damaging buildings and uprooting trees, with coastal residents battling lashing rain and howling winds. At least one person was seriously injured, but the extent of damage was not known as ...

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Earth Hour around the world

Iconic global monuments across the globe plunged into darkness on Saturday night to mark Earth Hour and draw attention to climate change. The event, which originated in Sydney, has grown to become a worldwide environmental campaign, celebrated across all continents.

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South Korea begins to raise Sewol ferry, three years after disaster

South Korea on Wednesday took a long-awaited step to salvage the sunken Sewol ferry, as the wreckage began to be lifted from the seabed. Three hundred and four people, mostly high school students, died when it went aground and capsised ...

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London Defiant as IS Claims Westminster Attack by British Ex-con

Authorities on Thursday identified a 52-year-old Briton as the man who mowed down pedestrians and stabbed a policeman to death outside Parliament in London, saying he had a long criminal record and once was investigated for extremism — but was ...

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London attacker was once probed for ‘violent extremism’, says British PM

The attacker who rammed pedestrians and stabbed a police officer in central London was a British-born man once investigated for “violent extremism,” Prime Minister Theresa May said yesterday. “The case is historic. He was not part of the current intelligence ...

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Westminster terror attack suspect named as British-born Khalid Masood

LONDON — The Metropolitan Police has named the man behind the brutal attack on Westminster in the capital on Wednesday, as Khalid Masood. The 52-year-old suspect, who was shot dead by police after killing an officer with a knife, was ...

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Muslim community raises £3,000 in just one hour in support of Westminster terror attack victims

A Muslim-led campaign to raise money to support the families of victims of the Westminster terror attack has seen donations soar above £3,000 an hour after launching. Muslims United for London saw donations flood in immediately after launching the online ...

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