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April 22nd, 2019
Eiffel Tower goes dark to honor Sri Lanka attack victims

HLN News

PARIS, France - At the stroke of midnight in Paris, the Eiffel Tower went dark to honor the more than 200 people who died in the Sri Lanka bomb attacks.

April 22nd, 2019
Woman charged for feeding kids faeces

CNN

OKLAHOMA, USA - Authorities in northeastern Oklahoma say child neglect charges have been filed against a 34-year-old woman accused of starving her children and feeding them dog faeces.

April 22nd, 2019
More than 200 die in blasts on Easter Sunday

ASSOCIATED PRESS

SRI LANKA, Colombo - More than 200 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in eight bomb blasts that rocked churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday — the deadliest violence the South Asian island country has seen since a bloody civil war ended a decade ago.

April 9th, 2019
Japanese jet goes missing over Pacific

CNN

HONG KONG, China - A Japanese F-35 stealth fighter, one of the world's most-advanced warplanes, has gone missing over the Pacific Ocean, Japanese defense officials said.

April 5th, 2019
US investigates seizure risk with e-cigarettes

ASSOCIATED PRESS

WASHINGTON, USA - U.S. health officials are investigating whether electronic cigarettes may trigger seizures in some people who use the nicotine-vaping devices.

March 29th, 2019
Quebec introduces bill banning religious symbols

Al Jazeera News

QUEBEC, CANADA, NA - The Canadian province of Quebec has introduced legislation that will ban public sector employees from wearing religious symbols during work hours, a controversial move that critics say targets Muslim women who wear hijabs or other head coverings.

March 28th, 2019
Saudi Arabia temporarily frees three women's rights activists

Al Jazeera News

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Middle East - Saudi Arabia has temporarily released three of the women's rights activists held in custody for almost a year, state media has said, following a court hearing in which the detainees alleged torture and sexual harassment during interrogation.

March 28th, 2019
Car bomb blast 'kills 15' in Somalia's Mogadishu

Al Jazeera News

MOGADISHU, Somalia - At least 15 people have killed in a car bomb explosion near a hotel and restaurants in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, according to rescue services.

March 28th, 2019
Bangladesh fire: Deadly blaze hits Banani building in Dhaka

BBC News

Dhaka, Bangladesh - At least 19 people have been killed in a huge blaze in a high-rise building in an upmarket commercial area of the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka.

March 22nd, 2019
'Tragedy of biblical proportions' visible from space

CNN

BEIRA, Mozambique - As many as "300 to 400" bodies line the banks of a road out of the city of Beira in Mozambique, according to an eyewitness account, and flood waters have formed an inland ocean that is visible from outer space.

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