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EPA chief Scott Pruitt resigns

The head of the US Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, resigned on Thursday after facing months where allegations of legal and ethical violations were leveled against him. US President Trump…

Kremlin site of extreme form of protest by performance artist

Kremlin site of extreme form of protest by performance artist

In a symbolic protest Pyotr Pavlensky, a Russian performance artist, nailed his scrotum to the cobblestones of Russia’s Kremlin, and remained attached to Red Square for one-and-a-half hours before he…

Nike pulls Boston Massacre t-shirts

Nike pulls Boston Massacre t-shirts

Nike said it had recalled from its store shelves on Monday, out of respect for the Boston Marathon attacks, t-shirts that were emblazoned with the words “Boston Massacre”. “We conducted…

Australia floods threaten homes, properties

Hundreds of homes are at peril of being sweeped away by fast-flowing floodwaters in the Australian state of Queensland. Mass evacuations have been done in the city of Bundaberg, north…

Typhoon Bopha triggers landslides, weakens

Typhoon Bopha weakened and storm warnings were lifted over affected areas in Mindanao as the storm moved over the Sulu Sea toward northern Palawan, reported the Philippines weather bureau PAGASA.…

Scientist develops self-filling water bottle

A scientist on Wednesday released details a water bottle he invented that fills itself by extracting water from the surrounding air. The scientist says the invention was inspired by the…

Gaza conflict live on internet

After announcing their intention to attack Hamas in Gaza via Twitter, the Israeli Defence Force (IDF) began military operations and broadcasting near-realtime updates, that included a video of the assassination…

Volkswagen to introduce global models models in India

Volkswagen to introduce global models models in India

Volkswagen plans to introduce new models from its global line-up in India to increase sales to retain its 3% market share in India according to a top executive. “We are…

Worlds fourth largest producer of gold bullion fires 8,500 workers

Worlds fourth largest producer of gold bullion fires 8,500 workers

Gold Fields, operating in South Africa and the worlds fourth largest producer of gold bullion, announced on Tuesday that it had terminated the employment of its 8,500 workers after on-going…

2 injured in blast at military judicial compound in Syrian capital

A military judicial compound in Damascus, Syria was hit by an explosion that injured two people on Thursday. The location of blast was not immediately available however sources say it…

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