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107 Killed in Indonesia’s Flood

Over 107 people are known to have died and many more are still missing after flash floods and landslides tore through Indonesia’s Papua region on Saturday. According to the national disaster management agency, the disaster also destroyed 357 houses, four bridges, eight school buildings, five religious buildings and other infrastructure facilities, scores have also been

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Brenton Tarrant: The Man Behind New Zealand Terror Attack

Facts have emerged about the identity and motive of Brenton Tarrant, a white supremacist and Australian terrorist, who live-streamed as he murdered people at a Christchurch mosque in New Zealand on Friday, March 14. Media reports claim that Tarrant’s murderous activities, majorly carried out in a Christchurch mosque, were fuelled by anti-immigration motives. According to

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Sex Abuse: Cardinal George Pell Sentenced to Six Years in Jail

The most senior Vatican official, Cardinal George Pell has been sentenced to six years in prison for the “callous” assault of two choirboys in the late 1990s. A former senior adviser to Pope Francis, Pell did not show any reaction when Chief Judge Peter Kidd proclaimed his sentence in a hearing broadcast live worldwide from

Rare Snake Species Artificially Breed By Scientist

  A research team in China has artificially bred a rare snake species, elaphe perlacea, for the first time, thepaper.cn reported. Elaphe perlacea, hailed as the most beautiful snake in the world, is a mild and non venomous snake species. It was first spotted by the U.S. scholar Leonhard Stejneger in southwestern China’s Sichuan province

Iran Reaches Deal With World Powers

The 20 months’ talks of twists and turns between Iran and world powers—the United States, United Kingdom, Russia, China and Germany—has ended with a deal by the negotiators. The new agreement would help to stop or slow down Iran’s sensitive nuclear activities to ensure that it cannot build a nuclear weapon. It would also give

Greece to Hold A Bailout Referendum

This Sunday, July 5, Greece will hold a referendum to determine whether or not the country needs another bailout to sustain its collapsing economy. This becomes necessary following the dead lock in the country’s cash-for-reforms deal with the eurozone after months of negotiations to extend the Greek bailout beyond June 30. The government of Prime

Gay Marriage: Texas Governor Signed Act to Protect Churches from Gay Marriage Ruling

Republican Governor Greg Abbott of Texas signed into law a bill allowing his state’s clergy to refuse to officiate marriage ceremonies that violate their religious beliefs Abbott said it is vital that religious leaders are “secure in knowing that religious freedom is beyond government’s reach.” “Pastors now have the freedom to exercise their First Amendment

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