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Donald Trump named Time magazine’s Person of the Year

United States president-elect Donald Trump has been named Person of the Year by Time magazine. The business tycoon-turned-politician defied the polls to win the US 2016 presidential election and is seen by many as a divisive standard bearer for right-wing anti-establishment movements across the globe. “It’s hard to measure the scale of his disruption,” a […]

800 tourists stranded on Indian island

The Indian Navy on Wednesday launched operations to evacuate 800 tourists stranded on an island in India’s Andaman and Nicobar Island archipelago amid heavy rains. Navy spokesman DK Sharma said four ships were waiting off Havelock Island to rescue the tourists and bring them to the main city of Port Blair. “Several of the tourists […]

Sixty people missing after ship capsizes off Yemen

No fewer than 60 people were missing after a ship capsized in high seas off the coast of Yemen, a media report said on Wednesday. The report added that the ship came into difficulty on Tuesday while sailing to Socotra Island in the Indian Ocean from Hadramout province. It noted that rescue teams have managed […]

800 tourists stranded on Indian island amid heavy rains

The Indian Navy on Wednesday launched operations to evacuate 800 tourists stranded on an island in India’s Andaman and Nicobar Island archipelago amid heavy rains. Navy spokesman DK Sharma said four ships were waiting off Havelock Island to rescue the tourists and bring them to the main city of Port Blair. “Several of the tourists […]

Bolivia arrests airline boss over Chapecoense plane crash

The authorities in Bolivia have arrested the head of the airline involved in a crash last week which killed 71 people, including most of the Brazilian football club Chapecoense. Gustavo Vargas, a retired Air Force general, has been detained as part of an investigation into the crash. The plane, operated by the tiny LaMia airline, […]

South Sudan authorities deports AP journalist

South Sudan on Wednesday deported a journalist working for the international Associated Press news agency, and the reporter said it was because his reporting was critical of the government. Presidential spokesman Ateny Wek Ateny said he was not aware of such a deportation and could not comment. Journalists in South Sudan have often complained of […]

Quake in north Indonesia kills 52- official

Indonesian authorities on Wednesday said the death toll from a 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck the northern province of Aceh has risen to 52. National Disaster Management Agency spokesman Sutopo Nugroho said the number of casualties was expected to rise and over 70 people had been seriously injured. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck […]



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