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Sunday, December 29, 2013

BBC News - Volgograd blasts: New deadly explosion hits Russian city

BBC News - Volgograd blasts: New deadly explosion hits Russian city
BBC News - At least 15 people have been killed and 23 others hurt in a suspected suicide bombing on a trolleybus in the Russian city of Volgograd, officials say.

BBC News - Thousands in El Salvador flee erupting Chaparrastique volcano

BBC News - Thousands in El Salvador flee erupting Chaparrastique volcano
BBC News - Thousands of people in eastern El Salvador are leaving their homes after a volcano erupted on Sunday morning.

BBC News - 'Suicide bomber' hits Russia's Volgograd train station

BBC News - 'Suicide bomber' hits Russia's Volgograd train station
BBC News - An explosion at a train station in the southern Russian city of Volgograd has killed at least 13 people, reports say.

Monday, December 23, 2013

BBC News - North America storms spell cold, dark Christmas for many

BBC News - North America storms spell cold, dark Christmas for many
BBC News - Hundreds of thousands of households in Canada and the northern US are facing a Christmas without electricity after a severe ice storm on Sunday.

Saturday, December 21, 2013

BBC News - Billionaire Lam Kok feared dead after French vineyard sale

BBC News - Billionaire Lam Kok feared dead after French vineyard sale
BBC News - A Chinese billionaire is feared dead in a helicopter crash that happened as he was surveying his newly-purchased vineyard in south-west France.

BBC News - South Sudan rebel Riek Machar 'controls key state'

BBC News - South Sudan rebel Riek Machar 'controls key state'
BBC News - Former South Sudan Vice-President Riek Machar has said rebel troops have captured the key oil-producing state of Unity and control much of the country.

Thursday, December 19, 2013

BBC News - South Sudan attackers storm UN base

BBC News - South Sudan attackers storm UN base
BBC News - The United Nations says it fears casualties after attackers forced their way into a UN peacekeeping base in South Sudan's Jonglei state.

The unrest in South Sudan has killed some 500 people.

BBC News - 40 million at risk after Target card heist

BBC News - 40 million at risk after Target card heist
BBC News - Payment details from up to 40 million credit cards could have been stolen after they were used in the stores of US retail giant Target.

Friday, December 13, 2013

Chinese naval vessel tries to force U.S. warship to stop in international waters | Fox News

Chinese naval vessel tries to force U.S. warship to stop in international waters | Fox News
Fox News - A Chinese naval vessel tried to force a U.S. guided missile warship to stop in international waters recently, causing a tense military standoff in the latest case of Chinese maritime harassment, according to defense officials.

Sunday, December 8, 2013

BBC News - Thousands attend pro-EU protest in Ukraine

BBC News - Thousands attend pro-EU protest in Ukraine
BBC News - Thousands of people have gathered in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, intensifying pressure on the government after it refused to sign a deal on closer ties with the European Union.

Saturday, December 7, 2013

BBC News - South Korea announces expanded air defence zone

BBC News - South Korea announces expanded air defence zone
BBC News - South Korea has announced it is expanding its air defence zone, which will now partially overlap with a similar zone announced by China.

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Sunday, December 1, 2013

BBC News - New York train crash: Metro-North derailment in Bronx

BBC News - New York train crash: Metro-North derailment in Bronx
BBC News - Four people have been killed and more than 60 injured in a passenger train crash in the Bronx area of New York.

BBC News - Glasgow helicopter crash: Four victims named by police

BBC News - Glasgow helicopter crash: Four victims named by police
BBC News - Four of the eight people who died when a police helicopter crashed into a busy Glasgow pub on Friday have been named.