Day: January 27, 2018

Deadly mudflows threaten residents near erupting Philippine volcano

The Mayon volcano has been emitting flaming lava and giant clouds of superheated ash open view web desk Millions of tonnes of ash and rock from an erupting Philippine volcano could bury nearby communities due to heavy rain, authorities said Saturday, as tens of thousands flee over fears […]

U.N.’s rights chief rejects Trump speech as ‘script of the 20th century’

open view web desk DAVOS, Switzerland – The United Nations human rights chief expressed alarm after a speech by U.S. President Donald Trump in Davos on Friday, saying Trump’s call for countries to pursue their own self-interest would take the world back to the eve of World War […]

Scores killed, wounded in ambulance blast in Afghan capital Kabul

open view web desk KABUL – A bomb hidden in an ambulance killed at least 40 people and wounded about 140 in Afghanistan on Saturday when it blew up at a police checkpoint in an area of the capital near foreign embassies and government buildings. The Taliban claimed […]

Trump warns Davos on unfair trade, says U.S. ‘open for business’

open view web desk DAVOS, Switzerland- U.S. President Donald Trump took his “America First” message to the world’s elite on Friday, telling a summit of business and political leaders that the United States would “no longer turn a blind eye” to what he described as unfair trade practices. […]

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