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Firefighters Search 116-Year-Old London Hotel Amid Blaze

junio 7, 2018

LONDON .- More than 100 firefighters tackled a blaze at a luxury hotel in central London that produced thick black smoke visible for miles around and required people inside the building to evacuate Wednesday. London Fire Brigade said it was called to the 12-story Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park hotel just before 4 p.m. (1500 GMT.) Less […]

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Putin: US Would Need to Offer Firm Guarantees to N. Korea

junio 7, 2018

MOSCOW .- Russian President Vladimir Putin warned that the United States will have to offer North Korea solid security guarantees if it wants to strike a denuclearization deal. Putin, speaking in an interview with a Chinese state broadcaster aired Wednesday, said he hopes that next week’s meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader […]

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Kate Spade: Fashion designer found dead in New York home

junio 5, 2018

Fashion designer Kate Spade has been found dead in her New York apartment. Police are investigating her death as an apparent suicide. She was found dead in her Park Avenue apartment in Manhattan at 10:20 local time (14:20 GMT) by her housekeeper, a law enforcement official said. Spade – who once edited fashion magazine Mademoiselle […]

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Jordan’s King Abdullah calls for tax review after largest protests in years

junio 5, 2018

Jordan’s King Abdullah has ordered the country’s new prime minister to conduct a review of a controversial new tax bill, following days of protests. Education minister and former World Bank economist Omar al-Razzaz has replaced former Prime Minister Hani Mulki, who resigned on Monday. The protests in Jordan, a key Western ally, are the biggest […]

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Catalan leader calls for talks with new Spain PM

junio 5, 2018

Barcelona .-  Catalonia’s separatist president Quim Torra called on Saturday for talks with Spain’s new prime minister as the Catalan regional executive was sworn in at an emotional ceremony full of pro-independence symbolism. The swearing-in will automatically bring an end to Madrid’s direct rule over the wealthy, northeastern region imposed in October after a failed […]

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Ecuador minister becomes fourth woman to head UN General Assembly

junio 5, 2018

United Nations, United States: The United Nations on Tuesday elected Ecuador’s Foreign Minister, Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces, to be president of the General Assembly. She is only the fourth woman in the UN’s history to hold the post. Espinosa Garces beat out Honduras’ UN Ambassador Mary Elizabeth Flores Flake in the race held against a […]

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Deadly Brain-Damaging Virus Outbreak in India

junio 5, 2018

The number of people who have died from Nipah is relatively small. Officials from India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said in a statement to the press that this is not a “major outbreak” and is only a “local occurrence.” They cannot confirm the origin of the outbreak. But they can confirm that it is spreading between […]

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More Than 60 Dead in Guatemala Following Volcanic Explosion

junio 5, 2018

Rescue workers pulled at least 10 people alive from ash and mud flows around Guatemala’s Volcan de Fuego on Monday. The country’s national disaster agency reported at least 62 people have died since the volcano exploded Sunday. Officials say the number is expected to rise. Volcan de Fuego means Volcano of Fire in English. It is one […]

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Britain’s visa cap on foreign doctors to be lifted

mayo 28, 2018

London .-  Theresa May is expected to lift the cap on doctors from outside the EU within weeks, after the NHS warned that it was leading to staff shortages, The Daily Telegraph has learnt. Government discussions are at a “fairly developed stage” after Jeremy Hunt, the Health Secretary, and Sajid Javid, the Home Secretary, persuaded […]

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