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OPCW confirms UN team came under fire in Douma, mission delayed by security concerns

The OPCW fact-finding mission to Douma has been delayed from entering the town after a UN security team came under “small arms fire.” Contrary to a US claim, the watchdog made no mention of delays caused by Russia or Syria. A group from the UN Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) tasked with surveying Douma visited two locations in the ...

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1 dead, 24 injured after fire engulfs care home in western Germany

A fire broke out inside a retirement home in the western German town of Offenbach, leaving one dead and 24 injured. Many of those were affected by smoke, local media reported, citing police. The blaze engulfed the Domicil retirement home in Offenbach, close to Frankfurt-am-Main, on Monday morning, local media outlets said. Fire brigades were scrambled at around 3.40am local ...

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Supreme Court Justice’s wife under fire for criticizing Parkland shooting survivors

Ginni Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, is the latest in a line of public figures under attack from the media for criticizing the survivors of the Parkland, Florida, high school shooting. Thomas shared several posts on her Facebook page, including one that depicted a pile of shoes from Holocaust victims. The caption implied that gun control ...

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New York Fire Department responds to blaze at Trump Tower (VIDEOS)

Firefighters in New York City are responding to a fire at Trump Tower. So far no injuries have been reported. FDNY crews were called to the 50th floor of the building on Fifth Avenue shortly before 6pm Saturday, the fire department confirmed on Twitter. The extent and the severity of the fire was not immediately clear. Thirty-six units and 126 firefighters responded ...

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IDF’s tweet threatening children with sniper fire enrages social media users

An Israel Defense Forces (IDF) spokesman has tweeted an image of a group of Palestinian children seen through a sniper’s lens, along with an ominous warning. Avichay Adraee, the IDF Arabic spokesman tweeted the image on Friday, which appeared to be stamped with red letters reading, “We see you very well.” “Whoever thinks he can evade the lens of our ...

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Great Return March: Palestinians ‘wounded by IDF fire’ on Gaza border (WATCH LIVE)

Violence has broken out at the Gaza-Israel border as the Great Return March protests enter its second week, with three Palestinians reportedly wounded by Israel Defense Forces fire. The IDF opened fire on protesters in the northern Gaza Strip, east of Jabaliya, Haaretz reports, with Israel deploying snipers and tanks along the border as protests gain traction. Palestinians have burned ...

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Several floors of multi-story hospital on fire in Istanbul (VIDEO)

Published time: 5 Apr, 2018 14:45 Edited time: 5 Apr, 2018 14:55 A massive fire has broken out in the Taksim First Aid Hospital in Istanbul, Turkey. Footage from the scene shows thick black smoke coming from several stories of the tall building. The inferno broke out on the roof, but quickly spread through the building, local media reports. Several ...

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Long-serving Kemerovo governor resigns after mall fire tragedy

The governor of Russia’s Kemerovo region, Aman Tuleyev, has resigned in the wake of a tragic fire in a local mall, in which 64 people, most of them children, died. Tuleyev, who has served as the regional governor since 1997, having been re-elected four times, has handed in his resignation to Russian President Vladimir Putin, the regional administration’s press service ...

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11yo survivor of Kemerovo mall fire tragically learns his whole family died

An 11-year-old boy who only survived the Kemerovo mall blaze because father pushed him out of a window has learned that his entire family perished in the fire. Doctors say the devastated boy has found the strength to carry on. The boy’s parents and his sister died in the massive Sunday fire in the Siberian city of Kemerovo. The blaze, ...

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