News: Around the World

Vatican City, Italy- Pope Francis issued a statement expressing his horror at the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla. He condemned the shooting and said that it is paradoxical how weapons...

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Dübendorf, Switzerland – Solar Impulse, a completely solar powered airplane from Switzerland, has completed a three-day journey from Hawaii to San Francisco in one of the final legs of its around the world...

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Ecuador – The death toll continues to rise after a powerful earthquake in Ecuador’s northwestern coast shook the nation on Saturday, April 16. 246 people have been pronounced dead and hundreds more are...

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Myanmar – Dozens of students were released from a prison in Myanmar after a year of detention. The student activists were arrested as political prisoners for protests against educational reforms last March....

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Kolkata, India – After the collapse of a flyover overpass that was under construction, many are feared as trapped and injured under the concrete and steel remnants of the overpass. So far the incident has...

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Cyprus, Egypt – Egypt Air Flight MS181 was hijacked and taken over by a passenger who was claimed to be wearing a suicide vest. The hijacking caused the plane to divert its course to Larnaca International...

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Rostov-on-Don, Russia – A Boeing 737 passenger jet carrying 55 passengers and seven crew members crashed in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don. The jet reportedly missed the runway on its landing...