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5600 Migrants Rescued in Italy

October 3, 2016

More than 5,600 people were rescued today by the Italian coast guard, a figure that shows the depth of the crisis of immigrants and refugees that affects Europe, the worst since the Second World War. Up to 5,648 immigrants had been rescued tonight, although the number was expected to increase due to the fact that, […]

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Macedonia Declares State of Emergency Due to Flooding

August 7, 2016

Macedonian authorities have declared a state of crisis in the eastern and northeastern parts of the country that have been affected by strong flooding that have left at least 21 dead. The floods have taken a stretch of the Skopje bypass and have moved some vehicles to nearby fields.

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Muhammad Ali Dies

June 3, 2016

Muhammad Ali, the global boxing legend, died this Thursday in a hospital in Phoenix, according to reports from a spokesman for the family. Ali had been hospitalized for respiratory problems and was 74 years old. The three time heavyweight champion was diagnosed with Parkinsons in 1984. He was born as Cassius Clay in Louisville, Kentucky […]

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Petrol Strike Ends in Kuwait

April 17, 2016

After the failure of the OPEC, a strike by thousands of Kuwaiti workers, the fourth largest producer in OPEC, created the illuson where supply and demand had reached an equilibrium. However, according to Bloomberg, this Wednesday the strikers returned to their posts, eliminating the supply shortage that they had created. Oil production in Kuwait is […]

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Terrorist Attack in the Airbase of Pathankot

January 5, 2016

A strong explosion was heard on Monday at the Indian Air Force base in Pathankot, which was attacked last Saturday, according to reports. Indian security forces are carrying out an operation on the base and have already eliminated four terrorists. Two other attackers are allegedly still on the premises. According to the latest available information, […]

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US Announces Charges Against 16 in FIFA Case

December 4, 2015

US Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced new allegations of corruption against 16 senior officials and former directors of FIFA, the highest governing body of world football, which she blames for “kidnapping” the sport to enrich itself for the past 24 years. Among the accused are the former president of Honduras Rafael Callejas, who ruled the […]

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Right-Wing Wins in Portugal

October 5, 2015

The center-right coalition won 38.6% of the vote, while the socialist opposition gained 32.4%. This means that the center-right coalition wins the elections, but have lost control of an absolute majority in the Parliament. A spokesperson for the Marxist Bloco de Esquerda (BE), Catarina Martins, left open the possibility of dialogue between themselves and the […]

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General Mills sells Green Giant

September 15, 2015

General Mills announces the sale of its historic Green Giant brand to the well-known B & G Food for 765 million dollars . Green Giant , the second US brand in frozen foods (a 6 billion dollar market), will in fact be more in line with B & G, which holds about forty brands of […]

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HSBC Sells Out of Brazil

August 10, 2015

HSBC Holdings announced that it will sell its Brazilian unit to Banco Bradesco SA for US $ 5.2 billion, coming out of the second largest emerging market economy after years of mediocre performance, according to Reuters. In a statement, HSBC said the agreement includes the sale to Bradesco of the HSBC Bank Brasil SA Banco […]

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Blatter Resigns as President of FIFA

June 2, 2015

Blatter, 79, announced his decision at a press conference in Zurich, six days after the FBI raided a hotel in the Swiss city and arrested several officials of the entity. Blatter will be questioned in the framework of the investigation of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. He will also be questioned by UEFA President […]

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