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Finland's railroad engineers to start national strike next week
Finland railwayFriday August 11, 2017 6:57AM ET
Finnish railroad engineers will start a national railway strike early next week in a protest against a governmental plan to open railway passenger routes to competition.
EU sends two more airplanes to help put out wild fires in Albania
Wildfire AlbaniaFriday August 11, 2017 6:24AM ET
The European Commission (EC) has decided to mobilize two additional Greek airplanes to help Albanian authorities cope with a series of fires, a delegation to Tirana said Friday.
Bananas banned in Scottish primary school
Scottish bananaFriday August 11, 2017 5:57AM ET
A Campie Primary School in Musselburgh is understood to have introduced the ban after a pupil was identified as having “a serious banana allergy”, East Lothian Council said.
Austria reinforces army presence on Italian border
Austria Italy borderFriday August 11, 2017 5:15AM ET
Austria is building up a stronger police and military presence on it borders in an attempt to reduce the number of asylum seekers trying to enter via Italy, Slovakia, Slovenia and Hungary.
80 countries offered visa-free entry by Qatar
Qatar streetFriday August 11, 2017 4:57AM ET
Government of Qatar announced visa-free entries for nationals of 80 countries, including India.
Over 70,000 evacuated from China quake zone, Russia and UN ready to help
Sichuan quake zoneThursday August 10, 2017 5:58PM ET
More than 70,000 people were evacuated after a strong earthquake left them stranded in southwest China's Sichuan Province, said the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) on Thursday.
5,000 people involved fighting flood in Russia's Far East
Russia Far East floodThursday August 10, 2017 5:58PM ET
Nearly 5,000 people are involved in eliminating flood relief work in Primorye and Khabarovsk in Russia's Far East, the Russian Emergencies Ministry said in a statement Thursday.
Albanian official warns of earthquake risks after drought
Albania heatThursday August 10, 2017 5:56PM ET
An Albanian official warned of earthquake risks after the drought lingering in the country amid the ongoing heat wave.
Hackers found 200 vulnerabilities in U.S. Air Force computers in 24 hours
Air Force computersThursday August 10, 2017 3:44PM ET
More than 200 vulnerabilities to U.S. Air Force IT domains were uncovered by white-hat hackers during a 24-day period earlier this year.
Mexico Veracruz starts its recovery after hurricane Franklin
Franklin hits MexicoThursday August 10, 2017 3:36PM ET
Mexican western state of Veracruz is recovering today from Franklin''s entry, which impacted the northern zone of the territory as a Category 1 hurricane.
Turkey shuts Bosphorus for search for missing 17 years old
Bosphorus StraitThursday August 10, 2017 10:35AM ET
Turkish authorities have closed Istanbul's Bosphorus Strait on Thursday for rescuing a teenager who went missing one month ago, according to Xinhua News.
Government most important problems in U.S.
Donald TrumpThursday August 10, 2017 10:34AM ET
Americans cited the U.S. government itself as the most important problem facing the U.S. this month (20%).
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