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India train crash: At least 39 killed, 100 injured
24/01/2017
39 people were killed and about 100 injured when a train travelling from the city of Jagdalpur to Bhubaneswar in Andhra Pradesh state derailed in eastern India.
Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as CIA Director
16:45 24/01/2017
In a 66-32 vote, the US Senate confirmed Mr. Mike Pompeo to be the next Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) on January 23rd.
Dmitry Medvedev elected Head of UR Party
18:21 23/01/2017
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on January 22nd was re-elected as Chairman of the United Russia (UR) Party for the next five-year term.
Japanese cabinet ratifies TPP
14:35 21/01/2017
The cabinet of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ratified the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on January 20th, one month after the country’s parliament passed the agreement and related laws.
Avalanche hits Italian hotel, more than 30 die
10:11 21/01/2017
A huge avalanche has flattened the Rigopiano hotel in Farindola, Italy, trapping more than 30 people inside.
6.8- magnitude earthquake strikes near Solomon islands
10:08 21/01/2017
An earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale has struck west of the Solomon islands.
Optimistic outlook for Thailand’s economy in 2017
18:13 19/01/2017
The Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB) of Thailand has revised up prediction for the country’s 2017 export growth on the back of brighter local and global economic outlook.
Crashed Turkish Boeing’s black boxes discovered
16:04 19/01/2017
The second black box has been discovered at the site of the crash of a Turkish cargo aircraft near Bishkek, the Kyrgyz government said on Tuesday, November 17th.
Powerful earthquakes shake central Italy
16:03 19/01/2017
Four powerful earthquakes on January 18th hit central Italy, forcing schools to be evacuated.
Antonio Tajani elected President of European Parliament
17:43 18/01/2017
Antonio Tajani, a former Italian Air Force officer, has been elected new President of the European Parliament.