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US election results: Obama wins second term

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama won re-election Tuesday night despite a fierce challenge from Mitt Romney as well as a weak economy and high unemployment that crimped the middle class dreams of millions. “This happened because of you. Thank you” he tweeted to supporters” as he secured four more years in the White House. “We’ve got more work to do,” Obama declared, addressing a cheering crowd at his victory rally in Chicago ea... Read more »
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By Thandi On Saturday, November 3rd, 2012

Hurricane Sandy wreaks havoc in the US

Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc in the Eastern parts of the US this week. At least 181 people have been reported killed by this storm.  Weather forecasters have been praised for correctly forecasting Sandy, lead... Read more »
By The Editor On Thursday, September 13th, 2012

Pakistan factory blaze kills more than 280 people

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Fires at two clothing factories in Pakistan left 283 people dead — many trapped behind locked doors and barred windows — tragedies that highlight workplace perils in a country whe... Read more »
By Reuters On Thursday, September 6th, 2012

61 Migrants die as their boat sinks off Turkey

At least 61 migrants including Palestinians and Syrians, more than half of them children, died after their overcrowded boat sank just tens of metres off Turkey’s western Aegean coast on Thursday, official... Read more »
By The Editor On Monday, March 5th, 2012

Vladimir Putin wins elections

Vladimir Putin will be serving a third non-consecutive term as the president of Russia after winning the 2012 elections. Vladimir was the president of Russia for two consecutive terms from May 2000 to May 2008.... Read more »