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Web Desk April 18, 2021

Some 14 rebels and one Colombian soldier have been killed in combat between guerrillas and the Andean country’s military, army sources said on Saturday, APA reports quoting Reuters.   Fourteen members of the Carlos Patino front – founded by former Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebels who reject a 2016 peace deal – were […]

Web Desk April 18, 2021

Firefighters are battling to contain forest fires that erupted on Saturday in southwestern and western Turkey, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.   A fire broke out in Mentese, in southeastern Mugla province, for unknown reasons.   A total of 150 forest workers, five firefighters and 45 water tankers battled flames that the wind helped spread […]

Web Desk April 18, 2021

The Czech Republic is expelling 18 Russian diplomats over suspicions that Russian intelligence services were involved in an ammunition depot explosion in 2014, its government said on Saturday, APA reports quoting Reuters.   The central European country is a NATO and EU member state, and the expulsions and allegations have triggered its biggest row with […]

Web Desk April 18, 2021

President Joe Biden said on Saturday he will raise the cap on the number of refugees admitted this year to the United States, a day after he drew criticism from Democratic lawmakers for agreeing to keep the historically low figure in place, APA reports quoting Reuters.   Biden signed an order on Friday extending a […]

Web Desk April 18, 2021

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 was registered in northeastern Japan on Sunday. According to the national meteorological agency, the epicenter was in Miyagi Prefecture at the depth of 50 km, APA reports.   There were no reports of injuries or destruction, a tsunami threat was declared yet later the warning was cancelled.   […]

Web Desk April 18, 2021

Two British warships will sail for the Black Sea in May. According to The Sunday Times, a source in the Royal Navy indicated that this gesture is intended to show solidarity with Ukraine and NATO in the region against the background of the situation at the Russian-Ukrainian border, APA reports.   According to the newspaper, […]

Web Desk April 18, 2021

France will order a strict 10-day quarantine for all travellers coming from Brazil starting April 24, the prime minister’s office said on Saturday, in a bid to prevent the spread of a coronavirus variant first found in the South American county, APA reports citing Reuters.   France decided this week to suspend all flights to […]

Web Desk April 18, 2021

Eight members of the same family were gunned down in an attack on a mosque in eastern Afghanistan, officials said Sunday, APA reports citing Reuters.   The shooting happened on Saturday night in the city of Jalalabad in Nangarhar province, and was believed to be over a land dispute, the province’s governor Zaiulhaq Amarkhil said. […]