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3 International Space Station astronauts land in Kazakhstan

3 International Space Station astronauts land in Kazakhstan Sat, 18 Jun, 2016

An International Space Station crew including an American, a Briton and a Russian landed safely Saturday in the sun-drenched steppes of Kazakhstan.
Artists, scientists urge North America to save Monarch butterfly

Artists, scientists urge North America to save Monarch butterfly Thu, 16 Jun, 2016

Some 200 intellectuals, scientists and artists from around the world urged the leaders of Mexico, the United States and Canada on Wednesday to save North America's endangered migratory Monarch butterfly.
Paris museums shut as swollen Seine reaches peak

Paris museums shut as swollen Seine reaches peak Fri, 03 Jun, 2016

Paris' world-famous Louvre and Musee d'Orsay museums shut on Friday to rush valuable artworks out of their basements, as the rain-swollen River Seine reached its highest level in three decades.
Thousands evacuated as France declares flood emergency

Thousands evacuated as France declares flood emergency Thu, 02 Jun, 2016

Torrential rain forced thousands of people from their homes just south of Paris while the River Seine surged to its highest level for over 30 years in the French capital, shutting down the famed Louvre and Orsay museums and a metro line.
Four people killed in flooding and storms in southwestern Germany

Four people killed in flooding and storms in southwestern Germany Mon, 30 May, 2016

Three people have been killed in floods in the southwestern German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg and a young girl was killed by a train as she took shelter from the rain under a railway bridge.
Nepal honors 9 Sherpas who paved way for Everest climbers

Nepal honors 9 Sherpas who paved way for Everest climbers Sun, 29 May, 2016

Nepal celebrated Everest Day on Sunday by honoring nine Sherpa guides who fixed ropes and dug the route to the summit so hundreds of climbers could scale the world's highest mountain this month, following two years of disasters.
Volcano erupts in western Indonesia, killing seven

Volcano erupts in western Indonesia, killing seven Sun, 22 May, 2016

The death toll in the eruption of a volcano in western Indonesia rose to seven on Sunday, with two other people in critical condition, as an official warned of more eruptions.
Five dead, thousands flee as Cyclone Roanu nears Bangladesh

Five dead, thousands flee as Cyclone Roanu nears Bangladesh Sat, 21 May, 2016

Cyclone Roanu was poised to make landfall in southern Bangladesh Saturday, as strong winds and heavy downpours unleashed by the storm left five people dead and forced tens of thousands to flee their homes.
Rain hinders search for missing in Sri Lankan landslides

Rain hinders search for missing in Sri Lankan landslides Thu, 19 May, 2016

As soldiers searched Thursday for hundreds of people missing after landslides swallowed three central Sri Lankan villages, family members huddled in crowded shelters waiting for news about the fate of loved ones.
Over 200 families feared buried by landslides in Sri Lanka

Over 200 families feared buried by landslides in Sri Lanka Wed, 18 May, 2016

Soldiers and police used sticks and bare hands Wednesday to dig through enormous piles of mud covering houses in three villages hit by massive landslides in central Sri Lanka, with hundreds of families reported missing.
Canadian wildfire flareups force more oil region evacuations

Canadian wildfire flareups force more oil region evacuations Tue, 17 May, 2016

Wildfires continued their devastating advance on Tuesday, leading authorities to order more evacuations in Canada's oil sands region surrounding the city of Fort McMurray.
NASA says 1,284 new planets found by Kepler telescope

NASA says 1,284 new planets found by Kepler telescope Tue, 10 May, 2016

NASA announced Tuesday the discovery of 1,284 new planets outside our solar system, more than doubling the number of exoplanets found with the Kepler space telescope.
Earthlings watch as tiny Mercury sails past the sun

Earthlings watch as tiny Mercury sails past the sun Mon, 09 May, 2016

Tiny Mercury, the solar system's innermost planet, sailed across the face of the sun on Monday, a celestial dance that occurs about once every decade as Earth and its smaller neighboring planet align in space.
Convoy leads Canada fire evacuees through burning city to safety

Convoy leads Canada fire evacuees through burning city to safety Sat, 07 May, 2016

Convoys of evacuees stranded by a wildfire raging in and around the Canadian oil town of Fort McMurray made their way on Friday through the heart of the devastation on the only highway out of the region, as officials warned that the blaze could soon double in size.
Raging wildfire forces evacuation of 88,000 in Canadian city

Raging wildfire forces evacuation of 88,000 in Canadian city Wed, 04 May, 2016

A raging wildfire that forced the evacuation of all 88,000 residents of the western Canadian city of Fort McMurray has destroyed 1,600 structures, ravaged one neighborhood, damaged others and halted incoming and outgoing commercial flights, authorities said on Wednesday.

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Protesters Storm Macedonia Parliament

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UK parliament terror attack

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The Illusion of the French Elections

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