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All sacked cops involved in George Floyd case face charges

04 Jun 2020

All sacked cops involved in George Floyd case face charges

After over a week of intense protests in the United States against the death of a Black man in police custody, new charges have been introduced against all four sacked police officers involved.

US cities order curfews amid protests against George Floyd's death

31 May 2020

US cities order curfews amid protests against George Floyd's death

As protests against the death of a Black man in police custody continued to intensify in the United States, multiple cities ordered curfews.

'Some people are animals': Donald Trump on illegal migrants

17 May 2018

'Some people are animals': Donald Trump on illegal migrants

US President Donald Trump today lashed out at illegal migrants during California Sanctuary State Roundtable at White House and branded them as "animals". He also vowed to strengthen the country's "weak" immigration law.

US East Coast freezes under 'bomb cyclone'

05 Jan 2018

US East Coast freezes under 'bomb cyclone'

The East Coast of the US reeled under unsually cold weather with heavy winds and snowfall as a 'bomb cyclone' hit parts of Florida, Georgia, Boston, New York, South and North Carolina and other regions.

Saudi purge: Most detainees accept pardons for cash settlements

06 Dec 2017

Saudi purge: Most detainees accept pardons for cash settlements

Most of the elite individuals detained in Saudi Arabia's anti-corruption drive have agreed to monetary settlements in exchange for a pardon, according to attorney general Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb.

Saudi Arabia: Anti-corruption purge uncovers embezzlement of $100 billion

10 Nov 2017

Saudi Arabia: Anti-corruption purge uncovers embezzlement of $100 billion

Saudi Arabia's attorney general Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb has revealed that a whopping $100 billion had been embezzled and misused.

#SaudiPurge: What Crown-Prince Salman's actions mean for Saudi-Arabia

09 Nov 2017

#SaudiPurge: What Crown-Prince Salman's actions mean for Saudi-Arabia

Earlier this week, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman launched a sweeping anti-corruption campaign which witnessed the detention of 11 princes, four sitting ministers, and dozens of former ministers.

Several Saudi princes detained among dozens in new anti-corruption purge

05 Nov 2017

Several Saudi princes detained among dozens in new anti-corruption purge

According to media reports, a newly constituted anti-corruption body in Saudi Arabia has detained 11 princes, four sitting ministers, and dozens of former ministers.

Florida governor declares emergency ahead of far-right leader's visit

18 Oct 2017

Florida governor declares emergency ahead of far-right leader's visit

Of late, white supremacists became the subject of widespread outrage in the US after one woman was killed in a violent rally organized by right-wing supporters in Charlottesville, Virginia.

After Harvey and Irma, US mainland hit by Hurricane Nate

08 Oct 2017

After Harvey and Irma, US mainland hit by Hurricane Nate

After Hurricanes Harvey and Irma ripped through Texas and Florida respectively, Hurricane Nate has made landfall in the state of Louisiana.

Hurricane Irma makes landfall, leaves Florida in tatters

11 Sep 2017

Hurricane Irma makes landfall, leaves Florida in tatters

Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys yesterday morning, marking its much-dreaded arrival to the US.

The Caribbean islands gear up for Hurricane Irma

06 Sep 2017

The Caribbean islands gear up for Hurricane Irma

The Caribbean islands are gearing up to face the strongest Atlantic Storm in 10 years, Hurricane Irma, which could be "potentially catastrophic".

Caribbean islands brace for category four Hurricane Irma

05 Sep 2017

Caribbean islands brace for category four Hurricane Irma

Several Caribbean islands have issued storm warnings as they brace for the category four Hurricane Irma.

Chemical plant hit by Hurricane Harvey in Texas explodes

31 Aug 2017

Chemical plant hit by Hurricane Harvey in Texas explodes

At least two explosions rocked a flooded chemical plant near the Hurricane Harvey-hit city of Houston, Texas.

Category 2 Hurricane Harvey intensifies before making landfall in Texas

25 Aug 2017

Category 2 Hurricane Harvey intensifies before making landfall in Texas

Forecasters said Hurricane Harvey, a category 2 storm in the Gulf of Mexico, is expected to intensify into a Category 3 hurricane, as it makes landfall late Friday or Saturday.

North Carolina struggles with floods after Hurricane Matthew

12 Oct 2016

North Carolina struggles with floods after Hurricane Matthew

North Carolina has received a record breaking 30 cm of rain in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, leaving several areas under water and forcing mass evacuations.

Matthew US death toll hits 15, downgraded to post-tropical cyclone

09 Oct 2016

Matthew US death toll hits 15, downgraded to post-tropical cyclone

The death toll from hurricane Matthew has reached 15 and storm has now been downgraded to a post-cyclone tropical storm.

Hurricane Matthew moves to US; 877 dead in Haiti

08 Oct 2016

Hurricane Matthew moves to US; 877 dead in Haiti

As reports started coming from the remote areas of Haiti that had previously been cut off by Hurricane Matthew, it was revealed that the death toll had surged to 877.

Hurricane Matthew to hit Florida, President declares state of emergency

07 Oct 2016

Hurricane Matthew to hit Florida, President declares state of emergency

Hurricane Matthew, after battering Cuba, Haiti and Bahamas, is currently heading towards South Carolina and Florida's Atlantic-coast.