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Indonesia quake kills more than 50, wounds hundreds, destroys homes

  By Reuters and published by Investing.com Jakarta – A 5.6-magnitude earthquake killed more than 50 people and wounded hundreds in Indonesia’s West Java province today (Nov. 21), with rescuers trying to reach survivors trapped under the rubble as aftershocks hit. West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil confirmed 56 deaths from the quake, whose epicentre was

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Ukraine shelling damages dam: Russia media

  By Reuters, Australian Associated Press, DPA and published by The Canberra Times UKRAINE’S Russian-held Nova Kakhovka dam has been damaged in shelling by Ukrainian forces, Russian news agencies report, citing emergency services. Russian state-owned news agency TASS quoted a representative of the emergency services as saying that a rocket launched by a US-made HIMARS

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Climate activists throw soup at Van Gogh’s Sunflowers in London

  By AFP and published by CNA London – Environmental protesters threw tomato soup at Vincent van Gogh’s Sunflowers painting at London’s National Gallery on Friday (Oct. 14), in the latest “direct-action” stunt targeting works of art. The gallery said the protesters caused “minor damage to the frame, but the painting is unharmed”. Protest group

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Ukraine gets new air defences, allies deepen resolve after Russian strikes

  By Agencies and published by CNA Brussels – Ukraine’s allies announced delivery of new air defences and recommitted to providing robust, enduring military assistance at a meeting at Nato headquarters on Wednesday (Oct. 12), saying Russian missile strikes two days ago only further united them. US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin, sitting next to his

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