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Lava river flows from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano

The Hawaii Army National Guard released aerial footage of lava flowing from the Kilauea volcano on Saturday (June 16). Kilauea’s eruption began around six weeks ago, devastating Hawaii’s Big Island. The volcano has destroyed hundreds of houses and has caused the evacuation of entire communities. The footage shows lava rivers breaking into various streams, some […]

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IFRC chief calls on EU to uphold human values

The secretary-general of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies has urged European countries to uphold human values regarding the handling of refugees As Sy said refugee migration is a situation to manage humanely rather than a crisis to solve. He called on European countries to follow Spain’s lead in accepting refugees. […]

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🇨🇴 Uncertainty for FARC peace deal as Ivan Duque wins in Colombia | Al Jazeera English

Conservative political newcomer Ivan Duque, 41, has called for unity following a divisive runoff election that he won with 54 percent of the vote. Colombia’s youngest ever president-elect said he will overhaul the historic but controversial peace deal agreed with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebels in 2016, that guaranteed them seats in […]

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Afghan govt. unilaterally extends ceasefire

The Afghan president unilaterally extends an ongoing ceasefire with the Taliban militant group. A spokesman for the president said the truce which is due to end on June twentieth will be extended by ten days. The government notes that security forces can defend themselves against any militant attack. This after the Taliban rejected calls for […]

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🇹🇷 Economy dominates final stage of Turkey’s snap elections | Al Jazeera English

It is the final weekend of campaigning in Turkey for next Sunday’s snap parliamentary and presidential elections. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the opposition HDP have held separate rallies in Istanbul. The ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party has enjoyed an outstanding economic performance once, but suffers now from a fragile economy with a declining […]