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Anger over Notre-Dame donations as yellow vest protests turn violent

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At least 126 people have been arrested in Paris on the 23rd week of the yellow vest protests as violence erupted on the city’s streets. Flares were thrown and dozens of motorbikes and cars were set on fire as riot police fired tear gas at protesters around Place de la Republique on Saturday. In a Read More

‘Buying stairway to heaven?’ Pamela Anderson slams the rich for self-serving Notre Dame donations

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While most were happy that wealthy donors gave $1 billion to rebuild Notre Dame, actress Pamela Anderson had a different take, claiming the “one percent” had their own interests at heart and that the Church is rich enough already. The model and former Baywatch actress made her latest hard-hitting political contribution in a tweet. This Read More

Did a COMPUTER GLITCH devastate Notre Dame? French cathedral’s rector says maybe

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The fire that destroyed the roof of Notre Dame in Paris may have been made worse by a computer glitch, the cathedral’s rector said. Officials are also warning about scams as grifters seek to exploit fundraisers for its renovation. The fire that destroyed the roof of Notre Dame in Paris may have been made worse Read More

Cancellation of Jair Bolsonaro’s NY gala shows museums are next battleground for leftist protesters

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Run by opinion-sensitive urban elitists, museums make easy targets for campaigners who want to decide who can stage events there or give money. The humiliating disinvitation of the Brazilian president is a sign of things to come. In what would be an international scandal in more diplomatic times, but is par for the course in Read More

Putin offers to send Russia’s ‘best experts’ to help restore Notre Dame Cathedral

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has extended his condolences to France and its leader as well as an offer of help in rebuilding the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral. In a message to Emmanuel Macron published on the Kremlin’s official website, Putin says he hopes the historic cathedral can be repaired after the fire destroyed part of its roof, Read More

After Cyclone Idai, thousands still cut off, many more in need: aid agencies

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – One month after Cyclone Idai tore through southern Africa bringing devastating floods, aid agencies say the situation remains critical with some communities in worst-hit Mozambique only just being reached with aid. FILE PHOTO: Women wait to receive aid at a camp for the people displaced in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai in Read More

South African police halt shipment of rhino horns, arrest two

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African police have intercepted 167 rhino horns believed to be destined for Southeast Asia, in one of the biggest such hauls ever in the country. Two suspects, aged 57 and 61, were arrested with the horns on Saturday, police said on Sunday. They had been tipped off about the suspects’ vehicle. Read More

Israeli spacecraft Beresheet crash-lands on moon

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Israeli spacecraft Beresheet has crash-landed on the moon. The support team said its planned controlled, or “soft”, landing was unsuccessful. The SpaceIL spacecraft experienced a series of technical failures during its final descent on Thursday, shattering hopes of a historic controlled landing on the lunar surface. It suffered a periodic engine and communications failures during Read More

Zimbabwe seeks $613 million aid from donors after drought, cyclone

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HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe appealed on Tuesday for $613 million in aid from local and foreign donors to cover food imports and help with a humanitarian crisis after a severe drought and a cyclone that battered the east of the country. FILE PHOTO: A man gestures next to his car after it was swept into Read More

U.N. ups Zimbabwe aid appeal after cyclone

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FILE PHOTO: Survivors of cyclone Idai arrive at Coppa business centre to receive aid in Chipinge, Zimbabwe, March 26, 2019. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo/File Photo HARARE (Reuters) – The United Nations asked donors on Friday for an extra $60 million to help Zimbabwe recover from a cyclone that tore through eastern regions last month. The storm flooded Read More