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French MPs call for boycott of address by environmentalist ‘apocalyptic guru’ Greta Thunberg

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With 16-year old Swedish environmentalist Greta Thunberg set to address the French parliament, a group of MPs have vowed to boycott the doomsday speech by the person they called an “apocalyptic guru” and “prophetess in shorts.” Invited to the session by an environmental caucus called Accellerons– formed to fight what its members call “the climate Read More

Man made fake bomb threat to get date with flight attendant

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A 65-year-old man has admitted making a fake bomb threat in the hope of getting a date with a flight attendant. The Serbian man’s telephone call caused Lufthansa’s flight LH1411 to be evacuated on Thursday before its take-off from Belgrade to Frankfurt. All 130 passengers and five crew members had to leave the aircraft while Read More

Strong quake jolts Athens, three people lightly injured

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ATHENS (Reuters) – A magnitude 5.1 earthquake rattled the Greek capital Athens on Friday, briefly knocking out power and telecommunications in parts of the city and sending people running from buildings in panic. Rocks block part of a road following an earthquake in Aspropirgos, near Athens, Greece, July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Giorgos Moutafis The European Earthquake Read More

French authorities just shot a resting herd of runaway bison to protect hikers. Were they right?

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An ethical debate has broken out in France, after the wildlife and hunting agency opted to gun down a herd of escaped bison, rather than trying to stun and catch them, because they feared the cattle could hurt humans. Some 19 animals, who were reared for human consumption and weighed between 300kg and 600kg, escaped Read More

Strong quake felt in Athens, two people lightly injured

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People stand outside a department store on the Syntagma Square following the evacuation of nearby buildings after an earthquake in Athens, Greece, July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis ATHENS (Reuters) – A magnitude 5.1 earthquake shook the Greek capital Athens on Friday, knocking out power and telecommunications in parts of the city and sending people running Read More

5.1-magnitude earthquake hits Athens, prompts panic & evacuations

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Published time: 19 Jul, 2019 12:27 Edited time: 19 Jul, 2019 12:30 Follow RT on The Greek capital of Athens was hit by a series of tremors, with the strongest measuring magnitude 5.1, causing people to flee onto the streets from houses, offices and shopping malls. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Follow RT on Read More

Quake hits northwest of Greek capital Athens – witnesses

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ATHENS (Reuters) – A magnitude 5.1 earthquake shook the Greek capital Athens on Friday, sending people running from buildings in panic, witnesses said. The European Earthquake Monitoring Centre recorded the quake’s epicenter at 22 km (14 miles) northwest of the city. Its website quoted a witness as saying the quake was “strong but fortunately not Read More

Undersea quake near Indonesia’s Bali causes panic, minor damage

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DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) – An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of Indonesia’s Bali on Tuesday, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC said, causing minor damage and prompting residents and visitors on the tourist island to briefly flee buildings. Motorists pass a damaged gate following an earthquake in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, Read More

Undersea quake south of Indonesia’s Bali causes brief panic

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JAKARTA (Reuters) – An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of Indonesia’s Bali on Tuesday, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC said, causing some residents and visitors on the tourist island to briefly rush out of buildings. An Indonesian soldier looks at a Hindu temple damaged following an earthquake in Denpasar, Bali, Read More

Quake causes panic in eastern Indonesia; one killed

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JAKARTA (Reuters) – A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, killing one person and causing panic among residents. People look over a bridge as they flee after an earthquake in Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia July 14, 2019 in this still image taken from Read More