BREAKING NEWS

2011-06-18

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UN visits Syrian refugees

Despite the Syrian government’s recent announcement that it is safe for refugees to go home they continue to pour into Turkey. Ten thousand is the

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Floods in China

Residents in flooded villages on the outskirts of the eastern Chinese city of Zhuji stay stay in their homes despite heavy rain, and a lack of

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'White Dinner' in Paris

Thousands of people dressed in white hold a spontaneous but very glamorous picnic in Paris, as the “White Dinner” takes over Notre-Dame square.

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Greenpeace members arrested

The boss of ecowarrior organisation Greenpeace and four leading activists have been arrested on a Greenland oil rig after protesting against Arctic

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Clean up at Fukushima halted

In Japan work to clean up the radioactive water at the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant has been suspended just hours after it started.