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Four Dead, More Than 20 Injured In Czech Train Crash

The mangled wreckage blocked the main train corridor connecting Prague with the Czech Republic's second and third cities of Brno and Ostrava
The express train from Prague with more than 300 passengers on board was due to travel overnight from Wednesday to Thursday to the Ukrainian town of Chop when it collided with the freight train, which was carrying calcium carbide, a caustic and flammable chemical.
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Passengers were stranded after the strike shut down domestic flights as well as the national power grid

Nigeria Unions In Talks On Second Day Of Strike

Nigerian union leaders on Tuesday held talks over a government offer to increase the minimum wage on the second day of a nationwide strike that has disrupted flights and closed down public offices.
Garry Conille (R) speaks after being installed as Haiti's Prime Minister in Port-au-Prince

New Haitian Prime Minister Sworn In

Conille was appointed by the transitional presidential council running the country following the resignation in April of Prime Minister Ariel Henry, as gang violence surged.
US President Joe Biden visited the US-Mexico border in February

Biden Set For Mexican Border Curbs With Eye On Trump

Biden, 81, is set to sign a long-awaited executive order that would allow officials at certain times to deport migrants who cross the border illegally without processing their asylum claims first, US media reported.
A rally to show solidarity with Palestinians held in the Maldives on October 14, 2023

Maldives To Ban Israelis To Protest Gaza War

The Maldives, a tiny Islamic republic of more than 1,000 strategically located coral islets, is known for its secluded sandy white beaches, shallow turquoise lagoons and Robinson Crusoe-style getaways.
Former US president and current White House hopeful Donald Trump has joined TikTok

Trump Joins TikTok, Which He Once Tried To Ban

Reaching out to younger voters as he seeks reelection in November, Trump posted a 13-second clip Saturday night that shows him in his usual blue suit and red tie attending an Ultimate Fighting Championship bout in Newark, New Jersey.
China accused Britain's MI6 of recruiting a couple who worked for the central government to spy for the UK

China Says MI6 Recruited State Workers To Spy For UK

The Ministry of State Security said in a post on its official WeChat that MI6 operatives convinced a man surnamed Wang, who worked in a "core confidential role" in the central state apparatus, to defect along with his wife, surnamed Zhou.
Palestinian children receive malnourishment treatment at Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital in Deir al-Balah

Mediators Press Israel, Hamas To Agree To Truce Proposal

Since Biden spoke at the White House on Friday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has insisted Israel will pursue the war -- now nearing its ninth month -- until it has destroyed Hamas and freed the captives taken during the Palestinian militant group's unprecedented October 7 attack

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