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Mauritius Declares State of Emergency Due To Oil Spill

Posted on: 08 Aug 2020

Mauritius has declared an environmental state of emergency due to a wrecked Japanese Ship that is currently spilling oil in the paradise-like waters of the island nation. Authorities say the oil spill is spreading fast in the seawater and has already reached major tourist beaches in Mauritius. The wrecked Japanese vessel sunk at Pointe d’Esny on the east of Mauritius last month. The location of the spill is critical because it is nearby the Blue Bay Marine Park reserve, which is home to thousands of protected marine plants and animals. According…

Beirut Explosion: Russian Ship Brought Chemical that Caused Explosion

Posted on: 06 Aug 2020

The Beirut explosion has exposed the negligence of the port authorities, which allowed the storage of 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate from an abandoned Russian ship. Officials conducting the investigation are digging deeper into how this massive shipment of ammonium nitrate was stored in the port of Beirut without extreme precautions for years. CNN reported that government documents they have obtained specify 2,750 metric tons of ammonium nitrate arrived in Beirut on a Russian-owned vessel, MV Rhosus, in 2013. The ship was supposed to just pass by Beirut for refueling…

Beirut Explosion Kills 100, Injures 4000 and Counting

Posted on: 05 Aug 2020

A chemical storage house in Lebanon’s capital, Beirut, caught fire and exploded Tuesday, killing 100 people and causing injuries to more than 4,000 people. The number of injuries may increase as authorities try to put out the fire, and the emergency response team continuously works on affected areas. In a tweet, the President of Lebanon Michel Aoun said 2, 750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate stored unsafely caused the tragedy for almost six years. Videos from Beirut residents posted on social media show a huge smoke from the fire, nearby buildings…

George Floyd Death: Leaked Police Body-cam Hints of Fatal Arrest

Posted on: 04 Aug 2020

In the newly leaked footage to Daily Mail, George Floyd was heard in the disturbing new footage pleading and showing the dying black man, “Please don’t shoot me”. The video also shows a tearful George Floyd pleading to the officers while passengers in his car were also heard saying that “he is a good boy.” The video also captured Goerge Floyd repeatedly apologizing to the police officers and saying that he has anxiety and that he has “claustrophobia’. He was then eventually restrained on the ground after that. One of…

John Hume, Nobel Peace Prize Winner Dies at 83

Posted on: 03 Aug 2020

John Hume, a Northern Ireland politician and the Nobel Peace Prize winner, passed away on Monday following a protracted illness in the Londonderry nursing home, where he had been staying. John Hume was a founding member of the Social Democratic and Labour Party- a nationalist political party in Northern Ireland that has succeeded in its nonviolent political commitments to connect the Northern Ireland and the Irish republic. In 2010, John Hum was named “Ireland’s Greatest Person in the Country’s History”. The SDL Party expressed their gratitude to the works of John Hume in…