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06Dec/16

Highlights of main world events in January and February 2016

Among the highlights of the main World news events for January and February 2016 are — Iranian protesters storm the Saudi embassy; North Korea tests hydrogen nuclear device; the world’s most wanted drug boss is arrested; legendary rock star David Bowie dies; tourists are killed in a suicide bombing in Istanbul; Islamist gunmen storm hotel in Burkina Faso; Iran releases American prisoners; sanctions are lifted on Iran; WHO declares emergency over Zika virus; more than a 100 killed in Taiwan quake; dozens killed in train crash in Germany kills; Syrian government launches offensive in Aleppo and a charity hospital is bombed in Idlib.

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18Jan/16
Civil rights activist Jesse Jackson

Jackson: Flint residents “betrayed” by their government

Civil rights activist Jesse Jackson says Michigan’s governor needs to be held accountable for the city of Flint’s contaminated water.

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17Jan/16

Michael Moore calls for federal help for Flint water crisis

Film maker Michael Moore called on President Barack Obama to make federal aid available for the city of Flint which is struggling with lead-contaminated drinking water.

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