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Gunman kills 10, including 2 children, in street rampage before being shot dead by passerby in Montenegro: “Unprecedented tragedy”

Gunman kills 10, including 2 children, in street rampage before being shot dead by passerby in Montenegro: “Unprecedented tragedy”

A man went on a shooting rampage in the streets of this western Montenegro city Friday, killing 10 people, including two children, before being shot dead by a passerby, officials said. The country’s prime minister called the attack an “unprecedented tragedy.” Montenegro state television RTCG previously reported the gunman had killed 11 people and had …

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Ukraine’s nuclear plant facing ‘grave hour,’ UN warns

Ukraine’s largest nuclear plant could be on the brink of an “unacceptable” radiation leak amid “very alarming” military activity, the UN’s nuclear chief warned this week — as he called for an end to attacks at the facility. Rafael Grossi, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, urged Russia and Ukraine on Thursday to …

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Wildfire rages near France’s Bordeaux wine region

Placeholder while article actions load LE TAILLAN-MÉDOC, France — A hot haze settled in the area around Bordeaux on Friday as hundreds of firefighters from across Europe joined their French counterparts to battle a raging wildfire in the country’s southwest. The fire in the Gironde region, which reignited Tuesday after first burning here in July, …

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Cetinje shooting: 11 killed in Montenegro gun attack

CNN — At least 11 people were killed, including two children, in a deadly mass shooting in Montenegro’s southern city of Cetinje on Friday, according to state media RTCG. According to Montenegrin Police Chief Zoran Brđanin, the suspected shooter first attacked a family that was living in his house as tenants. “He killed two children, …

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Kenya electoral officials blame presidential candidates’ agents for results delay

The chair of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) accused party agents of approaching the process like a “forensic audit,” saying they were disrupting the process. “Please don’t interrogate the returning officers and slow down the process. If we do that then we shall not be able to finish this exercise,” the chair Wafula …

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Study finds that Japanese children walk differently from those in other countries

According to a new study linking body movement patterns and health, Japanese children walk differently from those in other countries. The study, which was recently published in the journal “Scientific Reports,” found that gait patterns among Japanese children aged 6 to 12 vary from those in other developed countries. An individual’s gait is a complex …

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Who was behind the explosions in Crimea? Ukraine and Russia aren’t saying : NPR

Smoke rises after explosions were heard from the direction of a Russian military airbase near Novofedorivka, Crimea, in this still image obtained by Reuters Tuesday. Obtained by Reuters/via Reuters hide caption toggle caption Obtained by Reuters/via Reuters Smoke rises after explosions were heard from the direction of a Russian military airbase near Novofedorivka, Crimea, in …

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Ethiopia completes third phase of filling giant Nile dam

Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam is seen as it undergoes construction work on the river Nile in Guba Woreda, Benishangul Gumuz Region, Ethiopia, September 26, 2019. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ADDIS ABABA, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Ethiopia has completed the third phase of filling the reservoir for its …

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US is ‘not going anywhere,’ as China and Saudi bolster ties

US President Joe Biden being welcomed by Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at Alsalam Royal Palace in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on July 15, 2022. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images US President Joe Biden’s administration on Friday disputed claims that a forthcoming visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Saudi Arabia …

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Aspen’s Tangled Summer Saga: The Rich Developer vs. the Local Paper

ASPEN, Colo. — Summers in Aspen are usually a breezy idyll of sunny hikes and ice-cream socials, a season when rich tourists fly in to attend jazz festivals and soak up mountain views from their $1,000-a-night hotel rooms. But, lately, a tangled saga of wealth and the free press has become Aspen’s summer obsession. It …

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