Small earthquake shakes parts of eastern Ontario

TORONTO — People living in an eastern Ontario city may have felt the rumblings of a small earthquake Tuesday morning. According to Natural Resources Canada, a 2.9-magnitude earthquake struck near Cornwall, Ont., a city located 103 kilometres southeast of Ottawa, at around 9:19 a.m. There have been no reports of injuries or damage. But several […]

New Zealand recovers 6 bodies days after volcanic eruption

WHAKATANE, New Zealand — New Zealand military specialists recovered six bodies from a small volcanic island Friday days after an eruption claimed at least eight other lives and left a toxic and volatile landscape. The eight specialists wearing protective clothing and using breathing apparatuses landed by helicopter and found six of the bodies thought to […]

Somalia hotel attack: Al-Shabaab claims responsibilty for Mogadishu raid on SYL hotel

The attack began when five heavily armed gunmen overpowered security guards and stormed the upscale SYL hotel, according to police and government officials. The attackers, claimed by terrorist group Al-Shabaab, began shooting at responding Somali security forces, said police officer Ali Abdi. All five attackers have since been killed, officials said. “The security forces have […]

Out of the hat – VoxEurop (English)

Following the 9 December summit in Paris with President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Russian President Vladimir Putin, whose countries have been at war since Moscow’s annexation of Crimea in 2014, have agreed to exchange all respective prisoners by the end of the year, to disengage their soldiers […]