Global News Summary – 03/01/2017
RT – Russian 24/7 English-language news channel
The United States-led coalition that has been conducting airstrikes on Islamic states since 2014 has admitted to “unknowingly” killing 188 civilians in Iraq and Syria. Though many of the casualty reports were argued to be non-credible the human rights groups claim that the US is understating the number of innocent people that have been killed in these bombings.
Daily Express – British Newspaper – Global News Stories
During the New Year celebrations in Germany, a mob of 1000 men has reportedly shot fireworks at the riot police. Moreover, about 14 women were sexually attacked by migrants who grabbed their victim’s crotches. In about 2000 such incidents across Germany, firefighters and police were called to bring the situation under control.
Global Events, New Perspective – Australia Unwrapped
The year 2017 seems to bring about new – new world order. With Britain already opting out of EU and the US electing Donald Trump as president; this is not the end but a new beginning. Moreover, with France and Germany already going for elections in 2017; it is highly unlikely that other EU nations will not soon follow suit. This might crumble the entire European Nation and its currency, the Euro.
Al Jazeera – Doha-based state-funded broadcaster
In the busy Sadr market of Baghdad, a Shia suburb, a suicide car bomber has killed about 39 labourers. About 60 others have suffered serious injuries. The attack happened when the bomber lured the labourers near the bomb site by promising them work. ISIL has claimed responsibility for this attack. It has left the people very angry with the government.
Fox News – US Media Company – Global News Stories
Ahead of President Obama’s visit to Capitol Hill, the top house democrats have hinted to repeal ObamaCare. President is to hold a closed-door meeting with the Democrats to discuss a plan to lower health care cost for Americans by cutting down on the uninsured medical expenses and emergency care.
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