Category: International news

Red Cross workers kidnapped in DRC

 

red_cross.jpg8 Red Cross workers have been kidnapped in South Kivu, in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo as they returned from a trip to help displaced people. Reports say the team, 7 Congolese and 1 Swiss National, was seized by rebels on Friday.

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Rainstorm hits north east Massachusetts

 

rainstorm.jpgA record-shattering rainstorm hammered the northeast of Massachusetts delivering widespread flooding for the second time this month and unleashing particular havoc in Rhode Island, a tiny coastal state with a struggling economy and backbreaking unemployment rate.

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