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'Nobody is left' - Guatemala volcano ravaged entire families

'Nobody is left' - Guatemala volcano ravaged entire families

More than 3,000 people have been displaced. The official number of those missing now stands at 192, a preliminary figure because nobody knows how many people were on the mountain when El Fuego erupted on Sunday around midday. "We are talking about a tragedy, a national mourning", Guatemala President Jimmy Morales said. Firefighters hosed down their smoking boots, which had sunk into molten volcanic material just below the ash surface.


Fire rips through newly renovated Mandarin hotel in London

Fire rips through newly renovated Mandarin hotel in London

Almost 100 firefighters are battling a "massive blaze" at five-star Mandarin Oriental hotel in upmarket Knightsbridge, London , according to the Mirror . A Mandarin hotel group spokeswoman said that work on the building was still being carried out. "20 fire engines and 120 firefighters and officers have been called to a visible fire in William Street in Knightsbridge".


Russia Sentences Ukrainian Journalist to 12 Years for Espionage

Russia Sentences Ukrainian Journalist to 12 Years for Espionage

Kiselyov, another prominent journalist critical of the Kremlin, moved to Ukraine in 2008 and has been a vocal supporter of the country in its standoff with Russian-backed separatists in Eastern Ukraine. "The Ukrainian Ministry for Foreign Affairs insistently advises the Ukrainian citizens not to travel to the Russian Federation for the World Cup finals, which will take place from June 14 to July 15".


Melania to skip summits with President Trump

Melania to skip summits with President Trump

Trump's spokesperson also confirmed to The Hill Sunday that the first lady will not attend the G7 Summit or Singapore meeting with President Trump later this month. Out of respect for the families, the White House did not allow journalists to cover the event, meaning the first lady was seen in the flesh only by the families and administration officials who attended.


Volcan de Fuego in Guatemala erupts, killing 25, as locals flee

Volcan de Fuego in Guatemala erupts, killing 25, as locals flee

Israel said Monday that it would send emergency aid funding to Guatemala after the country's Fuego volcano erupted killing at least 25 people. "That could cause more mud flows and nearby rivers to burst their banks", said Eddy Sanchez, director of Guatemala's seismological, volcanic and meteorological institute.


Crocodile kills Ethiopian pastor during baptism ceremony

Crocodile kills Ethiopian pastor during baptism ceremony

Eshete died after being bitten on his back, hands, and legs. Residents and fishermen made a huge effort to save Pastor Docho but were unsuccessful, policeman Eiwnetu Kanko said. An Israeli conservationist did not think any crocodiles would dare attack his canoe when he took it out on the Ethiopia's Omo River in 2014, The Jerusalem Post reported.