Daily Archive: November 26, 2017

Nov
26

Turkey says Trump must keep pledge on not arming YPG militia

ANKARA (Reuters) – A telephone call on Friday between U.S. and Turkish leaders marked a turning point in strained relations between the two countries, but Washington must honor a pledge to end weapons provisions to Syrian Kurdish fighters, Turkey said on Monday.

Nov
26

Living on the edge: São Paulo’s inequality mapped

Life in South America’s largest metropolis is anything but uniform – the city’s core and its periphery are worlds apart

Less than 10 miles of concrete sprawl separates the São Paulo neighbourhoods of Jardim Paulista and Jardim Ângela, but that gap grows to almost 24 years in the life expectancy of people living there.

While residents of the central Paulista area can expect to live beyond their 79th birthday on average, people from Jardim Ângela on the south-western periphery will likely be dead before they are 56.

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Nov
26

Quake of magnitude 6.2 strikes off Papua New Guinea: USGS

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck off the Pacific Ocean nation of Papua New Guinea on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Nov
26

Thousands stranded as Bali volcano alert raised to highest level

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) – Indonesia raised its warning for Bali’s Mount Agung volcano to the top level four alert on Monday, closed the holiday island’s airport and told residents around the mountain to immediately evacuate, warning of an “imminent” risk of a larger eruption.

Nov
26

South Korea warns North not to repeat armistice violation

PANMUNJOM, South Korea (Reuters) – North Korea violated an armistice agreement with South Korea this month when North Korean soldiers shot and wounded a North Korean soldier as he defected across their border and it must not do so again, South Korea’s defense minister said on Monday.

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