Daily Archive: January 13, 2018

Jan
13

People evacuated from Papua New Guinea island after volcano explodes

SYDNEY (Reuters) – About 1,500 people are being evacuated from an island off the northern coast of Papua New Guinea (PNG) after a nearby volcano erupted, the local Red Cross said on Sunday.

Jan
13

Hong Kong police arrest South Korean suspected of murdering wife, son at Ritz-Carlton

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police arrested a South Korean man on suspicion of murder on Sunday after his wife and seven-year-old son were found dead in a room at the five star Ritz-Carlton hotel.

Jan
13

U.S. ultimatum on nuclear deal, new sanctions draw Iran threat

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Iran said on Saturday it would retaliate against new sanctions imposed by the United States after President Donald Trump set an ultimatum to fix “disastrous flaws” in a deal curbing Tehran’s nuclear program.

Jan
13

Philippines raises volcano alert level as eruptions spew ash

MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines raised the alert at its restive Mayon volcano by one notch early on Sunday, citing signs of rising magma that could lead to hazardous eruptions.

Jan
13

Mexican journalist killed amid wave of violence against media

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A journalist was killed on Saturday in the northern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, adding to a wave of violence in one of the world’s most dangerous countries for media workers.

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