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November 29, 2018 12:02 AM World War 3 fears INTENSIFY as Ukraine vows MILITARY response to ‘Russian aggression’

FEARS of major conflict are growing after the Ukrainian foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin vowed the country would respond militarily to “Russian aggression”, following the seizure of three Ukrainian ships. Mr Klimkin issued the extraordinary warning during an interview with Sky News. It follows the seizure of three Ukrainian vessels by Russian forces on Sunday 93

November 25, 2018 2:44 PM Ukraine claims Russia 'rammed our tugboat' off Crimea

Ukraine has accused Russia of ramming one of its boats off the coast of the annexed Crimea, amid rising tensions. The "openly aggressive actions" occurred as three of its vessels sailed from the Black Sea port of Odessa to Mariupol in the Sea of Azov, Kiev said. Ukraine's Yana Kapu tug suffered damage to its engine, guard rail and outer shell, the Ukrainian 51

November 25, 2018 5:50 AM BREAKING: HUGE 6.1 magnitude EARTHQUAKE strikes Colombia

A MASSIVE magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck near the Colombian coast on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) has reported. The quake was located 36km (22 miles) south-east of Mountain, Colombia, and at a depth of 10km. The European earthquake monitoring agency (EMSC) and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said there is a possibility of tsunamis 78

November 24, 2018 10:54 PM Top Mali jihadist Amadou Koufa killed in French raid

One of Mali's top jihadist leaders has been killed in a raid by French forces, the Malian army says. It says Amadou Koufa died in Friday's operation in the central Mopti region. France earlier suggested that Koufa might be among about 30 Islamists "put out of action" in the raid. The radical preacher is described as a senior member of the Jamaat Nusrat 47

November 20, 2018 2:43 PM Nigel Levine: European indoor gold medallist banned for failing drugs test

British Olympic sprinter Nigel Levine has been banned from all sport for four years after failing a drugs test. The European 4x400m relay gold medallist was provisionally suspended in December. And UK Anti-Doping has now confirmed the 29-year-old tested positive for banned asthma drug clenbuterol following an out-of-competition test on 24 November 2017. Levine 47

November 20, 2018 11:11 AM Migrant workers in the UK send £8billion home to families every year

MIGRANT workers in the UK are sending home billions of pounds every year to support their families, according to a United Nations report, making Britain one of the top countries in the world for the payments. About £8billion is sent to family members outside the UK every year, the report from the UN’s education agency revealed. The UK is one of the top 10 countries 85

November 20, 2018 7:06 AM Passenger killed and others injured as train derails near Barcelona

A train comes off the tracks during the morning commute in Spain, with the operator blaming a landslide in the area. The commuter train left the tracks just after 6am near Vacarisses, about 28 miles from Barcelona. Train operator Renfe blamed a landslide, which it said had been caused by heavy rain. Rescue workers spent hours at the scene helping people 44

November 19, 2018 3:48 PM 'Volcano of Fire': Thousands evacuated as Guatemala's Fuego erupts months after disaster

Nearly 4,000 people are forced to leave their homes in Guatamala's southeast as Fuego erupts for the fifth time this year. Nearly 4,000 were forced out of their homes on Monday as Volcan de Fuego - Volcano of Fire in Spanish - started spewing lava overnight, the country's disaster agency Conred said. By Monday morning more than 2,000 people had taken 61

November 18, 2018 6:03 PM Enormous waves wipe away balconies in Tenerife

Dozens of people have been evacuated according to local reports as storm waves batter the north of the Canary Islands. According to local reports, 39 people were evacuated from their homes but nobody was injured. Footage uploaded to social media by Nelson Acosta shows the gigantic waves crashing into the side of a high-rise building, brushing away the railings 42

November 13, 2018 4:30 PM Border officer caught smuggling drugs and guns

A corrupt UK border officer has been found guilty of attempting to smuggle firearms and drugs into the country. Simon Pellett, from Dover, was on duty when he was arrested by French officers in October last year. Jurors at Isleworth Crown Court heard he was caught with holdalls containing eight pistols, two revolvers, ammunition, and heroin and cocaine 58