Category Archives: International

Teenage boy rescued in Nepal 5 days after earthquake International, News

  By: Alejandra Fretes A 15-year-old boy was found alive in Kathmandu under collapsed rubble of a seven-story building five days after the earthquake. Pemba Lama said he survived by eating clarified butter and drinking water from wet clothing. The 7.8-magnitutde earthquake shook Nepal on Saturday April 25, leaving much of the country in ruins

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Al-Shabaab gunmen attack university in Kenya International, News

By Earl Abalajon Masked gunman from Somalia’s  al-Shabaab movement stormed Garissa University in Kenya around 5 a.m. local time, leaving at least 70 people dead and over 79 injured as numbers are still coming in. CNN reports as many as 500 have been rescued as the hostage situation is ongoing. According to witnesses, the assailants rushed and shot at the university’s

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Global water shortage may hit by 2030, UN says International, News

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By Donna Marie Sevilla There may be a 40 per cent shortage of water supply in the world by 2030, the United Nations said in a report released Friday. The report comes ahead of Sunday’s World Water Day. The report specifically warns about dangers to ground water which has been depleting in many countries. “By 2050, water demand is

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