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Florida school shooting

Florida school shooting

A teenager who survived the Parkland school shooting in Florida has killed herself while struggling with survivors' guilt, local media reported on Friday. Sydney Aiello, 19, was a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas on February 14 last year when a former student opened fire with a semiautomatic weapon, killing 14 students and three staff members.

Time to recognise Israel’s sovereignty

Time to recognise Israel’s sovereignty

US President Donald Trump never stops surprising the world. Months after recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and moving the local American Embassy there, Trump has now come up with the viewpoint that it is time to recognise Israel's sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights that it had captured from Syria over half a decade ago.

Switzerland a step closer to cryptourren

Switzerland a step closer to cryptourren

The Federal Assembly of Switzerland recently approved a motion requesting the Federal Council to regulate cryptocurrencies. A press release said the council would now be responsible for "adapting the provisions on judicial and administrative procedural instruments so that they can also be applied to cryptocurrencies," The Next Web reported.

6.4 magnitude earthquake hits

6.4 magnitude earthquake hits

An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale struck western Turkey on Wednesday, said reports. The epicentre of the quake was around seven kms deep from the surface. The details on he exact location of the epicentre are awaited. There are no reports of any damage to property or causalities so far.

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