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Vatican turns off fountains to show solidarity to Romans suffering from drought

All the fountains in Vatican City have been turned off ‘for the first time in living memory’. ¬†The decision was taken by Pope Francis after surrounding city of Rome did the same with some of their iconic drinking fountains. After suffering from low rainfall for last two years, the region is reeling under a severe…
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July 25, 2017 0

Bodies of Swiss couple found after 75 years in a melting glacier

The bodies of a couple who went mission 75 years ago were discovered in the Swiss Alps after a glacier in the mountain range started melting. This discovery also put an end to decades of pursuit of their children to give their parents a respectable funeral. Marcelin and Francine Dumoulin had gone over to a…
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July 19, 2017 0

Floods kill 6 people and force 100,000 out of their houses in Japan

Japan is facing the worst kind of nature’s fury. Heavy rains lashing the southwestern part of the island nation have caused disastrous floods. The heavy rains that have been going on for the last two days led to the death of six people even as several others are untraceable.¬†Authorities have warned more than 100,000 people…
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July 7, 2017 0