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Snowden thankful to Russia for asylum

Russia provided former US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden an asylum, and Snowden is thankful for it.

According to Atty. Anatoly Kucherena, Snowden’s legal counsel, the former US spy can live in Russia for a year.

Prior to this, the US warned Russia of a long-term problem if Russia will not surrender Snowden. (Kisses Jabson)

 

Heat stroke kills 10 in China

10 people in China died due to heat stroke after the government released a level two nationwide heat alert for the first time.

Based on the report, it’s the hottest July in the last 140 years.

Local journalists found out that it’s possible to fry a pork chop in ten minutes because of the intense heat. (Kisses Jabson)

 

Mandela showing good signs

Former South African president Nelson Mandela is showing that he is fighting for dear life.

President Jacob Zuma stated that despite being in critical condition, Mandela is fighting to stay alive.

In connection to this, Zuma appealed to the public to continue praying for the former leader.

South Africa led the global celebration for the 95th birthday of Mandela, which is also declared as Mandela day. (Luisito Antonio Santos)

   

No Filipino got hurt in Italy’s bus accident

There are no reported Filipinos who got hurt when a bus fell off a bridge in Italy.

The Department of Foreign Affairs clarified this issue amid the gruesome accident.

38 people are confirmed dead, including a kid who was on his way home from a pilgrimage.

The bus was travelling going back to Avelino province, east of Naples when the driver lost his control over the vehicle and hit the highway bridge and fell.

The Italian government declared the National Day of Mourning as a way of paying respects to the victims.   (Rey Sibayan)

 

Pope Francis expresses sympathy to LGBT community

In an unprecedented chance, Pope Francis declared giving sympathy to the so-called “third sex.”

According to Pope Francis, instead of mocking them, people should accept the members of their community.

Still, the Pope made it clear that the church’s teaching will not change against the immorality of gays.

He also added that the Church does not condone homosexual sex but not being gay. (Rommel Fuertes)

   

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