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Passenger train derailment in Belgium killed one, injured dozens

A passenger train accident occurred Saturday in Belgium: at least one person has been killed and about 25 injured in derailment. Two people are in critical condition. The accident happened as the train was departing Leuven station at a slow speed heading towards the capital Brussels, in the transition area a few hundred meters past the platform.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Europe

Tony Blair asks people in the UK to not sustain Brexit

The former British prime minister Tony Blair persuades the UK to stay in the EU. He asks remain supporters to “rise up in defense of what we believe.” He is arguing that people were misinformed when they voted for Brexit. “The people voted without knowledge of the true terms of Brexit. As these terms become clear, it is their right to change their mind.”

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Europe

Four people died in an avalanche in French Alps

Four snowboarders died in an avalanche Monday near the French Alps resort of Tignes. Five others are also missing.The avalanche was about 100 meters (330 feet) wide and 400 meters (1,300 feet) long. It struck the mountain about 2,100 meters (6,900 feet) up in an off-piste sector known as Toviere.

  • Written by James Prewitt
  • Category: Europe

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