RIO DE JANEIRO — The Brazilian Senate on early Thursday voted for an impeachment trial against President Dilma Rousseff, suspending the president from office.
The Senate gave the go-ahead to the impeachment trial by 55-22 in the early hours of Thursday after over 20 hours of heated discussion. Rousseff will be suspended until the Senate submits the case to a final trial, which will happen in up to 180 days. Vice President Michel Temer will take over in the period. (Brazil-Impeachment)
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JAKARTA — Flash floods hitting South Kalimantan in central Indonesia has left 3 people dead, 1 missing and about 200 houses damaged, official of disaster agency said here on Thursday.
Days of heavy downpours were blamed for the natural disaster in Kota Baru district, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman of national disaster management agency told Xinhua, adding that the flash floods affected nearly 1,000 people in the area. (Indonesia-Flood)
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KUALA LUMPUR — The Four people, including a Chinese national and two Spanish tourists who went missing at sea in Malaysia’s eastern Sabah state, were found safe after being picked up by Vietnamese fishermen, Malaysian maritime officials said Thursday.
The four, including one Chinese, two Spanish tourists and a local went missing on May 2 when they travelled on a speedboat in Sabah Kudat area but failed to arrive at the destination. They were drifting at sea before being rescued by Vietnamese fishing trawlers that were passing by. (Malaysia-Chinese-Missing)
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ISTANBUL — Five people were killed and 32 others injured on Thursday when a tour bus overturned in Turkey’s western city of Canakkale, Turkish media reported.
The bus spun out of control and overturned on its way to the Gallipoli Peninsula, the Hurriyet daily said. The bus was carrying Turkish citizens from Istanbul to a Turkish military cemetery on the peninsula as part of a culture tour, the daily quoted Hamza Erkal, governor of Canakkale province, as saying.(Turkey-Bus Accident) Enditem



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