At least six dead in severe weather in eastern Brazil Jan 20, 2020 0 492 12345 Buenos Aires: At least six people have been killed in a severe storm in south-eastern Brazil.Heavy rain caused the Iconha river in the state of Espirito Santo north of Rio de Janeiro to rise by around 4 metres, the TV station Globo reported on Sunday.The floods swept cars away and brought down trees, electricity pylons and walls; Some houses also collapsed.“It hurts to see the city where we grew up in this state,” said secretary Nazare Paganini, an eyewitness. “We ask for help so that we can get water, medication and food.” The towns of Iconha and Alfredo Chaves declared an emergency to gain access to resources from the regional and federal governments. (DPA) RELATED ARTICLES Harry and Meghan begin life as ‘ordinary people’ Jan 20, 2020 0 126 Venezuela’s Maduro says still in control, open to talks with US Jan 20, 2020 0 1057 CLIMATE ACTIVISTS MARCH ON DAVOS Jan 20, 2020 0 152 Trump backers, critics clash as impeachment trial nears AFP Washington Donald Trump’s defenders and supporters skirmished over the airwaves on Sunday a day after the US president’s legal team dismissed his impeachment trial as unconstitutional and dangerous. Coming two .. SpaceX sucessfully tests Crew Dragon emergency abort system AFP Washington SpaceX successfully tested its emergency abort system on an unmanned spacecraft moments after launch on Sunday, according to a live broadcast of the event, the last major test before it plans to send NASA .. New anti-far right rally before Italy’s regional elections Bologna, Italy: Thousands of people rallied on Sunday in Bologna to try to prevent a leftist bastion falling to the far right in elections this month in northeastern Italy and avert the government’s collapse in Rome. They .. Britain’s Johnson warns Russia’s Putin over Skripal poisoning London: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday used his first official meeting with Vladimir Putin to warn the Russian leader not repeat the 2018 chemical attack that almost killed former spy Sergei Skripal. .. Foreign journalist attacked at Greek far-right protest Athens: A foreign press correspondent was attacked on Sunday during a far-right protest in central Athens against the presence of migrants in Greece, according to Greek news agency ANA. According to an AFP reporter and a ..