India ups its aid for cyclone-ravaged Mozambique

The 3 Indian Navy ships so far have been able to rescue 192 people & provide medical assistance to 1381 persons in medical camps.

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Africa cyclone death toll surges past 600, 'worst yet to come'

At least 417 people have died in Mozambique, according to the government, bringing to 676 the total deaths when combined with those from neighbouring Zimbabwe.

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Election observers say face limitations in Thailand poll

Voters go to the polls on Sunday in the first election since a 2014 military coup in a race broadly cast as between the current junta leader and anti-junta parties led by loyalists to exiled…

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About 60 Fulani herders killed in apparent ethnic attack in Mali: Mayor

The assault on the village of Ogossagou came as a UN Security Council mission visited Mali to try to find solutions to violence that killed hundreds of civilians last year and is spreading across…

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Italy becomes the first G7 nation to join China's Belt and Road initiative 

Notably, this might upset Italy`s other partners including the US and other European countries as it would mean China economic domination in the reason

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Mozambique cyclone death toll jumps to more than 400

Cyclone Idai lashed the Mozambican port city of Beira with winds of up to 170 km per hour (105 miles per hour) last week, then moved inland to Zimbabwe and Malawi, flattening buildings and putting…

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Islamic State: Pioneers of the 'digital caliphate'

The Sunni jihadist group had a huge digital footprint, flooding social media with slick videos lionising their fighters and showing the gruesome executions of 'infidel' soldiers and civilians.

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Five dead in Somalia Shabaab raid, including deputy minister

'There were two blasts at the vicinity of government ministries in Mogadishu and there is gunfire sporadically going on,' police officer Abdukadir Mohamed said. The attack began with two blasts at…

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Syrian Democratic Forces claims Islamic State defeated

The SDF has been battling to capture Baghouz at the Iraqi border for weeks.

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China factory blast death toll jumps to 64, man rescued after 40 hours

Thursday's explosion in the eastern city of Yancheng injured hundreds and flattened an industrial park. 

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Can't be called water': Brazil marks two months since dam disaster

Two months after an upstream tailings dam owned by mining giant Vale burst, spewing millions of tons of minerals-laced sludge across the countryside, the 67-year-old says the river is too polluted…

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Two kin of Christchurch victims die after killings: Officials

The woman, whose name was not available, was one of two relatives of shooting victims to die this week as the city's close-knit Muslim community reels from the killings of 50 people by an…

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Trump drops new North Korea sanctions because he 'likes' Kim: White House

'It was announced today by the US Treasury that additional large scale Sanctions would be added to those already existing Sanctions on North Korea. I have today ordered the withdrawal of those…

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Twin cyclones batter Australia

Cyclone Trevor, pushing a huge storm tide and packing winds of up to 250 kilometres per hou, made landfall on the sparsely populated Northern Territory coast near the Gulf of Carpentaria town of…

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Muslims return to Christchurch mosque as New Zealand works to move on

The Al Noor mosque was taken over by police for investigations and security reasons but it was handed back to the local Muslim community on Saturday and began allowing small groups onto its…

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