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Anti-India clashes erupt in Kashmir city after boy’s killing

Anti-India clashes erupt in Kashmir city after boy’s killing

Oct 08, – Chanting “Go India, go back” and “We want freedom,” thousands of residents marched to the main Martyr’s Graveyard in Srinagar for the boy’s burial. Police and paramilitary soldiers fired warning shots, pellets and tear gas, fearing the procession could become a larger rally calling for an end to Indian rule in the […]

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Hurricane Matthew kills almost 900 in Haiti

Hurricane Matthew kills almost 900 in Haiti

Oct 08, – The number of deaths in Haiti, the poorest country in the Americas, surged to at least 877 on Friday as information trickled in from remote areas previously cut off by the storm, according to a Reuters tally of death tolls given by officials. Hurricane Matthew killed almost 900 people and left tens […]

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Hurricane Matthew death toll rises to 339, Obama declares emergency in Florida

Hurricane Matthew death toll rises to 339, Obama declares emergency in Florida

Oct 07, – Winds gusts of up to 60 miles per hour (100 kph) and heavy downpours were reported in several coastal communities in Florida as the eye of the Category 4 hurricane tracked along the east coast of the state early on Friday. Matthew, the first major hurricane threatening a direct hit on the […]

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At least 22 Niger soldiers killed in attack on refugee camp

At least 22 Niger soldiers killed in attack on refugee camp

Oct 07, – The attack targeted a camp in the village of Tassalit in Niger’s Tahoua region, around 525 km (326 miles) northeast of the capital Niamey. At least 22 soldiers were killed in Niger on Thursday when unknown assailants attacked a camp for Malian refugees, the West African nation’s Prime Minister Brigi Rafini said. […]

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Hurricane Matthew kills 102, death toll in Haiti hits 98

Hurricane Matthew kills 102, death toll in Haiti hits 98

Oct 06, – Many were killed by falling trees, flying debris and swollen rivers. Southern and western Haiti bore the brunt. Hurricane Matthew has killed at least 102 people, the death toll in struggling Haiti alone rising to 98, local officials told Reuters, as the storm headed northward on Thursday battering the Bahamas en route […]

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Hurricane Matthew kills 26 in Caribbean on destructive path to U.S.

Hurricane Matthew kills 26 in Caribbean on destructive path to U.S.

Oct 06, – The powerful Category 3 hurricane, the fiercest Caribbean storm in nearly a decade, whipped Cuba and Haiti with 140 mile-per-hour (230 kph) winds and torrential rains on Tuesday, pummeling towns and destroying livestock, crops and homes. Hurricane Matthew twisted toward the Bahamas and Florida’s east coast on Wednesday after killing at least […]

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Thousands of Colombians march to save peace deal with rebels

Thousands of Colombians march to save peace deal with rebels

Oct 06, – The “March for Peace” was organized on social media by student groups and social movements that were on the losing end in Sunday’s national referendum. Many walked silently, while some carried pictures of loved ones among the 220,000 killed during the half-century conflict involving the military, leftist rebels and right-wing militias. Thousands […]

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At least 28 dead on migrant boat off Libya

At least 28 dead on migrant boat off Libya

Oct 05, – Photographer Aris Messinis, who was able to go on board the vessel, said many of the dead had suffocated. At least 22 Europe-bound migrants were found dead Tuesday in an overloaded wooden boat off Libya, an photographer witnessed, on a day of frantic rescues in the Mediterranean. “It was a wooden vessel […]

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UN warns of world’s worst humanitarian crisis in Boko Haram region

UN warns of world’s worst humanitarian crisis in Boko Haram region

Oct 03, – UN Assistant Secretary-General Toby Lanzer on Friday said that without further assistance, northern Nigeria and surrounding areas impacted by the Boko Haram militant group’s onslaught will become the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Up to 80,000 children will die in northeastern Nigeria without much-needed humanitarian assistance, a senior UN official said. Boko Haram’s insurgency […]

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Dozens of deaths during stampede at Ethiopia religious event

Dozens of deaths during stampede at Ethiopia religious event

Oct 02, – “I almost died in that place today,” said one shaken protester who gave his name only as Elias. Mud-covered and shoeless, he said he had been dragged out of a deep ditch that many people fell into as they tried to flee. Dozens of people were crushed to death Sunday in a […]

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