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Up to 35 dead as Typhoon Hagibis slams Japan
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Monday, 14 October 2019
Up to 35 dead as Typhoon Hagibis slams Japan
More than 100,000 rescuers — including 31,000 troops — clawed through debris overnight Sunday to Monday to reach people trapped after torrential rain caused landslides and filled rivers until they burst their banks. The destruction forced the Rugby World Cup being hosted by Japan to cancel several....Read Full Article ...
 
Ecuador president, protest leaders open talks to end deadly violence
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Monday, 14 October 2019
Ecuador president, protest leaders open talks to end deadly violence
The president did not immediately respond to that request, but said he was willing to review his decision to cut fuel subsidies as part of a deal to obtain a $...
 
Ecuador govt, protesters agree deal to end deadly unrest
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Monday, 14 October 2019
Ecuador govt, protesters agree deal to end deadly unrest
As the talks got underway, Jaime Vargas, the head of the indigenous umbrella grouping CONAIE, called on President Lenin Moreno to dismiss the interior and defe...
 
Buddhists from China, U.S., Canada hold forum at UN
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Monday, 14 October 2019
Buddhists from China, U.S., Canada hold forum at UN
Representatives of Buddhist communities from China, the United States and Canada, held a forum at UN headquarters in New York to discuss efforts to build a com...
 
Russia Says US Using Financial Levers to Undermine UN’s Work
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Monday, 14 October 2019
Russia Says US Using Financial Levers to Undermine UN’s Work
"It’s necessary to note that the United States has been a major nonpayer for a rather long time. Its debt to the UN regular budget has exceeded $1 bln. Washing...
 
Up to 35 dead as Typhoon Hagibis slams Japan
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Monday, 14 October 2019
Up to 35 dead as Typhoon Hagibis slams Japan
Tens of thousands of rescuers worked through the pre-dawn hours Monday to reach people trapped by landslides and floods in Japan caused by a powerful typhoon t...
 
Russia bombed four Syria hospitals in 12 hours: Report
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Monday, 14 October 2019
Russia bombed four Syria hospitals in 12 hours: Report
Russian warplanes bombed four hospitals in rebel-held territory in Syria over a period of just 12 hours earlier this year, The New York Times reported on Sunda...
 
Ecuador president, protest leaders open talks to end deadly violence
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Monday, 14 October 2019
Ecuador president, protest leaders open talks to end deadly violence
QUITO, Oct 14, 2019 (BSS/AFP) – Indigenous leaders and Ecuador’s president began face-to-face talks on Sunday after nearly two weeks of violent street protests...
 
PM: Bangladesh needs to be prepared for any calamity
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Monday, 14 October 2019
PM: Bangladesh needs to be prepared for any calamity
Bangladesh needs to be prepared in such a way that it can face any disaster, whether man-made or natural, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said. She further sa...
 
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