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35 dead as Typhoon Hagibis slams Japan; thousands of rescue workers deployed
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Monday, 14 October 2019
35 dead as Typhoon Hagibis slams Japan; thousands of rescue workers deployed
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 that has killed up to 35, officials and local media said. Typhoon Hagibis moved away from land on Sunday morning, but while it largely spared....Read Full Article ...
 
Radio recording reveal Russia bombed 4 Syrian hospitals
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Monday, 14 October 2019
Radio recording reveal Russia bombed 4 Syrian hospitals
Russia’s Air Force strategic bombers, Tu-160 (right) and Tu-22M3. (AP pic) WASHINGTON: Russian warplanes bombed four hospitals in rebel-held territory in Syria...
 
Up to 35 dead in Typhoon Hagibis trail of destruction in Japan
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Monday, 14 October 2019
Up to 35 dead in Typhoon Hagibis trail of destruction in Japan
Rescue workers carry a rubber dinghy past an overturned car as they search a flooded area in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis in Nagano Prefecture, Japan Octob...
 
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
Rivers overflowed their banks at close to dozen locations -- including in central Japan's Nagano, where a levee breach sent water from the Chikuma river gushin...
 
Russia bombed 4 Syria hospitals in 12 hours – report
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Monday, 14 October 2019
Russia bombed 4 Syria hospitals in 12 hours – report
WASHINGTON, DC, USA – Russian warplanes bombed 4 hospitals in rebel-held territory in Syria over a period of just 12 hours earlier this year, The New York Time...
 
Stop the waste: UN food agencies call for action to reduce global hunger
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Sunday, 13 October 2019
Stop the waste: UN food agencies call for action to reduce global hunger
With one-third of food produced for human consumption lost or wasted, and millions still going hungry, the UN’s food-related agencies are shining a spotlight o...
 
Military operation in northeast Syria could see unintentional release of ISIL affiliates: UN chief
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Sunday, 13 October 2019
Military operation in northeast Syria could see unintentional release of ISIL affiliates: UN chief
The ongoing Turkish military incursion in northeast Syria could unintentionally lead to the release of scores of people associated with the terrorist group ISI...
 
Monday’s Daily Brief: 70,000 children displaced in northeast Syria, Guterres commends UN-led peace d
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Sunday, 13 October 2019
Monday’s Daily Brief: 70,000 children displaced in northeast Syria, Guterres commends UN-led peace d
A recap of Monday’s stories: UNICEF estimates some 70,000 children have been newly displaced in northeast Syria; UN chief sounds alarm on threat of ISIL amid f...
 
UN chief welcomes talks between Ecuadoran gov't, indigenous people
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Sunday, 13 October 2019
UN chief welcomes talks between Ecuadoran gov't, indigenous people
UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday welcomed the announcement of the start of a dialogue process between the go...
 
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