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Hurricane Maria left over 15 dead in Dominica

Hurricane Maria left over 15 dead in Dominica

Hurricane Maria left more than 15 people dead in hard-hit Dominica, the small Caribbean island's Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit announced on Thursday.
  • Thousands join fresh protests in Togo amid 'crackdown'

    Thousands of protesters in Togo Thursday joined demonstrations around the country for a second day against the rule of President Faure Gnassingbe, the scion of Africa's oldest political dynasty.
  • More than 200 dead after 7.1 magnitude earthquake strikes Mexico

    Desperate rescue workers scrabbled through rubble in a floodlit search on Wednesday for dozens of children feared buried under a Mexico City school, one of hundreds of buildings wrecked by the country's most lethal earthquake in a generation.
  • Myanmar's Suu Kyi denies going 'soft' on military

    Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has rejected a suggestion she is soft on the military, which the United Nations has accused of ethnic cleansing, saying her relationship with the generals was normal and her objective was national reconciliation.

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Thousands join fresh protests in Togo amid 'crackdown' Russia balks at France's UN proposal for Mali sanctions Mozambique opposition eyes peace deal by November UN calls for aid to feed 320,000 refugees in Tanzania Nearly 500 dead in Sierra Leone mudslides Mali's president suspends revising constitution under opposition pressure

Middle East

Iraq's top court suspends Kurdish region's independence vote Russia rejects allegation it bombed U.S.-backed fighters in Syria Israel hits Syria site reportedly used for chemical weapons Lebanon army declares pause in offensive against IS on Syria border Deadly clashes in Yemen rebel ranks spark fears of 'strife' Deadly rocket fire hits near Damascus trade fair

Europe

Frankfurt evacuates 60,000 people before defusing massive WWII bomb Russia balks at France's UN proposal for Mali sanctions Hamilton wins in Belgium to trim Vettel's F1 lead Activists protest in Germany against neo-Nazi vigil for Hitler ally Spain hunts for driver in van rampage, says Islamist cell dismantled Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly Barcelona van attack

Asia - Pacific

Myanmar's Suu Kyi denies going 'soft' on military Aid group warns of death among Rohingya in Bangladesh North Korea fires missile over Japan More than 250,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh: UN Tens of thousands in Russia's Chechnya rally for Rohingya International community condemns North Korea nuclear test

US & Canada

Hurricane Irma kills 10, may hit Florida Sunday as Category 4 Harvey turns deadly, lashing Texas with torrential rain North Korea delays Guam missile firing, U.S. says dialogue up to Kim

Latin America & Caribbean

Hurricane Maria left over 15 dead in Dominica More than 200 dead after 7.1 magnitude earthquake strikes Mexico Hurricane Maria bears down on battered Caribbean

South Asia

Aid group warns of death among Rohingya in Bangladesh More than 250,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh: UN Floods kill 175 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

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Hurricane Maria bears down on battered Caribbean

Hurricane Maria strengthened rapidly on Monday as it blasted towards the eastern Caribbean, forcing exhausted islanders -- still recovering from megastorm Irma -- to brace for the worst again. Iraq's top court suspends Kurdish region's independence vote Aid group warns of death among Rohingya in Bangladesh Russia rejects allegation it bombed U.S.-backed fighters in Syria North Korea fires missile over Japan More than 250,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh: UN

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