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Dike breached, thousands evacuated in Montreal area as floods worsen

Dike breached, thousands evacuated in Montreal area as floods worsen Sun, 28 Apr, 2019

More than 5,000 people were told to quickly leave their homes near Montreal late Saturday and early Sunday after floodwaters breached a dike in rain-soaked eastern Canada.
Afghan women demand seat at peace talks but face resistance

Afghan women demand seat at peace talks but face resistance Sun, 28 Apr, 2019

 For four hours, Khadeja begged her in-laws to take her to the hospital. The skin on her face and neck was peeling. The pain was excruciating. Her husband had thrown a pot of scalding water on her face and upper body.
Mozambique braces for violent floods after Cyclone Kenneth

Mozambique braces for violent floods after Cyclone Kenneth Sun, 28 Apr, 2019

Tens of thousands of people in the far north of Mozambique are bracing for violent flooding as torrential rain pushes up water levels, after the death and devastation wrought by Cyclone Kenneth.
Spain PM wins snap polls marked by far-right emergence

Spain PM wins snap polls marked by far-right emergence Sun, 28 Apr, 2019

Spain's socialist prime minister was on course to win snap elections but without the necessary majority to govern as far-right party Vox prepares to enter parliament for the first time, partial results showed.
Sudan protesters hail breakthrough in talks with army rulers

Sudan protesters hail breakthrough in talks with army rulers Sun, 28 Apr, 2019

Sudanese protesters  welcomed a breakthrough in talks with army rulers who agreed to form a joint civilian-military council, paving the way for the civilian administration demanded by demonstrators.
Sri Lanka government declares curfew, shuts down access to major social media sites

Sri Lanka government declares curfew, shuts down access to major social media sites Sun, 21 Apr, 2019

The Sri Lankan government declared a curfew with immediate effect, junior defense minister Ruwan Wijewardene
Macedonians vote in election dominated by splits over name change

Macedonians vote in election dominated by splits over name change Sun, 21 Apr, 2019

Macedonians vote in a presidential election dominated by deep divisions over a change of the country's name to North Macedonia under a deal with Greece.
Ukraine votes in second round of presidential elections

Ukraine votes in second round of presidential elections Sun, 21 Apr, 2019

Ukrainians voted  in a extraordinary presidential election set to see a comedian who plays the president in a TV show oust the incumbent in a stunning rebuke to the establishment.
Bombs kill 138, wound hundreds in Easter attacks on Sri Lanka churches, hotels

Bombs kill 138, wound hundreds in Easter attacks on Sri Lanka churches, hotels Sun, 21 Apr, 2019

Easter Day bomb blasts at three Sri Lankan churches and four hotels killed 138 people and wounded more than 400, hospital and police officials said, following a lull in major attacks since the end of the civil war 10 years ago.
Peace hopes suffer setback as Taliban-Afghan talks derailed

Peace hopes suffer setback as Taliban-Afghan talks derailed Fri, 19 Apr, 2019

Hopes for a breakthrough in a push to end Afghanistan's gruelling conflict suffered a major setback  after a key summit between the Taliban and Afghan officials was indefinitely postponed.
German Nazi camp guard, 92, charged as accessory to thousands of murders

German Nazi camp guard, 92, charged as accessory to thousands of murders Thu, 18 Apr, 2019

German prosecutors have charged a 92-year-old former concentration camp guard with being an accessory to murder, in what will be one of the last ever cases against Nazi-era war crimes.
Separatist gunmen kill 14 bus passengers in Pakistan

Separatist gunmen kill 14 bus passengers in Pakistan Thu, 18 Apr, 2019

Gunmen killed at least 14 people after forcing them to disembark from buses in Pakistan's Balochistan, officials said, in the latest attack claimed by separatists in the restive southwestern province.
U.N. urges resolving fate of 2,500 foreign children at Syria camp

U.N. urges resolving fate of 2,500 foreign children at Syria camp Thu, 18 Apr, 2019

A senior United Nations relief official called on governments  to help resolve the fate of 2,500 foreign children being held among 75,000 people at al-Hol camp in northeastern Syria after fleeing Islamic State's last stronghold.
Scores missing, 13 dead in Congo boat accident: president

Scores missing, 13 dead in Congo boat accident: president Thu, 18 Apr, 2019

 Thirteen people are dead and 142 still missing from a passenger boat that sank this week on Lake Kivu in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the president said.
Death toll exceeds 200 in Tripoli fighting: WHO

Death toll exceeds 200 in Tripoli fighting: WHO Thu, 18 Apr, 2019

Some 205 people have been killed, including 18 civilians, and 913 wounded in two weeks of fighting near the Libyan capital of Tripoli, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.
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