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Deadly Hurricane Nate hits southern US

Deadly Hurricane Nate hits southern US

NEW ORLEANS: Hurricane Nate slammed into the southeastern tip of the US state of Louisiana on Saturday and headed toward Mississippi after leaving dozens dead and causing widespread flooding in Central America. Officials urged residents to evacuate some vulnerable areas before the storm made landfall on Saturday evening, and residents scrambled to make last-minute preparations […]

US claims deadly north Syria strike, denies targeting mosque: Centcom

US claims deadly north Syria strike, denies targeting mosque: Centcom

AFP  The US military said Thursday it carried out a deadly air strike on an Al Qaeda meeting in northern Syria and would investigate reports that more than 40 civilians were killed when a mosque was struck in the raid. “We did not target a mosque, but the building that we did target ─ which […]

Death toll from deadly occupied Kashmir avalanches climbs to 20

Death toll from deadly occupied Kashmir avalanches climbs to 20

SRINAGAR, India (AFP) – Rescuers retrieved the bodies Friday of another four Indian soldiers buried beneath tonnes of snow in occupied Kashmir, taking the death toll from a series of avalanches to 20, the military said. The disaster struck an army post and a patrol along the de facto border that divides the disputed territory […]

Syria conflict: Children’s hospital hit in deadly Aleppo strikes

Syria conflict: Children’s hospital hit in deadly Aleppo strikes

A hospital, blood bank and ambulances are reported to have been hit as Syrian government aircraft and artillery bombarded rebel-held eastern Aleppo. The director of the Bayan Children’s Hospital was forced to take shelter in the facility’s basement. Activists say at least 32 people, including children, have been killed in Aleppo over the past two […]

Indian teens found hanging after being gang-raped

Indian teens found hanging after being gang-raped

Police have arrested three people, including a police constable, in connection with the gang rape of two teens found hanging from a tree in a village in Uttar Pradesh, police said Friday. Indian media reported that two policemen had also been sacked for initially failing to investigate the disappearance of the girls, who were cousins. […]