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Raqqa: US-led strikes 'kill 100 civilians' in 48 hours

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At least 100 civilians have been killed over the past 48 hours by US-led air strikes targeting fighters in Raqqa, the de-facto capital in Syria of the Islamic State of ...

Yemen cholera epidemic: Cases exceed 500,000 in four months

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The number of suspected cases of cholera resulting from an epidemic in war-torn Yemen has reached 500,000, the World Health Organisation (WHO) says. At least 1,975 people have died since ...

Man shot in search for Barcelona van attack suspect

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Police in Spain say they have "shot down" a person who appeared to be wearing an explosives belt in a town west of Barcelona. Catalan police declined to say if ...

Harassed by palm oil company, Thai village defends land

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Chai Buri District, Thailand - As he manoeuvred his pick-up truck along the dirt track leading to his village of Klong Sai Pattana one afternoon, Supot Kalasong, 42, heard a ...