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'Situation is terrible': Cyclone may have killed 1,000 people

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Four days after Cyclone Idai struck Mozambique, there are fears it may have killed more than 1,000 people in the country. It is thought to have been the most destructive storm to have hit the southeast African nation in more than 10 years. Widespread flooding has left whole villages submerged and bodies were floating in Read More

Death toll in Mozambique cyclone, floods could surpass 1,000: president

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MAPUTO/HARARE (Reuters) – The number of people killed in a powerful storm and preceding floods in Mozambique could exceed 1,000, the president said on Monday, putting the potential death toll greatly more than current figures. A man looks at a washed away bridge along Umvumvu river in Chimanimani, Zimbabwe March 18, 2019. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo Only Read More

At least 157 dead in Zimbabwe, Mozambique as Cyclone Idai leaves trail of destruction

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HARARE/MAPUTO (Reuters) – Cyclone Idai killed at least 157 people in Zimbabwe and Mozambique as it tore across Southern Africa, officials and state media said on Monday, and vast areas of land have been flooded, roads destroyed and communications disrupted. Flooding caused by Cyclone Idai is seen in Chipinge, Zimbabwe, March 16, 2019 in this Read More

Cyclone Idai devastates Mozambique port city: Red Cross

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MAPUTO (Reuters) – Cyclone Idai has caused massive damage to the Mozambican port city of Beira, with nearly 90 percent of the area destroyed, the Red Cross said on Monday. Mozambican media said about 84 people have died, 68 of those in Beira. “The scale of devastation is enormous. It seems that 90 per cent Read More

Western sanctions v Eastern promises: Russia's Crimea could become part of China’s new Silk Road

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Private businesses in China are interested in involving Russia’s Crimea in the implementation of projects under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Beijing’s development & investment project in 152 countries on five continents. That’s according to the head of the association of Chinese compatriots on the peninsula, Ge Zhili. “Our organization is bolstering cooperation ties, Read More

Opsealog deploys MarineLog in ten Total affiliates

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3/17/2019 PARIS — Ten affiliates of Total Exploration & Production in Western Africa, North Sea, South America, Asia and the Middle East have deployed MarineLog to optimize their offshore logistics operations by reducing their costs and increasing their productivity. The service cost is more than covered by the savings generated. Two other Oil Majors are Read More

St. Patrick’s Day: From Japan to Africa to US and ‘space’, world goes green (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

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With St Patrick’s Day falling on a Sunday this year, Irish and non-Irish alike have been given a whole weekend to get fully “involved” in the festivities. RT brings you some of the best Paddy’s Day action from around the globe. Most Irish will scoff at the cliché of drinking beer that’s been dyed green. Read More

Zimbabwe death toll rises to 64 after Cyclone Idai pounds country

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HARARE (Reuters) – Cyclone Idai has killed at least 64 people in eastern Zimbabwe and destroyed homes, bridges and roads, making rescue efforts difficult, a government minister said on Sunday. The tropical storm has already pounded neighboring Malawi and Mozambique. The latter has cut electricity exports to South Africa, which led to rolling blackouts in Read More

New Zealand shooting suspect’s worldwide trips investigated

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The Australian accused of the deadly shooting at two mosques in New Zealand traveled around the globe, including Eastern Europe, Turkey, Pakistan and probably North Korea. Authorities in several countries are probing his trips. Before his shooting spree left 49 worshipers dead and 40 people injured in Christchurch on Friday, Brenton Harrison Tarrant published a manifesto where Read More