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Number killed in southeast Africa cyclone rises to 350

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By Philip Whiteside, international news reporter The number of people killed by the cyclone that hit southern Africa has reached 350, and is likely to rise further. Large parts of Mozambique have been engulfed after Cyclone Idai smashed into its low lying coastal areas and heavy rains caused landslides and flash floods in Malawi and Read More

Death toll in Mozambique cyclone, flooding rises above 200: president

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A general view shows destruction after Cyclone Idai in Beira, Mozambique, March 16-17, 2019 in this still image taken from a social media video on March 19, 2019. Care International/Josh Estey via REUTERS MAPUTO (Reuters) – The number of people killed after a powerful cyclone and flooding hit Mozambique has risen to above 200, President Read More

Death toll in floods in Indonesia's Papua rises to nearly 80

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People stand as they look at damaged houses after a flash flood in Sentani, Papua, Indonesia, March 17, 2019 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. Antara Foto/Gusti Tanati/ via REUTERS JAKARTA (Reuters) – Authorities in Indonesia raised the death toll from floods and landslides in the easternmost province of Papua to nearly 80 on Read More

Brexit spurs biggest cut in UK business investment in 10 years: BCC

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LONDON (Reuters) – British companies look set to cut investment by the most in 10 years in 2019 because of Brexit, even if Prime Minister Theresa May gets a deal to ease the country out of the bloc, an employers group said on Monday. A man stands near the Canary Wharf business district, in east 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

Australian charged as number killed in mosque attacks rises

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A 28-year-old Australian man has been charged with murder after a terror attack at two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch left 50 people dead. Brenton Tarrant, handcuffed and wearing a white prison suit, appeared in court on Saturday morning, a day after the usually peaceful nation suffered its deadliest terror attack. He Read More

Aussie politician claims Muslims are responsible for New Zealand shootings

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An Australian senator is being heavily criticized for lashing out at Muslim immigrants in the wake of the horrific shootings at two New Zealand mosques. Queensland Senator Fraser Anning released a media statement on Friday afternoon, hours after the terrorist attacks at two Christchurch mosques. In it, Anning claimed while he was “utterly opposed to Read More

New Zealand terror attack: Death toll in mosque shootings rises to 49 – police

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Published time: 15 Mar, 2019 08:13 Edited time: 15 Mar, 2019 08:18 Police Commissioner Mike Bush has confirmed that the death toll in the Christchurch mosque attacks has risen to 49 people. A male in his 20s has been charged with murder and will appear in court tomorrow. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Read More

Malawi flooding death toll rises to 56, braced for Cyclone Idai

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BLANTYRE (Reuters) – The number of people killed in floods in southern Malawi has risen to 56, an official said on Wednesday, with the country now also on alert for an approaching tropical cyclone. Almost 83,000 people have been displaced by since storms that began more than a week ago caused rivers to break their Read More

European shares surge after UK parliament votes down no-deal Brexit

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LONDON (Reuters) – European shares rallied to more than five-month highs on Thursday, boosted by fading risks of a no-deal Brexit and overcoming fears about a possible delay in trade talks between the United States and China. FILE PHOTO: The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City of London, Britain, December 29, Read More