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Floods threaten hundreds of thousands in northeast India

Guwahati, India: Floodwaters rose Monday across northeastern India, where hundreds of thousands of people are stranded on the roofs of their homes or have...

Japan braces for more rain after floods, landslides

Tokyo, Japan: Japan braced for further downpours on Sunday as rescuers sifted through flood and landslide damage after record rain that left at least...

No survivors of Turkey fire-fighting plane crash as floods kill 55

Istanbul, Turkey: Turkey battled disaster on two fronts on Saturday with eight people dying when a fire-fighting aircraft crashed and rescuers racing to find...

Erdogan visits Turkish flood victims as death toll hits 31

Istanbul, Turkey: The death toll from Turkey's flash floods soared to 31 on Friday as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited one of the hardest-hit...

Sudan floods damages thousands of homes

Khartoum, Sudan: Thousands of homes have been damaged in Sudan after torrential rains caused heavy flooding, with many streets in the capital Khartoum deep...

Key UN climate science talks open amid floods, fires

Paris, France: Nearly 200 nations start online negotiations Monday to validate a UN science report that will anchor autumn summits charged with preventing climate...

Merkel to visit flood zone as western Europe death toll tops 180

Schuld, Germany: Chancellor Angela Merkel is to visit flood-ravaged areas in Germany on Sunday to survey the damage and meet survivors, after days of...

Germany’s Laschet sparks anger with flood zone laughter

Berlin, Germany: German chancellor candidate Armin Laschet, the frontrunner in the race to succeed Angela Merkel, sparked outrage Saturday after he was caught on...

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Swiss unanimously votes for same-sex union referendum

GENEVA — In Switzerland, a controversial same-sex marriage referendum has been resoundingly approved by voters of the conservative, rich Alpine...
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New Covid surge overwhelms hospitals in parts of US

WASHINGTON, D.C. — According to one of the country's top health officials, the spike in coronavirus cases in the...

China wants effeminate male celebs to man up

WASHINGTON — Macho men are in and effeminate male performers are out as Beijing expands its crackdown on China's entertainment...

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