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Yemen cholera outbreak is spiraling out of control, infecting over 770,000 people

Yemen’s cholera outbreak is spiraling out of control with estimates putting the number of people infected with the disease at around 770,000. Yemen’s Health Ministry said that it expects the number of cholera cases to reach one-million by the year’s end, saying more help is...

Russian killed 12 Nusra Front field commanders, injured group’s head

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Russian killed 12 Nusra Front field commanders, injured the group’s head.  Russia’s Defence Ministry said on Wednesday that a Russian air strike in Syria had killed 12 Nusra Front field commanders and seriously injured the group’s leader, reported Reuters. Nusra Front leader Abu Mohammed al-Golani seriously...

Two typhoon fighter jets have escorted a civilian aircraft to London Stansted Airport, RAF

RAF says two typhoon fighter jets have escorted a civilian aircraft to London Stansted Airport. https://twitter.com/AndyLonghurstUK/status/915489844121489409 An RAF spokesperson told the Mirror: “The RAF can confirm quick reaction alert Typhoon aircraft were launched this morning from RAF Coningsby to intercept a civilian aircraft. Ryanair spokesman said:...

Motorcycle explosion in front of Jordanian military office in Paris

A Jordanian official says a motorcycle exploded in front of the Jordanian Embassy's military office in Paris and that it is unclear whether anyone was hurt. Paris police officials said they are investigating what happened. https://twitter.com/AP/status/915496975776313345 A motorbike exploded on Wednesday in front of the Jordanian military...

There is an increasing trend of diarrhea cases in Rohingya camps in Bangladesh, UN

The United Nations is warning about an outbreak of water-borne diseases including diarrhea in Bangladeshi camps where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya are settled in. A UN spokesman says there is an increasing trend of diarrhea cases including patients with severe dehydration. The world body...

Kurdish militants bomb explosion in Turkey kills, wounds several soldiers

A bomb detonated by Kurdish militants killed three soldiers and wounded five more in southeast Turkey near the border with Iran, the Hurriyet news website said on Wednesday.

Iraqi forces launches the final assault to take Hawija from IS terrorists

Iraqi forces on Wednesday launched the final assault to capture the town of Hawija, one of two pockets of territory still under control of Islamic State in Iraq, the country's military said in a statement, as quoted by Reuters.

New Palestinian unity government held its first cabinet meeting in Gaza

The new Palestinian unity government has held its first cabinet meeting in Gaza to push reconciliation between the rival factions of Hamas and Fatah. The meeting was chaired by Palestinian Prime Minister Rami al-Hamdallah. During the cabinet session, Hamdallah pledged to end a decade-long split...

Russia killed 12 Nusra Front field commanders, seriously injured group’s leader, MoD

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Russia's Defence Ministry said on Wednesday that a Russian air strike in Syria had killed 12 Nusra Front field commanders and seriously injured the group's leader, reported Reuters. Nusra Front leader Abu Mohammed al-Golani seriously injured in Russian airstrike, in critical condition, told Russian Defense...

Thousands Catalans staged a general strike in protest against Spanish police violence

Large numbers of Catalans have staged a general strike in protest against police violence at a banned weekend referendum. Flights and train services could be disrupted together with port operations as a result of the stoppage. The move comes to condemn the police response to...

EU’s chief Brexit negotiator says it is too soon to move on to the next phase

The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator says things are not still ready for a summit where future relations with Britain are to be discussed. Barnier’s comments were echoed by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. He said it is too soon to move on to the...

US Senate panel to hold hearing on Yahoo, Equifax breaches

The chairman of the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee said on Tuesday he plans to hold a hearing later this month over massive data breaches at Equifax Inc and Yahoo, which is now owned by Verizon Communications Inc .

Syrian army, allies advance toward areas controlled by the Islamic State

The Syrian army succeeded on Tuesday to slice through an enclave controlled by the Islamic State (IS, ISIS/ISIL) between the central provinces of Hama and Homs, a monitoring war group The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported. The Syrian army has previously managed to...

Death toll in Puerto Rico due to Hurricane Maria climbed to 34, governor

Death toll in Puerto Rico due to Hurricane Maria climbed to 34, governor said on late Tuesday, as cited by Associated Press. Thirteen days ago, Hurricane Maria trashed Puerto Rico, demolishing its already weak power, communications, and transportation infrastructure. The storm quickly gave way to a...

Las Vegas shooter reported a dozen gambling transactions of $10,000 or more in last several weeks

Las Vegas shooter reported at least a dozen gambling transactions of $10,000 or more in last several weeks, reported AP citing officials as saying on Wednesday.

Iraq rules out the issue of negotiations with the Kurdistan region

The Iraqi parliament has ruled out the issue of negotiations with the Kurdistan region over secession threatening to halt the region’s financial transactions. The announcement was made following a parliament session boycotted by Kurdish lawmakers. The parliament, however, has offered to hold talks with the...

US House passes a bill ban abortions after 20 weeks

The House passed a bill Tuesday that would ban abortions after 20 weeks. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.), would make it a crime to perform or attempt an abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy, with the possibility of a fine, up...

‘He’s a sick man, a demented man,’ Trump on Las Vegas shooter

After the worst mass shooting in modern American history President Donald Trump refused to call the massacre domestic terrorism. "He's a sick man, a demented man, a lot of problems, I guess. We’re looking into him very, very seriously," Trump told reporters on Tuesday. As a...

Cuba FM Rodriguez decries US expulsion of 15 diplomats

Cuba's Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez angrily protested the expulsion of 15 diplomats from the Cuban embassy in Washington on Tuesday, calling it "unjustified," told Reuters. The Trump administration on Tuesday ordered the expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats after pulling more than half of its own...

All 3 billion Yahoo accounts hacked in 2013, company

Yahoo says that a 2013 breach affected all 3 billion of its accounts, tripling the number originally reported, as cited by Associated Press. Yahoo, the internet company acquired by Verizon Communications Inc. this year, now believes all 3 billion of its users in 2013 were...

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