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France floods: 1,600 evacuated, German missing at campsite

Heavy floods have forced the evacuation of 1,600 people – most of them campers – in southern France, officials say. They say a 70-year-old German man who was helping to supervise children at one of the summer camps is missing. The worst-hit areas are Gard, Ardeche and Drome. More than[…]

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US migrants: Judge orders deportation plane turnaround

A federal judge has ordered a mother and her daughter to be flown back to the United States, after learning they had been deported mid-appeal. The two were being represented in a lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), who said they had fled “extreme sexual and gang violence”.[…]

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Indonesia says death toll from earthquake over 250

Indonesian authorities announced the figure of deaths caused by 7 magnitude earthquake in tourist island of Lombok own West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) province has reached 259 as of Thursday afternoon, feared to increase further as many were still trapped under the rubbles, coupled with unreported burials of the deaths. The[…]

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North Korea lashes out at US diplomats over sanctions

North Korea has lashed out again at the US for not lifting sanctions against the country. The foreign ministry said it had made various goodwill gestures, and yet the US was still following an “outdated acting script” and jeopardising any moves towards denuclearisation. North Korea remains under a range of[…]

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