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Italy earthquake: At least 18 people dead and dozens more injured or unaccounted for

Italy earthquake: At least 18 people dead and dozens more injured or unaccounted for
Amatrice - 

A powerful 6.2-magnitude earthquake devastated mountain villages in central Italy on Wednesday, leaving at least 18 people dead and dozens more injured or unaccounted for.

Washington state declares emergency due to wildfires

Washington state declares emergency due to wildfires
Los Angeles - 

A growing number of wildfires were threatening people and property in the western United States on Tuesday, with the governor of Washington state declaring a state of emergency in 20 counties.

One dead, dozens wounded in Thai car bombing

One dead, dozens wounded in Thai car bombing
Pattani - 

A car bomb exploded in a nightlife district in Thailand's deep south, killing one and wounding more than 30, in a nation already on edge after a bombing spree that targeted tourist towns.

Bangladesh arrests five suspected Islamist extremists

Dhaka - 

Bangladesh's elite security force said Wednesday it had arrested five suspected members of a banned Islamist outfit, which has been blamed for a series of recent deadly attacks, in twin raids in Dhaka.

Terror, strikes and rain: France sees 7% tourism drop

Terror, strikes and rain: France sees 7% tourism drop
Paris - 

The number of tourists visiting France has dropped seven percent since January, with foreigners deterred by terror attacks but also by bad weather and transport strikes, Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said Monday.

Nepal PM to visit India to mend fractured ties

Kathmandu - 

Nepal's new prime minister will visit India next month on his first foreign visit, seeking to repair the strained relationship between the neighbours, an official said Wednesday.

Rare endangered primate spotted in Vietnam

Rare endangered primate spotted in Vietnam

Hanoi - 

A new group of critically endangered primates has been spotted in Vietnam, raising hopes the rare creatures may not be wiped out in the next decade as scientists had feared.

Clinton in eye of Trump storm over charity donors

Clinton in eye of Trump storm over charity donors

New York - 

Donald Trump stepped up his attacks on Hillary Clinton Tuesday as her campaign battled to silence suggestions that donors to her family's charity paid for access when she was America's top diplomat.



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