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Hundreds of new fires in Brazil as outrage over Amazon grows

Hundreds of new fires in Brazil as outrage over Amazon grows
Porto Velho - 

Hundreds of new fires are raging in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, official data showed Saturday, as thousands of troops were made available to help fight the worst blazes in years following a global outcry.

200,000 Rohingya rally to mark 'Genocide Day' in Bangladesh camps

200,000 Rohingya rally to mark 'Genocide Day' in Bangladesh camps
Myanmar - 

Some 200,000 Rohingya rallied in a Bangladesh refugee camp to mark two years since they fled a violent crackdown by Myanmar forces, just days after a second failed attempt to repatriate the refugees.

Trump backs 'right man' Johnson at fractious G7 summitt

Trump backs 'right man' Johnson at fractious G7 summitt
Biarritz - 

US President Donald Trump on Sunday backed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson as the "right man" for Brexit as the two leaders held a warm first meeting at a G7 summit marked by tensions over trade and worries about the Amazon.

More than 45,000 flood victims impacted through Aster Volunteers programme in India

More than 45,000 flood victims impacted through Aster Volunteers programme in India
Kerala - 

Aster Volunteers programme is committed to relief work across Kerala and Kolhapur which have recently witnessed massive flood devastation

Fears in US of bad peace deal with the Taliban

Fears in US of bad peace deal with the Taliban
Washington - 

An Afghanistan peace agreement that the US seems close to reaching with the Taliban has prompted worries that President Donald Trump's desire to quickly withdraw US troops could further plunge the country into civil war.

10,000 homeless after fire razes Bangladesh slum

10,000 homeless after fire razes Bangladesh slum

Dhaka - 

At least 10,000 people are homeless after a massive fire swept through a crowded slum in the Bangladesh capital and destroyed thousands of shanties, officials said Sunday.

Suicide bomber kills more than 60 people celebrating a Kabul wedding

Suicide bomber kills more than 60 people celebrating a Kabul wedding

Kabul - 

A suicide bomber killed more than 60 people and wounded scores, including women and children, as they celebrated a wedding in the Afghan capital, authorities said Sunday, the deadliest attack in Kabul in recent months.

Trump to address nation after US shootings leave 29 dead

Trump to address nation after US shootings leave 29 dead

El Paso - 

US President Donald Trump will address the nation on Monday after two shootings left 29 people dead and sparked accusations that his rhetoric was part of the problem.

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