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August 10th, 2018
France floods: 1,600 evacuated, German missing at campsite

BBC New

Heavy floods have forced the evacuation of 1,600 people - most of them campers - in southern France, officials say.

August 9th, 2018
Gaza air strikes ‘kill woman and child’ after rockets hit Israel

BBC News

Three Palestinians are reported to have been killed in a series of Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip, after militants there fired dozens of rockets into southern Israel.

August 8th, 2018
New South Wales drought now affects entire state

BBC News

Australia's most populous state, New South Wales (NSW), is now entirely in drought, officials have confirmed.

August 7th, 2018
Iran sanctions: Trump warns trading partners

BBC News

US President Donald Trump has issued a strong warning to anyone trading with Iran, following his re-imposition of sanctions on the country.

August 6th, 2018
Lombok quake: Thousands evacuated after dozens die on Indonesia island

BBC News

Some 10,000 people have been evacuated on the Indonesian island of Lombok after a powerful 6.9 magnitude quake on Sunday (August 5, 2018) left more than 90 people dead.

August 5th, 2018
Maduro vows 'maximum punishment' after assassination attempt

BBC News

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro says the perpetrators of, what he says was an assassination attempt against him will face "maximum punishment."

August 3rd, 2018
Carney: No-deal Brexit risk 'uncomfortably high'

BBC News

The possibility of a no-deal Brexit is "uncomfortably high" and "highly undesirable", Bank of England governor Mark Carney has told the BBC.

August 3rd, 2018
'It was a massacre': Dozens killed in Saudi air raids on Hodeidah

Al Jazeera

At least 55 people, including women and children, have been killed in Yemen's Red Sea port city of Hodeidah in air raids carried out by a Saudi and UAE alliance battling Houthi rebels, the rebel-run health ministry said.

August 3rd, 2018
Zimbabwe election: Opposition rejects 'fake' poll results

BBC News

Zimbabwe's opposition leader has dismissed "unverified fake results" after President Emmerson Mnangagwa was declared winner of the first election since the ousting of Robert Mugabe.

July 23rd, 2018
UK 'will not block death penalty'

BBC News

The UK will not block use of the death penalty by the US in the case of two men who are accused of being Islamic State members, the home secretary says.



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