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31 Dead As Bus Carrying Wedding Guests Veers Off Road In India

At least 31 people were killed after a bus carrying wedding guests veered off the road and fell into a deep gorge in northern India, police said Wednesday. The vehicle...

Uganda Ebola Outbreak Death Toll Up To 29 –  WHO

Sixty-three confirmed and probable cases have been reported in the Ebola outbreak in Uganda, including 29 deaths, the World Health Organization said Wednesday. WHO chief...

Biden ‘disappointed’ with OPEC+’s ‘shortsighted’ output cut

President Joe Biden is “disappointed” with the OPEC+ cartel’s decision to slash oil production output and believes it will hurt the world economy, the White House...

Putin decrees Russia takeover of Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered his government to take over operations at Europe’s largest nuclear power station in the Russia-annexed region of...

Indonesia probes elite officers as stadium disaster death toll rises

Elite Indonesian police officers were under investigation Tuesday over a stadium stampede that killed 131 people including dozens of children in one of the deadliest...

Liberia seizes $100m cocaine haul and arrests three

Liberian authorities have announced the seizure of $100m (£88m) worth of cocaine in a suburb of the capital Monrovia. According to a statement released on Tuesday, the...

Former German leader Angela Merkel Wins UN Refugee Prize

Former German chancellor Angela Merkel has won the United Nations refugee agency’s prestigious Nansen Refugee Award, receiving praise for her determination to protect...

Ebola death toll in Uganda climbs to nine

The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in Uganda has risen to nine, the health ministry said Friday, two weeks after the authorities announced an epidemic in the centre...

Death toll rises in Afghanistan classroom attack

Forty-six girls and young women were among those killed in a suicide bombing on an Afghan education centre last week, the UN said Monday as it announced the total death...

Biden heads to storm-hit Puerto Rico

President Joe Biden will head to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico on Monday, where he will announce $60 million to strengthen storm defences in a US territory whose people...