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Scale of cyclone Idai destruction still unclear as deaths pass 600

Scale of cyclone Idai destruction still unclear as deaths pass 600

The number of dead from cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi has risen to at least 615, the UN said on Saturday, citing official figures from the national governments.

Massive clean-up in Hong Kong after typhoon chaos

Massive clean-up in Hong Kong after typhoon chaos

The death toll in the Philippines, where the main island of Luzon was mauled with fierce winds and rain, rose to 65 overnight.

QNL, Unesco deal to preserve Arab documentary heritage

QNL, Unesco deal to preserve Arab documentary heritage

The agreement will strengthen the role of QNL and Unesco in preserving the rich cultural heritage in libraries across the Arab region.

At least 27 dead after dam bursts in Kenya: police

At least 27 dead after dam bursts in Kenya: police

At least 27 people died when their homes were swept away after a dam burst in southern Kenya following heavy rains, police said Thursday.

Qatar free of extremist ideologies: NCPW chief

Qatar free of extremist ideologies: NCPW chief

The National Committee for the Prohibition of Weapons (NCPW) has marked the fifth anniversary of Doha Regional Centre for Training on the Conventions on Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD).

Harvey moves inland, leaving trail of death and destruction

Harvey moves inland, leaving trail of death and destruction

Tropical Depression Harvey weakened as it moved inland over Louisiana on Thursday, leaving behind record flooding that drove tens of thousands from their homes in Texas ...

Six dead as typhoon smashes into Macau and Hong Kong

Six dead as typhoon smashes into Macau and Hong Kong

Typhoon Hato left five dead in the gambling hub of Macau on Wednesday as it brought chaos and destruction to the enclave after sweeping through neighbouring Hong Kong, where one man also died.

Strong storms kill 20 in southeast US

Strong storms kill 20 in southeast US

The death toll from weekend storms that lashed the southeastern United States rose to 20 on Monday, after a woman was killed when a tree fell on her home.

Powerful storms kill at least 18 in southeast US

Powerful storms kill at least 18 in southeast US

Powerful weekend storms roared through the southeastern United States, killing 18 people as violent weather left a trail of destruction, authorities said.

Aleppo boy dominates UN Security Council discussion on Syria

Aleppo boy dominates UN Security Council discussion on Syria

The wounded and dazed Aleppo boy whose image has shocked the world became the focal point of a UN Security Council discussion as a top UN official and members of the council pleaded for humanitarian pauses in the Syrian city.

North Korean leader says will soon test nuclear warhead

North Korean leader says will soon test nuclear warhead

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country would soon test a nuclear warhead and ballistic missiles capable of carrying nuclear warheads, the North's KCNA news agency reported ...

Death toll rises as Fiji cleans up after 'strongest ever' cyclone

Death toll rises as Fiji cleans up after 'strongest ever' cyclone

Fiji began a massive clean-up on Sunday after the most powerful cyclone in the Pacific nation's history left a trail of destruction, killing six people, flattening scores of homes and crippling infrastructure.