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India may halt private cars in capital next week if smog thickens: official

India may halt private cars in capital next week if smog thickens: official

India may halt the use of private vehicles in the capital New Delhi if air pollution, which has reached severe levels in recent days, gets worse, a senior environmental official said on Tuesday.

Militants attack checkpoint in Somalia's Puntland, seven dead

Militants attack checkpoint in Somalia's Puntland, seven dead

Al Shabaab militants attacked a checkpoint in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region, killing at least seven people in the early hours of Monday, police said.