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Monsoon rains and landslides cause worst impact on Rohingya refugees

United Nations, Sep 11 (UNI) Heavy rains causing flooding and landslides have had the most severe impact of the year so far on the world’s largest refugee camp in Bangladesh, the UN has said.
The World Food Programme, or WFP, warned that thousands of people in Cox’s Bazar have been seriously affected by the monsoon, including host communities.
Spokesperson Herve Verhoosel said that WFP is ready to distribute hot meals and emergency food rations: “This week the impact of heavy monsoon rains in Cox’s Bazar is the most severe of this year, impacting the host community as well as the camps, with flooding and landslides. 4,500 people in the Cox’s Bazar camp have been affected this week alone”, he said.
In July, WFP supported more than 11,000 refugees after similar torrential downpours - a significant increase compared with 12 months ago.
Since August 2017, Bangladesh has experienced a massive influx of Rohingya refugees fleeing violence and discrimination in Rakhine State in neighbouring Myanmar.
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Australian court bans Great Barrier Reef shark cull with gov't opposition over safety concern

19 Sep 2019 | 8:00 PM

Sydney, Sep 19 (UNI) Queensland state government in Australia will be forced to end their shark culling program after a Federal Court banned the practice in protected areas of the Great Barrier Reef.

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Imran Khan to discuss Kashmir during Saudi visit

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19 Sep 2019 | 7:46 PM

Islamabad, Sep 19 (UNI) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is on a two-day visit to Saudi Arabia, will discuss the Kashmir issue with the Saudi leadership, the Pakistan PMO confirmed on Thursday.

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Microsoft announces $40 Bn worth of share buyback plan, dividend boost

Microsoft announces $40 Bn worth of share buyback plan, dividend boost

19 Sep 2019 | 5:39 PM

Washington, Sep 19 (UNI) The US technology giant, Microsoft Corporation, has announced that it plans to repurchase $40 billion worth of company shares, as well as to increase its dividends.

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Riyadh asks Iraq for 20Mln barrels of crude after Saudi Aramco attack - WSJ

Riyadh asks Iraq for 20Mln barrels of crude after Saudi Aramco attack - WSJ

19 Sep 2019 | 5:07 PM

Washington, Sep 19 (UNI) Riyadh asked Iraq’s national oil marketing company for 20 million barrels of crude to supply the country's stocks after an attack on Saudi Aramco facilities, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday, citing two sources familiar with the matter.

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Belgian F-16 crashes in France, both pilots eject on time - Reports

19 Sep 2019 | 4:52 PM

Brussels, Sep 19 (UNI) A Belgian F-16 fighter jet crashed in western France on Thursday, but both pilots were able to eject from the aircraft, media reported.

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