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Over 4.6 mln affected by typhoon Nalgae in Philippines

Over 4.6 mln affected by typhoon Nalgae in Philippines

Manila, Nov 6 (UNI) More than 4.6 million people have been affected by typhoon Nalgae (Paeng) in the Philippines, the country’s National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) says.
The number of probable deaths from the typhoon stands at 156, while the number of injured is at 141, NDRRMC said in its Sunday report.
At least 37 people are missing. More than a million people were forced to leave their homes because of Nalgae, according to the report.

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12 murdered in latest spate of violence in Mexican coast resort

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22 May 2024 | 10:04 AM

Mexico City, May 22 (UNI) At least 12 people were murdered in the span of a few hours in the latest spate of violence in Mexico's Pacific coast resort of Acapulco, local media reported Tuesday.

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People in Iran's capital bid farewell to late president

People in Iran's capital bid farewell to late president

22 May 2024 | 9:13 AM

Tehran, May 22 (UNI) People in Tehran on Tuesday attended, in large numbers, a farewell ceremony held for Iran's late President Ebrahim Raisi, late Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and others after their bodies were transferred from the northwestern city of Tabriz to the capital city.

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Brazil surpasses record 5 mln dengue cases

Brazil surpasses record 5 mln dengue cases

22 May 2024 | 9:08 AM

Rio De Janeiro, May 22 (UNI) Brazil has surpassed a record 5 million cases of dengue so far this year, with nearly 3,000 confirmed deaths from the disease, the Ministry of Health said Tuesday.

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Death toll from S Brazil's extended extreme weather climbs to 161

Death toll from S Brazil's extended extreme weather climbs to 161

22 May 2024 | 8:43 AM

Sao Paulo, May 22 (UNI) The discovery of four more bodies in the last few hours in south Brazil's weather-battered Rio Grande do Sul state has pushed the death toll to 161, the Civil Defense agency said Tuesday.

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DR Congo to hold election for parliament leadership after failed coup attempt

DR Congo to hold election for parliament leadership after failed coup attempt

22 May 2024 | 8:36 AM

Kinshsa, May 22 (UNI) The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) will hold on Wednesday the postponed election for the leadership of the National Assembly - the country's lower house of parliament, two days after a failed yet deadly coup attempt.

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