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  • Heavy rain in southern states of India during next 24 hours
  • Former Congress MLAs Alpesh Thakor, Jhala join BJP
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UN migration agency describes refugees’ ‘misery’ in B'desh

UN migration agency describes refugees’ ‘misery’ in B'desh

United Nations, Jul 12 (UNI) Heavy monsoon rains continue to batter refugees in southern Bangladesh where UN aid teams have reported six landslides in just 24 hours and more people forced to leave their damaged shelters.

Seven days after lashing camps in Cox’s Bazar, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) on Thursday said that about 1,000 people had been affected by severe weather in the past 24 hours, causing “misery” for already vulnerable communities.

Teams are working day and night to provide emergency services to those affected, IOM reported, while also warning about worsening damage to paths, bridges and drainage systems.

According to the agency, more than 45,000 people have been affected by monsoon damage so far this year, compared to 55,000 impacted during the whole of last year’s rainy season.

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Turkey: 15 migrants dead, 27 injured in road accident

Turkey: 15 migrants dead, 27 injured in road accident

18 Jul 2019 | 6:06 PM

Ankara, July 18 (UNI) At least 15 migrants were killed and 27 others injured when a minibus overturned in the eastern Turkish province of Van on Thursday.

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Former Pak PM Abbasi arrested over corruption case

Former Pak PM Abbasi arrested over corruption case

18 Jul 2019 | 4:50 PM

Islamabad, Jul 18 (UNI) A team of Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Thursday arrested former Prime Minister and senior leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, over a corruption case.

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More than 35 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban ambush

More than 35 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban ambush

18 Jul 2019 | 4:21 PM

Kabul, Jul 18 (UNI) In the northwestern Afghan province of Badghis, more than 35 soldiers have been killed in a Taliban ambush.

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Arson attack claims 22 lives in Japan

Arson attack claims 22 lives in Japan

18 Jul 2019 | 4:08 PM

Tokyo, Jul 18 (UNI) At least 22 people were charred to death and dozens left injured when a fire broke out in an animation studio in Kyoto on Wednesday.

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IHA appoints Eddie Rich as new Chief Executive

18 Jul 2019 | 3:15 PM

London, Jul 18 (UNI) The International Hydropower Association (IHA) has appointed Eddie Rich as its new Chief Executive Officer, following a global recruitment search led by the association’s board, it has been announced.

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