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13 dead as flooding hits southwestern France By AFP | Last Updated: 15th October, 2018, 19:54

In the town of Trebes, near Carcassonne, the water in the Aude rose eight metres (26 feet) in just five hours, officials say

13 dead as flooding hits southwestern France

Scottish leader vows to reject UK PM's Brexit deal Scottish leader vows to reject UK PM's Brexit deal

"Other options are available. Voting against a bad or blindfold deal isn't a vote for no deal," Sturgeon says in a keynote address in London


Iran’s mission in Ankara evacuated after ‘bomb warning’ ‘Bomb warning’ forces Iran embassy evacuation

Tehran flatly denied the report as a complete fabrication. “Such a claim is a sheer lie," the foreign ministry said in a statement on its website


MJ Akbar sues woman journo over sexual harassment accusation MJ Akbar sues #MeToo accuser

The Indian minister files the legal suit against a woman journalist who named him as part of a #MeToo movement gripping the country


Flash floods kill at least 5 people in southwest France Flash floods kill at least 5 people in southwest France

Television images showed waters coursing through towns and villages, with cars stranded in the floodwaters


Rohingya crisis: Myanmar monk hits back at UN, international community Rohingya crisis: Myanmar monk hits back international community

Wirathu lauds China & Russia in the UNSC as “nationalist giants who stand with the truth” in their role of preventing any firm action against Myanmar


Bodies of 5 S. Koreans, 4 Nepalese retrieved from mountain Bodies of 5 S. Koreans, 4 Nepalese retrieved from mountain

Four Nepalese guides also were killed when a storm swept the climbers' base camp on Gurja Himal mountain Friday


Trump says being ‘very tough’ in talks with Putin Trump says being ‘very tough’ in talks with Putin

The American leader says this in an interview with CBS television channel


Myanmar demonstrators condemn foreign intervention Myanmar demonstrators condemn foreign intervention

Nationalist monk Wirathu also gave a speech calling for the international community to stay out of Myanmar's national affairs


Three dead as plane crashes into group in Germany Three dead as plane crashes into group in Germany

The single-engine Cessna hit a group of people clustered by an airfield on Wasserkuppe mountain near the town of Fulda in Hesse state on Sunday


22 dead as migrant truck crashes in Turkey 22 dead as migrant truck crashes in Turkey

The truck was travelling on a highway near Izmir airport when it flipped over and fell into the channel several metres below, Anadolu news agency says


Saudis defy 'threats' over missing writer Khashoggi Saudis defy 'threats' over missing writer Khashoggi

The authorities in Istanbul believe Khashoggi was murdered in the consulate by Saudi agents - claims Riyadh has dismissed as "lies"


Allegations against me are false and fabricated:  MJ Akbar 'Allegations against me are false and fabricated'

The government has nothing to do with the accusations against him and his stepping down may set a bad precedent, according to sources


Indian minister MJ Akbar resigns after #MeToo furore Indian minister MJ Akbar resigns after #MeToo furore

This is the first high-profile resignation in India after the #MeToo movement picked up in the country


Bodies of nine climbers killed on Nepal peak found Bodies of nine climbers killed on Nepal peak found

Attempts to reach the remote site in the Dhaulagiri mountain range in Nepal’s Annapurna region on Saturday were hampered by strong winds


Death toll in Afghan election rally attack rises to 22 Death toll in Afghan election rally attack rises to 22

Dozens of people were killed or wounded in parliamentary election-related attacks across Afghanistan on Saturday


Anwar Ibrahim returns to Malaysian politics with by-election win Anwar returns to front-line politics

The 71-year-old won a by-election in the town of Port Dickson on Saturday


Germany protest: Tens of thousands march against far right Mass German rally against far right

Rights groups organises the rally, as marchers held placards reading "Indivisible" and "United against racism"


Hurricane-force winds rip through Portugal

Storm Leslie: Portugal hit by hurricane-force winds

The storm, one of the most powerful to ever hit the country, is now heading over northern Spain


Italy: Migrants in Riace to be transferred away Italy: Migrants must leave 'friendly' town

The migrants will be moved to other migrant centres next week


Melania Trump says 'don't care' jacket was a message Melania: 'Don't care' jacket was a message

However, she was criticised for wearing the controversial jacket on her way to the centre New Hope Children's Shelter in McAllen, Texas


12 feared dead in India cyclone shelter swamped by landslide 12 feared dead in India landslide

Villagers had moved to the shelter to escape the fury of Cyclone Titli, which whipped up wind speeds of up to 150 kilometers (95 miles) per hour


Jamal Khashoggi: UK and US 'could boycott' Saudi conference UK and US 'could boycott' Saudi conference

Mr Khashoggi, a critic of the Saudi government, vanished on October 2 after visiting its consulate in Istanbul


At least 16 dead in Somalia suicide bombings: Police At least 16 dead in Somalia suicide bombings

Suicide bombers walked into the two locations in the southwestern city of Baidoa and detonated their vests within minutes of each other


27 dead in floods, landslides on Indonesia's Sumatra island 27 dead in Indonesia floods, landslides

A flash flood with mud and debris from landslides struck Mandailing Natal district in North Sumatra province


Gandhi statue sparks controversy in Malawi Gandhi statue sparks controversy in Malawi

Work on the statue begins two months ago along a road named after Gandhi


Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Nepal peak Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Nepal peak

The freak storm is the deadliest incident to hit Nepal's mountaineering industry since 18 people were killed at Mount Everest's base camp in 2015


Chicago protest targets Trump's 'anti-woman agenda' Chicago protest targets Trump's 'anti-woman agenda'

Thousands gather at a rally organized by Women's March Chicago


Trump vows 'severe punishment' if journalist killed by Saudi Trump vows 'severe punishment' if journalist killed by Saudi

Trump added the matter was especially important "because this man was a reporter"


Saudi-led airstrike kills 17 in contested Yemeni port city Saudi-led airstrike kills 17 in contested Yemeni port city

The coalition locks in a stalemated war with the rebels since 2015


US warns Maldives leader against underming vote result US warns Maldives leader against underming vote result

Yameen is due to hand over power on November 17 when his five-year term ends


Floods, landslides in Indonesia leave 22 dead, 15 missing
Floods, landslides in Indonesia leave 22 dead, 15 missing

According to the National Disaster Mitigation Agency's spokesman, rescuers are searching for 10 other children still missing


11 suspected migrants killed in Greece car crash 11 suspected migrants killed in Greece car crash

The car, which had been heading to the main northern city of Thessaloniki, collided with a truck heading in the opposite direction


Nepal storm kills 9 climbers in Nepal's Himalayas Nepal storm kills 9 climbers in Nepal's Himalayas

S Korean climber Kim Chang-ho, the fastest person to summit the world's 14 highest mountains without using supplemental oxygen, is among the dead


Jamal Khashoggi disappearance: UN chief demands 'truth' UN demands 'truth' over missing Saudi

Mr Khashoggi, a critic of the Saudi government, vanished on October 2 after visiting its consulate in Istanbul


Bomb blast kills 5 in wedding party in eastern Afghanistan 5 killed in Afghanistan wedding party blast

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack


Floods, landslides kill 11 children in Indonesia Floods, landslides kill 11 children in Indonesia

Rains cause frequent landslides and flash floods in Indonesia, where millions of people live in mountainous areas or near flood plains


3rd phase of local civic polls begin in Indian-controlled Kashmir Polls begin in Indian-controlled Kashmir

Separatist groups too have called for a boycott of elections and called for a shutdown in poll bound are


Snowstorm kills at least eight climbers on Nepal peak: officials 8 climbers killed on Nepal peak

The bodies of eight climbers, including their Nepali guides, were spotted among the wreckage of their camp by a rescue team early Saturday morning


Hurricane Michael death toll hits 16 Hurricane Michael death toll hits 16

Rescue teams are using sniffer dogs in Mexico Beach in a search for victims who may be buried under the rubble in the debris-strewn community

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