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Thousands try to flee hurricane-devastated Bahamas islands

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NASSAU, Bahamas (HeadlineNews) – Hundreds of people fled the Bahamas island of Great Abaco by boat on Friday and thousands more tried to get on...

Fire at migrant center in Bosnia injures 29: police

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VELIKA KLADUSA, Bosnia (HeadlineNews) – Twenty-nine migrants were injured in a fire that broke out early on Saturday at a center in the northwestern Bosnian...

After fleeing bombs, Syrian families shelter in olive groves

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ATMEH, Syria (HeadlineNews) – Families who fled Syrian government and Russian strikes in northwestern Syria are sleeping in an olive grove near the Turkish border...
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‘People are dying’: U.N official urges aid access for Myanmar’s Rakhine state

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YANGON (HeadlineNews) – A U.N. official has urged Myanmar to grant aid workers “predictable, sustained access” to Rakhine state, where fighting between government troops and...
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Senate upholds veto of Yemen resolution in victory for Trump Saudi policy

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WASHINGTON (HeadlineNews) – The U.S. Senate failed on Thursday to override President Donald Trump’s veto of a resolution that would end military support for the...
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Protesters converge on Sudan defence ministry sit-in to demand civilian rule

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KHARTOUM (HeadlineNews) – Huge crowds joined a sit-in protest outside Sudan’s defence ministry on Thursday to demand that the country’s transitional military council hand power...
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Trump vetoes congressional resolution to end U.S. involvement in Yemen war

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WASHINGTON (HeadlineNews) – President Donald Trump has vetoed a congressional resolution that sought to end U.S. involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen, the White...
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More U.S. states push ahead with near-bans on abortion for Supreme court challenge

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(HeadlineNews) – North Dakota Republican Governor Doug Burgum signed legislation on Wednesday making it a crime for doctors to perform a second-trimester abortion using instruments...
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Cholera vaccinations launched in post-cyclone Mozambique

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GENEVA (HeadlineNews) – Health officials launched a vaccination campaign in Mozambique’s cyclone-hit port city of Beira on Wednesday in an effort to contain an outbreak...

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