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In our news wrap Saturday, a massive tropical cyclone barrels toward Myanmar and Bangladesh, Egypt says it brokered a new cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants, Ukrainian President Zelenskyy met with Pope Francis, North Carolina’s governor vetoed a state ban…
Tropical cyclone Mocha intensified to become very dangerous on Friday. Authorities in Bangladesh and Myanmar are preparing to evacuate hundreds of thousands of people as they brace for the severe cyclone churning in the Bay of Bengal.
By Julhas Alam, Associated Press
In our news wrap Thursday, Bangladesh faced its worst heat in half a century and widespread power outages for millions, tornadoes in Oklahoma killed three people and injured dozens more, Sudan's army rejected negotiations with a paramilitary faction saying it…
The low-lying nation of Bangladesh suffers disproportionately from climate change, despite producing just 0.5 percent of the world’s carbon emissions. It’s also creating innovative ways to predict and protect against climate-driven disasters, and discovering new ways to build resilience using…
By Ali Rogin, Andrew Corkery, Juliet Fuisz
By Associated Press
An explosion in a seven-story commercial building in Bangladesh's capital on Tuesday killed at least 14 people and injured dozens, officials said.
By John Yang, Sarah Clune Hartman, Azhar Merchant
It’s been five years since hundreds of thousands of Rohingya fled the brutality of government security forces in Myanmar, ending up in camps in Bangladesh or setting out to sea in hopes of reaching Malaysia or Indonesia. Last week, Indonesia’s…
In our news wrap Tuesday, Multiple states are holding primary and runoff elections including Alabama, Georgia, Arkansas and Virginia. Also, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland met with Ukraine’s prosecutor general, historic monsoon floods submerged more of Bangladesh, floods in China…
By Julhas Alam, Wasbir Hussain, Associated Press
The floods triggered by monsoon rains have killed more than a dozen people, marooned millions and flooded millions of houses.
In our news wrap Saturday, the CDC authorized COVID vaccinations for children under 5, Ukraine's President Zelenskyy paid a rare visit to troops on the front lines in the southern city of Mykolaiv, at least 18 people died in floods…
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