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Monday in our News Wrap, Israel launched a new wave of airstrikes in Gaza, retaliating for a Hamas rocket attack. Israeli missiles flattened buildings in Gaza City, including one housing the offices of Hamas’ leader; they were answered by another…
By Cara Anna, Associated Press
Nearly 110,000 people are now in camps more than a week after Cyclone Idai hit and as efforts to rescue people trapped by the floods wind down, aid workers across the vast region are bracing for the spread of disease.
A second week has begun of efforts to find and help tens of thousands of people after Cyclone Idai devastated a large swath of Mozambique.
By Cara Anna, Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press
With the flooding easing in parts of cyclone-stricken Mozambique on Friday, fears are rising that the waters could yield up many more bodies.
In our news wrap Friday, President Trump announced that he is withdrawing sanctions his administration imposed on North Korea just yesterday. According to Trump’s press secretary, Sarah Sanders, the president “likes Chairman Kim” and “doesn’t think these sanctions will be…
As the death toll from a deadly tropical cyclone climbs to 550, Mozambique’s political situation is adding to the woes of its people. Survivors of the catastrophe are scrambling to find food and supplies, but there’s a sense more aid…
By Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press
Floodwaters have begun to recede in Mozambique's Beira, the worst-hit city, but rain continues in neighboring Zimbabwe.
The catastrophe is still growing for hundreds of thousands of people across southern Africa. The death toll from last week’s tropical cyclone has topped 300 in Mozambique and two neighboring countries, where floodwaters have stranded some survivors in trees and…
Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi are mourning the loss of family, friends and neighbors after experiencing one of the most destructive storms in decades.
A tropical cyclone tore through Mozambique on Friday, triggering mass floods and leaving immense destruction in its wake. More than 200 deaths have been attributed to the storm so far. Amid flattened and submerged buildings, aid workers struggle to reach…
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