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5 Jun
The catastrophic weather has forced dozens to flee their homes in Brazil's northeastern Pernambuco state. A red alert has been issued in the city of Recife for Sunday as well.
14 May
The US Coast Guard has said a vessel carrying mainly Haitian migrants capsized off the coast of Puerto Rico. More than 30 people were rescued and a search is ongoing.
29 Apr
A wave of violence between Arab and Massalit tribesmen left 213 people dead. UN Human Rights Chief urged Sudanese authorities to open an investigation and protect the population.
20 Apr
Damaris Muthee Mutua, 28, was found dead in a Kenyan town that is famous for producing champion runners — where Olympic runner Agnes Tirop was killed last year.
17 Apr
The death toll from South Africa's unprecedented floods has risen to nearly 400. Police army and volunteers have widened the search, and the dozens of people still missing after the storm that devastated Durban over the weekend. In Senegal, citizens express their anger at the failures of the healthcare system after a pregnant woman died in hospital. And in South Sudan, the World Food Programme warns that millions are on the brink of hunger.
28 Mar
The Chinese airliner, flying between the cities of Kunming and Guangzhou, nosedived into a mountainside earlier this week. The crash is China's deadliest in almost 30 years.
11 Mar
Police in South Africa say 72 people have been killed and over 1,200 have been arrested in unrest set off by the imprisonment of former President Jacob Zuma. In a statement Tuesday night, police Maj. Gen. Mathapelo Peters said many of the deaths were caused by stampedes when shops were being looted.
26 Feb
One of Nigeria's five authors of her National Anthem, Professor Babatunde Ogunnaike is dead. Professor Ogunnaike emerged as one of five, whose words and phrases were combined to form the national anthem.
25 Feb
The body of a Mexican television host and model was found in a southern neighborhood of Mexico City. She is the sixth media worker to be found dead in Mexico this year.
21 Feb
Former French modeling agent Jean-Luc Brunel was awaiting trial on sex abuse charges. Authorities in Paris found him hanging in his cell.
15 Feb
Houthi rebels in Yemen have blamed the Saudi-led coalition for an airstrike that hit a detention center. The strike comes days after three people were killed in a drone attack on the UAE claimed by the rebels.
3 Feb
In Yemen, the death toll from a Saudi-led coalition airstrike on a prison run by rival Houthis has climbed to at least 82. The coalition denied targeting the facility. The attack marks an escalation in the country's seven-year civil war.

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France is handing over the baton of the Presidency of the Council of the European Union to the Czech Republic. It’s a rotating role that every EU member state holds in turn for six months – meaning that with 27 member states, it only comes around once every 13 and a half years.
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