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19 Sep
At least 24 people were killed in a passenger bus accident in Peru on Monday (September 18), according to the company operating the vehicle. A representative for the company Molina Union, Scarlet Bueno, told Reuters that at least 24 people had died, but did not give further details.
16 Jul
As heavy rains continue to wreak havoc on Japan's southwestern island of Kyushu, authorities have issued the highest-level warnings and ordered evacuations.
6 Apr
The tornado that hit Missouri is the third in a series of massive storms that have wreaked havoc in the United States over the past two weeks. The impact of the tornado was most severe in the village Glen Allen.
9 Jan
Senegal has declared three days of national mourning after more than 100 passengers were killed or wounded after two buses crashed into each other on Sunday.

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The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has called on African countries to take urgent action to end poverty and mismanagement of natural resources if they want to earn the respect of the global community. Adesina made the remarks while delivering his speech titled “For the world to respect Africa” at the 40th anniversary of the Guardian newspaper in Lagos.
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