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4 Sep
The storm caused flooding in New York City and sent the city into a state of emergency. Multiple tornadoes also hit the region.
13 Apr 2021
The volatile security situation and brutal crackdown on protesters in Myanmar has prompted many to flee and cross the border into India's northeastern states.
15 Dec 2020
Not less than 20 members of the Boko Haram terrorist organization were neutralized in an operation in northeastern Nigeria, the army said Sunday. Army spokesman Col. Ado Isa said in a statement that the terrorists attempted to carry out an attack in the Askira-Uba local government area of Borno state.
31 Oct 2020
The Italian town of Trieste rallies against measures announced earlier by Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte to address a new spike in Covid-19 infections. Thousands of protesters across Italy angry over the new restrictions clashed with police in cities on Monday 26 October 2020 as European governments toughened their responses to the contagion.
28 Aug 2020
The Nigerian army says it has "full control" of a northeastern town where sources say hundreds of people have been taken hostage by jihadists. Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters stormed the town Kukawa on Tuesday and seized hundreds of residents who had only just returned after fleeing their homes for nearly two years, according to locals and militia sources.

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Following weeks of major protests, the Serbian government has put an end to a planned lithium mine in Serbia. Protesters still want to push for a complete ban on lithium mines.