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5 Aug
Residents in some regions of northeastern Japan woke up to flooded roads on Thursday (August 4) following torrential rains overnight. Television footage showed inundated roads and partially submerged houses in Yamagata prefecture.
4 Sep 2021
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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A small group of women rallied in the Afghan capital for the first time in months, demanding a return of their freedoms, after the Taliban reneged on promises to maintain the marginal gains women made in recent years.
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Europe's second-largest river is continuing to dry up, affecting freight barges and even forcing one passenger ferry to halt its operations entirely. But rain is forecast this week.
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Spaniard Rafa Nadal said Sunday that he hopes to return from an abdominal injury this week in the Cincinnati Open after not playing for more than a month.
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While the fight for supremacy on the battlefield continues, it seems the fight for the hearts and minds of the Russian people may have already been won. Support for the war remains high; so too does indifference. Pollsters are trying to find out why.
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More than three decades after Iran's leader issued a fatwa, Teheran has blamed Rushdie's supporters for the knife attack on the award-winning novelist in the US.
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As calls grow louder in the European Union for a ban on Schengen visas for Russians, thousands of Russian tourists are using Finland as a transit country to the West. DW's Juri Rescheto reports from Riga.