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30 Mar
There are just 16 days to go before the first round of the French presidential election. In this edition of the show, we follow far-right candidate Eric Zemmour on a rocky visit to a "crack camp" in northern Paris. We also take a closer look at why young voters might not go to the polls on April 10.
1 Feb
At least nine people were wounded and around 500 families had to abandon their residences in Brazil's southern Sao Paulo state. The torrential rainfall is expected to continue until Tuesday.
12 Nov 2021
Nine people are dead and two others missing after floods in Sri Lanka and parts of southern India caused by more than a week of pounding rains. Nearly half of Sri Lanka's 25 districts have been hit by the deluge, with the worst affected areas in and around the island's tea-growing Central Highlands.
5 Sep 2021
Thousands braved the rainy weather to celebrate LGBTQ rights in Cologne, while also following COVID-related restrictions. The route was altered to avoid overcrowding.
21 Aug 2021
Rescuers search for the missing in Unzen city, Nagasaki prefecture, after torrential rain triggered floods and landslides in western Japan.
31 Jul 2021
Parts of Wallonia, the southern French-speaking region of Belgium, were particularly hard-hit by the new floods. The town of Dinant saw considerable damage, with cars having been swept away by the waters.
24 Jul 2021
Dozens were buried underneath the rubble of collapsed houses. Rescue workers raced to find survivors, and retrieve bodies despite continuous rainfall.
11 Jul 2021
Twenty people are still missing after Saturday's landslides in the coastal city of Atami. Prime Minister Suga and his cabinet have met to discuss the situation while rescue efforts have been hindered by further rainfall.
15 Sep 2020
A rain-triggered landslide in central Nepal leaves at least 11 people dead and scores missing on Sunday.
27 May 2020
On May 17, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, delivered 110 truckloads of food items to the Kano State government to be distributed to the vulnerable and less privileged whose means of survival were affected by the lockdown directive.⁣ ⁣ Two weeks later, the food items have not been distributed and have been left to rot in the open.⁣
6 Aug 2019
Residents of Ijebu Ode are counting their losses after a heavy rainfall wrecked havoc in the city and its environs
21 Jul 2019
People flee floods from monsoon rains in the northeastern Indian state of Assam where heavy rains have killed 11 so far and affected over 800,000.

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