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Global Development News

22 Sep 2017

Many were asleep when torrent hit, killing more than 200

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172 Days 1 Hours 8 Mins 57 Seconds ago

Many were asleep when torrent hit, killing more than 250

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172 Days 11 Hours 42 Mins 48 Seconds ago

Deady mudslides in Colombia

Heavy rains cause rivers to overflow and lead to deadly mudslides in southwest Colombia.

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172 Days 13 Hours 44 Mins 2 Seconds ago

People had to run for their lives

Colombian authorities say mudslides killed more than 200 people after heavy rains caused rivers to overflow. CNN's Rafael Romo has more.

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173 Days 51 Mins 51 Seconds ago

Mudslide kills more than 100 in Colombia

A mudslide killed at least 93 people and injured many others late Friday night in Colombia's Putumayo province, according to office of President Juan Manuel Santos.

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173 Days 11 Hours 41 Mins 35 Seconds ago

Steady recovery for copper ahead of Chile summit

But further price rises are set to be limited by US rates and strong dollar

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172 Days 4 Hours 1 Mins 17 Seconds ago

Hammond and Fox lead Easter trade offensive

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Africans fear the racism on India’s streets

Violent mob attack highlights harassment faced by many on a daily basis

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Africans fear the racism festering on India’s streets

Violent mob attack highlights harassment faced by many on a daily basis

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172 Days 23 Hours 45 Mins 5 Seconds ago

Why the historic Himalayan city of Shimla is king of the hills

Although tourism and development threaten the Indian city, it remains a captivating off-season destination

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174 Days 18 Hours 27 Mins 7 Seconds ago

Israel OKs first new settlement in 20 years

Israel's Security Cabinet on Thursday unanimously approved the construction of a new settlement in the West Bank, according to a message from the Prime Minister's office, marking the state's first new settlement in Palestinian territory in more than 20 years.

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174 Days 17 Hours 9 Mins 25 Seconds ago

Injured in Mosul, ISIS offered to kill this four-year-old girl

When an airstrike hit a west Mosul neighborhood on March 17, four-and-a-half-year-old Hawra' was inside one of the houses leveled.

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175 Days 7 Hours 22 Mins 52 Seconds ago

Trump's global envoy faces tough Turkey visit

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's fledgling diplomatic skills will be put to the test as he travels to Turkey to discuss the fight against ISIS and then Belgium for a meeting of NATO foreign ministers this week.

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The Syrian restaurant rocking London

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Walk through devastation of West Mosul

CNN's Arwa Damon shows the dangers and challenges that face civilians in the wake of the battle against ISIS for West Mosul

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177 Days 8 Hours 49 Mins 7 Seconds ago

20 killed in Muslim shrine stabbing

A shrine custodian stabbed and clobbered devotees with clubs early Sunday, killing 20 people and injuring three others in southwestern Pakistan, authorities said.

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172 Days 1 Hours 11 Mins 34 Seconds ago

Trump: US will act unilaterally on N Korea if China won't help

President Donald Trump has declared he would be willing to go it alone to restrain North Korea's nuclear weapons program should China fail to change the situation, saying if Beijing won't help solve it, then "we will" alone.

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172 Days 2 Hours 49 Mins 24 Seconds ago

Melbourne's ultimate dinner guide

Every foodie worth their amethyst bamboo salt knows that the World's 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony is taking place in Melbourne, Australia, on April 5, 2017.

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172 Days 4 Hours 34 Mins 29 Seconds ago

How golf diplomacy won't work with China's Xi

It's the US President's preferred weekend pastime and one he's used to strike up a rapport with other world leaders.

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172 Days 14 Hours 26 Seconds ago

Forbidden book smuggled out of N. Korea

They say fact is stranger than fiction. One book smuggled out of North Korea encapsulates both.

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172 Days 23 Hours 4 Mins 52 Seconds ago

Inglorious Empire by Shashi Tharoor — the rapacious Raj

A combative history of the British in India swats aside notions of benevolent imperial rule

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188 Days 16 Hours 42 Mins 14 Seconds ago

Saudis face backlash over $10bn Maldives plan

Activists say deal will force islanders from homes and damage the environment

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188 Days 23 Hours 57 Mins 2 Seconds ago

The augmented reality of Blippar chief’s story

AR app’s co-founder did not study at LSE nor float his first company, records show

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189 Days 8 Hours 54 Mins 59 Seconds ago

HIV/Aids drugs face threat of disruption

Just four companies supply the bulk of antiretroviral medication to poorer countries

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Stayzilla founder arrest shocks India tech leaders

Detention of Yogendra Vasupal comes as start-ups face tougher funding conditions

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