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Protest in Mauritius over oil spill, dozens of dead dolphins

© Provided by Associated Press This satellite image provided by 2020 Maxar Technologies on Tuesday Aug. 18, 2020, showing an aerial view of the MV Wakashio, a bulk carrier ship that recently ran aground off the southeast coast of Mauritius. Officials say the grounded Japanese ship that leaked tons of oil near protected areas off the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius, has split apart with remaining fuel seen spreading into the turquoise waters. (2020 Maxar Technologies via AP)

August 30, Johannesburg (AP) — Honking and drumming, hundreds of people have begun protesting in the capital of Mauritius over the government’s handling of an oil spill from a grounded Japanese ship and the alarming discovery of dozens of dead dolphins in recent days. The protesters on Saturday waved the country’s flag and held up signs with messages such as ...

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At least 14 dead, 16 missing in floods and landslides in Nepal

The flood swept away many houses. Pic - The Kathmandu Post

Achham, August 21 (The Kathmandu Post) - At least 14 people were killed and 16 others went missing in floods and landslides in various districts of Sudurpaschim and Karnali provinces in the last 24 hours. Achham, a hill district in Sudurpaschim Province, has been hit hardest as gushing floodwaters from Kailash Khola entered several settlements in Ramroshan Rural Municipality causing ...

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Three dead, several injured at a stampede in Sri Lanka

3 died, 9 injured at a stampede. Pic - Ada Derana

Colombo, May 21 (newsin.asia) - Three females have died while nine others sustained injuries in a stampede in Maligawatte today (21). Police said the incident has taken place when private donations were being distributed in the Maligawatte area. The group responsible for distributing cash to area residents during curfew hours has been arrested for assembling people without the knowledge of ...

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47 dead, 3,161 corona infected in Pakistan

Pic - The News (Pakistan)

Lahore/Islamabad, April 6 (The News) - The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan rose to 3,161 on Sunday after new infections were confirmed. These included 1,380 cases in Punjab, 881 in Sindh, 405 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 192 in Balochistan, 78 in Islamabad, 210 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 15 cases in Azad Kashmir (AJK). One hundred and seventy patients have recovered, ...

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‘Shoot them dead’ – Philippine leader says won’t tolerate lockdown violators

A man wearing a protective mask on his neck walks past closed shops in an empty street following the lockdown in the Philippine capital to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Manila, Philippines, March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez/

Manila, April 2 (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has warned violators of coronavirus lockdown measures they could be shot for causing trouble and said abuse of medical workers was a serious crime that would not be tolerated. In a televised address, Duterte said it was vital everyone cooperates and follows home quarantine measures, as authorities try to slow the ...

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