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Libya car bomb targets security forces in Benghazi, kills 22 - officials

By Ayman al-Warfalli
Benghazi, Libya, Aug 3 (Reuters) A car bomb targeting security forces in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi killed at least 22 people and wounded 20, a commander of the forces and medical officials said.
The blast occurred in a residential area in the Guwarsha district, the scene of fighting between security forces loyal to Libya's eastern government and an alliance of Islamists and other opponents.
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Heavy rain kills 52 in Sudan

Heavy rain kills 52 in Sudan

14 Aug 2022 | 9:44 PM

Khartoum, Aug 14 (UNI) At least 52 people were killed and 25 injured during the torrential downpours across Sudan, authorities said Sunday.

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Bangladesh to observe national Mourning Day tomorrow

14 Aug 2022 | 9:18 PM

By Mir Afroz Zaman
Dhaka, Aug 14 (UNI) Bangladesh will be observing the National Mourning Day and 47th martyrdom anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman tomorrow (Monday).

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Man fires several shots in air, commits suicide near US capitol

14 Aug 2022 | 9:07 PM

Washington, Aug 14 (UNI) A man crashed his car into the vehicle barricade near the US Capitol in Washington, fired several shots in the air and shot himself when police came to the scene, the United States Capitol Police (USCP) said on Sunday.

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6 4-magnitude quake hits south of Kermadec Islands

14 Aug 2022 | 8:18 PM

Hong Kong, Aug 14 (UNI) An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 jolted south of the Kermadec Islands at 13:44 GMT on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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Afghan official to discuss Russian Oil

14 Aug 2022 | 7:58 PM

Kabul, Aug 14 (UNI) Acting Afghan Minister of Industry and Trade Nuriddin Azizi, who had been appointed by the Taliban (under UN sanctions for terrorism), will arrive in Moscow for negotiations on August 15 to discuss deliveries of Russian oil and food products, Russian Ambassador to Afghanistan Dmitry Zhirnov told Sputnik.

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