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23 Nov 2017 description

The tornado carved a path of destruction in the Sidoarjo area, lasting about five minutes

JAKARTA, Nov 23 (Reuters) - A tornado ripped through a densely populated area in Indonesia's East Java province on Wednesday, injuring 35 people and damaging more than 600 homes, the head of the local disaster mitigation official said.

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22 Nov 2017 description

ADEN, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Yemen's Sanaa airport, damaged in an air strike by a Saudi-led coalition last week, has been repaired and is ready to receive international flights, the Houthi-led government which runs the capital city said on Tuesday.

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22 Nov 2017 description

WELLINGTON, Nov 20 (Reuters) - New Zealand and Australia have begun talks about screening procedures for asylum seekers holding out in a Papua New Guinea detention centre, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday, amid reports of worsening health conditions there.

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21 Nov 2017 description

YOLA, Nigeria (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least 50 people at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria on Tuesday, the biggest mass killing this year in a region facing an insurgency by Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

“Some of the dead were in pieces beyond recognition,” said Bayi Muhammad, a worshipper at the mosque in Mubi who said he only escaped the blast because he was late for early morning prayers.

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19 Nov 2017 description

Eastern Ghouta is the last major rebel stronghold near the Syrian capital

BEIRUT, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Shelling by Syrian rebels killed six people in Damascus on Thursday, state media said, while a war monitor said government bombing killed 14 in the city's rebel-held eastern suburbs.

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