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  • Drunk cop loses investigation docs with 400 people's details

    Drunk cop loses investigation docs with 400 people's details

    The 49-year-old officer in the western Hyogo region lost a bag containing the documents sometime between 11 pm on Friday and 5 am on Saturday, a police official told AFP on Monday.

  • Rain brings relief to France fires, but more evacuated in south

    Rain brings relief to France fires, but more evacuated in south

    France has been buffeted this summer by a historic drought as well as a series of heatwaves and several forest fires.At least 1,000 people were evacuated from the village of Mostuejols near the city of Millau and six nearby hamlets.

  • Man dies after crashing car, firing gun near US Capitol: police

    Man dies after crashing car, firing gun near US Capitol: police

    A statement from the US Capitol Police (USCP) did not identify the man or speculate on a motive.The Supreme Court, still behind security fencing after its bitterly divisive June ruling on abortion, is also nearby on Capitol Hill.

  • Hundreds rally in Sudan to support military-backed initiative

    Hundreds rally in Sudan to support military-backed initiative

    The rallies took place outside a Khartoum conference hall where meetings have been held since Saturday by a recently-established initiative aimed at ending Sudan's political crisis.The initiative, known as "The Call of Sudan's People", was launched last month by renowned Sufi religious leader Al-Tay...

  • Egyptians mourn 41 killed in Cairo Coptic church fire

    Egyptians mourn 41 killed in Cairo Coptic church fire

    The blaze hit the Abu Sifin church in densely populated Imbaba, a working class district west of the Nile River.Hundreds gathered to pay their respects in and around the two Giza churches where clergymen prayed for the victims.

  • Pope urges help for drought-hit Somalia

    Pope urges help for drought-hit Somalia

    The 85-year-old pontiff drew attention to what he called the "serious humanitarian crisis" in Somalia and parts of surrounding countries after his weekly Angelus prayer at the Vatican.

  • Fire kills 41 during mass in Cairo Copt church: officials

    Fire kills 41 during mass in Cairo Copt church: officials

    The blaze started for unknown reasons at the Abu Sifine church in the capital's northwestern, working-class district of Imbaba.President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi declared on his Facebook page: "I have mobilised all state services to ensure that all measures are taken."

  • Ten Hag given baptism of fire to Man Utd's new reality

    Ten Hag given baptism of fire to Man Utd's new reality

    That run included similar thrashings at Manchester City, Liverpool and Brighton. Indeed United have conceded four or more goals seven times in the Premier League since the start of last seasonAny hope of a new dawn under the former Ajax boss has been blown apart by the same failings on and off the p...

  • Sudan floods kill 52 people: state media

    Sudan floods kill 52 people: state media

    Heavy rains usually fall in Sudan between May and October, and the country faces severe flooding every year, wrecking properties, infrastructure, and crops.

  • Eight wounded, two critically, in 'terror attack' on Jerusalem bus

    Eight wounded, two critically, in 'terror attack' on Jerusalem bus

    A gunman started spraying bullets at the public transport bus and people outside the vehicle in the pre-dawn attack at the Tomb of David bus stop, recounted bus driver Daniel Kanievsky.