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Heatwave in India kills 40 on Saturday

At least 40 people have died during a heatwave in India’s north-eastern state of Bihar on Saturday, reports NDTV. It comes in the midst of an outbreak of Acute Encephalitis...

  Asia / South Asia

Heatwave in India kills 40 on Saturday

At least 40 people have died during a heatwave in India’s north-eastern state of Bihar on Saturday, reports NDTV. It comes in the midst of an outbreak of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome outbreak in the state's Muzzafurpur that has killed 73 children this month. But most of the fatalities from the heatwave were reported in Aurangabad, Gaya and Nawada. Twenty seven...

Industrial Internet platform for SOEs unveiled

China launched the Industrial Internet Convergence Platform for Central State-owned Enterprises (SOEs) on Saturday, which will become a key infrastructure system to push for better inter-communication, resource sharing, and co-development of China’s SOEs, according to the China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC,) the platform’s leading developer. China launched the Industrial Internet Convergence Platform for Central State-owned Enterprises (SOEs) on...

  Americas

Massive power cut hits all of Argentina, Uruguay

A massive electrical failure has left all of Argentina and Uruguay without power, according to a major Argentine electricity provider. Reports said the power cut had also affected parts of Brazil and Paraguay, reports BBC. Argentine media said the power cut occurred shortly after 07:00 (12:00 GMT), causing trains to be halted and failures with...

  Europe

  Europe

  Africa

  Africa

Al Shabaab blasts kill 16 in Kenya, Somalia

Somali militants killed eight Kenyan police with a roadside bomb near the border between the two countries on Saturday, officials said, while another eight died in a bombing the same group carried out in the Somali capital. Both attacks were claimed by Somali Islamist insurgents, who also kidnapped three Kenyan police reservists on Friday from the same area, in Wajir...

Liberians protest against corruption, economic decline

Thousands of Liberians took to the streets of the capital, Monrovia, on Friday to protest against the corruption and economic decline that many blame on their once hugely popular president, former football star George Weah. In a stark contrast to the wild celebrations that greeted Weah’s election victory in 2017, throngs of chanting demonstrators bearing signs calling Weah a “traitor”...