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More than 200 new species discovered in Mekong region, WWF says

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Bangkok, ThailandA devil-horned newt, drought-resilient bamboo and a monkey named after a volcano were among 224 new species discovered in the Greater Mekong region in 2020, a conservation group said on Wednesday, de...

NATO sending fighters, ships to region; UK to withdraw some staff from embassy in Ukraine

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Denmark will sail a frigate to the Baltic Sea and send four F-16 fighter jets to Lithuania. Spain is also sending ships to join NATO naval forces in the region and is considering sending fighter jets to Bulgaria, the...

The Arctic fails its annual health check as global warming brings more ills to the region

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From extreme melt events to an influx of beaver colonies in Alaska, and rain falling at the summit of Greenland for the first time on record, the Arctic region showed clear symptoms of an ailing planet over the past...

A family photo from a Kentucky home was found more than 150 miles away in Indiana after deadly tornadoes whipped up debris in the region

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A decades-old family photo from a home in Kentucky turned up more than 150 miles away in Indiana on Saturday after apparently being whipped up into the debris of deadly tornadoes that tore through the region. "Walke...

House passes bill blocking imports of products produced by forced labor in China’s Xinjiang region

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A bill that will prevent the US from importing goods produced using forced labor by Uyghurs and other minority Muslim populations in the Xinjiang Autonomous Region of China passed the House on Wednesday evening. Th...

Nicaragua’s looming election poses two challenges to the rest of the region

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Bogota Nicaragua's upcoming election on November 7 is expected to hold no surprises, after strongman president Daniel Ortega spent most of the year tightening his grip on the country. With seven opposition candidate...

Fresh Ethiopian air force strikes hit Tigray region

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The Ethiopian government's air force carried out two air strikes in the northern region of Tigray, government spokesperson Legese Tulu told CNN Sunday. One of the strikes hit a military command post and training ce...

Capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region hit by airstrikes, eyewitness and local forces say

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The capital of Ethiopia's war-torn Tigray region was hit by at least two airstrikes on Monday, an eyewitness and a spokesman for forces fighting the country's central government told CNN. The eyewitness in Mekelle...

A new king was crowned in Nigeria’s oil-rich Delta region and young Nigerians are inspired

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The coronation of a dashing monarch in the oil-rich Delta region has sparked a resurgence in royalty, tradition and ancestry among some young Nigerians. Thousands thronged the streets and dignitaries and well-wishe...

Flooding threatens Four Corners region, heavy rain possible over Midwest and Plains

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WILDFIRES SPREAD OVER 1M ACRES OF DROUGHT-STRICKEN US Flood advisories in the Four Corners region

Food and fuel running out in capital of Ethiopia’s war-torn Tigray region

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Food and fuel is running out in the capital of Ethiopia's war-torn northern Tigray region, a CNN producer on the ground in Mekelle reports. A communications blackout in the region, in place since Ethiopian forces wi...

Trump visits the South Texas border amid a shift in the region toward Republicans

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Pharr, Texas Former President Donald Trump still wants a wall on the southern border. And he said it's Democrats' fault it hasn't happened yet. On this wet, humid Wednesday on the South Texas border, Trump met with T...

Extreme heat will be more frequent in the Pacific Northwest. Experts say region is not prepared

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It was only last year when Hannah Lindell-Smith woke up in the middle of the night with the taste of smoke in her mouth. The orange sky over Washington and Oregon was filled with embers as wildfires raged, leading t...

Airstrike kills up to 30 people at market in war-torn Ethiopian region of Tigray

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An airstrike in Ethiopia's war-torn northern region of Tigray killed as many as 30 people when it hit a market on Tuesday, eyewitnesses have told CNN. Two injured survivors of the attack in the small town of Togoga...

Australian region covered in cobwebs as spiders flee floods

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It's an arachnophobe's worst nightmare: towns draped in spider webs. Residents of the Australian region of Gippsland in the state of Victoria were greeted with layers of gossamer cobwebs after the area was hit by se...

Macron announces end of France’s anti-terror Operation Barkhane in Africa’s Sahel region

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Paris France is to end its years-long anti-terror mission targeting Islamists in the Sahel region of West Africa, French President Emmanuel Macron announced Thursday. However, the mission, known as Operation Barkhane...

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