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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...

Extreme drought worsens in West, with ‘exceptional’ conditions covering more than 26% of the region

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A very dry week with well-above average temperatures has worsened an already severe drought in the Western US, according to the US Drought Monitor. New data shows the entirety of four states are under drought condi...

Israel-Palestinian conflict traumatic for children in the region

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Ashkelon has been one of the cities most targeted in this latest round of fighting between Hamas and Israel, now reportedly set to end with both sides agreeing to a cease-fire. Though the death toll on the Israeli si...

Colombia’s bloody protests could be a warning to the region

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Tensions have hardly dissipated in Colombia after President Ivan Duque withdrew a controversial fiscal reform proposal this weekend. Six days of protests had seen at least 19 people killed and hundreds injured. Now,...

Blinken says US withdrawal from Afghanistan will concentrate the minds of ‘free riders’ in the region

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Washington Secretary of State Antony Blinken told CNN on Tuesday that the US withdrawal from Afghanistan will concentrate the minds of "free riders" in the region about their interests in keeping the country stable. ...

Ecuador and Peru signal political divides that could trouble the region

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More than a year into the pandemic and as cases resurge in Latin America, two recent elections suggest that popular political views on how to escape the crisis remain deeply polarized -- at a time when cohesion is m...

Burgess Owens tells Biden, Harris to ‘get some backbone,’ visit border region

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Owens -- a former NFL player who was elected to his U.S. House seat last November -- toured Texas’ Rio Grande Valley region this week with six other Republicans from the House Judiciary Committee led by ranking membe...

US bans cotton and tomato products from China’s Xinjiang region over forced labor concerns

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The US has banned imports of cotton products and tomatoes produced in China's Xinjiang region over forced labor concerns, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said on Wednesday. The agency said the region-wide ban...