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Death toll from cholera outbreak in Ethiopia rises to 515: WHO

Addis Ababa, Mar 1 (UNI) The death toll from the ongoing cholera outbreak in Ethiopia has reached 515, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said.
The WHO, in its latest health cluster bulletin for Ethiopia released late Thursday, said the ongoing cholera outbreak that erupted in August 2022, has continued to spread across the East African country with a significant increase in the number of cholera patients admitted to cholera treatment centers over the past month.
Data from the WHO show that the number of cholera deaths increased from 468 on Jan. 30 to 515 as of Feb. 26, with a case fatality rate of 1.43 percent. The number of cholera cases also increased from 32,548 to 36,061 during the reported period.
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Rockets fired from Iraq toward U S  base in Syria

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Baghdad, Apr 22 (UNI) Five rockets were fired Sunday from Iraq toward a U.S. military base in neighboring Syria, a security source said.

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11 missing in Guangdong rainstorm

11 missing in Guangdong rainstorm

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Guangdong , Apr 22 (UNI) A total of 11 people are missing after continuous heavy rainfall hit many parts of south China's Guangdong Province in recent days, the provincial emergency management department said Monday.

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5 0-magnitude quake hits Java, Indonesia - GFZ

5 0-magnitude quake hits Java, Indonesia - GFZ

22 Apr 2024 | 8:30 AM

Beijing, Apr 22 (UNI) An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 jolted Java, Indonesia at 0048 GMT on Monday, the GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences said.

The epicenter, with a depth of 97.8 km, was initially determined to be at 7.94 degrees south latitude and 109.32 degrees east longitude.
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7 dead in racing event accident in central Sri Lanka

21 Apr 2024 | 9:48 PM

Colombo, Apr 21 (UNI) Seven people died and 20 others were injured on Sunday when a racing car veered off the track and rammed into a crowd at an event in Diyatalawa town in central Sri Lanka, the police said.

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Voting ends in Maldives parliamentary election

21 Apr 2024 | 9:46 PM

Colombo, Apr 21 (UNI) Voting in the Maldives' parliamentary election ended at 5:30 p.m. local time (1230 GMT) on Sunday. Poll workers started counting votes 30 minutes after the ballot boxes were closed.

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