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Somalia records more deaths from cholera amid surge in cases

Mogadishu, Feb 24 (UNI) A total of 2,943 new cholera cases and 26 deaths have been reported in Somalia since January 2024 as cases surge following intense flooding caused by El Nino rains in late 2023, the Ministry of Heath said on Saturday.
The Ministry of Health and Human Services said among these cases, 1,748 or 59 percent were classified as severe, indicating the gravity of the illness.
"Since January 2024, several districts in Somalia have been significantly affected by the cholera outbreak. The district with the highest number of reported cases is Beledweyne, accounting for 588 cases or 20 percent of total cases," the ministry said in its latest epidemiological report released in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia.
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EU Foreign Ministers may discuss sanctions against Iran on Tuesday

15 Apr 2024 | 5:41 PM

Brussels, April 15 (UNI) The EU foreign ministers may discuss sanctions targeting Iran during a virtual meeting on April 16, EU foreign policy spokesperson Peter Stano said on Monday.

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58 people killed by heavy rains in Tanzania's 10 regions

15 Apr 2024 | 5:32 PM

Dar es Salaam, April 15 (UNI) At least 58 people have been killed by flash floods caused by heavy rains in 10 regions of mainland Tanzania in the past two weeks, an official has said.

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At least 6 killed in clashes between Sudanese army, paramilitary forces in N Darfur

15 Apr 2024 | 4:46 PM

Khartoum, April 15 (UNI) At least six civilians were killed and 61 others injured in clashes between the Sudanese Armed Forces and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces in El Fasher, the capital city of North Darfur State, the Sudanese Doctors' Union said.
The injured were still arriving at the hospital despite a shortage of equipment and blood donors, the non-governmental union said in a statement.

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Four killed, 12 injured in rocket attacks in Myanmar

15 Apr 2024 | 4:40 PM

Naypyidaw, April 15 (UNI) Four people were killed and 12 others injured in rocket attacks in Pyin Oo Lwin, central Myanmar's Mandalay region, on Sunday night, the Information Team of Myanmar's State Administration Council reported on Monday.

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