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An emergency alert was issued for the state capital Jefferson City advising people to take shelter as heavy rain, hail, wind and lightning struck the state, along with neighboring Oklahoma and Kansas.
Severe damage, including fatalities, occurred after a likely tornado struck in El Reno, Oklahoma, on Saturday night, according to local police and media reports.
Emergency management officials in Madison County said four were injured in addition to those killed when the tornado touched down in the area southwest of Des Moines at about 4:30pm. Among those killed were children and adults.
Israel’s far-right coalition government led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has passed a law in the Knesset by a margin of 61-47 on the conditions under which a prime minister can be deemed unfit. It specifies that this can happen only when three-fourths of parliament or cabinet say it so. Until now, the attorney general of
As a child, Dong Van Canh watched while the rice fields of Vietnam’s Mekong Delta were set alight to make way for the next crop, blackening the sky and flooding the air with potent greenhouse gases. Rice — Asia’s principal staple — is to blame for around 10 per cent of global emissions of methane, a gas that over two decades traps
Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin ended their Moscow summit this week by showcasing economic help and diplomatic support China will provide the now supplicant banana-less republic that is Putin’s Russia today. But even more importantly, the two autocratic presidents were careful not to spotlight this year’s most important reality:
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, on Wednesday opened the “Awal Al Khulafaa Al Rashideen” mosque in Al Khan, Sharjah. Sheikh Sultan was given a detailed explanation of the mosque, including its construction specifications, the facilities annexed to it, and the