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  • China sends supplies to flooded area, rebuilds barriers

    XINXIANG, China (AP) — Trucks carrying water and food on Sunday streamed into a Chinese city at the center of flooding that killed at least 63 people, while soldiers laid sandbags to fill gaps in river dikes that left neighborhoods under water.
  • Bus swerves off road in Croatia; 10 killed, 45 injured

    ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A bus swerved off a highway and crashed in Croatia early Sunday, killing 10 people and injuring at least 45 others — some of them seriously, authorities said.
  • 2 Turkish soldiers killed in north Syria; 2 others wounded

    ISTANBUL (AP) — Two Turkish soldiers were killed and two others were wounded in an attack in northern Syria, Turkey’s defense ministry said Sunday.
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  • Fire in Chinese warehouse kills 15, injures 25

    BEIJING (AP) — A fire at a warehouse in China's northeast killed 15 people and injured 25, the city government announced Sunday.
  • Typhoon In-fa hits China's east coast, canceling flights

    BEIJING (AP) — Typhoon In-fa hit China's east coast south of Shanghai on Sunday after people living near the sea were evacuated, airline flights and trains were canceled and the public was ordered to stay indoors.
  • 113 killed in western India landslides, monsoon flooding

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Days of landslides and flooding triggered by heavy monsoon rains in western India’s Maharashtra state killed at least 113 people and injured 50, officials said Sunday, as rescuers scrambled to find at least 100 missing.
  • Australia avoids UNESCO downgrade of Great Barrier Reef

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia on Friday garnered enough international support to defer an attempt by the United Nations’ cultural organization to downgrade the Great Barrier Reef’s World Heritage status because of damage caused by climate change.
  • AP Interview: Premier: Iraq doesn't need US combat troops

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister says his country no longer requires American combat troops to fight the Islamic State group, but a formal time frame for their redeployment will depend on the outcome of talks with U.S. officials this week.
  • 2 COVID patients dead after power outage at Jordan hospital

    AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Two coronavirus patients died at a hospital in the Jordanian capital of Amman on Sunday after a short circuit knocked out power at the facility's intensive care unit, the country's health minister said.

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