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A second cyclone slams southern Africa

International | Gusts up to 174 mph knock down buildings and cause power outages in Mozambique
by Mindy Belz
Posted 4/26/19, 11:05 am

MOZAMBIQUE: Cyclone Kenneth hit northern Mozambique Thursday with gusts of up to 174 miles per hour—equal to a Category 4 hurricane—just weeks after another powerful storm, Cyclone Idai, killed more than 1,000 people. Officials said 30,000 people had been evacuated, with reports of homes collapsing and the provincial capital of Pemba losing power.

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Putin and Kim laud successful meeting

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 4/25/19, 11:06 am

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said North Korea is committed to denuclearization. Putin made his remarks during his first summit with the country’s leader, Kim Jong Un. Kim arrived at the train station in Khasan, Russia, on Wednesday before traveling to the port city of Vladivostok. The two leaders met one-on-one and with other officials at a university on Russky Island.

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North Korean leader headed to Russia

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 4/23/19, 10:33 am

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will attend a summit in Russia with President Vladimir Putin on Thursday, a Kremlin adviser confirmed Tuesday. Yuri Ushakov told Russian news agencies that the talks would focus on North Korea’s nuclear program and that Russia would like to see “positive trends” in that area, including a commitment not to test ballistic missiles. The two leaders are also likely to discuss economic interests between the two communist countries.

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