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After Libya flood, unexploded weapons pose new risk

Last week, Storm Daniel pounded Libya, wreaking havoc on the eastern city of Derna, where two neglected, ageing dams gave way upstream, unleashing an estimated 30 million cubic metres (8 billion gallons) of water, and obliterating entire neighbourhoods of the city, home to around 100,000 people.
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HTS sends second military convoy to Syria’s Manbij in week

Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS, formerly al-Nusra Front) sent on Tuesday a military convoy and dozens of its militants to the countryside of Manbij, northern Syria, disguised as members of Arab tribes.
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France, Niger officials reportedly in ‘talks’ over troops withdrawal

At this stage, neither the number of French soldiers involved nor the timing of their departure have been decided, Le Monde reported, citing several unidentified French sources close to the matter.
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Gabon coup leader: No rush to elections and ‘the same mistakes’

The leader of a coup that overthrew Gabon’s President Ali Bongo says he wants to avoid rushing into elections that “repeat past mistakes” as pressure mounts to hand back power to a civilian government.
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Military ‘seizes power’ in Gabon, ends Bongo family’s 55-year reign

Soldiers in Gabon said they were seizing power to overturn the results of a presidential election, and claimed to have arrested the president, whose family has held power for 55 years.
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Russia hits command centers of terrorists in Syria

Russia’s aerospace forces delivered airstrikes on the command centers of the Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization in Syria, said the deputy chief of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Opposing Parties in Syria.
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Sudan’s Burhan promises ‘decisive victory’, rejects talks with ‘traitors’

Thousands of people have died and millions have been driven from their homes since the conflict between the army and the paramilitary RSF began in April.
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Three US Marines die in air crash during Australia drills: US officials

Three US Marines have died after an Osprey aircraft has crashed on a remote tropical island north of Australia's mainland, US military officials said.
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Niger coup: ECOWAS delegation arrives after ‘D-day’ invasion threat

A delegation from regional nations arrived in Niger in a last-ditch diplomatic effort to reach a peaceful solution with mutinous soldiers who overthrew the country’s president last month.
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Iran gains supersonic cruise missile manufacturing technology

Iranian military scientists have gained the technical know-how to manufacture a cruise missile capable of traveling at supersonic speeds.

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