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Gunmen kill at least 20 in pre-dawn attack in Cameroon – local official

Yaounde, CameroonReuters Gunmen opened fire on people as they slept in a town in western Cameroon in the early hours of Monday, leaving at least 20 dead, a local government official said. Residents said they suspected the attack was meant to disrupt celebrations marking the 41st anniversary of Paul Biya becoming Cameroon’s President that were […]

Heavy rain in Sichuan forces evacuation of 80,000 people – state media

China Henan floods

Shanghai, ChinaReuters More than 80,000 people have been evacuated because of heavy rains and floods in the south-western Chinese province of Sichuan, state media reported on Monday. Water levels at major rivers in the province were above warning levels following heavy rainfall from Friday to Sunday. One reservoir in the city of Dazhou exceeded its […]