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Mozambique, Zimbabwe cyclone deaths exceed 300 as U.N. boosts aid

The UN adds one of the worst storms to hit southern Africa in decades also unleashes a humanitarian crisis in Malawi, affecting nearly a million people

The UN adds one of the worst storms to hit southern Africa in decades also unleashes a ...

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Mozambique, Zimbabwe cyclone deaths exceed 300 as U.N. boosts aid

Ordinary Zimbabweans face a new era of repression from surveillance systems created in ...

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Zimbabwe drifts toward online darkness

(3rd UPDATE) 'When we flew over the area...this morning to understand what's going on, ...

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More than 1,000 feared dead in Mozambique storm

The Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS) is an automated safety feature ...

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Ethiopian Airlines crash: What is the MCAS system on the Boeing 737 Max 8?

Caskets draped in the Ethiopian flag are brought to the cathedral, in a convoy of black ...

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Funerals for Ethiopia crash victims but little to bury

In a document sent to family members of the crash victims, Ethiopia Airlines say DNA ...

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Identifying Ethiopia crash victims may take 6 months – airline

Zimbabwe officials say 24 are dead with over 100 people missing

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At least 24 dead as Cyclone Idai hits eastern Zimbabwe

'Twenty people were killed and 45 people were treated in different hospitals,' says Lagos ...

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Death toll now 20 in Lagos building collapse – state gov't

The crowd at Algiers' landmark Grand Poste square is growing, hours before the scheduled ...

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Thousands of Algerians protest despite Bouteflika vow not to run

Investigators will now try to retrieve information from the cockpit voice and flight data ...

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France probes 737 MAX black boxes as Boeing halts deliveries