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US readies for ‘big one” as Hurricane Florence approaches Carolinas

At this height of the Atlantic hurricane season, Florence was being trailed on east-to-west paths by two other storms, Hurricane Helene and Tropical Storm Isaac, but neither packs the deadly punch of Florence.

As Idlib offensive looms, Syrians flee to border villages

About half of those displaced so far have moved to camps, while others went to informal settlements, stayed with families or rented housing.

Violence in southern Ethiopia forces more than 800,000 to flee

Leaders encouraged the movement of people back to their homes after initial fighting, but to no avail.

Syria pounds rebel areas in south, thousands flee to border zone

Thousands of Syrians also fled frontline opposition-held villages of Masahra and Hara in the Quneitra province to makeshift camps near the border with Israel, where Syrian artillery avoid shelling, two residents said.

Civilians flee fighting in Syrian southwest: monitor

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said some 12,500 people had fled opposition-held areas of northeastern Deraa province in the past 48 hours.

Malaysian shares set for worst day since 2008 as foreigners bail...

Builders suffer the brunt of the selling, with Gamuda Bhd sinking as much as 27%.

Dozens of Central American children rescued from sweltering truck in Mexico

More than 800 Central American migrants have been found in truck trailers or safe houses in Mexico so far this year.

Report: Jho Low living it up between Shanghai hotel and super...

Saying Low is going back-and-forth between Shanghai and his yacht, The Australian details the Low family’s activities in Australia, adding that Australian police have started a probe into 1MDB.