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Venice Flooding Is Worst in a Decade; Severe Weather in Italy Kills at Least 11

ROME — Violent thunderstorms, small tornadoes that blew roofs off homes, and winds equivalent to a Category 3 hurricane lashed Italy from Piedmont to Sicily early this week, leaving at least 11 people dead, many injured, and firefighters [...]

U.S. Hunter Kills ‘Beautiful’ Goat. Now Scotland Is Scrutinizing Its Laws.

But to conservationists and animal lovers, there is simply no excuse for hunting. Sarah Moyes, a spokeswoman for OneKind, an organization dedicated to ending cruelty to Scotland’s animals, said in an email: “It’s utterly shocking to see [...]

Attack on Military Parade in Iran Kills at Least 25

Gunmen killed at least 25 people and wounded 60 on Saturday in an attack on a military parade in a restive Iranian province that is home to most of the country’s Arab minority, state media said. The Islamic Republic News Agency reported [...]

Philippines Dispatch: Drawn by Gold, Drowned in Mud: Typhoon Kills Philippine Miners

ITOGON, Philippines — A month ago, Jes Feliciano struck gold. The ingot was the size of a coin, and it brought the 16-year-old miner more money than he ever imagined. On Monday evening, Mr. Feliciano got a reminder that what the Cordillera [...]

Turkish Airstrike in Iraqi Territory Kills a Kurdish Militant Leader

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The attack killed Zaki Shingali, a leader of a group that Turkey calls a terrorist organization, but he was considered a hero to the Yazidi minority in Iraq for his efforts to help them. Source: [...]

In Syria, Explosion in Residential Building Kills Dozens in Rebel-Held Area

[unable to retrieve full-text content] An explosion in a residential building thought to be storing weapons and ammunition in the rebel-held province of Idlib killed at least 69 people, including 12 children, a war monitor said. Source: [...]

Indonesia Earthquake Kills Scores and Leaves 20,000 Homeless

[unable to retrieve full-text content] As the sun rose over the island of Lombok, a search and rescue effort was underway to find survivors trapped in the rubble. Source: NYT > World

Russian Airstrike Kills Dozens in Rebel-Held Village in Syria, Monitors Say

BEIRUT, Lebanon — At least 35 people were killed when Russian warplanes attacked a rebel-held village in northwestern Syria, a Syrian war monitor and paramedics said on Friday, making it one of the deadliest episodes in that part of [...]
Rare Attack on Cricket Match in Afghanistan Kills at Least 8
JALALABAD, Afghanistan — At least eight people have been killed and dozens of others wounded in a series of blasts at a cricket match in eastern Afghanistan, officials said. An attack on an Afghan cricket match is highly unusual. [...]
Man Wielding Knife Kills 1 and Wounds 4 in Central Paris
PARIS — A man armed with a knife attacked five people in a central neighborhood near the Paris Opera, according to the French police, killing one and wounding four, two seriously. The interior minister, Gérard Collomb, said the attacker [...]