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Explosion Batters Military Transport Rails Between Russia and Belarus
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Explosion Batters Military Transport Rails Between Russia and Belarus

A portion of a railway linking Russia to Belarus was damaged by an explosive device Monday night, according to a report from Russia state-owned news source RIA Novosti. According to the report, the explosion blew up parts of the track between the Russian towns of Novozybkiv and Zlinka in the Bryansk region, which borders Belarus...

Food inflation persists as drought batters produce crops
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Food inflation persists as drought batters produce crops

Dive Brief: Food-at-home prices have increased 13% during the past year, easing slightly from the 13.5% clip posted last month, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Consumer Price Index for September. Still, grocery items increased 0.7% in September from August, extending a string of monthly increases that began early last year. The six major grocery...

Venezuela: Landslide beneath building crashes down into apartment block as heavy rain batters Caracas | World News
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Venezuela: Landslide beneath building crashes down into apartment block as heavy rain batters Caracas | World News

Video has captured the moment of a landslide beneath a building in Venezuela, as heavy rains triggered floods across the country. Footage shows the ground collapsing and crashing into an apartment block in Caracas, as a westbound tropical storm wrought chaos. One resident, Anderson Silva, said a contention wall gave way after days of major...

Super Typhoon Noru batters the Philippines, forcing thousands to flee
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Super Typhoon Noru batters the Philippines, forcing thousands to flee

Issued on: 25/09/2022 – 18:00 Super Typhoon Noru slammed into the Philippines Sunday, battering the heavily populated main island of Luzon with strong winds and heavy rain that have forced thousands of people to flee their homes. The storm was packing maximum sustained winds of 195 kilometres (121 miles) an hour as it charged towards...

Every nation for itself as dollar batters global currencies after rate hike
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Every nation for itself as dollar batters global currencies after rate hike

Nations are being forced to go it alone in erecting defenses against the relentless strength of the almighty greenback, with no sign that governments are willing to act in concert. Fueled by hawkish Federal Reserve policy, US economic strength and investors in search of a haven from market swoons, the greenback is...

Hurricane Fiona batters Turks and Caicos after devastating Puerto Rico
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Hurricane Fiona batters Turks and Caicos after devastating Puerto Rico

Issued on: 21/09/2022 – 00:09 Hurricane Fiona battered the Turks and Caicos islands as a powerful Category 3 storm on Tuesday after leaving a trail of destruction in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. The top US disaster management official was headed to Puerto Rico meanwhile to assess the damage in the US territory still...