Syrian Army
Syrian Army

DAMASCUS — Syrian army captured a key town in northern countryside of Aleppo province on Sunday, following battles with Islamic State (IS) group, according to state news agency SANA.

Syrian Army
Syrian Army
Capturing the town of Tadef enables the Syrian army to secure transportation routes in eastern Aleppo, and constitute a base for launching attacks and undermining the presence of the IS militants in that part of the province, a general-command of the Syrian army said in a statement. (Syria-IS)
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JAKARTA — Heavy downpours have triggered flash floods in Central Java province in western Indonesia on Sunday, leaving at least two people missing, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman of the national disaster agency, told Xinhua over phone.
Huge amount of water carrying mud started hitting Purwosari village of Kendal district at 4 p.m. Jakarta time, Nugroho said. (Indonesia-Flood)
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ARUSHA, Tanzania — The African swine fever (ASF) has broken out in the western Tanzania’s district of Kalambo District, killing nearly 200 pigs, an official said Sunday.
Julieth Binyura, Kalambo District Commissioner, confirmed the outbreak of the deadly disease, saying villagers had been informed on the viral disease. (Tanzania-Swine Fever)
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WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he would not be attending the annual White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) dinner, one day after his press team blocked several mainstream media from attending a press gaggle at the White House.
“I will not be attending the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner this year. Please wish everyone well and have a great evening!” Trump tweeted. (U.S.-Trump)
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CAIRO — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi met with visiting British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Saturday in Cairo where they agreed on a British loan of 150 million U.S. dollars to assist Egypt’s economic reform program, official MENA news agency reported.
The Egyptian president and the British foreign secretary finalized the loan guarantee agreement that is related to assist Egypt with its strict three-year economic reform plan encouraged and financed by a 12-billion-dollar loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Enditem

Source: Xinhua/NewsGhana.com.gh

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