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Cyclone Mora crosses Bangladesh coast, leaves trail of destruction all over                    Sea is very rough, water level in the sea in Cox's Bazar rises by several feet                    Thousands of trees uprooted in coastal districts                    Low-lying areas have been flooded                    
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Japan urges China to play bigger role in restraining North Korea

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's top security adviser has urged China to play a bigger role in restraining North Korea's nuclear and missile development programmes, Japan's foreign ministry said in a statement, reports Reuters.

Kushner defended by Trump amid 'secret Russia line' questions

Donald Trump has come out in support of his son-in-law Jared Kushner, following reports the aide tried to set up a secret communication line with Moscow, reports BBC.

DPRK fires Scud missile into sea, its third test in three weeks

DPRK fires Scud missile into sea, its third test in three weeks

North Korea has fired a short-range ballistic missile, the third apparently successful test in as many weeks, reports BBC.

Mississippi shootings kill 8, suspect in custody

Mississippi shootings kill 8, suspect in custody

Charges have not yet been filed against the suspect, and police said that it would be 'premature' to assign a motive.

Climate change: Trump keeps world waiting on Paris deal

Climate change: Trump keeps world waiting on Paris deal

Donald Trump has said he will decide whether to pull out of a key climate change deal in the next week, having apparently shrugged off pressure from US allies in recent days, reports BBC.

'I'm doing OK': Hillary Clinton speaks at alma mater

'I'm doing OK': Hillary Clinton speaks at alma mater

Forty-eight years after delivering the first speech as a class president of Wellesley College in Massachusetts, Hillary Clinton returned to her alma mater to address the graduates of 2017.

India bans cattle sale for slaughter at animal markets

India bans cattle sale for slaughter at animal markets

In a move that might deprive meat suppliers of stock and also will hurt farmers across the country, the Indian central government has banned the sale of cows for slaughter at animal markets across India

Modi opens bridge named after Bhupen Hazarika

Modi opens bridge named after Bhupen Hazarika

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday inaugurated the Dhola-Sadia Bridge, the country's longest river bridge, over the Lohit in the eastern most tip of Assam connecting Arunachal Pradesh.