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Diseased rat urine kills New Yorker in outbreak of rare illness

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Diseased rat urine has killed at least one person and sickened two others in New York City in an outbreak of a rarely seen infection, prompting calls from city officials on Wednesday for a renewed effort to cull the rodent population.

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Car bomb in central Benghazi

By Libya Herald reporter. Benghazi, 25 January 2017: In what is thought to be a car bomb, a vehicle exploded this evening in Benghazi’s Shara Jamal, not far from the sports city. There are few details about it so far although a number of casualties are reported. “It was like an earthquake,” said one resident [...]

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Car bomb in Benghazi

By Libya Herald reporter. Benghazi, 25 January 2017: In what is thought to be a car bomb, a vehicle exploded this evening in Benghazi’s Shara Jamal, not far from the sports city. There are few details about it so far although a number of casualties are reported. “It was like an earthquake,” said one resident [...]

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International brand stores reopening in Benghazi

By Libya Herald reporters. Benghazi, 18 January 2017: Local staff have got their jobs back by bringing about the reopening of four internationally-branded stores in Benghazi which were finally shut in 2015 when the city centre became a battleground. Marks and Spenser, Next, Mango and Aldo are all reopening thanks to the “faith, dedication and commitment of the [...]

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Communications breakdown in Benghazi after cable damage

By Libya Herald reporters. Benghazi, 1 January 2017: Large part of Benghazi and areas around the city have been without internet for more than 24 hours after a fibre optic cable was severed. It is unclear how the damage to the Libya Telecom & Technology (LTT) cable occurred just outside the city’s Kuwaifiya district. The [...]

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Fears grow in Tripoli despite Misrata/Zintan rejection of military action

By Libya Herald reporters. Tripoli/Misrata, 19 December 2016: There is growing public concern in Tripoli that statements from Misrata and Zinatan military councils rejecting military action in Tripoli could in fact result in fighting in the city. Zintan military council issued a statement last week saying that it would not be involved in any military [...]

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Jordan declares end of castle siege, says four gunmen killed

AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordanian security forces said they killed four "terrorist outlaws" after flushing them out of a castle in the southern city of Karak where they had holed up after a shoot-out that killed nine people.

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Jordan’s security forces declare end of castle siege, four ‘terrorists” killed’

AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordanian security forces said they killed four "terrorist outlaws" after flushing them out of a castle in the southern city of Karak where they had holed up after a shoot-out that killed nine people.

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Aleppo evacuation resumes after Syrian rebels, pro-government forces reach deal

BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) - A number of buses containing fighters from east Aleppo and their families left the last rebel-held sector of the Syrian city on Sunday after a deal between rebels and pro-government forces allowed evacuations to resume.

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At least five killed in shooting in Jordanian city: security sources

AMMAN (Reuters) - At least five people were killed and several wounded during an attack on Sunday by armed gunmen in the southern Jordanian city of Karak, security sources said.

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