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People pass through a section of the road damaged by Cyclone Idai in Nhamatanda about 50 kilometres from Beira, in Mozambique, Friday March, 22, 2019. As flood waters began to recede in parts of Mozambique on Friday, fears rose that the death toll could soar as bodies are revealed. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
'Brace ourselves': Cyclone death toll tops 600 in AfricaWith the flooding easing in parts of Mozambique, fears are rising that the waters could yield up many more bodies
The Associated Press47 minutes ago
FILE- In this March 14, 2019, file photo a worker walks next to a Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane parked at Boeing Field in Seattle. U.S. prosecutors are looking into the development of Boeing's 737 Max jets, a person briefed on the matter revealed Monday, the same day French aviation investigators concluded there were "clear similarities" in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Max 8 last week and a Lion Air jet in October. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
The Latest: Ethiopian airline defends pilots' trainingEthiopian Airlines says its pilots went through all the extra training required by Boeing and the U.S. aviation regulator to fly the 737 Max 8 jet that crashed this month, killing all 157 passengers
The Associated Press20 hours ago
FILE- In this March 14, 2019, file photo a worker walks next to a Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane parked at Boeing Field in Seattle. U.S. prosecutors are looking into the development of Boeing's 737 Max jets, a person briefed on the matter revealed Monday, the same day French aviation investigators concluded there were "clear similarities" in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Max 8 last week and a Lion Air jet in October. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Boeing to make safety feature standard on troubled Max jetsBoeing will make standard on its troubled new airliner a safety feature that might have helped the crew of a jet that crashed shortly after takeoff last year in Indonesia
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Motorcycles pass through a section of a bridge damaged by Cyclone Idai in Nyamatanda about 50 kilometres from Beira, in Mozambique, Thursday March, 21, 2019. Some hundreds are dead, many more still missing and thousands at risk from massive flooding across the region including Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe caused by Cyclone Idai. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
The Latest: Cyclone Idai death toll rises to over 550A week after Cyclone Idai lashed southern Africa, flooding was still raging Thursday as torrential rains caused a dam to overflow in Zimbabwe, threatening riverside populations
The Associated Press1 day ago
Motorcycles pass through a section of road damaged by Cyclone Idai in Nyamatanda about 50 kilometres from Beira, in Mozambique, Thursday March, 21, 2019. Some hundreds are dead, many more still missing and thousands at risk from massive flooding across the region including Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe caused by Cyclone Idai. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Death toll from cyclone surpasses 500 in southern AfricaA week after Cyclone Idai lashed southern Africa, flooding was still raging Thursday as torrential rains caused a dam to overflow in Zimbabwe, threatening riverside populations.
The Associated Press1 day ago
South Sudan spends millions on cars, homes instead of peaceSouth Sudan spends millions on cars, home renovations instead of peace, internal reports show
The Associated Press1 day ago
Soldiers and paramedics carry injured survivors from a helicopter in Chimanimani about 600 kilometres south east of Harare, Zimbabwe, Tuesday, March, 19, 2019.  According to the government, Cyclone Idai has killed more than 100 people in Chipinge and Chimanimani and according to residents the figures could be higher because the hardest hit areas are still inaccesible.  Some hundreds are dead, many more are missing, and some thousands at risk from the massive flooding in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe caused by Cyclone Idai.(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Foreign aid begins flowing to cyclone-hit southern AfricaEmergency relief starts flowing to east African countries struck by flooding from Cyclone Idai
The Associated Press2 days ago
Flooding in Sofala Province in Mozambique.;
'There is death all over': Cyclone Idai toll rises above 300Mozambique mourns as Cyclone Idai's toll rises above 300; hundreds of thousands still at risk
The Associated Press2 days ago
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa, center with scarf, visits Chimanimani about 600 km south east of Harare, Zimbabwe, Wednesday March 20, 2019. Mnangagwa visited a part of Chimanimnani affected by cyclone Idai and promised assitance in the form of food and rebuilding of homes. Hundreds are dead, many more missing and thousands at risk from massive flooding in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe caused by Cyclone Idai. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
The Latest: UN will press global community for cyclone aidThe Latest: UN will press global community for 'large' amount of cyclone aid in Africa
The Associated Press2 days ago
Trump nominates career diplomat as Cape Verde ambassadorU.S. President Donald Trump has nominated a Louisiana native as ambassador to Cape Verde, an archipelago off the northwest coast of Africa
The Associated Press2 days ago
A family dig for their son who got buried in the mud when Cyclone Idai struck in Chimanimani about 600 kilometres south east of Harare, Zimbabwe, Tuesday, March, 19, 2019.  According to the government, Cyclone Idai has killed more than 100 people in Chipinge and Chimanimani and according to residents the figures could be higher because the hardest hit areas are still inaccessible.  Some hundreds are dead, many more are missing, and some thousands at risk from the massive flooding in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe caused by Cyclone Idai.(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Cyclone's huge floods leave hundreds dead in southern AfricaCyclone's floods endanger thousands in southern Africa as survivors cling to rooftops, trees
The Associated Press3 days ago
Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi says that as many as 1,000 could have by killed by Cyclone Idai.;
The Latest: UN allocates $20 million to aid cyclone victimsThe United Nations has allocated $20 million from its emergency response fund for the humanitarian response to Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi
The Associated Press3 days ago
Mozambique president: More than 200 people dead in his country alone after tropical cyclone; 3 days mourning declaredMozambique president: More than 200 people dead in his country alone after tropical cyclone; 3 days mourning declared
The Associated Press3 days ago
A family dig for their son who got buried in the mud when Cyclone Idai struck in Chimanimani about 600 kilometres south east of Harare, Zimbabwe, Tuesday, March, 19, 2019.  According to the government, Cyclone Idai has killed more than 100 people in Chipinge and Chimanimani and according to residents the figures could be higher because the hardest hit areas are still inaccessible.  Some hundreds are dead, many more are missing, and some thousands at risk from the massive flooding in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe caused by Cyclone Idai.(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
AP Explains: Why southern African cyclone is so shatteringAP Explains: Why southern African cyclone is so shattering, with hundreds of thousands at risk
The Associated Press3 days ago
Uganda denies backing Rwandan rebels as tensions growUganda denies backing Rwandan rebels as tensions grow between East African neighbors
The Associated Press3 days ago
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