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    Hurricane Ian death toll rises above 80, response criticised

    Federal government plans enormous amount of aid as local officials in worst-hit communities defend evacuation orders.Published On 3 Oct 20223 Oct 2022The death toll from Hurricane Ian in the southeastern United States has climbed past 80 as some officials face criticism over their response to the storm. At least 85 storm-related deaths have been confirmed

    ‘Dilemma for the Russians’ after surrendering key Ukraine city

    The recapture of Lyman city in the east – in territory recently annexed by Moscow – raises questions about how Russia can hold surrounding areas with supply routes severed.Published On 2 Oct 20222 Oct 2022Questions about Russia’s faltering military operation in Ukraine continue to be raised as Kyiv announced it was in full control of

    Will military coups roll back democracy in West Africa?

    Video Duration 25 minutes 05 seconds 25:05 From: Inside StoryBurkina Faso’s military leader was deposed on Friday in the second coup this year.Burkina Faso has now witnessed two military coups in nine months. Leader Paul-Henri Damiba was overthrown by some of the same soldiers who backed him in the first takeover in January. They accused Dambia

    Burkina coup-makers accuse France of supporting counterattack

    France ‘firmly denies’ any involvement of the French army in an alleged counteroffensive plan by toppled leader Damiba.Published On 1 Oct 20221 Oct 2022The army officers who seized power in Burkina Faso said toppled military leader Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba was planning a counteroffensive from a “French base”. Gunshots rang out Saturday in the capital Ouagadougou