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Flood situation grim in Aul; several villages inundated

Flood situation grim in Aul; several villages inundated

Meanwhile, the flood situation in Sundargarh district has improved as the water level of Brahmani, Ib and Koel rivers receded. Flood water ingress in several villages in the block caused by rise in the water level in Brahmani and Kani rivers has thrown life out of gear.


Metroid: Samus Returns Requires Four Amiibos to Unlock Everything

Metroid: Samus Returns Requires Four Amiibos to Unlock Everything

While amiibo fans everywhere will probably not be affected by this decision, non-collectors are feeling burned as seen in the comments in a NeoGAF thread on the subject. They're cosmetic, sure, but it's a pretty greedy way to get folks to deck out their in-game characters with extra gear. The amiibo also tells you the locations of nearby Metroids, so it might be worth checking out regardless of whether you want this suit or not.


Abbas 'Okay' After Hospital Checkup

Abbas 'Okay' After Hospital Checkup

The hospital's director, Dr. Fathi Abu Mughli, stated that the Palestinian leader left after 90 minutes. Throughout the 13-day crisis, Abbas purportedly endured a far more rigorous schedule than usual in order to keep up with the rapidly unfolding events and to maintain constant contact with Palestinian, Arab and Western officials.


Almost 500 suspects stand trial over Turkey's failed coup

Almost 500 suspects stand trial over Turkey's failed coup

Among those to be tried in absentia is Islamist preacher Fethullah Gulen , exiled in the United States and whom Turkey accuses of orchestrating the failed coup . Businessman Kemal Batmaz, meanwhile, is accused of assisting Oksuz. From there, commands were given for F-16 fighter jets to attack and fly above the capital.


US detects 'highly unusual' North Korean submarine activity

US detects 'highly unusual' North Korean submarine activity

In a report on the insurance industry and country risk assessment, S&P said South Korea's non-life insurers "will remain stable over the near to medium term". But the current US assessment is that the North's SLBM program remains in the very early stages, it said. The North's SLBM capability, if fully developed, would pose a serious threat because of its mobile nature, along with the country's rapidly progressing development of an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of striking the ...


Game of thrones ensues in Pakistan after Nawaz's exit

Game of thrones ensues in Pakistan after Nawaz's exit

The disqualification of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from holding public office, by the Pakistan Supreme Court in the Panama Papers case, leaves a huge political vacuum in the country. It's a fairly safe PML-N seat so, barring any surprises, the younger Sharif is expected to coast to victory there. Sharif's Pakistan Muslim League party nominated Sharif's longtime loyalist Abbasi for the top slot on Saturday.