Indonesia floods: 66 Dead as more rain is expected

Indonesia floods: 66 Dead as more rain is expected

Still on the Indonesia floods crisis, Tens of thousands forced into shelters after floodwaters submerge entire neighborhoods in Jakarta and satellite cities. The death toll from floods and landslides in Indonesia has risen to at least 66 people, as the country’s authorities warned residents of more heavy downpours in the coming days. Entire neighborhoods in the capital Jakarta and its satellite cities, home to about 30 million people, were submerged last week by floodwaters that forced tens of thousands into temporary shelters.  “Five days after the floods, 66 people have…

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Qasem Soleimani: Huge Crowds at Funeral for Iranian Commander

Qasem Soleimani: Huge Crowds at Funeral for Iranian Commander

Huge crowds have packed the streets of the Iranian capital Tehran for the funeral of Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani. Qasem Soleimani was assassinated in a US drone strike in Iraq on Friday on the orders of President Donald Trump. Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei led prayers and at one point was seen weeping. Iran has vowed “severe revenge” for the death of Qasem Soleimani and on Sunday pulled back from the 2015 nuclear accord. Qasem Soleimani, 62, headed Iran’s elite Quds Force, and was tasked with protecting and boosting…

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