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Sri Lanka races to rescue flood victims as toll rises

At least 164 killed as rescuers rush to evacuate people marooned by floods and mudslides before rains resume on Monday. – Al Jazeera English

May 29th, 2017 Al Jazeera English, General

Paris mayor calls for black-feminist festival ban

Social media users slam mayor’s call for a ban as attempt to prevent black feminists from organising against racism. – Al Jazeera English

May 29th, 2017 Al Jazeera English, General

Lightning and thunderstorms kill 29 in India’s Bihar

The storm occurred as temperatures soar across many states before the monsoon season. – Al Jazeera English

May 29th, 2017 Al Jazeera English, General

Indian police arrest three over sex assault video

Footage showed men groping and pushing two women in Uttar Pradesh as onlookers laughed and filmed the assault. – Al Jazeera English

May 29th, 2017 Al Jazeera English, General

South Africa’s Zuma survives renewed calls to resign

The ruling ANC party sticks with the South African president, but admits support is ‘drifting away’ from their movement. – Al Jazeera English

May 29th, 2017 Al Jazeera English, General

Morocco arrests Rif protest leader Nasser Zefzafi

Police probes detained Nasser Zefzafi for “undermining the security of the state” and other criminal acts. – Al Jazeera English

May 29th, 2017 Al Jazeera English, General

UAE’s Enoc pays Iran $4 billion in oil dues

Emirates National Oil Company has paid dues as part of its debts owed to Iran for pre-sanction oil and gas purchases. – Al Jazeera English

May 29th, 2017 Al Jazeera English, General

Moldova expels five Russian diplomats

The Russian ambassador to Moldova confirms the expulsions, but neither side gives reasons behind the move. – Al Jazeera English

May 29th, 2017 Al Jazeera English, General

Philippines: Hundreds trapped in battle for Marawi

Philippine army makes gains as alarm grows over fate of up to 2,000 people stranded amid street battles and air strikes. – Al Jazeera English

May 29th, 2017 Al Jazeera English, General

Libya and the Manchester connection

There is a link between the woeful Manchester attack and the dubious methods the UK used to help Libyans topple Gaddafi. – Al Jazeera English

May 29th, 2017 Al Jazeera English, General

Nearly $1m raised for victims of Jeremy Christian

Muslims among those raising funds as solidarity soars, but fears simmer over planned ‘anti-Sharia’ march after attack. – Al Jazeera English

May 29th, 2017 Al Jazeera English, General

Refugees and Germans come together for ‘Meet n’ Eat’

For more than a year, refugees and Germans have met up each week in an east Berlin neighbourhood to cook together. – Al Jazeera English

May 29th, 2017 Al Jazeera English, General

Race to rescue Sri Lanka flood victims as toll rises

Rescuers rush to evacuate people marooned by floods before rains resume on Monday, as death toll rises to 164. – Al Jazeera English

May 29th, 2017 Al Jazeera English, General

North Korea fires missile in third test in three weeks

Short-range ballistic Scud missile landed in the Sea of Japan and was the third successful test in as many weeks. – Al Jazeera English

May 29th, 2017 Al Jazeera English, General

Is the UK doing enough to investigate child abuse?

We ask child abuse survivors what they think of the various investigations into historical child abuse in the UK. – Al Jazeera English

May 29th, 2017 Al Jazeera English, General

Japan to take action with US after N Korea missile test

Prime Minister Abe says Japan ‘will take concrete action with the US’ after Scud missile crashes into Japanese waters. – Al Jazeera English

May 29th, 2017 Al Jazeera English, General

India imposes Ramadan curfew in Kashmir after violence

Security lock-down ahead of commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat’s funeral cripples life in Kashmir on first day of Ramadan. – Al Jazeera English

May 29th, 2017 Al Jazeera English, General

Palestinian judge bans divorce during Ramadan

Judge says fasting and ban on cigarettes tend to lead to frayed tempers and sharp tongues that are later regretted. – Al Jazeera English

May 29th, 2017 Al Jazeera English, General

Morocco: Al-Hoceima remains tense over protest arrests

Rif city of Al-Hoceima remains tense after police detain 20 demonstrators and issue arrest warrant for protest leader. – Al Jazeera English

May 29th, 2017 Al Jazeera English, General

Mississippi shooting rampage leaves eight dead

A suspect was arrested after shootings at three homes that apparently followed a dispute with his wife and in-laws. – Al Jazeera English

May 29th, 2017 Al Jazeera English, General