Flood fatalities rise in Libya's Derna city, Kim Jong-un's Russia visit – Trending

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On today's episode, emergency workers find more than 5,300 bodies in the debris of Libya’s eastern city of Derna after flooding brought on by Storm Daniel. The death toll is expected to rise, with 10,000 people still missing after floodwaters smashed through dams and washed away entire neighbourhoods.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says his visit to Russia is a clear show of the “strategic importance” of the two countries' relations.

Apple unveils its highly anticipated iPhone 15 series, which now comes with USB-C connectivity, kicking off a new transition for the flagship device.

The Unesco World Heritage Committee returns for a 45th extended session in Saudi Arabia. Starting on Saturday, the committee will begin evaluating 50 sites that have been nominated for the World Heritage List.

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Updated: September 13, 2023, 7:49 AM