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Brazil Floods Trigger Disease Outbreak, Surge in Fatalities Expected Soon, Experts Warn

On May 22, the health secretariat of the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul confirmed that a 2nd person has died from leptospirosis, a waterborne virus.  According to the Associated Press, regional health experts had “forecast a surge in infectious diseases including leptospirosis and hepatitis B. Carlos Machado, a regional public health and environmental expert reported that the “outbreak of...

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Swedish Defense Minister Travels to Philippines for Fighter Sale

The Swedish Defense Minister (DM), Pål Jonson, is set to travel to the Philippines to discuss the possible sale of JAS-39 Gripen fighter aircraft to Manila as part of a larger three-country visit in the...

Five Dead Following Militant Attack on Mourdiah Military Post, Mali

  A Macina Liberation Front (MLF) attack on a Malian Army (FAMA) post in the southwestern village of Mourdiah has left five soldiers dead and a 'significant number' of terrorists neutralized. What You Need to Know: According...

Russia to Establish a ‘Logistical Support Center’ on Sudan’s Red Sea Coast

Lieutenant General Yasser al-Atta, Assistant Commander in Chief of the Sudanese Armed Forces, while speaking to Saudi media outlet al-Hadath, has confirmed that a series of economic and military agreements between his country and...