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Last Updated = Mon, Sep 25, 2017, 11:50 pm SL Time

* Bali volcano: 35,000 evacuated from near Mount Agung

Sept 25 (BBC) Nearly 35,000 people have been evacuated from their homes near an active volcano in Bali, as authorities warn it could erupt imminently. The area around Mount Agung has seen hundreds of tremors and signs of magma rising to the surface in recent days.
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* India using chilli sprays, stun grenades to dissuade Rohingya influx

Sept 24 (BDN24) India has stepped up security along its largely porous eastern border with Bangladesh and is using "chilli and stun grenades" to block the entry of Rohingya Muslims fleeing from violence in their homeland of Myanmar, officials said on Friday."We don't want to cause any serious injury or arrest them,
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* US bombers stage North Korea show of force

Sept 24 (BBC) US bombers have flown close to North Korea's east coast to demonstrate the military options available to defeat any threat, the Pentagon has said. It said the flight was the farthest north of the demilitarised zone between the Koreas that any US fighter jet or bomber had flown in the 21st Century.
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* US expands travel ban to include N Korea

Sept 25 (BBC) The United States has expanded its controversial travel ban to include people from North Korea, Venezuela and Chad. The White House said the restrictions follow a review of information sharing by foreign governments.
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* Puerto Rico 'failing' dam risk remains after Hurricane Maria

Sept 24 (BBC) The danger of flooding on a Puerto Rico river remains "due to the threat of a failure" of a dam in the wake of Hurricane Maria, officials say. The National Weather Service (NWS) extended flash flood warnings for two areas downstream of Guajataca Dam. All 70,000 residents in the areas under threat were initially told to flee
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