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AMMAN (Reuters) - The Syrian rebel-held city of Douma faces a “catastrophic” situation as it becomes the main haven for thousands of people fleeing advances by government forces into eastern Ghouta, its local council said on Monday.
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A Bangladesh airline passenger aircraft crashed while descending at Nepal’s Kathmandu airport on Monday, an airport official said.
It was not immediately known how many passengers were on board the plane which caught fire.
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Taliban fighters have captured a district center in Afghanistan’s western province of Farah bordering Iran, where they have battled government security forces fiercely in recent months, officials said on Monday.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s attendance at a Vatican conference on combating organ trafficking underlines improving ties between China and the Church and will build momentum for better relations in other areas, a former senior Chinese official said.
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May will chair a meeting of Britain’s National Security Council on Monday to discuss the poisoning of a former Russian double agent and his daughter.
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of farmers from India’s western state of Maharashtra reached the state capital of Mumbai on Monday to protest what they called a lack of government support despite severe distress within the sector that employs the majority of the country’s workforce.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - China’s removal of presidential term limits, effectively letting President Xi Jinping hold office for life, will have no impact on the its culture, artist Ai Weiwei said on Monday, as he unveiled a giant artwork in Sydney depicting asylum seekers.