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Six Palestinian citizens of Israel have been shot dead in two separate incidents as a crime wave in the country’s Arab areas prompted accusations that the government is turning a blind eye. Five members of the same family were shot dead in one incident in the north of the country, and a man was also killed in the city of Haifa. It brings to 188 the number of Palestinian citizens of Israel murdered since January this year.
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It’s coups within coups within coups now. Burkina Faso’s military rulers, who came to power in the second of two coups in 2022, said today that they had foiled another coup plot. A military prosecutor said four army officers had been arrested and a statement read on national television said others were being pursued. Burkina has been battling a growing Islamist insurgency with about 6,000 people killed this year alone.
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Almost 1,000 people have died of dengue in Bangladesh in recent weeks, according to public health officials. Dengue is a mosquito-borne virus and the world’s fastest-spreading tropical disease. Extremely wet monsoon seasons are thought to have increased the spread of the disease as they give mosquitos more stagnant water to breed in. The UN’s World Health Organization has previously warned that climate change and global warming could lead to skyrocketing cases and a pandemic risk.
More from BBC here.