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MANILA -- The death toll from landslides and flooding triggered by heavy rains in the Philippines has climbed to 71, the government disaster agency said on Monday night.

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said in its latest report that 17 people were still missing and 12 others were injured. (The Philippines-Landslides-Death)

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BEIJING -- Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday exchanged congratulations on the 40th anniversary of the establishment of China-U.S. diplomatic relations.

In his congratulatory message, Xi said China-U.S. relations have experienced ups and downs and made historic progress over the past 40 years, bringing huge benefits to the two peoples and contributing greatly to world peace, stability and prosperity. (China-US-Diplomatic relations)

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SANAA -- Yemen's rival forces on Monday traded accusations of breaching a UN-brokered cease-fire in flashpoint Red Sea port city of Hodeidah.

The Saudi-led coalition, which backs the Yemeni exiled government, recorded 14 breaches of the cease-fire by the Iranian-allied Houthi rebels over the past 24 hours, said a report by the Saudi-owned Al Arabiya TV. (Yemen-Force-Conflict)

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JAKARTA -- At least eight people were killed as landslides buried 34 houses in Indonesia's West Java province, a senior official in the western province said on Monday night.

Head of community police officer in Bogor district Agus Priyo who coordinated with disaster officials in Sukabumi district over the rescue efforts said the houses were fully buried by sliding soil in Sinaresmi village. (Indoesia-Landslide-Death) Enditem

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