Roosevelt Skerrit, prime minister of Dominica confirmed on Thursday that at least 15 people were killed and some 20 were missing when the hurricane Maria attacked the country on Monday.
The death toll from Tuesday's 7.1-magnitude earthquake in central Mexico has climbed to 273, the government said on Thursday.
U.S. and Russian military officials had met face-to-face somewhere in the Middle East this week on de-confliction measures in the fight against the Islamic State (IS) in Syria, the Pentagon said on Thursday.
U.S. President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May discussed on Wednesday issues concerning Iran and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), the White House said on Thursday.
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