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Flooding Kills 27 in Myanmar

Flooding in Myanmar has now killed at least 27 people and affected more than 150,000, numbers that are both expected to rise, as the government, military and relief organizations work to carry out rescue operations and provide aid. President Thein Sein went Saturday to the Sagaing region in northern Myanmar, one of four areas where he has declared a state of emergency.   Weeks of heavy rains, made worse by a cyclone that hit late last week, caused flooding and landslides that have...

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