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BBC News with Debbie Russ.
The International Red Cross says an estimated 1.2 million people have already been battered by Hurricane Irma, with many millions more still threatened. Haiti and Turks & Caicos Islands are the latest places to be hit by the storm, which is one of the most powerful Atlantic Hurricanes ever recorded. Cuba will be affected later on Friday, while more than a half million people have been ordered to leave their homes in Florida before the hurricane Irma hit the US state on Sunday.
7 members of the Taxis emergency service are suing a chemical factory rocked by explorations and fires last month after Hurricane Havi. Their lawyers alleged their negligence caused the flammable materials to ignite after the Arkema plant near Huston was flooded.
Amnesty International has urged the United Nations to provide stronger protection for civilians in the central Africa Republic following a wave of brutal attacks. People who fled violence in the district of BSKOTO told amnesty the village was been destroyed by militant’s split group of mainly Muslim alliance.
Security forces in Togo has fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of anti-government protestors in the capital Lome. Police moved in following a 2nd day of a mass country wide demonstration demanding an end to the Gnassingbe families 50 years in power.
Pope Francis has called for forgiveness during an open mass for hundreds of thousands of worshipers in the Colombia capital Bogotá. Colombia has come into effect a Peace Cords that ended half a centruy of conflict with FARC rebels.
And the study of caves in Antarctic indicates there may be unknown spices of animals and plants living below the frozen surface. Scientists from the Australian National University discovered light conditions and temperatures of up to 25 Celsius in caves around Mountain Eribos and active volcano on Ross Islands.