Over 76,000 people have been infected by the mosquito-borne disesase in the first six months of this year, a record figure that far surpasses last year's total of 55,000.
Hundreds of Syrian rebel fighters and their families depart Barzeh for opposition-held Idlib province in northwest Syria as part of the deal.
Around 20,000 people have been evacuated following several explosions at an arms depot in eastern Ukraine.
A French soldier shot the attacker as he rushed at police and soldiers with a machete in what authorities said appeared to be a terrorist attack.
The militant group attacked a Kenyan army base early on Friday, claiming it killed at least sixty-six soldiers. Kenya disputes the claim, saying scores of militants were killed.
The incident comes hours after India blamed Pakistani troops for killing three of its soldiers in the disputed Kashmir region.
Aid agencies say that tens of thousands of people "lack access to water, food, electricity and basic health services" in areas recaptured by the army in Mosul and surrounding towns and villages.
Pakistani helicopter with seven people on board including a Russian technician went down in Taliban-held territory in neighbouring Afghanistan and the crew are feared to be captured by the militants.
Indonesian security personnel have been banned from playing Pokemon Go, with the presidential palace putting up signs stating that playing the game is prohibted on its premises.
Gunmen seize four Malaysian crew of tugboat off Malaysia's eastern state of Sabah
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