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Heavy floods and drought elsewhere sparked by the El Nino weather phenomenon in coming weeks could put people across Eastern Africa at risk, the United Nations warned Thursday. El Nino is sparked by a warming in sea surface temperatures in the equatorial Pacific, setting off changing weather patterns across the world, and can cause unusually heavy rains in some areas, and drought elsewhere.

U.S. President Barack Obama traveled to Oregon on Friday  to console families of the victims of a community college shooting that once again sparked a push for U.S. gun reform.  Obama met with the families at a local high school.  He said he had "strong feelings" about the issue of gun control and the country needed to come together to prevent such shootings from happening in the future.U.S.

Russia's air force hit more than 60 "terrorist targets" in Syria over the past 24 hours, Moscow's military said Friday, significantly ramping up its bombing campaign in the war-torn country. Sixty-seven sorties have been carried out from the Hmeimim air base," the deputy head of the Russian General Staff, Lieutenant General Igor Makushev, was quoted as saying by Russian news agencies. "Su-34M and Su-24SM warplanes hit 60 terrorist targets.

President U Thein Sein inspected the progress of building Ayeyarwun – Yadanar High Rise Building Project in Dagon Seikkan Township in Yangon. 

The Project occupy 220 acres of land and construction is undertaken by the government, in cooperation with 32 private companies. 

Ayeyarwun Housing project  includes twenty seven 18-storeyed buildings while Yadanar Housing project includes 22 buildings with the same height.

President U Thein Sein inspected Ayeyarwun and Yadana Housing projects in Dagon Seikkan Township in Yangon on Friday. 

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