Eight non-US election stories you may have missed

The US presidential race between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden continues to dominate the news.

But other important things are happening.

Here are eight stories you might have missed:

Children among seven killed in Syria rebel enclave shelling

Rescuers and activists said the Syrian government shelled the last rebel enclave in the country’s northwest, killing at least seven people, including four children.

The attack, on a day of heavy rain, targeted Idlib city and two towns, to the north and south. Read full story here.

Israeli army razes entire village in occupied West Bank

Israel’s army has demolished homes of nearly 80 Palestinians in the occupied West Bank.

Eighteen tents that housed 11 families in the northern village of Khirbet Humsa were razed. A total of 74 people were displaced, more than half of which were minors.

Ethiopia declares state of emergency in opposition-ruled Tigray

Ethiopia’s government has declared a state of emergency in the northern Tigray region after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed accused the opposition-led local government of attacking federal troops and trying to “loot” military assets.

Indian police arrest right-wing TV presenter in suicide case

Indian police said they have arrested a firebrand television news anchor and charged him with abetment to suicide in connection with the 2018 deaths of an interior designer and his mother.

US, world’s second-largest greenhouse gas emitter, quits Paris climate deal

The United States has formally exited the Paris Agreement, fulfilling an old promise by President Donald Trump to withdraw the world’s second-largest greenhouse gas emitter from the global pact to fight climate change.

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