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I can't understand BBC News. Can you help me, please? BBC News with Jerry Smith. The International Red Cross says hurricane Dorian has had a catastrophic impact on islands in the Bahamas, destroying or severely damaging as many as 13,000 houses. It said shelter, clean water and medical supplies were urgently needed in the Abaco islands. One of the leaders of an impending parliamentary rebellion against a no deal Brexit says the British Prime Minister wants to lose the vote so that he can purge his conservative party. The former justice Secretary David Gauke said Boris Johnson's apparent strategy was to (00:35) .................... who rebel and exclude them as candidates in the resulting general election. The Indonesian authorities have banned demonstrations that could lead to what they call anarchist acts and the Papua region. Speeches promoting separatism have also been banned following several weeks of unrest. A number of people have been killed in violent clashes across Papua. Japan is (1:00) .................. defense of a cluster of islands disputed with China by establishing a new police unit. The special armed unit will be based on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa, east of the disputed islands. It will be the first such force in Japan. A Tunisian policeman and three militants have been killed in an exchange of far in Hydra near the Algerian border. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack. But an organization link to Al-Qaeda has operated in the mountainous region since 2012. Police in Ivory Coast have arrested 12 people accused of storming a cemetery shortly after a popular musician had been buried and forcing open his coffin. Many Ivorians were shocked by videos on social media showing fans of DJ Arafat who died last month in a motorbike accident, removing the coffin from the grave and opening it up to check that it contained his body. BBC News
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