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Afghanistan avalanche death toll climbs to 100, scores still missing

Afghanistan avalanche death toll climbs to 100, scores still missing

Feb 25, – Avalanches triggered by heavy snow have killed more than 100 people in mountainous areas of Afghanistan and the death toll is expected to rise, officials said on Wednesday. Most of the victims were in Panjshir province north of the capital Kabul, where 95 bodies were recovered according to acting governor Abdul Rahman […]

February 25, 2015 | By | Reply More
Syria: Deadly air strike on Aleppo market ‘kills more than 30’

Syria: Deadly air strike on Aleppo market ‘kills more than 30’

Apr 25, – A Syrian air force raid on a rebel-held town near Aleppo on Thursday killed and wounded dozens of people at a vegetable market, activists said. President Bashar al-Assad’s forces have stepped up their aerial bombardment of Aleppo and surrounding towns after making gains around Damascus and in central Syria. The Britain-based anti-Assad […]

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Insurgents in Afghanistan kill 8 labourers

Insurgents in Afghanistan kill 8 labourers

July 18, KABUL, Afghanistan  — The killings near Forward Operating Base Shank, a U.S. base in Logar province, were the latest in a militant campaign of intimidation against Afghans working for the government or the international coalition. Insurgents pulled over a minivan with eight young laborers on their way to work at a U.S. base […]

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