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Police in Indian Kashmir collect bodies floating in worst floods in years

Police in Indian Kashmir collect bodies floating in worst floods in years

Sep 11, – Both the Indian and Pakistan sides of the disputed Himalayan region have been hit by extensive flooding in recent days, and about 450 people have been killed, with Indian Kashmir’s main city of Srinagar particularly hard hit. Authorities in Indian Kashmir collected the bodies of women and children floating in the streets […]

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Iraq- Attacks kill 24, corpses shot in head found

Iraq- Attacks kill 24, corpses shot in head found

Nov 27, – Officers found eight corpses dumped in farmland in the Sunni-dominated Arab Jabour district, a police officer said. All of the dead, men believed to be between the ages of 25 to 35, suffered gunshot to their heads, he said. Police around Iraq’s capital found the corpses of 13 men Wednesday with gunshot […]

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Syria refugees scramble to prepare for Lebanon winter

Syria refugees scramble to prepare for Lebanon winter

Nov 22, – The United Nations refugee agency and a string of partner groups are trying hard to provide help. In Lebanon’s Bekaa valley, the sun is still shining. But soon temperatures will dip and snow will blanket fields that house hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees. Their shelters are little more than wooden frames […]

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Work underway on ‘catastrophic’ Cambodian dam

Work underway on ‘catastrophic’ Cambodian dam

May 12, AP – Work has started on the Lower Se San 2 Dam, a 400-megawatt hydropower project whose vast reservoir will force thousands to move. Srekor village has stood on the banks of the Se San River in northeastern Cambodia for generations. In a few years it will be gone, submerged along with more […]

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