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Police say rain, floods kill another 24 in northern Pakistan

Police say rain, floods kill another 24 in northern Pakistan

Jul 25, – The latest fatalities in Chitral in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province brought the number of deaths blamed on the flooding this week to 42 nationwide. Heavy monsoon rains lashed an already-deluged northern Pakistan before dawn Saturday, as rescuers found the bodies of another 24 people killed by the flooding inundating parts of the […]

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Pakistani military sends helicopters to help flooded areas

Pakistani military sends helicopters to help flooded areas

Jul 22, – The government says so far three people have died while 285,000 have been affected by the floods in and around the city of Chitral in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Pakistan’s military and authorities have deployed helicopters and boats to evacuate residents from the worst-hit areas in the country’s north, where monsoon rains and […]

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Thousands still missing after Nepal quake

Thousands still missing after Nepal quake

Apr 02, – The death toll could rise further. Bodies are still being pulled from the debris of ruined buildings, while rescue workers have not been able to reach some remote areas. Thousands of people were still missing in Nepal on Friday as food and help began to trickle through to those stranded in remote […]

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Miracle baby brings cheer after typhoon devastation

Miracle baby brings cheer after typhoon devastation

Nov 11, – It was a rare piece of good news after at least 10,000 were killed and tens of thousands of residents saw their homes flattened. Cheers broke out on Monday in the typhoon-devastated airport of the city of Tacloban in the Philippines when 21-year old Emily Ortega gave birth to a baby girl. […]

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Key events in Egypt’s uprising and unrest

Key events in Egypt’s uprising and unrest

Nov 04, – Egypt’s deposed Islamist President Mohammed Morsi was brought Monday from the secret location of his four-month detention to face trial on charges of incitement of violence and murder. In his first public appearance since his ouster in a coup on July 3, Morsi tells the judge that he is the country’s “legitimate” […]

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Smoke free rules: Most Americans Say ‘No’ to Smoking in Their Homes, Cars

Smoke free rules: Most Americans Say ‘No’ to Smoking in Their Homes, Cars

May 17, AP – Four out of five adults now have smoke-free rules in their homes, while about three out of four have enacted the same ban in their cars, according to the national survey from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Getting tough on smoking is always a good idea, experts say. […]

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