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Afghanistan Earthquake: At least 920 people killed, scores left injured

A powerful earthquake has killed at least 920 people and left scores injured in Afghanistan, according to the country’s state news agency. Pictures show landslides and ruined mud-built homes in eastern Paktika province, where rescuers are scrambling to treat the injured. In remote areas, helicopters have been ferrying victims to hospitals. The local Bakhtar News […]

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Two Pakistani soldiers killed in cross-border firing along Afghanistan

Cross-border firing by unidentified gunmen in Afghanistan’s Paktika province has killed at least two Pakistani soldiers, the country’s military said, as it renews calls for Afghanistan to manage security on its side of the border. Pakistani forces at the military post in North Waziristan region that was targeted returned fire, the Pakistani military said in […]