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Strong Earthquake jolts Pakistan, Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD – A moderate earthquake deep in the Hindu Kush mountain range Tuesday jolted parts of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan, but there were no reports of any casualties or damage, officials said. “A moderate earthquake of 5.2 magnitude was recorded

Mutant Polio Virus Spreads rapidly in Nigeria

124 Children Afflicted This Year By Paralyzing Disease, Believed To Be Caused By Same Vaccine Used To Fight It Polio, the dreaded paralyzing disease stamped out in the industrialized world, is spreading in Nigeria. And health officials say in some

AFGHANISTAN: Flash floods displace 1,200 people in Samangan

KABUL, 26 May 2008 (IRIN) – Flash floods have displaced about 200 families (roughly 1,200 individuals) in the Hazrat Sultan district of Samangan Province in northern Afghanistan. The families urgently need food and shelter, according to the Afghan Red Crescent