The Independent says INDIA on Thursday said it has sent a “technical team” to Kabul to coordinate the delivery of humanitarian aid after a powerful earthquake killed over 1000 people in eastern Afghanistan.
Aljazeera says AID has started to arrive in a remote part of Afghanistan where an earthquake killed at least 1,000 people, as Taliban officials said the rescue operation was almost complete.
Aljazeera says THE DEATH TOLL from a powerful earthquake in Afghanistan has climbed to 1,000, with more than 1,500 others wounded, according to the Taliban.
Afghanistan earthquake latest as more than 1500 feared dead as the Taliban emergency services race against time to find more survivors. Afghanistan and Pakistan were
The Independent says SRI LANKA’S ECONOMY has “completely collapsed”, leaving it unable to buy imported fuel, the country’s prime minister has said.
The Guardian says A 6.1 MAGNITUDE earthquake has struck south-east Afghanistan killing at least 255 people, according to the country’s official news agency.
France24 says SRI LANKA’S government finally began bailout talks with IMF officials this week after a crippling delay exacerbated a longstanding economic crisis.
Aljazeera says AN EARTHQUAKE of magnitude 6.1 has killed at least 150 people in Afghanistan, the country’s disaster management authority says.
TRT World says AUTHORITIES in flood-hit Bangladesh and northeastern India have scrambled to provide aid to more than nine million people marooned after the heaviest rains in years killed dozens of people across both South Asian nations, officials have said.
Aljazeera says North Korea recorded 18,820 more cases of fever and no new deaths amid its first official COVID-19 outbreak, state media said on Monday, as authorities continue to insist infections in the impoverished country are being brought under control.
Aljazeera says A minister in Pakistan’s newly elected government is facing criticism following his plea to the nation to drink less tea to help save on imports amid a deepening economic crisis.
TRT World says authorities in India’s Uttar Pradesh state have demolished homes of several Muslim families allegedly for role in massive protests last week triggered by derogatory remarks.
Arab News says Shanghai will lock down a district of 2.7 million people on Saturday to conduct mass coronavirus testing, city authorities said, as the Chinese metropolis struggles to fully emerge from punishing curbs.
Arab News says India is facing a major diplomatic row with Muslim countries after top officials from the country’s ruling party made insulting remarks about the Prophet Muhammad.
Aljazeera says at least 49 people have been killed and more than 300 injured after a massive fire swept through a container depot in southeastern Bangladesh, according to senior officials.
TRT World says Australia’s federal court has ordered Google to pay more than $500,000 in damages to a politician after finding he had been defamed by a comedian’s videos hosted on YouTube.
France24 says Shanghai eased a range of Covid-19 restrictions on Wednesday in a step towards returning to normal after a two-month lockdown that confined residents of the megacity to their homes and battered China’s economy.
The Independent says The wreckage of a plane which went missing with 22 people on board has been found in the mountains of Nepal’s Mustang district, the army said on Monday.
Aljazeera says Nepal’s army has located the wreckage of a plane that crashed with 22 people on board. Narayan Silwan said on Monday that “search and rescue troops have physically located the plane crash site.”
In a scathing report headed by The House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee, MPs have strongly criticised the UK’s withdrawal from Afghanistan last year, labelling it as a ‘disaster’.
The Independent says Several major cities in Pakistan have become battlegrounds as supporters of ousted prime minister Imran Khan march toward Islamabad.
France24 says four bombs ripped through minibuses and a mosque in Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least 12 people, with at least some of the attacks claimed by the IS group.
The Independent says the devastating heat wave which has baked India and Pakistan in recent months was made more likely due to climate change, according to an international group of scientists.
The Guardian says Airbnb is closing down its business inside China indefinitely, as the country’s zero-Covid policy, lockdowns and travel restrictions continue.
Aljazeera says the number of executions globally rose 20 percent in 2021, while the number of death sentences handed down increased by 40 percent, Amnesty has said.
The Guardian says Anthony Albanese will fly to Tokyo on Monday to take part in the Quad leaders’ meeting, just hours after being sworn in as the new Australian prime minister and warning that relations with China would remain “difficult”.
The Guardian says State media photos show Kim carrying Hyon Chol-hae’s coffin and throwing earth into his grave as country battles ‘fever’ cases amid Covid outbreak.
The Independent says the US will intervene with military force if China moves to invade Taiwan, Joe Biden said on Monday during a visit to Tokyo, in one of the strongest statements of support for Taipei in decades.
Aljazeera says Pakistan’s defiant former Prime Minister Imran Khan has called on his supporters to march peacefully on Islamabad on May 25th, to press for fresh elections.
Seven killed after a fire on a Philippine ferry. In dramatic scenes scores were plucked to safety in the Philippines on Monday after the fire
The Guardian says experts have questioned North Korea’s claim that it is achieving “good results” in its battle against a Covid-19 outbreak, as the number of people with symptoms of the virus surpassed 2 million.
Aljazeera says like no other country, North Korea could do with help against COVID-19. The popularion is unvaccinated and susceptible to disease due to chronic malnourishment
The Guardian says North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has criticised his country’s response to its first officially confirmed Covid-19 outbreak as “immature”.
Sky News says the crash of a China Eastern Airlines jet might have been deliberate, according to a US report.
The Metro says spiralling numbers of Covid cases have led to a major medical mobilisation in North Korea.
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