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Afghanistan was rocked by its deadliest earthquake in a long time on Wednesday when a magnitude 5.9 quake struck the nation’s east, killing greater than 1,000 individuals and wounding many extra.
The earthquake hit within the early hours of the morning close to the town of Khost by the Pakistan border and the demise toll is predicted to rise as most of the houses within the space have been constructed out of supplies weak to wreck.
The humanitarian catastrophe comes at a tough time for the Taliban-ruled nation, at the moment within the throes of starvation and financial crises.
Listed here are among the tales that made headlines over the previous week, in addition to some pictures that caught our eye.