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Nepal earthquake: Death toll is 8,413


The death toll from the devastating earthquake in Nepal has risen to 8,413, the Nepal Red Cross Society said on Thursday. A Red Cross report put the number of injured at 17,576, adding 260 people were still missing following the 7.9 magnitude quake. The temblor, the worst to hit Nepal after 1934, has also caused widespread destruction in the Himalayan ... Read More »

115 children killed in Yemen since March 26: UNICEF

At least 115 children have been killed and 172 maimed in the violence raging in Yemen since Saudi-led air strikes began on March 26, the UN children’s agency said today. “We believe that these are conservative figures,” UNICEF spokesman Christophe Boulierac told reporters in Geneva, saying at least 64 of the children killed between March 26 and April 20 were ... Read More »

UN: 549 dead in Yemen violence

The United Nations (UN) says at least 549 people have died in almost three weeks of violence in Yemen, as Saudi Arabia continues to target the country with military strikes. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in a report published on Monday that 1,707 people have also been injured in the violence in Yemen since ... Read More »

In Peshawar, 25 killed Taliban strike Shia mosque

At least 25 worshippers were killed and over 64 wounded on Friday when Taliban terrorists attacked a Shia mosque during congregation prayers in Pakistan’s northwestern Peshawar city.The attackers were dressed in paramilitary uniforms and entered the mosque after scaling a wall of an under construction building nearby. “They fired and hurled grenades before three suicide bombers blew themselves up,” said Nasir Durrani, ... Read More »