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Afghanistan seeks help for earthquake survivors as aftershock kills five

Afghanistan seeks help for earthquake survivors as aftershock kills five

KABUL, June 24 (Reuters) – Afghanistan lacks medical supplies to treat those injured in an earthquake that killed more than 1,000 people this week, a senior official said, as an aftershock on Friday killed five more. Authorities earlier ended a search in the remote mountains of the southeast for survivors of the 6.1-magnitude earthquake that …

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Prince Charles expresses sorrow over slavery in Commonwealth speech

Prince Charles expresses sorrow over slavery in Commonwealth speech

Commonwealth leaders meet for Kigali summit Charles alludes to colonialism, slavery in speech Rwanda’s Kagame talks about “reinventing” the Commonwealth Members vote to keep Patricia Scotland as a second generation KIGALI, June 24 (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Charles expressed deep regret over slavery in a speech to Commonwealth leaders in Rwanda on Friday, acknowledging the …

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Afghan quake kills at least 920; toll expected to rise

Afghan quake kills at least 920; toll expected to rise

KABUL, June 22 (Reuters) – A 6.1-magnitude earthquake killed 920 people in Afghanistan early on Wednesday, disaster management officials said, with more than 600 injured and the death toll expected to rise as information arrives from remote mountain villages. Photographs in the Afghan media showed houses reduced to rubble, with bodies wrapped in blankets lying …

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