Flash floods kill at least 34 across Afghanistan May 16, 2018 0 45 12345 KABUL: Flash floods caused by heavy rain in the past week have killed at least 34 people in several Afghan provinces and caused serious damage to property and livestock, officials said on Tuesday. The flooding, hitting provinces mainly in the north and centre of the country, had caused serious damage to around 900 houses, killed hundreds of cattle and damaged agricultural land, Hashmat Khan Bahaduri, spokesman for the Afghanistan Natural Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA), said. Officials were assessing damage, he said. The floods, which came after an unusually dry winter that has led to drought in many areas. (Reuters) POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Elephants help war-hit Myanmar villagers flee to safety May 16, 2018 0 391 US calls for UN action over Rohingya crisis May 16, 2018 0 52 US diplomat involved in traffic accident allowed to leave Pakistan May 16, 2018 0 41 Taliban battle Afghan troops to capture provincial capital Reuters Afghanistan Taliban fighters with heavy weapons and night-vision equipment fought their way close to the centre of the western city of Farah on Tuesday, as Afghan government forces with US air support battled to .. Sri Lanka probes sudden deaths of British rugby players Colombo: A second visiting English amateur rugby player has died in a Sri Lankan hospital after visiting a night club and police are now investigating the circumstances, a spokesman said Tuesday. Thomas Howard, 25, and .. Afghan provincial governor sacked as security worsens Reuters KABUL The provincial governor of Nangarhar has been dismissed as part of an administrative shakeup in a region of Afghanistan where security has sharply deteriorated amid allegations of widespread corruption .. Pakistan & Afghanistan finalise 'action plan for peace, solidarity' nation.com.pk islamabad Pakistan and Afghanistan, have finalized an"Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity"to strengthen their bilateral relationship at multifaceted level, reported by Radio Pakistan. The final .. Nawaz should be tried for treason: Musharraf tribune.com.pk islamabad Former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf on Monday stated that holding the establishment and the army responsible was extremely disappointing, in reaction to former premier Nawaz .. May 12 mayhem: Karachi mayor, 18 others indicted KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court on Tuesday indicted 19 suspects, including Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar, in a case related to the carnage which unfolded across the port city on May 12, 2007. The suspects pleaded not ..