More than 900 people killed after magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits eastern Afghanistan

It is the deadliest quake to hit the Asian nation in decades and comes as the Taliban-ruled country is in the throes of a hunger crisis. The shocks hit at 1:24 am around 46 kilometers (28.5 miles) southwest of the city of Khost, which lies close to the country’s border with Pakistan, according to the … Read more