‘What do we do when another disaster hits?’ Afghans face crises on all fronts after quake kills 1,000 | CNN

CNN – Aid groups scrambled on Thursday to reach victims of a powerful earthquake that rocked eastern Afghanistan, killing more than 1,000 people in an area blighted by poor infrastructure, as the country faces dire economic and hunger crises. The slow response, exacerbated by international sanctions and decades of mismanagement, concerns people working in the … Read more

Victims of Tangshan restaurant attack recovering from injuries, Chinese police say | CNN

Hong Kong CNN – After days of mounting public pressure, Chinese police have finally issued an update on the investigation into a brutal restaurant attack in Tangshan – but the statement has done little to quell public outrage, or address concerns for the victims. The assault, which took place in the early hours of June … Read more

Indian officials demolish several houses after protests over anti-Islam remarks | CNN

Reuters – Authorities in India’s Uttar Pradesh state have demolished the homes of several people accused of involvement in riots last week triggered by derogatory remarks made by ruling party figures about Islam’s Prophet Mohammad, officials said on Sunday. In Indian Kashmir, police arrested a youth for posting a video threatening to behead the former … Read more