At least 20 dead as houses collapse in Pakistan earthquake

Islamabad, Pakistan – At least 20 people have been killed and more than 200 wounded after an earthquake strikes Pakistan’s southwestern province of Balochistan, local officials say, with rescue teams attempting to clear debris and gain access to the area.

Taliban still struggling for international recognition

Kabul, Afghanistan – Since it took power in August, the Taliban has been on a desperate quest to have its Islamic Emirate recognised internationally as the official government of Afghanistan.

Mali Summons French Ambassador Over President Macron’s Criticism

Mali has summoned France’s ambassador to the country to register its “indignation” at French President Emmanuel Macron’s recent criticism of the country’s government, which is dominated by army figures.

Facebook products ‘harm children, stoke division’: Whistleblower

A whistleblower accused Facebook of putting profit before people as she told Congress its products harm the mental health of some young users, stoke divisions and weaken democracy.

One In Six Young Nigerians Feels Depressed ― UNICEF Report

UNICEF’s State of the World’s Children 2021 report  says that in Nigeria, one in six young people aged 15 to 24 said they often feel depressed, have little interest in doing things, or are worried, nervous or anxious.

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