Children killed as floods ravage Afghan village Aug 02, 2020 0 35 12345 Jalalabad At least 15 children and a woman were killed and dozens of houses destroyed as flash floods lashed a village in eastern Afghanistan, an official said on Saturday.Flooding caused by torrential rains struck a village in Nangarhar province late on Friday, district governor Naimatullah Noorzai told AFP.He said 16 people, including 15 children aged between one and five years, and a woman were killed.Four children were also injured and dozens of houses were destroyed, Noorzai said.A relief operation was under way to help affected families, with the disaster striking as the country celebrates the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. A spokesman to the governor of Nangarhar province confirmed the death toll. (AFP) Pages 12 RELATED ARTICLES Medical frontliners warn Philippines losing battle against COVID-19 Aug 02, 2020 0 199 Calm across Afghanistan as ceasefire holds on day two Aug 02, 2020 0 205 Kuwait bans flights from 31 ‘high-risk’ countries over virus concerns Aug 02, 2020 0 1120 ‘Hundreds’ of homes destroyed after Sudan dam collapse Khartoum Hundreds of homes were destroyed or flooded this week as a dam burst after heavy rain in Sudan’s Blue Nile state, a local official said Saturday. The dam collapsed on Thursday in the district of Bout in the .. Tanzania bans Kenya Airways as coronavirus spat escalates AFP Dar es Salaam Tanzania banned Kenya’s national airline from entering the country effective Saturday, in the latest move in a deepening row triggered by Tanzania’s controversial handling of the coronavirus .. 11 killed as heavy crane collapses at India shipyard DPA New Delhi At least 11 workers were killed after a heavy crane collapsed on Saturday at the state-owned shipyard in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, police said. The recently procured crane came down as .. Media scion James Murdoch quits News Corp board AFP New York Former 21st Century Fox chief executive James Murdoch, the son of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch, has resigned from News Corp’s board citing clashes over editorial content, US regulators said. The 47-year-old ..