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US offers flood aid to North Korea

August 19th, 2011 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) The US has offered $90 million in emergency flood aid to North Korea, the State Department said.The aid comes in response to humanitarian needs arising from ... Read more...

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US to send additional 18 helicopters for Pak flood relief

August 29th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 29 (ANI): The United States would be sending 18 more helicopters for relief and evacuation work in flood-hit Pakistan, the Pentagon has said.The US Department of Defence said the ... Read more...

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US vows to continue supporting Pak amid devastating floods

August 29th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 29 (ANI): The United States has assured that would it would continue supporting Pakistan amid the massive floods that have inundated nearly one-fifth of the country.In an interview with ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana on alert as flood threat looms (Lead)

August 23rd, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 23 (IANS) Several districts in Punjab and Haryana remained on flood alert Monday and the army was put on standby, as levels of the rivers flowing through these two states ... Read more...

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Floods leave at least 30 dead in Balochistan, Pakistan

July 24th, 2010 - 1:19 am ICT by BNO News
QUETTA, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) – At least 30 people were killed and hundreds of houses were swept away by floods triggered by heavy rains in the Balochistan province of Pakistan, local television ... Read more...

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Prachanda heads for China after becoming PM

August 23rd, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 23 (IANS) A day after swearing in his new cabinet on a note of discord, Nepal's first Maoist Prime Minister Prachanda Saturday left Kathmandu for Beijing, his first destination abroad ... Read more...

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