This year, leaders of the eight-member Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) convened in the eastern Chinese city of Qingdao.
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A blogger was hacked to death by machete-wielding attackers in Bangladesh on Tuesday, the third killing of a critic of religious extremism in the Muslim-majority nation in less than three months.
Nepali villagers blocked trucks carrying supplies for earthquake victims on Wednesday, demanding the government do more to help after last week’s disaster left more than 5,000 people dead and tens of thousands homeless and short of food and water.
The 7.8 magnitude quake struck an area of central Nepal between the capital, Kathmandu, and the city of Pokhara.
There were also victims in India, Bangladesh, Tibet and on Mount Everest, where avalanches were triggered.
A powerful 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday, causing massive damage in the capital, Kathmandu, with strong tremors felt across neighboring countries.The death toll had risen to over 870 as of Saturday night, according to police.
Hundreds of people are known to have died in a powerful earthquake that struck Nepal, with many more feared trapped under rubble, officials say. The quake measured 7.8 and struck an area between the capital Kathmandu and the city of Pokhara, the US Geological Survey said.
A female cartoon superhero, Burka Avenger, who dons a burka to tackle crimes against girls and other social ills is bringing her message of women rights to India, the creator of the Pakistani children’s series said