B>KARACHI:/BPakistani authorities raced against time Wednesday to rescue tens of thousands of stranded people after the worst floods in a decade hit the south of the country, killing at least 100 people.
Relief workers trying to reach mountain villages devastated by an earthquake in China's southwest used horses Wednesday after landslides blocked roads. The official death toll stood at 16 and was expected to rise.
B>BANDA ACEH:/BSeveral thousand villagers streamed into a crowded refugee camp in Indonesia's Aceh Province Sunday to avoid clashes between government troops and separatists, only to face food and water shortages.
B>BANDA ACEH:/BAt least 10,000 villagers have fled their homes in Indonesia's rebellious Aceh province to escape fresh fighting or because they were ordered to evacuate for their own safety, witnesses said yesterday.