Feb 06 2017
Mohammad Aseem, governor of the hard-hit northern province of Parwan, said 16 people had died in two districts. The snow has also blocked roads, making it hard for rescue workers to reach stricken villages.
Iceand snow shut Kabul airport.
He said a rescue team had been dispatched to the affected areas, but many roads have been blocked by snow.
Police and soldiers had to rescue around 250 cars and buses trapped by the snowstorm on the Kabul-Kandahar highway, said Jawid Salangi, a spokesman for Ghazni Province, where as much as 2 meters of new snow was reported.
Naweed Frotan, a spokesman for the provincial governor of Afghanistan's northern Badakhshan Province, said the government was working to reach 12 districts that had been completely cut off.
The central government in Afghanistan declared a nationwide holiday and Kabul's worldwide airport was closed.
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Trump said he identified Muslim-majority nations for the travel ban from a government report on terror-prone states prepared during the Barack Obama administration.
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A ceasefire specified in the 2015 Minsk agreement held until late December, and the conflict has been escalating since then. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has cut short an official visit to Germany.
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And back-up goalkeeper Begovic, who is wanted by Bournemouth, is keen to move on ahead of Tuesday's transfer deadline. I'm very happy to have him to stay in the squad.
In Pakistan, 13 people were killed in an avalanche that buried five homes.
The region has been hit by heavy snowfall that is four feet (1.2 metres) deep in some places.
As many as 14 people are still believed to be trapped beneath collapsed houses, with the ongoing bad weather hindering rescue operations.
In the Khyber tribal district on the Afghan border in the north-west, three infant girls were killed and two women injured when the roof of their house collapsed in heavy rain.
Despite billions of dollars in worldwide aid after the ousting of the Taliban government in 2001, Afghanistan remains among the world's poorest nations.
There are fears the number of deaths will continue to rise as heavy snowfall is predicted for the coming days.
Feb 05 2017
UK January PMI Services PMI Index Slows To 54.5, Inflation Pressures Continue
It therefore covers about half the economy, whereas official data on services published with more of a lag covers nearly 80%. The PMI report polls private sector companies but does not cover retailers or government services.
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Both Brent crude and WTI prices fell on Thursday after official data showed that USA stockpiles rose by 6.5 million barrels. Russian Federation cut production in January by around 100,000 barrels per day ( bpd ), according to data seen by Reuters .
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Feb 03 2017
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Global ride-hailing company Uber is putting the brakes on its services in Taiwan amid growing pressure and fines. Taiwan's Ministry of Transportation and Communications was not immediately available to comment.
Feb 01 2017
Trump's newest national security moves labeled 'stone cold crazy'
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Jan 31 2017
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A 4-0 victory over Brentford in the FA Cup fourth round on Saturday appeared routine, with Willian, Pedro Rodriguez, Branislav Ivanovic, and Michy Batshuayi scoring.
Jan 31 2017
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Washington Capitals and Metropolitan goaltender Braden Holtby provided the ultimate compliment in evaluating the finale. Two teams play 20-minute games of three-on-three hockey, with the winners advancing to another 20-minute final game.
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Blass reports that Samsung will go with 3000 and 3500 mAh batteries in the 5.8- and 6.2-inch models of the phone, respectively. Unlike the earlier rumor that one of these phones will feature a flat display , both S8s will feature a curved edge design.
Jan 28 2017
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Dr Marcelo Cypel, the thoracic surgeon on call, kept weighing the risk of her death versus the risk of removing both of her lungs. But she still has a way to go in her medical journey. "That told us that the concept is right".
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