Seated on the last row of the plane, Muhammed Junaid sensed something was amiss when Air India Express flight IX 1344 from Dubai was jerked around by strong winds as it approached the southern Indian city of Kozhikode late on Friday.
A close twin sister, now separated forever. An attentive and doting husband who sacrificed for his family and promised his wife the moon. A student financing his education by working double shifts at Beirut’s busy port.
Major rivers and streams in southwestern of South Korea overflowed or came near to flooding in some places on Saturday due to torrential rains, forcing local residents to evacuate and disrupting train services.
South Korean officials are working to keep more than a thousand people displaced by flooding safe and healthy with anti-coronavirus measures in place at crowded shelters as the government weighed declaring disaster zones on Wednesday.
More than 27 million people in the Philippines — about a quarter of the population — go back into lockdown on Tuesday after overwhelmed health workers warned the country was losing the battle against the coronavirus.
When an Afghan refugee boy was one of the top matriculation exam scorers in Mardan, in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, last month, Asma Rahimi said she was happy for him, but that the feeling was bittersweet.