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Pakistani Islamists use floods to turn opinion against India

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MULTAN Pakistan - Hafiz Saeed, widely considered one of South Asia's most dangerous militants, has no doubt who is to blame for devastating floods that have submerged swathes of Pakistani countryside and claimed hundreds of lives.

Pakistani Islamists use floods to turn opinion against India

MULTAN, Pakistan, Sept 17 - Hafiz Saeed, widely considered one of South Asia's most dangerous militants, has no doubt who is to blame for devastating floods that have submerged swathes of Pakistani countryside and claimed hundreds of lives.

17 Sep 2014

Balkans hit by fresh flooding; three dead

BELGRADE - One person died in Serbia and authorities scrambled to evacuate hundreds of others from villages threatened by rising rivers, officials said on Tuesday, in scenes recalling the devastating May flooding that killed dozens.

16 Sep 2014

Philippines evacuates thousands as volcano glows red

MANILA - The Philippines has evacuated more than 12,000 people from around the foot of its most active volcano as the crater glows red and authorities warn of a possible eruption.

16 Sep 2014

Disease threatens as Kashmir flood waters turn fetid

SRINAGAR - Emergency workers on Monday battled to prevent waterborne diseases like cholera from spreading as fetid water swilled around the Kashmir valley more than a week after the worst flooding in more than a century.

15 Sep 2014

Anger mounts in Kashmir after worst flood in over century

SRINAGAR - Residents of Kashmir turned their wrath on state administrators, accusing them of failing to provide them with help after the worst flooding in over a century, and angrily dumped food parcels into gutters.

World, South Asia, Top News 13 Sep 2014

UPDATE 1-Anger mounts in Indian Kashmir after worst flood in over century

* Fears death toll will rise (Adds damage estimate, state official quotes)

13 Sep 2014

Anger mounts in Indian Kashmir after worst flood in over century

SRINAGAR, India, Sept 13 - Residents of revolt-torn Indian Kashmir turned their wrath on state administrators for failing to provide them with succour after the worst flooding in over a century, angrily dumping food parcels into gutters.

13 Sep 2014

Landslides add to misery of Kashmir's worst floods in decades

SRINAGAR - Rescuers raced to help communities hit by landslides in Indian Kashmir on Friday while thousands were stranded, homeless and hungry in the city of Srinagar, most of which was submerged by the region's worst flooding in 50 years.

Top News, South Asia, World 12 Sep 2014

Landslides add to misery of Kashmir's worst floods in decades

SRINAGAR, India, Sept 12 - Rescuers raced to help communities hit by landslides in Indian Kashmir on Friday while thousands were stranded, homeless and hungry in the city of Srinagar, most of which was submerged by the region's worst flooding in 50 years.

12 Sep 2014