Daily Archives: June 14, 2010

U.S. Identifies Vast Riches of Minerals in Afghanistan

The United States has discovered nearly $1 trillion in untapped mineral deposits in Afghanistan, far beyond any previously known reserves and enough to fundamentally alter the Afghan economy and perhaps the Afghan war itself, according to senior American government officials. … Continue reading

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China hit by heavy flooding

At least 155 people have died in seasonal flooding in China that has also forced more than one million to flee, government officials say: http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2010/06/2010612135023885917.html

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