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Strong earthquake shakes buildings across South Asia

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 struck South Asia on Sunday, shaking buildings in Pakistan, Afghanistan and India, witnesses and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, and injuring several people in at least one Pakistani city. The USGS said the quake was centered about 40 km (25 miles) west of Ashkasham in remote northeastern

Corporations And Wealthy Elites Now Control More Than 75 Percent Of The World’s Farmland

Small farmers are being squeezed out as mega-farms and plantations gobble up their land The world’s food supplies are at risk because farmland is becoming rapidly concentrated in the hands of wealthy elites and corporations, a study has found. Small farmers, the UN says, grow 70% of the world’s food but a new analysis of government data suggests the