A 5.9 magnitude earthquake rocked southwestern Pakistan yesterday, near the Afghanistan border. The quake killed over 20 people and injured at least 300.
Violence in northeast Mozambique poses an increasing threat to regional stability. More about that here. The French energy giant Total stopped work on a multi-billion-dollar project earlier this week, citing security concerns. An April 20 attack on Palma put some 400,000 people in urgent need of food and shelter.