600 Killed, 25 million affected by floods in South Asia: United Nations 600 Killed, 25 million affected by floods in South Asia:UN

In Bangladesh, monsoon rains continue to affect most of the country, particularly the central-northern and south-east regions


Moscow police arrest hundreds at rally for fair elections: monitor Moscow police arrest hundreds at rally for fair elections: monitor

The organisation reported that arrested protesters suffered from various injuries including a broken nose and head fractures


Nordic countries sizzle as European heatwave moves north Nordic countries sizzle as European heatwave moves north

The tropical heat was also felt around other parts of the Nordics and in neighbouring Sweden, with most extreme heat in the country's far north


Indian navy rescues hundreds stranded on train in floods Indian navy rescues hundreds stranded on train in floods

Indian Railways says the train was emptied in about five hours after the operation started. Nine pregnant women were among those taken off


Israeli Arab parties unite for September election Israeli Arab parties unite for September election

The fourth member of the 2015 alliance, Arab nationalist group Balad, was expected to say on Sunday if it would rejoin, Israeli media said


Afghan-Taliban talks could happen within two weeks: minister Afghan-Taliban talks could happen within two weeks: minister

Direct talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban could begin within the next two weeks


14 killed in jihadist attack in Burkina Faso: sources 14 killed in jihadist attack in Burkina Faso: sources

The poor Sahel state has been battling a rising wave of jihadist attacks over the last four years which began in the north but have since spread to the east, near the border with Togo and Benin


Suicide bomber kills 6 regime soldiers in Syria: monitor Suicide bomber kills 6 regime soldiers in Syria: monitor

SANA says several soldiers were wounded when "a terrorist detonated an explosive belt during an army raid"


Over 200 arrested as Russian protesters demand fair polls 200 arrested as Russian protesters demand fair polls

Thousands of people have vowed to take part in the rally after authorities refuse to allow opposition and independent candidates to stand for the Moscow city council


India floods: Hundreds of passengers rescued from train India floods: Hundreds of passengers rescued from train

A train became stuck between stations in flood water near Mumbai, India, after a river near the tracks…


15kg ‘meteorite’ crashes into  paddy field 
15kg ‘meteorite’ crashes into paddy field

 Farmers working in a paddy field at a village in Madhubani district of India were left shaken when a meteorite-like object weighing around 15kg fell from the sky


Much of southern Yemen flooded by heavy rainfall; 6 dead 6 killed as Yemen flooded by heavy rainfall

Yemen is located at the southern corner of the Arabian Peninsula, overlooking the Red and the Arabian Sea


Rescuers evacuate passengers from flooded train in India Rescuers evacuate passengers from flooded train in India

The National Disaster Response Force and the Navy launches a rescue operation after authorities warned passengers not to move


Hong Kong police fire tear gas at protesters Hong Kong police fire tear gas at protesters

Massive demonstrations began in Hong Kong early last month against an extradition bill that would have allowed suspects to face trial in mainland China


Congress leader & ex-Maha minister Shankarrao Rakh dies Congress leader Shankarrao Rakh dies

Rakh breathed his last on Friday night


Syria war: 'World shrugs' as 103 civilians killed in 10 days 'World shrugging' as Syria death toll mounts

Syria and its ally Russia have both denied targeting civilians in air strikes in the Idlib region


American 'worldwide traveller' freed in Syria

American 'worldwide traveller' freed in Syria

Several American citizens are believed to be held in Syria, including journalist Austin Tice, who disappeared while working for the Washington Post in 2010


Bihar floods: Death toll reaches 127 Bihar floods: Death toll reaches 127

Thirteen districts in the state are hit by the floods, which have affected 82.84 lakh people till date


US approves sales to support Pakistan’s F-16 jets after Imran-Trump meeting US approves sales to support Pakistan’s F-16 jets

Pakistan has used the F-16 fighter jets against India, the latest being in the aftermath of the Balakot airstrike inside Pakistan by India


Newlywed wife rescues husband after volcano fall Newlywed wife rescues husband after volcano fall

Clay Chastain fractured his skull while hiking on the Caribbean island of St Kitts


Top Jaish commander among two killed in J&K encounter Jaish commander among 2 killed in J&K encounter

The duo was killed after a night-long operation by forces


US denies visas to Guatemalan boys soccer team US denies visas to Guatemalan boys soccer team

The State Department has not responded to a request for comment, although the agency generally does not discuss visas because of confidentiality laws


Taliban suicide blast hits police, kills 3 in Afghanistan Taliban suicide blast kills 3 in Afghanistan

The Taliban hold sway in around half of Afghanistan and launch daily attacks across the country, mainly targeting Afghan security forces


Heavy rain batters Mumbai, 17 flights diverted Heavy rain batters Mumbai, 17 flights diverted

At least 17 flights are diverted up until Friday night


7 dead as torrential rains continue to lash Pakistan

7 dead as torrential rains continue to lash Pakistan

According to rescue officials, one woman along her one-year-old boy died as rainwater flooded their house’s basement in Rawalpindi


Guatemala signs migration deal with US after Trump threats Guatemala signs asylum deal with US after threats

Under the deal, migrants from Honduras and El Salvador who pass through Guatemala would be required to stop and seek asylum there first


Eight killed as twin quakes strike Philippines Eight killed as twin quakes strike Philippines

The country’s most recent deadly quake occurred in April when at least 11 people were killed


Nightclub collapse kills two in South Korea Nightclub collapse kills two in South Korea

Several athletes at the World Swimming Championships were slightly injured, Yonhap news agency reported


Philippines earthquakes kill at least six Philippines earthquakes kill at least six

The earthquakes, magnitudes 5.4 and 5.9, hit the province of Batanes, an archipelago in the north of the country early on Saturday


US Supreme Court gives go-ahead for Trump wall funding US Supreme Court gives go-ahead for Trump wall funding

The court ruled by five votes to four to block a ruling by a federal judge in California that barred the president from spending the money on the wall


62 migrants’ body retrieved off Libya coast: Red Crescent 62 migrants’ body retrieved off Libya coast: Red Crescent

Aid agencies on Thursday said more than 100 migrants were missing after an overloaded boat sank off the Libyan coast east of the capital near the port city of Khoms


N Korea missile launch 'a warning to South Korean warmongers' N Korea missile launch 'a warning to South Korean warmongers'

The short-range missiles are fired into the Sea of Japan, also known as the East Sea, from Wonsan on North Korea's east coast


BSF rescues over 350 cows with socket bombs tied around neck BSF rescues 350 cows with socket bombs tied around neck

Cow smugglers tie explosives to cows neck, throw them in river to discourage the BSF from intercepting at West Bengal-Bangladesh border


Landslide kills 15 in Morocco’s Atlas Mountains Landslide kills 15 in Morocco’s Atlas Mountains

A landslide killed 15 people riding in a van in the Atlas Mountains south of Marrakech, local authorities said on Friday


Saudi Arabia suspends visas to people from Congo over Ebola S Arabia suspends visas for Ebola victims in Congo

The letter refers to the WHO decision this month to declare the Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo a global health emergency


Imran Khan govt completes one year; people anger over inflation Imran Khan govt completes one year

To revive the country's economy, the Pakistan government has borrowed money from countries such as Saudi Arabia and from International Monetary Fund (IMF)


Massive fire breaks out in residential building in India Massive fire breaks out in residential building in India

The fire broke out on the fourth and fifth floors of the building


Syria air strikes killed over 100 civilians in past 10 days: UN Syria air strikes killed over 100 civilians in past 10 days: UN

Over the past three months, the offensive has driven hundreds of thousands of people from their homes or temporary shelters to seek refuge near the border with Turkey


US government death penalty move draws sharp criticism US resumption of federal executions criticized

Several candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination called for the death penalty to be abolished

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