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One dies, hundreds evacuate after 7.3 quake in Indonesia One dies, hundreds evacuate after 7.3 quake in Indonesia

Hundreds of people are still sheltering in several schools, government buildings and higher grounds


Trump under fire for racially-charged tweets against congresswomen Trump under fire for racially-charged tweets against congresswomen

Trump claimed the women "originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe", before suggesting they "go back"


Iran says ready to negotiate if US lifts sanctions Iran says ready to negotiate if US lifts sanctions

Hassan Rouhani's official website on Sunday quoted him as saying, "The moment you stop sanctions and bullying, we are ready to negotiate"


Egyptian delegation seeks to prevent new Gaza flare-up Egyptian delegation seeks to prevent new Gaza flare-up

Fresh tensions were feared after Israel shot dead a Hamas militant on Thursday


Pakistan to pay foreign firm $6bn over mine closure, World Bank says Pakistan to pay foreign firm $6bn over mine closure, World Bank says

It comes weeks after prime minister Imran Khan secured a $6 billion bailout from the IMF, amid devaluations of the rupee and soaring inflation


Heavy rain leaves scores dead in Nepal, India, Bangladesh Floods kill dozens in Nepal, India, Bangladesh

In Bangladesh, at least a dozen people, mostly farmers in rural areas, have been killed by lightning since Saturday


Major earthquake with 7.3 magnitude strikes eastern Indonesia 7.3 magnitude quake strikes Indonesia

Indonesia experiences frequent seismic and volcanic activity due to its position on the Pacific “Ring of Fire”


Unborn baby dies while Venezuelan mother awaits visa to enter Chile Unborn baby dies while mother awaits for visa

Immigration into Chile has increased sixfold in less than 30 years, from 114,500 in the 1992 census, to 746,465 last year


50 dead, dozens missing in Nepal floods 50 dead, dozens missing in Nepal floods

Northeast India has also been hit by floods with 11 deaths recorded as rivers burst their banks


Afghan police: Radio journalist killed in eastern province Radio journalist killed in Afghanistan

Paktia is a stronghold of the Haqqani network, one of the main factions of the Taliban


6.9 magnitude earthquake hits Australia's beach resort town 6.9 magnitude earthquake hits Australia

There are no immediate reports of damages or casualties in the quake


For 3rd day, Russia delivers S-400 system parts to Turkey Russia delivers S-400 system parts to Turkey for 3rd day

The deliveries for the Russian-made defense system, which is driving a rift between Turkey and the United States, begin on Friday


Monsoon floods kill dozens in Nepal and India Monsoon floods kill dozens in Nepal and India

Twenty-four people are reported missing amid floods and landslides


Navjot Sidhu resigns from Punjab cabinet after feud with CM Amarinder Singh Navjot Sidhu resigns from Punjab cabinet

Navjot Sidhu has been at loggerheads with Amarinder Singh ever since his wife Navjot Kaur was denied a ticket for the Lok Sabha polls


43 people die in Nepal floods 43 people die in Nepal floods

Twenty four people have been reported missing in the rain-related incidents that displaced settlements and disrupted vehicular traffic


India, Pakistan meet at Wagah border to discuss Kartarpur corridor India, Pakistan meet at Wagah border

The meeting comes amid differences between the two sides over a range of issues, including a bridge at Zero Line on the Indo-Pak border at Dera Baba Nanak


Kashmir woman crosses over to PoK, probe on Kashmir woman crosses over to PoK

A local unit of the Army is also probing how the woman managed to cross the LoC despite strong checks


7 dead, 1.4 million marooned in India’s Assam 7 dead, 1.4 million marooned in Assam

Across the state, more than 20,000 people are living in 62 relief camps and the state has opened up 172 relief distribution centres 


Karnataka crisis: BJP wants trust vote on Monday Karnataka crisis: BJP wants trust vote on Monday

The former chief minister asserts that the Congress-JD(S)coalition government has lost majority and its collapse was imminent


Man dies after attacking Tacoma immigration jail, police say Armed man dies after attacking US immigration jail

The shooting in Washington state comes a day before a nationwide deportation operation is due to begin


Barry makes landfall in Louisiana, weakens to tropical storm Barry makes landfall in Louisiana, weakens to tropical storm

After briefly becoming the first hurricane of the Atlantic season, Barry was quickly downgraded to a tropical storm as it moved inland -- but it nevertheless packed a serious punch


New leak claims Trump scrapped Iran nuclear deal 'to spite Obama' New leak claims Trump scrapped Iran nuclear deal 'to spite Obama'

The newspaper reports that after Mr Johnson returned to the UK from the US, Sir Kim wrote that President Trump appeared to be abandoning the nuclear deal for "personality reasons" because the pact had been agreed by his predecessor, Barack Obama


UK says Iran tanker will be freed after guarantees on destination UK says Iran tanker will be freed after guarantees on destination

US officials believed the tanker was destined for Syria to deliver oil, in violation of separate sets of EU and US sanctions


Thousands rally in Sudan to mourn protesters killed in June raid Thousands rally in Sudan to mourn protesters

Demonstrators who had camped there for weeks demanding civilian rule were shot and beaten


3 dead as fire guts New Delhi rubber factory 3 dead as fire guts New Delhi rubber factory

Police and fire service officials confirm three deaths, but could not say what caused the fire


Christchurch shootings: New Zealanders hand over guns New Zealanders hand over guns in Christchurch

More than NZ$433,600 (£230,000) is paid in compensation to 169 firearms owners, who handed in 224 weapons


Turkey continues receiving Russian S-400 air defense parts Turkey receiving Russian S-400 air defense parts

The United States has repeatedly warned it will impose economic sanctions and kick Turkey out of the F-35 stealth fighter jet program if Ankara does not drop its S-400 purchase


Somali forces end extremist siege of Kismayo hotel; 26 dead Somalia hotel attack: Death toll climbs to 26

Somalia's Islamic extremist rebels, al-Shabab, claim responsibility for the attack


15 killed, 6 missing as flash floods, landslides hit Nepal 15 killed as flash floods, landslides hit Nepal

Parts of the capital Kathmandu have been left submerged under floodwaters


25 hurt as 5.5 magnitude earthquake hits Philippines 5.5 magnitude quake hits Philippines, 25 hurt

The tremor takes place at a depth of 5 km, about 9 km southeast of Carrascal town in the northeast coast of Mindanao island


15 dead, 133 buildings collapse in heavy rains in India’s Uttar Pradesh 15 dead in heavy rains in India’s UP

Rains lash large part of eastern and western Uttar Pradesh where the water level in several rivers is nearing the danger mark


Pakistan extends till Jul 26 its airspace ban along eastern border with India Pakistan extends airspace ban for India

India aviation industry has suffered huge losses due to the airspace ban by Pakistan


French President Macron unveils first nuclear attack ‘Barracuda’ class submarine Macron unveils first nuclear attack ‘Barracuda’ class submarine

Its main motive is to maintain France’s naval presence for decades to come


6 dead, over 8 lakh affected as flood maroons India’s Assam 6 dead, over 8 lakh affected as flood maroons Assam

Normal life has been hit in 21 of the 33 districts of the flood-hit Assam


US cop fired over deadly shooting 'rehired to get pension' Cop fired over shooting 'rehired to get pension'

Philip Brailsford, 28, killed 26-year-old Daniel Shaver in the hallway of an Arizona hotel in early 2016


Death toll in Pakistan train collision rises to 23 Death toll in Pakistan train collision rises to 23

Train accidents are common in Pakistan, where the railways have seen decades of decline due to corruption, mismanagement and lack of investment


Theresa May speaks of 'pride and disappointment' as prime minister Theresa May: My pride and disappointment

Mrs May and her husband Philip will depart Downing Street on 24 July, succeeded as prime minister by either Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt


UK counter-terror police probe leak of ambassador's cables UK counter-terror police probe leak of ambassador's cables

The probe is being led by the Metropolitan Police Counter Terrorism Command, which is responsible for investigating breaches of the Official Secrets Act


Tropical Storm Barry: Trump approves Louisiana state of emergency State of emergency as Louisiana braces for storm

Storm Barry has been gathering speed over the Gulf of Mexico in recent days

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