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India flood toll rises to 106
AFP . Kochi
22:58, Aug 16, 2018
Hundreds of troops led a desperate operation to rescue families trapped by mounting floods in India's Kerala state Thursday as the death toll reached 106 with nearly 150,000 left homeless.Helicopters airlifted stranded victims from rooftops and dam gates were thrown open as incessant torrential...
Kabul attack death toll revised down to 34
Reuters . Kabul
22:37, Aug 16, 2018
Afghan authorities revised down on Thursday the death toll from a suicide bomb attack on an educational centre in Kabul to 34 from 48, health...
Mahathir heading to China with mega-projects in focus
AFP . Kuala Lumpur
20:29, Aug 16, 2018
Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad begins a visit to China Friday, seeking to renegotiate or even cancel major Beijing-backed projects...
Kabul's intelligence training centre attacked
AFP . Kabul
18:54, Aug 16, 2018
Gunmen attacked an intelligence training centre in Kabul on Thursday, officials said, as families buried loved ones killed by a suicide bomber a...
Former Indian PM Vajpayee dies
Reuters . New Delhi
22:14, Aug 16, 2018
Former Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who ordered nuclear tests to make India a nuclear weapons power and travelled by bus to Pakistan...
US newspaper editorials rebuke Trump
17:43, Aug 16, 2018
More than 300 US newspapers have pledged to run editorials on Thursday defending freedom of the press in response to president Donald Trump calling...
NZ bans selling homes to foreigners
Reuters . Wellington
10:09, Aug 16, 2018
New Zealand's parliament passed a law on Wednesday to ban many non-resident foreigners from buying existing homes, completing the Labour-led...
Trump revokes ex-CIA chief's security access
At least 37 killed as suicide attacker targets Afghan school
22 Sudanese children dead in Nile boat accident
Australian politician calls for banning Muslims
Stolen 12th century Buddha statue found in London
Taliban attack in north kills 30 troops
2.3m people have fled Venezuela: UN
24 killed in Ecuador bus crash
AP . Ecuador, Quito
10:33, Aug 15, 2018
A bus apparently lost its brakes, then hit another vehicle at high speed and rolled over four times, killing at least 24 people and injuring 22...
Trump calls former aide Omarosa a ‘dog’
AFP . Washington
10:16, Aug 15, 2018
US president Donald Trump lashed out at his former “Apprentice” and White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman Tuesday in especially...
Floodlight search for survivors after Italy bridge collapse ‘tragedy’
AFP . Genoa
09:56, Aug 15, 2018
Italian rescuers searched through the night Wednesday for any survivors under the shattered remains of a motorway bridge in Genoa as investigators...
‘US priests abuse 1000 children in 70 years’
AFP . New York
10:58, Aug 15, 2018
More than 300 “predator” priests in Pennsylvania are accused of abusing over 1,000 children across seven decades, a grand jury said...
Taliban overrun Afghan army base, kill 17 troops
AP . Kabul, Afghanistan
18:59, Aug 14, 2018
The Taliban overran a base in northern Afghanistan, killing 17 soldiers, even as Afghan forces battled the insurgents for the fifth straight day in...
Italy motorway bridge collapses, 'dozens' feared dead
Reuters . Rome
18:57, Aug 14, 2018
A motorway bridge collapsed on Tuesday over the northern Italian port city of Genoa, killing dozens of people according to the local ambulance...
Rohingyas are Myanmar citizens; accept them: Mahathir
Prothom Alo English Desk
18:42, Aug 14, 2018
Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has said Myanmar must accept Rohingyas because they are their citizens as they have lived in Myanmar for...
Turkey target of economic war, says Erdogan blaming US for currency crisis
Reuters . Istanbul
18:34, Aug 14, 2018
President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday Turkey will boycott electronic products from the United States, retaliating in a dispute with Washington...
Japan’s Emperor ‘pushed imperial boundaries to reach out to Asia’
Reuters . Tokyo
14:07, Aug 14, 2018
When Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko stood, heads bowed, at a seaside cliff on Saipan 60 years after a bloody World War Two battle,...
Trump, Omarosa trade insults, charges
AP . Washington
10:53, Aug 14, 2018
US president Donald Trump and former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman faced off Monday in a messy clash that involved an explosive tell-all book,...
Venezuela gasoline prices should rise to int’l levels: Maduro
Reuters . Caracas
10:38, Aug 14, 2018
Venezuela’s heavily subsidized domestic gasoline prices should rise to international levels to avoid billions of dollars in annual losses due...
‘Trump not yet as damaging to environment as feared’
AP . Greensboro, North Carolina
10:32, Aug 14, 2018
The Trump administration has made some dangerous changes to environmental policy, but the damage so far has been less than it initially appeared,...
Beijing denies internment of 1m Uighurs
AFP . Geneva
23:57, Aug 13, 2018
China vehemently denied Monday allegations that one million of its mostly Muslim Uighur minority are being held in internment camps, insisting all...
120 killed in fresh battle with Afghan Taliban
AP . Kabul
20:21, Aug 13, 2018
Four days of ferocious fighting between Afghan forces and the Taliban over a key provincial capital has claimed the lives of about 100 Afghan...
SL great Sangakkara has no 'ambitions' to be next Imran Khan
AFP . Colombo
18:16, Aug 13, 2018
Sri Lanka's batting legend Kumar Sangakkara Monday said he had no intention of making a foray into politics after local media reported he was...
Sri Lankan tourist police asked to learn Hindi
IANS . Colombo
16:22, Aug 13, 2018
Sri Lanka's inspector general of Police Pujith Jayasundara said on Monday that 25 new police posts will be set up covering all main the tourist...
Indonesia quake death toll tops 400
AFP . Jakarta
13:46, Aug 13, 2018
The death toll from an earthquake on the Indonesian island of Lombok has topped 400, authorities said Monday, as bodies were still being recovered...
Trump allies, security experts alarmed by Omarosa recordings
AP . Bridgewater, New Jersey
11:05, Aug 13, 2018
Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman is drawing fire from president Donald Trump's allies and national security experts for secret...
9 people killed in Taiwan nursing home fire
AP . Taipei
10:57, Aug 13, 2018
A fire at a nursing home in Taiwan early Monday left nine people dead and 16 injured. Authorities were still investigating the cause of the blaze...
Malaysia seeks $35m private jet linked to 1MDB scandal
Reuters . Kuala Lumpur
09:52, Aug 13, 2018
Malaysia is seeking to repossess a $35 million private jet owned by financier Low Taek Jho as part of investigations into a multi-billion dollar...
France top new-style FIFA rankings
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India flood toll rises to 106
Shaheen College student found dead in city
32-km tailback on Dhaka-Chattogram highway
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Facebook still being used for Myanmar's anti-Muslim propaganda
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