Overnight flash floods kill 30 people in northern Pakistan

Published On: July 3, 2016 01:47 PM NPT By: Republica

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, July 3: Pakistani officials say flash floods overnight have killed 30 people in northern Pakistan, near the Afghan border.

MUMBAI, (India), July 3: Just hours after Shagufta Sayyd was married, her new husband told her he was having a relationship with another woman.

3 days of heavy rain in China leave 50 dead, 12 missing

Published On: July 3, 2016 10:57 AM NPT By: Republica

BEIJING, July 2: Three days of heavy rain in southern China have left 50 people dead and another 12 missing and destroyed thousands of homes, authorities said Sunday, as areas along the Yangtze River braced for more floods.

DHAKA, July 2: Bangladesh's government has said 20 hostages were killed by suspected Islamists in a siege in cafe in the capital Dhaka.

DHAKA, Bangladesh, July 2: Bangladeshi forces stormed an upscale Dhaka restaurant where heavily armed militants held dozens of people hostage Saturday morning, killing at least six of the attackers and rescuing 13 captives including foreigners at the end of the 10-hour standoff. Seven Japanese are unaccounted for.

DHAKA, July 2: Heavily armed militants struck at the heart of Bangladesh's diplomatic zone on Friday night, taking dozens of hostages at a restaurant popular with foreigners.

Russian firefighting plane disappears in Siberia

Published On: July 1, 2016 02:37 PM NPT By: Associated Press

MOSCOW, July 1:  Russia's Emergencies Ministry says one of its firefighting planes with a crew of 10 is missing in Siberia.

LUCKNOW, India, July 1:  Torrential rains triggered heavy floods and landslides that poured down hills in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, killing at least nine people by Friday and destroying dozens of homes, officials said.

Bomb blast kills woman, injures children in Bahrain

Published On: July 1, 2016 02:32 PM NPT By: Associated Press

DUBAI, (United Arab Emirates), July 1: Police in Bahrain say a woman has been killed in an explosion south of the capital, Manama.

Hindu temple worker hacked to death in Bangladesh

Published On: July 1, 2016 11:00 AM NPT By: Associated Press

DHAKA, Bangladesh, July 1:  Police say a Hindu temple worker has been hacked to death in southwest Bangladesh in the latest attack blamed on radical Islamists.