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Sri Lanka: Foreign aid arrives as flood toll tops 200

Sixteen countries send relief supplies to Sri Lanka where the worst flooding in more than a decade has left 202 dead.

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Hezb-i-Islami former secretary assassinated in Pakistan

Haji Farid, former secretary of group's leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, shot dead by unknown gunmen in Peshawar.

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Cyclone Mora batters Bangladesh, displacing 500,000

Cyclone Mora kills three people and displaces around 500,000, but Rohingya say they are being ignored in crisis.

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Indian police arrest three over sex assault video

Footage showed men groping and pushing two women in Uttar Pradesh as onlookers laughed and filmed the assault.

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Sri Lanka races to rescue flood victims as toll rises

At least 164 killed as rescuers rush to evacuate people marooned by floods and mudslides before rains resume on Monday.

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Lightning and thunderstorms kill 29 in India's Bihar

The storm occurred as temperatures soar across many states ahead of the monsoon season.

India's Bihar

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Sri Lanka appeals for aid as flood deaths exceed 150

At least 151 people have been killed in floods and mudslides as emergency teams rush to distribute aid to the displaced.

Save the Children

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India imposes Ramadan curfew in Kashmir after violence

Security lock-down ahead of commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat's funeral cripples life in Kashmir on first day of Ramadan.

Bhat's burial

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Top rebel commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat killed in Kashmir

Massive anti-India protests and clashes erupt in Kashmir after Hizbul Mujahideen leader is shot dead by security forces.

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Deadly car bomb attack rocks Afghanistan's Khost

At least 18 people killed in a suicide car bomb attack in a crowded area of the eastern city of Khost.

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Sri Lanka floods, landslides: Death toll rises to 122

Ninety-seven missing and hundreds of homes destroyed after heavy rain triggers devastating flooding and landslides.

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