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At least 700 killed in South Asia floods

At least 700 killed in South Asia floods
New Delhi - 

The confirmed death toll passed 700 and more than a million were driven from their homes as large swathes of South Asia reeled under monsoon floods Sunday, officials said. 

Afghanistan massacre may account to war crime: UN

Afghanistan massacre may account to war crime: UN
Kabul - 

A United Nations investigation published Sunday confirmed that Taliban and self-proclaimed Islamic State insurgents jointly massacred dozens of people in Afghanistan earlier this month in an attack that "may amount to a war crime".

Trump sends 'thoughts and prayers' to US sailors in crash

Trump sends 'thoughts and prayers' to US sailors in crash
Washington - 

US President Donald Trump late Sunday tweeted his "thoughts and prayers" to the sailors aboard a US destroyer that collided with a tanker near Singapore, leaving 10 missing and five injured.

Moroccan asylum seeker 'targeted women' in Finland terror stabbing

Moroccan asylum seeker 'targeted women' in Finland terror stabbing
Turku - 

Finnish police said Saturday that a Moroccan asylum seeker deliberately targeted women in a stabbing spree that left two dead and is being investigated as the country's first terror attack.

Nearly 600 dead in S. Asia floods

Nearly 600 dead in S. Asia floods
New Delhi - 

Nearly 600 people have died and millions have been affected by monsoon floods in South Asia, officials said Saturday, as relief and rescue operations continued.

Spain hunts suspect over Barcelona carnage

Spain hunts suspect over Barcelona carnage

Barcelona - 

Spanish police on Saturday hunted for a Moroccan man suspected to have carried out one of two terror attacks that killed 14 people, injured 120 more and and plunged the country into shock and grief.

Trump: 'Decisions made' on Afghanistan and beyond

Trump: 'Decisions made' on Afghanistan and beyond

Washington - 

US President Donald Trump tweeted early Saturday that "many decisions" had been made in a meeting with his top military advisers, including on the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan.

10 dead as train derails in India

10 dead as train derails in India

New Delhi - 

Ten people were killed and dozens injured when an express train derailed in north India on Saturday, an official said.



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