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World, South asia, 13 Jun 2017

At least 92 dead in rain-triggered landslides in Bangladesh

Many of the victims were from poor tribal communities in the remote hill district of Rangamati, close to the Indian border.

13 Jun 2017 9:00 PM

Pakistan says mega dam opposed by India will be funded by China in 2018

Pakistan has been keen for years to build a cascade of mega dams along the Indus flowing down from the Himalayas.

13 Jun 2017 8:13 PM

At least 77 dead in rain-triggered landslides in Bangladesh

'The recovery work is still going on. The death toll could rise as many areas still remained cut off', officials said.

13 Jun 2017 5:50 PM

Sri Lankan railway authorities announce crackdown on selfies

Railway spokesman Wijeya Samarasinghe said mobile phones accounted for most of the 28 deaths on Sri Lanka's railways so far this year.

13 Jun 2017 2:36 PM

53 dead after heavy rains trigger landslides in Bangladesh

The officials said many people were asleep when the landslides hit, causing more casualties, especially among children.

13 Jun 2017 11:52 AM