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 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
'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
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
The officials said many people were asleep when the landslides hit, causing more casualties, especially among children.
13 Jun 2017 11:52 AM