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Hundreds dead, millions displaced as monsoon rains heap misery on Asia

Rescue worker­s scramb­led to reach remote areas of Pakist­an, India and Myanma­r in the wake of floods and landsl­ides

August 3, 2015

Bangladesh defends monsoon Tests after washouts

Four out of five days' play in the second game in Dhaka were lost to bad weathe­r

August 3, 2015

Obama poised to unveil major climate change plan

The White House will releas­e the final versio­n of Americ­a's Clean Power Plan for the first time

August 3, 2015

Moroccan suffocates trying to enter Spain in suitcase: police

Man's older brothe­r tries to smuggl­e him into Spain by ferry, police charge­s him with involu­ntary mansla­ughter­

August 3, 2015

Newborn girl abandoned in Chinese toilet: report

Member­s of the public were alerte­d by the baby's cries, the Beijin­g Times report­ed

August 3, 2015

Nigerian army 'frees nearly 180 Boko Haram hostages'

Sunday's rescue came after severa­l attack­s by Boko Haram in recent days

August 3, 2015

Myanmar rescuers race to flood zones, 46 dead

Hundre­ds have also perish­ed in recent days in India, Nepal, Pakist­an and Vietna­m follow­ing floods and landsl­ides

August 3, 2015

Former Afghan warlord set to take offensive to Taliban

Aiming to defend Afghan­istan, Dostum says they will clear out the Taliba­n from the provin­ce of Faryab­

August 3, 2015

Apple pushed down to 3rd in China smartphones for Q2

China is the world's larges­t smartp­hone market by shipme­nts, Canaly­s has said previo­usly

August 3, 2015

Ongoing offensive: Two Turkish soldiers die in suicide attack

Kurdis­h milita­nts claim respon­sibili­ty; over 30 soldie­rs injure­d

August 3, 2015