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India vows to 'go beyond' Paris accord, adding pressure on Trump

India vows to 'go beyond' Paris accord, adding pressure on Trump Sat, 03 Jun, 2017

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed Saturday to go "above and beyond" the Paris Agreement on climate change, as he met French President Emmanuel Macron following the controversial US decision to quit the deal.
World pledges to save 'Mother Earth' despite Trump's snub to climate pact

World pledges to save 'Mother Earth' despite Trump's snub to climate pact Fri, 02 Jun, 2017

 China and Europe pledged on Friday to unite to save "Mother Earth" in the face of U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to take the world's largest carbon polluter out of the Paris climate change pact.

Truck bomb kills at least 90, wounds hundreds in Afghan capital

Truck bomb kills at least 90, wounds hundreds in Afghan capital Wed, 31 May, 2017

A suicide attacker struck the fortified heart of the Afghan capital with a massive truck bomb Wednesday, killing 90 people, wounding 400 and raising new fears about the government's ability to protect its citizens nearly 16 years into a war with insurgents.
Nearly 300,000 evacuated as cyclone approaches Bangladesh

Nearly 300,000 evacuated as cyclone approaches Bangladesh Mon, 29 May, 2017

Bangladesh has evacuated nearly 300,000 people as Cyclone Mora barrelled towards its southeastern coast at speeds of more than 85 kilometres (53 miles) per hour, officials said Monday.
Sri Lanka rushes aid to flood victims, death toll hits 146

Sri Lanka rushes aid to flood victims, death toll hits 146 Sun, 28 May, 2017

Emergency teams rushed to distribute aid Sunday to half a million Sri Lankans displaced after the island's worst flooding in more than a decade, as authorities upgraded the death toll to 146.
Sri Lanka confirms 100 dead in mudslides; 99 missing

Sri Lanka confirms 100 dead in mudslides; 99 missing Sat, 27 May, 2017

Sri Lanka has appealed for outside help as the death toll from floods and mudslides rose Saturday to 100 with 99 others missing.
Anti-India protests hit Kashmir after top rebel is killed

Anti-India protests hit Kashmir after top rebel is killed Sat, 27 May, 2017

One civilian was killed and dozens of others injured Saturday after massive anti-India protests and clashes erupted in Indian-controlled Kashmir following the killing of a prominent rebel commander and his associate in a gunbattle with government forces in the disputed region.
Nepal votes in first local election in 20 years

Nepal votes in first local election in 20 years Sun, 14 May, 2017

Nepal held local level polls on Sunday, the first since 1997 and a key step in the country's rocky transition to democracy over a decade since the end of the civil war.
Bomb kills 25 as it hits convoy of Pakistan Senate deputy

Bomb kills 25 as it hits convoy of Pakistan Senate deputy Fri, 12 May, 2017

A bomb exploded next to a convoy of the deputy chairman of the Pakistan Senate on Friday in the violence-plagued province of Baluchistan, killing at least 25 people, officials said.
Nepal man, 85, dies trying to become oldest Everest climber

Nepal man, 85, dies trying to become oldest Everest climber Sat, 06 May, 2017

An 85-year-old man from Nepal died Saturday while attempting to scale Mount Everest to regain his title as the oldest person to climb the world's highest peak, officials said.
Famed Swiss climber killed near Mount Everest in Nepal

Famed Swiss climber killed near Mount Everest in Nepal Sun, 30 Apr, 2017

A Swiss climber acclaimed for his rapid ascents — including scaling dozens of peaks in the Alps in a little more than two months — was killed Sunday in a mountaineering accident near Mount Everest in Nepal, expedition organizers said.
Maoist rebels kill at least 25 Indian paramilitary soldiers

Maoist rebels kill at least 25 Indian paramilitary soldiers Mon, 24 Apr, 2017

Maoist rebels killed at least 25 Indian paramilitary soldiers and injured six others in their stronghold in central India on Monday in one of the worst attacks on the country's security forces in recent years, police said.
Over 100 killed, wounded in Taliban attack on Afghan military base

Over 100 killed, wounded in Taliban attack on Afghan military base Sat, 22 Apr, 2017

More than 100 Afghan soldiers were killed and wounded in a Taliban attack on an army base in northern Afghanistan, the defence ministry said Saturday, the latest in a string of deadly assaults against Afghan military sites.
IS death toll hits 90 from huge US bomb in Afghanistan

IS death toll hits 90 from huge US bomb in Afghanistan Sat, 15 Apr, 2017

Afghan authorities Saturday reported a jump in fatalities from the American military's largest non-nuclear bomb, declaring some 90 Islamic State fighters dead, as US-led ground forces sought to advance on their mountain hideouts.
Sri Lanka beats Bangladesh by 6 wickets in 1st Twenty20

Sri Lanka beats Bangladesh by 6 wickets in 1st Twenty20 Tue, 04 Apr, 2017

Kusal Perera hit 77 runs off 53 deliveries to propel Sri Lanka to a six-wicket win over Bangladesh in the first of their two Twenty20 internationals on Tuesday.
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