Assam floods situation worsens: Death toll increases to 69, nearly nine lakh people remain affected in 16 districts
The death toll in the Assam floods climbed to 69 as four more deaths were reported on Tuesday, while nearly nine lakh people remained affected in 16 districts.
With reports of three more deaths, the total death toll in this year's floods reached 22 across the state on Friday.
Myanmar's military was on Thursday scouring the waves for more than 120 people missing after their plane vanished flying over the Andaman Sea
Brighton siege: Melbourne police shoots hostage-taker, woman rescued, three officers injured in operation
A woman was held hostage on Monday in an apartment in the southeastern suburb of Melbourne in Australia, prompting police to launch a major operation to rescue her.
Access to the Hellenikon airport site was blocked off in the morning as the roughly 600 migrants collected their belongings and boarded buses to refugee camps
Indian Navy ship Sumitra rescued 27 people who were found adrift at sea over 100 miles away from Bangladeshi city of Chittagong
The rescue efforts came as the bodies of 35 migrants, including at least 10 children, were being brought to Italy after they fell off an overloaded vessel.
At least 107 children were rescued from four cities near Kota within five days of Operation Milap - a special anti-human trafficking drive of the Rajasthan police.
Floods ravaged US state of Louisiana, leaving six people dead. Thousands were forced to flee as water level rose after days of rainfall.
A landslide in northern Myanmar's jade mining region on Tuesday killed at least 12 people and injured about 50 others, witnesses and officials said.
A three-storey building in Mumbai collapsed on Saturday afternoon, killing two persons and trapping many others, civic officials said
Nine labourers were killed and eight went missing when a landslide triggered by incessant rains hit a labour camp in Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh
The Nepal Army has received praise for their rescue effort after the earthquake, which is helping the image of the institution once criticized for human rights abuse.
A river ferry carrying about 100 passengers has capsized in central Bangladesh and a rescue operation is underway.
Two teams of NDRF equipped with 30 boats on Tuesday reached Srinagar as the force launched "intensive" operations to rescue people marooned