Fresh rain in Indian Kashmir disrupted rescue operations Sunday, a week after deadly floods struck the Himalayan region and then left hundreds of thousands marooned both in India and neighboring Pakistan.
More than 200,000 people remained stranded Saturday in Indian Kashmir even as flood waters receded, revealing the full extent of the horrific devastation in the Himalayan region, including neighboring Pakistan, officials said.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, for years barred from visiting the United States, will meet U.S. President Barack Obama in two days of eagerly awaited White House talks at the end of the month.
Landslides and flash floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed nearly 300 people in large swaths of northern India and Pakistan, officials said Sunday.
Italy's foreign minister has urged India's Supreme Court to allow one of the two Italian marines detained over the 2012 killing of two fishermen to fly home on medical grounds.
Every summer, when Minoo Phakey's water runs out, she does what most people do in her middle-class neighborhood: She calls the mafia.
More than 200 people in Pakistan and northern India have been killed in torrential monsoon rains which triggered flooding, landslides and house collapses, officials in the two countries said Saturday.
Conservative leaders Tony Abbott and Narendra Modi sealed a long-awaited nuclear energy deal on Friday, paving the way for Australia to sell uranium to India crippled by power shortages and blackouts.
India's Supreme Court on Friday ordered the country's notoriously overcrowded jails to free all inmates who have served half their maximum term without trial, in a landmark ruling with potential implications for hundreds of thousands of prisoners.
India placed several states on high alert on Thursday after al-Qaida launched a new branch to “wage jihad” in South Asia, seeking to invigorate its waning Islamist extremist movement.