Beijing's retaliatory move follows Washington's accusations against 11 Hong Kong officials of suppressing "freedom and democratic processes" in the financial hub, including city leader Carrie Lam.
Officials said 19 people were killed in rain-related incidents in northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, 12 in southern Sindh province, eight in Punjab province and 10 in the northern Gligit Baltistan region in the past three days.
The prisoners' fate is a crucial hurdle in launching peace talks between the Taliban and Afghan govt.
At least 43 bodies have been recovered following the Friday's landslide in India's Idukki district. Some 78 people were believed to live in the area. Many are still missing.
Mahinda Rajapaksa's Sri Lanka People’s Front won 145 seats in the 225-member parliament, securing nearly the two-thirds majority required to make constitutional changes that could strengthen dynastic rule in the country.
Most places in South Korea received three to four times more rainfall last week than the average precipitation recorded in the same period in the last 30 years.
Washington has imposed sanctions on Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam and other top officials, prompting a sharp rebuke from Beijing.
At least 18, including two pilots, were killed and more than 120 hospitalised after an Air India Express plane crashlanded in India's Kerala state, but rescuers say the death toll would have been much higher if the aircraft had caught fire.
As well as Carrie Lam, the sanctions target Hong Kong Police commissioner Chris Tang and his predecessor Stephen Lo; John Lee Ka-chiu, Hong Kong's secretary of security, and Teresa Cheng, the justice secretary.
The heavy monsoon resulted in low visibility and a wet landing conditions, which now complicate rescue efforts.
Angered by Indian belligerence, Islamabad wants Muslims countries to do more in highlighting the plight of Kashmiri Muslims. Experts say, however, its own response is lacking.
India's southwesterly monsoon has hit western parts of the country with heavy, persistent rain, leaving widespread disruption and flooded roads and buildings.
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