More than 16 million people have been affected by floods in South Asia, aid workers and officials said, with heavy rains and damaged roads hampering relief efforts amid severe food shortages and a growing risk of waterborne diseases.
South Asia floods affect more than 16m people
Japan and the United States have agreed to increase their military cooperation in an attempt to counter the perceived threat from North Korea, officials have announced.
Japan, US agree to increase military cooperation
A US National Guard soldier has been killed during an anti-militant operation in eastern Afghanistan.
US soldier killed in operations against militants in eastern Afghanistan
Pakistan on Thursday criticized the United States for blacklisting the Kashmiri separatist group Hizb-ul-Mujahideen as a terrorist organization, calling the move "unjustified."
Pakistan slams US blacklisting of Kashmiri fighters
The World Bank estimates that the cost of rebuilding Syria’s cities will be $200 billion, and HT has learnt India that has the capacity to take on projects worth $20 billion.
Syria hesitant about India’s role in reconstruction after Modi’s Israel visit
“One of us is going to be a hegemon in 25 or 30 years and it’s gonna be them if we go down this path,” Bannon was quoted as saying.
US at ‘economic war’ with China, says Trump advisor Steve Bannon
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani congratulated his Indonesian counterapart Joko Widodo on the occasion of Independence Day in that country on August 17, 1945.
Iran's president congratulates Indonesia on independence day
Tel Aviv is set to revoke the press credentials of an Al Jazeera journalist over his positions in favor of Palestinian resistance amid the regime’s efforts to close the office of Qatar’s pan-Arab broadcaster in the occupied territories.
Israel set to cancel credentials of Al Jazeera journalist in al-Quds
Militants riding on motorcycles have shot and killed a junior Pakistani police officer in the country’s northwest, local security sources say.
Militants kill police officer in northwestern Pakistan

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