1001 GMT August 18, 2017
India brands all 40,000 Rohingya Muslims illegal immigrants
All of an estimated 40,000 Rohingya Muslims living in India are illegal immigrants, even those registered with the UN refugee agency, and the government aims to deport them, a senior government official said.
USGS: Strong 6.4 earthquake hits Indonesia's Sumatra
A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit off the Indonesian island Sumatra on Sunday but there was no tsunami risk, seismologists said as panicked residents fled their homes.
Pakistan’s 70th Independence Day celebrated in Tehran
Pakistan’s 70th Independence Day was celebrated with full zeal at the residence of ambassador of Pakistan in Tehran on Monday.
Death toll in Nepal floods, landslides rises to 49
Torrential rain battered Nepal on Sunday, causing widespread flooding and landslides and raising the death toll from three days of severe weather to 49 people, according to officials.
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