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Workers are digging graves at the Paloko cemetery in Waterloo, Sierra Leone Aug 17, 2017. Reuters
Sierra Leone mudslide
toll nears 500

499 bodies recovered, over 600 still missing, say officials

Despite the rhetoric, US can’t pull out of Paris pact before 2020

Is President Trump himself “locked” in Article 28 or is the world “locked” in Trumpian ambiguity?

Flood forces court out in the open

The court building at Shahzadpur in Sirajganj is submerged

India's 4th major train crash in a year

Probe opens after 23 killed and at least 123 people injured as train goes off track in Uttar Pradesh

Cast member Jerry Lewis poses during a photocall for the film

US comedian Jerry Lewis dies

The king of goofy comedy was renowned for his roles in ‘The Nutty Professor’ and ‘The Bellboy’

Steve Smith says the Test matches against Bangladesh would be an ideal platform to show what they had learnt in India. Reuters file photo

Step towards Asian conquest: Aussie skipper

Steve Smith, however, refuses to state outright whether they were the favourites

A demonstrator holds cardboard jail bars, as he protests of the jailing of student leaders Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow, who were imprisoned for their participation of the 2014 pro-democracy Umbrella Movement, also known as

Thousands protest HK’s jailing of democracy activists

Judiciary’s independence questioned after three young activists were jailed for 6-8 months

Anger simmers over Duterte's drug war

Over 12,500 killed in Philippines since Duterte took office in June 2016

Thousands march against Boston rally

Their shouts drown out the rally where far-right speakers were invited

Barcelona attackers went under radar

They were all young men from the quite mountain town of Ripoll, who skipped prayers to hang out in bars

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Rawhide prices fixed ahead of Eid

Rawhide traders, tanners have kept prices stable from last year

N Korea slams Seoul-Washington joint drill

Pyongyang also declared that it can target the US any time and neither Guam, Hawaii nor the US mainland can "dodge the merciless strike".

Cast member Jerry Lewis poses during a photocall for the film

Comedian Jerry Lewis dies

The king of goofy comedy was renowned for his roles in ‘The Nutty Professor’ and ‘The Bellboy’