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A London court has ruled that £35m ($42m) held in a UK bank account must go to the descendants of an Indian royal, and not to Pakistan.

 

At least 40 feared dead in rains, landslides in northern India

 At least 40 people were feared dead following a downpour that triggered flash floods and landslides in northern Indian Uttarakhand state over the weekend, a state official said.

Lahore factory collapse: Rescuers search rubble for survivors

 A major rescue operation is under way to save dozens of people thought to be trapped in rubble after a factory collapsed in Lahore, Pakistan.

Pakistan Shaheen Air plane crash landing injures 10

 A plane has crash landed in Pakistan's Lahore, injuring at least 10 people, local media report.

Pakistan heatwave: Death toll crosses 800 people in Sindh

 The death toll from a heatwave in Pakistan's southern Sindh province has passed 800, hospital officials say, as mortuaries reached capacity.

Heatwave in Pakistan's Sindh province leaves 120 dead

 More than 120 people have died during a heatwave in Pakistan's southern Sindh province.

US Pacific Fleet Commander visits Da Nang

US Pacific Fleet Commander visits Da Nang; Angola’s capital eyes twinning relations with Hanoi; Vietnam wishes to promote all-round cooperation with Pakistan; Vietnamese, Lao border guard units set up twinning ties

Pakistan bombing: Wagah suicide attack near India border

 More than 50 people were killed and at least 100 injured in a suicide bombing close to Pakistan's only border crossing with India.

Political News 17/10

 RoK to sign FTAs with Vietnam, China, New Zealand this year; Vietnam observes Mozambique’s general election; France backs Vietnam’s stance on East Sea issue; Vietnam, Cambodia agree to boost defence cooperation

Anger grows amid flood disaster in Kashmir and Pakistan

 There is mounting anger in Indian-administered Kashmir amid accusations that the government has acted too slowly in the flood crisis.

India Pakistan floods: Kashmir city of Srinagar inundated

 Devastating floods have left much of the main city of Indian-administered Kashmir under water, as residents are evacuated or retreat to their rooftops.

Deadly floods in India and Pakistan

 Dozens of people have been killed in flooding caused by incessant rain across large swathes of India and Pakistan.

Pakistan army Waziristan offensive: 350,000 displaced

 Some 350,000 people have been displaced since the start of an army offensive against militants in Pakistan's North Waziristan a week ago, officials say.

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 21/5

 Foreign businesses in HCM City reopen after riots; SBV warns against gold, foreign currency purchases; Pakistan remains Vietnam’s largest tea importer; Construction of wind farm gets underway in Ninh Thuan province

Two brothers re-arrested in Pakistan for cannibalism

 Two brothers previously jailed for cannibalism and then released, have been arrested again after police discovered a child's severed head at their home in a remote village in northwest Pakistan.

Pakistan earthquake death toll rises to 348 as 20 more bodies recovered

 The death toll of a powerful earthquake that hit Pakistan's southwest province of Balochistan on Tuesday afternoon has risen to 348 as 20 more bodies were recovered by rescue teams in the quake-hit areas,

Davis Cup 2014 draw: Vietnam to face Pakistan in the first round

 The draw for the Davis Cup 2014 was held by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) in London on September 18. Vietnam will face Pakistan at home, in the first round from January 31 to February 2.

6 killed, 45 injured in suicide attack at police chief house in Quetta, Pakistan

 At least six people were killed and 45 got injured in a suicide car attack on Balochistan province 's police chief house in Pakistan's southwest city of Quetta on Sunday night, reported local media Dawn.

Pakistan tests nuclear-capable missile

 Pakistan Monday conducted a successful test fire of a short range Surface to Surface Missile Hatf IX (NASR), which can carry nuclear warheads, the military said.

116 killed, 235 injured as four blasts rock Pakistan

 Thursday marked a bloody day for Pakistan as four blasts rocked the country, leaving at least 116 people killed and 235 others injured.