31 July 2014 Last updated at 08:19

Race to find India landslide missingExcavators digging through mud and debris at the scene of a landslide in Malin village in Pune district, India's western state of Maharashtra, on July 30, 2014.

Rescue workers in western India race to locate survivors of a landslide that has claimed at least 23 lives and buried up to 200 people.


Map of KarachiBathers drown off Karachi coast

At least 19 bathers celebrating the Muslim Eid festival drown in rough seas off the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, officials say.

Lou Vincent issued a statement admitting he had "shamed" his country, his sport and "those close to me. For that I am not proud".NZ lawmakers back match-fixing bill

New Zealand lawmakers back a bill making match-fixing a crime punishable by up to seven years in prison, as it prepares to host major sporting events.

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