At least five persons were killed in Bangladesh after Cyclone Mora hit the country's south-eastern coast on Tuesday with nearly 300,000 people from 10 coastal districts already evacuated.
At least 103 persons remained missing and the toll was expected to rise as authorities battle to rescue those still stranded across a wide stretch of the country.
In total, 545,243 people of 142,811 families had been affected by the weather calamity.
The government in the next fiscal year is transferring Rs 225 billion, or 17.6 percent of the total budget, to local bodies, as per the commitment.
The Nepal government has postponed the second phase of local level election to June 23 , in a bid to ensure agitating parties' participation in the polls.
The attack took place when a booby-trapped car exploded at the busy intersection near al-Shuhadaa Bridge, across the Tigris River in central Baghdad.
Acting upon intelligence reports, the security forces struck a Taliban hideout in Mullah Qali area of Dasht-e-Archi district in the morning.
Moon was "shocked" to hear that the four additional THAAD launchers, deployed to counter the North Korean missile threat.
The bombing targeted the Karrada district, which was hit by a massive truck bomb in July 2016 that killed at least 324 people, the deadliest attack in Iraq.
There were scattered showers in many parts of Sri Lanka in the past 24 hours but flood waters were rapidly receding.
Cyclone Mora struck the island of Saint Martin and Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar, where officials said some 200,000 people were evacuated to shelters.
Two policemen were wounded when a bomb exploded in Awamiya in eastern Saudi Arabia, where many of the country`s Shi`ite Muslim minority live, state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday.
The storm is going to turn into a severe one between Monday and Tuesday and would become a deep depression by May 31: IMD forecast.
Rizieq Shihab yesterday was named a suspect for allegedly exchanging pornographic messages with a woman.
Malaysian police accuse the women of wiping the banned nerve agent VX on Kim`s face as he was about to board a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Macau.
Anthony Cheng was detained at Suvarnabhumi airport Monday night on his way to the war-torn Iraqi city of Mosul where troops are battling the IS Group.
The two women are accused of smearing Kim`s face with VX nerve agent, a chemical described by the United Nations as a weapon of mass destruction.
The battle for Mosul has taken a heavy toll on civilians, pushing hundreds of thousands to flee, while hundreds more have been killed or wounded.
Beijing is also suspicious about Tokyo`s stance on the disputed the South China Sea and over self-ruled Taiwan.
Onlookers arriving at the set near Arnus Square in central Damascus found a burning car and people lying on the ground.
The names of all banned outfits were searched on Facebook to find pages, groups, and user profiles that publicly "liked" a banned outfit.
The missile was equipped with an advanced automated pre-launch sequence compared to previous versions of the "Hwasong" rockets.
The storm made landfall on the coast between Cox`s Bazar and the main port city of Chittagong at 6:00 am.
Earlier on Tuesday, North Korea`s state media said the B-1B bomber flew over South Korea to stage "a nuclear bomb dropping drill".
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