30 July 2014 Last updated at 21:54

Dozens trapped by Indian landslideThe landslide spot in Pune district, 30 July 2014

At least 20 people are killed after a landslide buries more than 40 houses and leaves up to 200 people trapped in a village in western India.


Former Khmer Rouge leader  Khieu Samphan (L) and  Nuon Chea (R) in the courtroom at ECCC in Phnom Penh on October 31, 2013Khmer Rouge duo begin genocide trial

The last two surviving leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime are to begin their second trial, this time for genocide, in Phnom Penh.

Paramilitary policemen stand on a truck as they travel past the Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar during an anti-terrorism oath-taking rally in Urumqi, Xinjiang on 23 May 2014.Tight security after Xinjiang unrest

Chinese authorities step up security in parts of Xinjiang after dozens were killed or injured in the region's worst violence for months.

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