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Death toll in Nepal landslides, floods rises to 49

Death toll in Nepal landslides, floods rises to 49

Nepal has begun rescue and relief operations after landslides and floods triggered by monsoon rain across the country claimed at least 49 lives, the government said.

Death toll rises to 100 in Sri Lanka's floods, landslides

Death toll rises to 100 in Sri Lanka's floods, landslides

The death toll from recent floods and landslides in Sri Lanka increased to 100 Saturday, with 99 other people still missing, as a major relief operation backed by government security forces continued, officials said.

Lyon’s Test spot in a spin

Lyon’s Test spot in a spin

Australia captain Steve Smith yesterday criticised Nathan Lyon’s bowling consistency, but has left questions about the spinner’s place in the Test team up to the selectors.

Germany and  Algeria goalless at halftime

Germany and Algeria goalless at halftime

Algeria gave the Germans plenty of nervy moments in the last 16 clash.