KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani health official says the devastating heat wave that struck the country last weekend is slowly subsiding but that the death toll is still climbing, with 860 people now reported to have died.
YANGON, Burma (AP) — Burma’s parliament has voted against proposed constitutional amendments, ensuring that the military’s veto power remains intact and that opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi cannot become president in an election this year.
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Foreign donors and agencies announced billions of dollars in aid for Nepal to help the Himalayan nation rebuild from the devastating earthquake that killed more than 8,800 people and made millions homeless.
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A disaster official says flash floods triggered by a tropical storm have killed seven people and left four others missing in a northern Vietnamese province.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A spokesman for the international aid group Save the Children says the government of Pakistan has allowed it to reopen its offices.