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Seven die in cable car crash in Kashmir, 150 rescued

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SRINAGAR, India A pine tree fell onto a cable car in a ski resort in Kashmir on Sunday, sending the car plunging to earth and killing seven people, most of them tourists, police said.

Indian markets closed on Monday for public holiday

MUMBAI India's stocks, bonds and currency markets will be closed on Monday for a public holiday. Trading will resume on Tuesday.

India crush Windies by 105 runs in one-day international

Opening batsman Ajinkya Rahane notched a century, captain Virat Kohli scored 87 and India crushed West Indies by 105 runs in a lopsided one-day international in Trinidad on Sunday.

Police arrest man over Muslim youth's murder for carrying beef

MUMBAI The police have arrested a man for allegedly stabbing a Muslim teenager to death on suspicion of possessing beef, an officer said on Sunday, an attack that has drawn anger across the country.

Frustration grows after deadly China landslide

MAO COUNTY, China Frustration grew on Monday among family members of victims of a landslide that buried a mountain village in southwestern China, with some complaining about a lack of information and asking why they had not been moved from an area prone to land slips.

U.S. lawmakers urge Trump to press Modi on trade, investment

WASHINGTON Leading U.S. congressmen have called on President Donald Trump to press Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to remove barriers to U.S. trade and investment when they meet for the first time on Monday.

Japanese airbag maker Takata files for bankruptcy, gets U.S. sponsor

TOKYO Japan's Takata Corp, the firm at the centre of the auto industry's biggest ever product recall, filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States and Japan and said it would seek $1.6 billion in aid from U.S.-based Key Safety Systems (KSS).

Mosul celebrates first Eid without Islamic State in years

MOSUL, Iraq People in the Iraqi city of Mosul celebrated their first Muslim Eid holiday without Islamic State in years on Sunday after the militants were ejected from much of the city, and hoped the battle to recapture the remaining area would soon be over. | Video

Oil truck explosion kills 146 people in Pakistan

LAHORE, Pakistan An oil tanker crashed and exploded on a road in Pakistan on Sunday, killing 146 people, many of whom were collecting leaking fuel before it ignited, government officials and rescue workers said. | Video

Turkey's Erdogan says Arab demands on Qatar unlawful

ISTANBUL President Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday dismissed calls for Turkey to close a military base in Qatar and said a wider list of demands issued by four Arab states was an unlawful intervention against the Gulf state's sovereignty. | Video