July 30, 2012: Larry Godfrey of Great Britain competes in his Men's Individual 1/32 Eliminations Archery match against Emdadul Haque Milon of Bangladesh

Archery: Team GB win first match at Lord's thanks to Larry Godfrey

Team GB have won their first archery match of London 2012 after Larry Godfrey tasted victory in his opening singles match.

80 homes burned in India clashes

Rioters clashing over land rights have burned down dozens of homes in north-east India, while some 50,000 villagers are sheltering in camps for protection, police said today.

HSBC faces grilling over US money laundering

Murderous Mexican drug cartels, financiers of terrorist organisations, tax exiles with Cayman Island bank accounts, and suspicious Russians who claimed to be in the used car business – all of them used HSBC to launder money through the United States, according to a damning Congressional report out today.

India announce plans for Pakistan series

India are ready to renew bilateral cricketing ties with Pakistan after today confirming plans to invite their neighbours for a “short series” later this year.

Police given more time for 'terror plot' quiz

Detectives have been granted more time to question a 22-year-old woman over a suspected terror plot in the UK.

Terror investigation woman released by police

One of seven people being held in an investigation into a suspected terror plot has been released without charge.

Two million flee monsoon floods in Assam

The worst monsoon floods in a decade to hit a remote Indian state have killed more than 80 people and forced around two million to leave their homes.

Monsoon floods sweep through 2,000 villages

Raging floodwaters fed by monsoon rains have inundated more than 2,000 villages in north-east India, sweeping away homes and leaving hundreds of thousands of people marooned yesterday. At least 27 people were killed, but the toll was expected to rise.

Monsoon landslides kill 100 in Bangladesh

Up to 1OO people have been killed in Bangladesh and many more are missing after monsoon rains triggered landslides in the south of the country. About 150,000 people have been left stranded.

100 dead and 250,000 stranded in Bangladesh floods

At least 100 people have died and 250,000 left stranded by flash floods and landslides in Bangladesh set off by the heaviest rain in years, police and officials said today.

Row over Aung San Suu Kyi threatens to split Burmese pro-democracy movement in Britain

Aung San Suu Kyi’s will wrap up her tour of Britain tomorrow with a celebratory gathering of Britain’s Burmese community featuring traditional music and dancing.

Bangladeshi authorities condemned for refusing to allow stateless Muslims to escape ethnic violence in Burma

The Bangladeshi authorities have been condemned for refusing to allow hundreds of stateless Muslims to escape from ethnic violence that has gripped western Burma for the past two weeks. The crisis is a challenge for Burma’s president Thein Sein, who has promised to work towards democracy and national reconciliation.

Water shortage 'to hinder world's economic growth'

Vital river systems in developing countries face unsustainable rise in water consumption

Stephen Brenkley: Blame schedule for policy where no one wins

True to their declared policy, England yesterday rotated a fast bowler. With the team already 2-0 up in the series of three Tests against West Indies, Jimmy Anderson had to turn on his heel and away from the England dressing room.

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