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    30 killed in suicide attack on Kabul mosque

    Reuters | Updated at 03:19pm on November 21, 2016

    A suicide bomber killed more than 30 people and wounded dozens on Monday in an explosion at a crowded Shiite mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul, officials said, the third major attack on minority Shi'ites in the city since July...

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    Police clash with North Dakota pipeline protesters

    Reuters | Updated at 01:18pm on November 21, 2016

    Hundreds of protesters opposed to a North Dakota oil pipeline project they say threatens water resources and sacred tribal lands clashed with...

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    More Rohingya villages razed in Myanmar

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:54am on November 21, 2016

          More than 1,000 houses in Rohingya villages have been razed in northwestern Myanmar, according to analysis of satellite images from Human Rights...

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    Indian defence minister to visit Dhaka

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:03am on November 21, 2016

    Indian defence minister Manohar Parrikar would visit Dhaka for creating avenues for more collaboration between the armed forces of the two countries, Indian high commissioner Harsh Vardhan Shringla said on Sunday...

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    Anti-Muslim stance of police stokes fear in Rakhine

    Reuters . Sittwe | Updated at 12:59am on November 21, 2016

    Ever since deadly attacks by alleged Muslim militants in Myanmar’s troubled northwestern Rakhine State, Myint Lwin says he has been unable to sleep at night...

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    Military crackdown in Myanmar: Hundreds sneak into Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:46am on November 21, 2016

    Several hundred Myanmar people known as Rohingya entered Bangladesh over the past week despite enhanced surveillance as Myanmar military escalated crackdown on the Muslim minority community in Rakhaine state...

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    Seven children killed in shelling on Aleppo school

    Reuters | Updated at 04:33pm on November 20, 2016

    Syrian rebel shelling of a school in government-held western Aleppo killed at least seven children on Sunday morning, the Syrian Observatory for...

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    South Korean prosecutors say Park conspired with her friend

    Associated Press | Updated at 10:26am on November 20, 2016

    South Korean prosecutors on Sunday said they believe president Park Geun-hye conspired in criminal activities of a secretive confidante who allegedly manipulated government affairs and exploited her presidential ties to amass an illicit fortune — a damning revelation that may convince opposition parties to push for her impeachment...

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    Four dead after Rio police helicopter 'shot down by gang'

    BBC | Updated at 08:55am on November 20, 2016

    Four police officers have died after their helicopter crashed over Rio de Janeiro's notorious City of God favela...

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    120 killed as train derails in India

    Agence France-Presse . Pukhrayan | Updated at 08:25am on November 20, 2016

    Emergency workers raced to find any more survivors in the mangled wreckage of an Indian train that derailed Sunday, killing at least 120 people, in the worst disaster to hit the country’s ageing rail network in recent years...