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    Myanmar army to probe Rohingya atrocity allegations

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:37am on March 19, 2019

    Myanmar’s army said on Monday it had set up a military court to investigate its conduct during a crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim minority in...

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    Pakistan to award 'courage' of citizen killed in Christchurch

    Agence France-Presse. Islamabad | Updated at 07:48pm on March 17, 2019

    A Pakistani victim of the Christchurch attack who apparently tried to tackle the gunman before being shot dead will be awarded posthumously in his home...

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    India says five nationals killed in NZ mosque massacre

    Agence France-Presse. New Delhi | Updated at 07:00pm on March 17, 2019

    Five Indian nationals were among the 50 worshippers killed in the Christchurch mosque attacks, with at least two others reported to be injured, officials said...

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    Four killed in bomb targeting Balochistan train

    Agence France-Presse . Quetta | Updated at 04:54pm on March 17, 2019

    At least four people were killed and seven injured when a remote-controlled bomb exploded on a railway line in southwest Pakistan as a passenger train...

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    India, Pakistan threats to unleash missiles at each other

    Reuters . New Delhi/Islamabad/Washington | Updated at 11:27am on March 17, 2019

    The sparring between India and Pakistan last month threatened to spiral out of control and only interventions by US officials, including national security advisor John...

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    France freezes assets of JeM chief Masood Azhar

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 01:50am on March 16, 2019

    France has decided to freeze the assets of Jaish-e-Mohammed founder and leader Masood Azhar, the French government said on Friday.A joint statement issued by the...

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    Economists sound warning over India data ahead of polls

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai, India | Updated at 01:47am on March 16, 2019

    A group of more than 100 experts sounded a pre-election alarm Friday over Indian economic data, accusing prime minister Narendra Modi’s government of tweaking or...

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    5 dead in Mumbai foot bridge collapse

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 02:14am on March 15, 2019

    Five people were killed and 36 injured when part of a pedestrian bridge collapsed during evening rush hour on Thursday in India’s financial capital Mumbai,...

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    China delays UN bid to blacklist JeM chief as terrorist

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:50am on March 15, 2019

    China on Wednesday put on hold a request by Britain, France and the United States to add the leader of a Pakistan-based Islamist group behind...

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    India, Pakistan agree on new route for Sikh pilgrims

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:45am on March 15, 2019

    India and Pakistan agreed on Thursday to go forward with a new border crossing and route for Sikh pilgrims to visit a holy temple in...