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    Pakistan detains dozens after 75 killed at Shia shrine 

    Associated Press | Updated at 02:17pm on February 17, 2017

    Pakistani security forces have arrested dozens of suspects in sweeping raids a day after a massive bombing claimed by the Islamic State group...

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    Suicide attack on Pak shrine kills 72

    Reuters. Karachi | Updated at 09:48pm on February 16, 2017

    A suicide bomber attacked a crowded Sufi shrine in southern Pakistan on Thursday, killing at least 72 people and wounding dozens more in the deadliest...

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    Military operation in Rakhine ends: Myanmar

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:10am on February 17, 2017

    Myanmar’s military has ended a clearance operation in the country’s troubled Rakhine State, government officials said, ending a four-month sweep that the United Nations said...

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    Former Myanmar armyman suspected in killing of lawyer: President's office

    Reuters | Updated at 08:50pm on February 15, 2017

    The office of Myanmar's civilian president on Wednesday said a former military officer is suspected to have hired the killer of a prominent lawyer advising...

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    India launches record 104 satellites at one go

    Reuters | Updated at 01:45pm on February 15, 2017

    India successfully launched 104 satellites in a single mission on Wednesday, setting what its space agency says is a world record of...

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    Three soldiers, one extremist dead in Kashmir gun battle

    Reuters | Updated at 03:53pm on February 14, 2017

    Three Indian soldiers and one extremist were killed on Tuesday in a gun battle in its restive region of Kashmir, in the second deadly clash...

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    Sasikala guilty of corruption

    Reuters | Updated at 02:26pm on February 14, 2017

    India's Supreme Court convicted a confidante of the late chief minister of Tamil Nadu on Tuesday in a corruption case that will put her behind...

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    Blast kills 13 in Pakistan, 83 injured

    Reuters | Updated at 09:16am on February 14, 2017

    An explosion near the Punjab provincial assembly in the Pakistani city of Lahore killed at least 13 people and wounded 83 others on Monday, a...

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    Blast kills at least 10 in Lahore

    Reuters | Updated at 09:13pm on February 13, 2017

    An explosion near the provincial assembly in the Pakistani city of Lahore killed at least 10 people and wounded dozens on Monday, local media reported....

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    India activist Kailash Satyarthi's stolen Nobel medal recovered

    BBC | Updated at 08:35am on February 13, 2017

    A replica of a Nobel medal, which was stolen from the home of Indian child rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi in New Delhi, has been recovered,...