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    Rohingyas crowd along border

    Mohiuddin Alamgir with Mohammad Nurul Islam in Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:05am on August 28, 2017

    The number of Rohingyas entering Bangladesh and crowds of the ethnic minority people of Myanmar along the border to sneak into the country amid heightened...

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    India city under siege after clashes over ‘rape guru’ kill 30

    Agence France-Presse . Panchkula | Updated at 12:48am on August 27, 2017

    Hundreds of troops Saturday patrolled a northern Indian city hit by deadly clashes that killed at least 30 people after thousands protested a court’s decision...

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    One police killed in Indian Kashmir standoff with militants

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:16pm on August 26, 2017

    Government forces in Indian-administered Kashmir were battling suspected rebels Saturday after they stormed a police facility in a pre-dawn attack and killed one officer and...

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    Clashes kill 32 in India as court convicts guru of rape

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:35am on August 26, 2017

    At least 32 people were killed Friday when clashes broke out in northern India after a court convicted a controversial religious leader of raping two...

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    22 killed as Indian guru’s backers riot after rape verdict

    Agence France-Presse . Panchkula | Updated at 01:16am on August 26, 2017

    At least 22 people were killed Friday when clashes broke out in northern India after a court convicted a controversial religious leader of raping two...

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    Fresh violence kills 89 in Rakhine State

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:52am on August 26, 2017

    At least 89 people, including a dozen security forces, were killed as Rohingya extremists reportedly besieged border posts in northern Rakhine State in Myanmar on...

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    Clashes kill 22 in India as court convicts guru of rape

    Agence France-Presse. Panchkula | Updated at 08:51pm on August 25, 2017

    At least 22 people were killed Friday when clashes broke out in northern India after a court convicted a controversial religious leader of raping two...

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    India imposes curfew as ‘godman’ faces rape verdict

    Reuters | Updated at 12:36pm on August 25, 2017

    A northern Indian town imposed a curfew and ordered thousands of followers of a self-styled ‘godman’ to home as he headed to court on Friday...

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    Fresh violence kills 89 in Myanmar's Rakhine State

    Agence France-Presse. Maungdaw | Updated at 08:56am on August 25, 2017

    At least 89 people including a dozen security forces were killed as Rohingya militants besieged border posts in northern Rakhine State, Myanmar's authorities said Friday,...

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    Myanmar asked to end Rohingya restrictions

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:46am on August 25, 2017

    Myanmar must scrap restrictions on movement and citizenship for its Rohingya minority if it wants to avoid fuelling extremism and bring peace to Rakhine state,...

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