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    Imran Khan’s difficult road ahead as PM

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 12:22am on July 31, 2018

    Pakistan’s World Cup cricket hero Imran Khan is set to become prime minister of the nuclear-armed nation of 207 million, with an economy inching toward...

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    Quake kills 14 in Indonesia

    Agence France-Presse . Lombok | Updated at 12:18am on July 30, 2018

    A powerful earthquake which struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok on Sunday killed at least 14 people, injured scores and damaged thousands of homes,...

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    Sharif falls sick in jail, moving to hospital

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 11:56pm on July 29, 2018

    Former Pakistani premier Nawaz Sharif, jailed earlier this month over graft charges, has fallen sick inside prison and is being moved to hospital, a minister...

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    Nawaz falls sick in jail, moving to hospital

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 05:18pm on July 29, 2018

    Former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif, jailed earlier this month over graft charges, has fallen sick inside prison and is being moved to...

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    Fears grip Indian state as millions made stateless

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 02:50am on July 31, 2018

    More than four million people left off a draft list of citizens in northeast India on Monday have effectively been made stateless, campaigners said, likening...

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    India hopes new Pak govt will work against extremism

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 01:59am on July 29, 2018

    India on Saturday said it hoped the new government of Pakistan would ‘work constructively’ to end extremism in South Asia, in its first comments following...

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    Afghan midwife training centre attacked, 2 dead

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 12:30am on July 29, 2018

    An hours-long extremists attack on a midwife training centre in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday killed at least two people and wounded five, police said, as...

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    Over 1,000 rockets from Tipu Sultan’s time found

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:11pm on July 28, 2018

    Over a thousand rockets belonging to an 18th-century Muslim warrior king have been found by excavators in an abandoned well in India’s southern Karnataka state...

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    Rainstorms kill 49 in India

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi/ Hpa-an, Myanmar | Updated at 01:50am on July 29, 2018

    Heavy monsoon rains that sparked floods and caused buildings to collapse have killed at least 49 people in north India’s Uttar Pradesh state since Thursday...

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    Khan’s PTI begins coalition talks as rivals plan protests

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 12:05am on July 29, 2018

    Imran Khan’s party said it has begun talks with independents and small parties to form a coalition government after a resounding triumph in Pakistan’s general...

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