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    Modi visits Nepal to restore ties

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 12:05am on May 12, 2018

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi prayed at a renowned Hindu temple with his Nepalese counterpart KP Sharma Oli on Friday as he started a visit...

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    India’s Modi visits Nepal to restore neighbourly ties

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:53am on May 11, 2018

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi arrived in Nepal on Friday for a two-day visit aiming to reset strained relations between India and its...

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    Rohingya crisis: UNSC urges Myanmar to fulfill promises

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:17am on May 10, 2018

    The members of the UN Security Council has urged the government of Myanmar, based on respect for the rule of law, to fulfill its stated...

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    2 Indian border guards killed in bomb blast

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:35am on May 10, 2018

    Militants exploded a bomb Wednesday outside an Indian paramilitary headquarters in the restive northeastern state of Manipur killing two soldiers, a force spokesman said....

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    Pak interior minister wounded in gun attack

    Reuters . Lahore | Updated at 12:05am on May 07, 2018

    Pakistan’s interior minister Ahsan Iqbal was wounded in an apparent assassination attempt on Sunday, officials said, an incident likely to heighten political tensions ahead of...

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    Professor among 10 killed in Kashmir

    Agence France-Presse . Srinagar | Updated at 12:05am on May 07, 2018

    Indian soldiers shot dead five Kashmir militants including a rebel university teacher in a gunfight Sunday that triggered protests in which five civilians were killed....

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    Blast at Afghan voter registration centre kills 13

    Agence France-Presse . Khost | Updated at 12:05am on May 07, 2018

    A blast at a voter registration centre in Afghanistan’s restive east on Sunday killed at least 13 people and wounded 33, a health official said,...

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    Police arrest main suspect of Jharkhand teen rape, burning alive

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 04:04pm on May 06, 2018

    Indian police said Sunday they have arrested the main suspect in the gang rape and gruesome murder of a teenage girl, in the latest of...

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    Coalmine blast kills 16 in southwest Pakistan

    Reuters | Updated at 01:04pm on May 06, 2018

    At least 16 miners died on Saturday and more than a dozen others remained trapped after an explosion in a coalmine in southwest...

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    Police arrest 14 after teen raped, burned to death in India

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:55am on May 06, 2018

    Police arrested 14 men on Saturday after a teenager was raped and burned alive at her home in eastern India, in the latest case of...