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    Myanmar urged to cooperate with int’l mechanisms to ensure justice

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:46pm on September 09, 2019

    UN high commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Monday urged the government of Myanmar to cooperate with the international mechanisms that have been established...

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    Two die after Sri Lanka faith healing

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:23am on September 09, 2019

    Two people died from heat exhaustion after attending a mass open air faith healing session in northeast Sri Lanka which left 13 others fighting for...

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    India locates Chandrayaan-2 lander on moon’s surface

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:00am on September 09, 2019

    A day after India lost contact with a robotic spacecraft that was launched toward the moon’s South Pole, the chairman of the country’s space agency...

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    India tightens Kashmir lockdown

    Reuters . Srinagar | Updated at 04:13pm on September 08, 2019

    India on Sunday imposed curfews in several parts of the contested Kashmir region, after clashes between security forces and Shia Muslims taking part in a...

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    Pakistan denies use of airspace to Indian president

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 12:05am on September 08, 2019

    Pakistan on Saturday said it had denied India’s president Ram Nath Kovind permission to fly through its airspace - access to which is usually granted...

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    India loses contact with Moon lander

    Agence France-Presse. Bangalore | Updated at 10:10am on September 07, 2019

    India’s space programme suffered a huge setback Saturday after losing contact with an unmanned spacecraft moments before it was due to make a historic soft...

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    US voices concern over Myanmar army’s lawsuit against religious leader

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on September 07, 2019

    The United States said on Thursday it was deeply concerned about the Myanmar army’s filing of a lawsuit against a religious leader who told president...

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    India throttling Kashmir media: report

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on September 07, 2019

    India’s government is muzzling Kashmir’s media as part of the lockdown it imposed on the disputed region a month ago, according to a new report...

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    3 sentenced to death in Pakistan

    Agence France-Presse . Peshawar | Updated at 12:00am on September 07, 2019

    A Pakistani court has sentenced three men to life in prison for the murder of women filmed enjoying themselves at a wedding, in a notorious...

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    74-year-old Andhra woman delivers twin girls

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:00am on September 07, 2019

    A 74-year-old woman in Andhra Pradesh has delivered healthy twin girls at a hospital in Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur town on Thursday, becoming the oldest woman...