South Asia

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    Shots fired as Myanmar forces raid Rohingya village

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 01:10am on August 06, 2017

    Myanmar security forces fired warning shots during a day-long sweep of a Rohingya village to arrest alleged militants, Aung San Suu Kyi’s office said late...

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    Afghan official says bomber who hit NATO wore woman's burqa

    Associated Press | Updated at 01:24pm on August 04, 2017

    An Afghan official said that the suicide bomber who hit a NATO patrol, killing one service member and two Afghan civilians, had hid behind the...

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    Pakistan's president to swear in new Cabinet ministers

    Associated Press | Updated at 11:05am on August 04, 2017

    Pakistan's new cabinet is set to be sworn in at the presidency building in the capital, Islamabad, with the country getting its first full-time foreign...

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    China warns Indian troops to get out of contested region

    Associated Press | Updated at 11:01am on August 04, 2017

    Beijing is intensifying its warnings to Indian troops to get out of a contested region high in the Himalayas where China, India and Bhutan meet,...

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    Anti-India strike, security lockdown shuts disputed Kashmir

    Associated Press | Updated at 02:06pm on August 02, 2017

    A fresh strike called by anti-India separatists to protest the killings of two top rebels and a civilian shut down disputed Kashmir Wednesday while a...

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    Afghan official says blast at Shiite mosque kills 29 

    Associated Press | Updated at 11:10am on August 02, 2017

    A suicide bomber stormed into the largest Shiite Muslim mosque in Afghanistan's Herat province Tuesday night opening fire on worshippers before blowing himself up, killing at least...

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    Attack on Shi’ite mosque in Afghan city kills more than 20

    Reuters . Afghanistan | Updated at 12:25am on August 02, 2017

    An attack on a Shi’ite mosque in the western Afghan city of Herat on Tuesday killed more than 20 people and wounded 30 others, officials...

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    Attack on Shia mosque in Afghanistan kills more than 20

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:23pm on August 01, 2017

    Attackers, including a suicide bomber, killed more than 20 people at a Shia mosque in Afghanistan's main western city of Herat Tuesday, officials said...

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    Pak parliament elects Abbasi as new PM

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 12:05am on August 02, 2017

    Pakistan’s parliament elected ruling party loyalist Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as prime minister on Tuesday, days after Nawaz Sharif was ousted by the Supreme Court after...

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    Pakistan set to elect new PM tomorrow

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 12:05am on July 31, 2017

    Pakistan’s lawmakers will elect a new prime minister on Tuesday to replace ousted leader Nawaz Sharif, with ruling party stalwart Shahid Khaqan Abbasi expected to...