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    Team-mates, rivals congratulate Imran on vote win

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 03:37pm on July 27, 2018

    Imran Khan’s former teammates and rivals have congratulated the World Cup winner after his party won the most seats in Pakistan’s...

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    Pak parties for fresh polls as Imran wins

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 02:40am on July 28, 2018

    Pakistan’s main parties rejected the outcome of elections won by cricket star Imran Khan and announced protests demanding new polls Friday, after the pivotal vote...

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    Three children die from starvation in Delhi

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:45pm on July 26, 2018

    The Bengali children aged eight, four and two years died from starvation in Indian capital of New Delhi, said doctors triggering shock and...

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    West Bengal assembly changes state name to ‘Bangla’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:14pm on July 26, 2018

    Indian state of West Bengal is going to rename its official name as ‘Bangla’ the state’s assembly approved the name-change on...

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    Imran Khan claims victory in acrimonious Pakistan election

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 12:00am on July 27, 2018

    Pakistan cricket hero turned politician Imran Khan claimed victory Thursday in the country’s tense general election marred by allegations of ‘blatant’ rigging by rival parties....

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    Deadly caste violence hits Indian state

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 01:33am on July 26, 2018

    Violent protests by an Indian caste demanding reserved government jobs erupted in the western state of Maharashtra on Wednesday a day after deadly demonstrations, officials...

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    31 dead as violence marks Pak polls

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 12:00am on July 26, 2018

    Pakistan was locked in a close and tense election race on Wednesday, pitting cricket hero Imran Khan against the party of jailed ex-prime minister Nawaz...

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    At least 27 feared dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:22pm on July 25, 2018

    At least 27 people are feared dead following a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar, police said Wednesday, as heavy rains hampered the...

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    Pakistanis vote in tight race

    Reuters | Updated at 11:00am on July 25, 2018

    Pakistanis vote on Wednesday in a knife-edge general election pitting cricket hero Imran Khan against the party of jailed ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif, with the...

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    Unease as Imran Khan invokes blasphemy in Pakistan election

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:14am on July 24, 2018

    Pakistan’s politicians, including PM hopeful Imran Khan, are mainstreaming extremism by invoking hardline issues like blasphemy to get...