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    Death toll rises to at least 100 after Pakistan snow, avalanches

    Agence France-Presse . Muzaffarabad | Updated at 10:44pm on January 15, 2020

    Search teams found the bodies of 14 people buried by avalanches and heavy snowfall in Pakistani-administered Kashmir Wednesday, with harsh weather hampering rescuers as they...

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    Wheels of international justice finally turning for Rohingyas: HRW

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:04pm on January 15, 2020

    The wheels of international justice are finally turning as two international courts are now examining whether Myanmar committed genocide and who should be prosecuted for...

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    More than 130 dead as severe weather hits Pakistan, Afghanistan

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 02:02am on January 15, 2020

    Avalanches, flooding and harsh winter weather has killed more than 130 people across Pakistan and Afghanistan in recent days, officials said Tuesday, as authorities struggled...

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    Microsoft CEO shares concerns over CAA

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:36am on January 15, 2020

    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella expressed his concerns over the new Citizenship Amendment Act at a meeting held with news editors for a Microsoft event in...

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    Kerala moves SC against CAA

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:29am on January 15, 2020

    The Kerala government led by Pinarayi Vijayan has moved the Supreme Court against the Citizenship Amendment Act saying the amended law is against the provisions...

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    Rough weather kills 130 in Pakistan, Afghanistan

    Agence France-Presse. Islamabad, Pakistan | Updated at 10:25pm on January 14, 2020

    Avalanches, flooding and harsh winter weather has killed more than 130 people across Pakistan and Afghanistan in recent days, officials said Tuesday, as authorities struggled...

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    Hardline Hindus protest against Indian Jesus statue

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 02:00am on January 14, 2020

    Hundreds of Hindu activists affiliated to India’s ruling party rallied on Monday to protest a planned Jesus statue that will rival Rio de Janeiro’s Christ...

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    Pak court annuls Musharraf’s death sentence

    Agence France-Presse . Lahore | Updated at 08:06pm on January 13, 2020

    A Pakistan court Monday annulled the death sentence handed to former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, ruling that the special court which had found him guilty...

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    Indian police officer held for helping Kashmir extremists

    Agence France-Presse . Srinagar | Updated at 01:31am on January 13, 2020

    A decorated Indian officer has been arrested for helping to transport rebel extremists in Kashmir, the police chief of the restive and highly-militarised Himalayan province...

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    Police battle anti-Modi protesters over citizenship law

    Agence France-Presse . Kolkata | Updated at 05:11pm on January 12, 2020

    Indian police baton-charged protesters Sunday to stop them reaching prime minister Narendra Modi’s car as nationwide protests against a bitterly disputed citizenship law entered a...

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