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    Cyclone Vardah kills 10 in south India’s tech hub

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:54pm on December 13, 2016

    At least 10 people were killed when Cyclone Vardah slammed into the southern Indian tech hub of Chennai, bringing down houses and cutting off the...

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    Bigots occupy Ahmadiyya mosque in Pakistan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:11pm on December 12, 2016

    Ahmadiyya mosque in Chakwal of Pakistan after bigots took its control on Monday.-- photo courtesy Rabwah Times

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    Schools shut, thousands evacuated as cyclone bears down on south India

    Reuters | Updated at 04:31pm on December 12, 2016

    Authorities in India evacuated tens of thousands of people from low-lying areas and closed schools and colleges on Monday, as a cyclone barreled...

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    Int’l pressure on Mynmar urged to stop Rohingyas genocide

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:39am on December 12, 2016

    Political leaders, professionals and rights activists on Sunday called for a concerted effort of nations and international agencies to stop the genocide carried out by...

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    ‘My baby isn’t dead, she was stolen from me’

    BBC | Updated at 03:42pm on December 08, 2016

    More than two years after doctors at a clinic in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata told her that her newborn had died, Kanon Sarkar...

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    Pakistan crash pilot made mayday call after engine problem

    BBC | Updated at 12:59pm on December 08, 2016

    The pilot of a flight that crashed in Pakistan made a mayday call just before losing contact, the airline said. He also told flight controllers...

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    Myanmar stops migrant workers going to Malaysia

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 01:04am on December 08, 2016

    Myanmar has stopped workers going to Malaysia after Malaysia’s leader criticised its treatment of Muslims, while Indonesia joined a growing chorus of concern about the...

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    PIA plane crashes with 47 passengers

    Reuters | Updated at 06:09pm on December 07, 2016

    A Pakistan International Airlines plane with 47 people on board has crashed after taking off from the northern city of Chitral on...

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    Mass grief as Jayalalithaa buried

    Agence France-Presse . Chennai | Updated at 01:04am on December 07, 2016

    Hundreds of thousands of mourners paid an emotional final farewell Tuesday to Indian politician Jayalalithaa Jayaram as the former movie star who enjoyed god-like status...

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    PM to start honouring martyred Indian soldiers: FM

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:37am on December 07, 2016

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina would start honouring about 1,700 Indian soldiers, who were martyred in the 1971 War of Independence, during her forthcoming visit to...

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