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    11 killed, 108 injured in Nepal bus accident

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 03:46pm on October 12, 2019

    An overloaded bus plunged down a hill in central Nepal, killing at least 11 and injuring 108 people, an official said Saturday. The packed bus...

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    Imran Khan blasts media double standard over HK protests

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 01:07am on October 12, 2019

    Pakistan’s prime minister Imran Khan accused international media Friday of a ‘double standard’, saying news outlets give more prominence to the on-going protests in Hong...

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    Activists demand president’s rule in West Bengal

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:04am on October 12, 2019

    The social and right-wing activists in Aligarh have urged the president of India to dismiss the West Bengal government and impose the president’s rule there...

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    Modi, Jinping eye for new border security steps

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 01:13pm on October 11, 2019

    Chinese president Xi Jinping and Indian prime minister Narendra Modi are expected to agree new security measures along their unsettled border during a summit on...

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    India releases 3 Kashmiri leaders

    Associated Press . Srinagar | Updated at 01:18am on October 11, 2019

    Indian authorities on Thursday released three low-level pro-India politicians in disputed Kashmir amid international pressure to ease a clampdown imposed more than two months ago...

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    Xi voices support for Pakistan over Kashmir

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:03am on October 10, 2019

    Chinese president Xi Jinping said on Wednesday he was watching the situation in Kashmir and would support Pakistan in issues related to its core interests,...

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    Modi to host Xi at summit with ties strained by Kashmir

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on October 10, 2019

    India’s prime minister Narendra Modi will welcome Chinese president Xi Jinping at an informal summit this week, the Indian foreign ministry said on Wednesday, their...

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    Int’l conclave for Rohingyas in Hague on October 18

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:41am on October 09, 2019

    Experts from home and abroad will meet at an international conclave on Rohingya crisis to be held in The Hague, Netherlands on October 18 to...

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    China supports Pakistan in safeguarding its sovereignty

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:39am on October 09, 2019

    China supports Pakistan in safeguarding its independent sovereignty and territorial integrity, Chinese premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday during a visit by Pakistani prime minister...

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    India to lift travel advisory on Kashmir

    Reuters . Srinagar | Updated at 12:15am on October 09, 2019

    India on Thursday will lift an advisory asking tourists and pilgrims to leave Jammu & Kashmir, further rolling back steps taken during a crackdown launched...