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    14 dead as India airliner crashes on landing

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 11:38pm on August 07, 2020

    At least 14 people were killed and 15 others were seriously injured Friday when an Indian passenger jet skidded off the runway after landing in...

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    India landslip kills 11

    New Age Desk | Updated at 11:31pm on August 07, 2020

    As many as 11 people were killed and several feared trapped in a major landslip at the Nayamakkad estate of Idukki in Kerala, India on...

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    Pakistan demands Kashmir action while ignoring China’s Uighurs

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 10:09pm on August 07, 2020

    Even as Pakistan this week drew international attention to the plight of Muslims in Indian Kashmir, Islamabad stayed conspicuously silent about another embattled Muslim community...

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    India firmly rejects China’s attempt to raise Kashmir issue at UNSC

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:40am on August 07, 2020

    India on Thursday hit out at China for making yet another attempt to raise the Kashmir issue at the UN Security Council, saying it ‘firmly’...

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    FB rejects Gambian plea to release Myanmar officials’ data

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:40am on August 07, 2020

    Facebook has objected to a request from Gambia, which has accused Myanmar at the World Court of genocide against the Rohingya Muslim minority, to release...

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    At least eight people killed in Gujrat hospital fire

    New Age . Online Desk | Updated at 12:27pm on August 06, 2020

    At least eight people died as a fire broke out at a COVID-19 dedicated private hospital in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad early Thursday, said a report of...

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    UN experts slam ‘alarming’ rights free-fall in Kashmir

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:17am on August 06, 2020

    A group of UN rights experts urged India to address the ‘alarming human rights situation’ in Kashmir since it was stripped of its autonomy a...

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    Rajapaksa brothers seek to consolidate power in Lanka vote

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 01:15am on August 06, 2020

    Sri Lankan voters cast their ballots Wednesday for a new parliament as the ruling Rajapaksa brothers seek a fresh mandate to cement their grip on...

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    Modi launches Hindu temple on Kashmir anniversary

    Agence France-Presse . Ayodhya | Updated at 12:43am on August 06, 2020

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi said ‘golden history’ was written Wednesday as he launched construction of a new Hindu temple at a flashpoint religious site...

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    Imran Khan slams ‘oppressor’ India on Kashmir anniv

    Agence France-Presse . Muzaffarabad | Updated at 10:26pm on August 05, 2020

    Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan on Wednesday branded India an ‘oppressor and aggressor’ a year after New Delhi imposed direct rule on Indian-administered Kashmir. Protests...