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    Myanmar army chief denies rape of Rohingya as UN visits

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:54pm on May 01, 2018

    Myanmar's army chief denied his forces committed rape and other sexual abuses during a crackdown he ordered on Rohingya Muslims, as he addressed UN Security...

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    37 including nine journalists killed in Kabul, Kandahar blasts

    Reuters | Updated at 10:52am on April 30, 2018

    Twin blasts in the Afghan capital Kabul killed 25 people on Monday, including journalists who had arrived to report on the first explosion and who...

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    Thousands flee fresh clashes in northern Myanmar: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 01:00am on April 29, 2018

    Thousands of people have fled renewed fighting between Myanmar’s army and ethnic insurgents in the country’s remote north, a United Nations official said, as a...

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    Thousands flee fresh clashes in northern Myanmar: UN

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:19am on April 28, 2018

    Thousands of people have fled renewed fighting between Myanmar's army and ethnic insurgents in the country's remote north, a United Nations official said, as a...

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    Eight Maoists killed in India

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:29am on April 28, 2018

    Indian security forces killed at least eight suspected Maoist rebels in a raid on a jungle hideaway Friday, adding to the dozens of dead from...

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    Indian fake doctors sever baby’s genitals

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:10am on April 28, 2018

    Indian police are hunting two men posing as doctors who killed a newborn by severing his genitals in a bid to convince the mother she...

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    Pakistan court removes FM in blow to ruling party

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 12:05am on April 27, 2018

    A Pakistan court Thursday disqualified foreign minister Khawaja Asif for violating the country’s election laws, in another major blow to the ruling party as it...

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    13 children dead after train hits school bus in India

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:51pm on April 26, 2018

    At least 13 children were killed and five critically injured Thursday after a train smashed into a small school bus in northern India, an...

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    Indian guru Asaram Bapu jailed for life over teen rape

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:35pm on April 25, 2018

    An Indian court has found a high-profile spiritual guru Asaram Bapu guilty of raping a teenage female devotee in 2013. The verdict against 77-year-old Bapu...

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    37 Maoists killed in jungle raids in Maharashtra

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 04:25pm on April 24, 2018

    Police said Tuesday that dozens of Maoist guerrillas had been killed in jungle raids in India’s remote interior by commandos fighting the...

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