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    Blasts at Jalalabad cricket match kill eight

    Reuters | Updated at 11:39am on May 19, 2018

    As many as eight people were killed and dozens more wounded by multiple explosions at a sports stadium in the eastern city of Jalalabad late...

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    Wild storms kill at least 70 in India

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:20am on May 15, 2018

    At least 70 people have been killed and over 100 injured after a fresh wave of violent sandstorms and thunderstorms battered India, officials said Monday....

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    At least nine dead in bomb, gun battle in Jalalabad

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 06:14pm on May 13, 2018

    At least nine people were killed and more than 30 injured when militants detonated bombs and stormed a government building Sunday in a continuing attack...

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    19 dead in fighting between Myanmar army, rebels

    Agence France-Presse . Myitkyina | Updated at 12:22am on May 13, 2018

    At least 19 people were killed Saturday in northern Myanmar when ethnic rebels attacked security force posts and a casino in an area bordering China,...

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    Modi reincarnation of Ram, Amit Shah Lakshman and Adityanath Hanuman, says BJP MP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:04pm on May 12, 2018

    A lawmaker of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party Surendra Singh has said that prime minister Narendra Modi is reincarnation of...

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    19 dead in fighting between army, rebels in Shan state

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:34pm on May 12, 2018

    At least 19 people have been killed in clashes between Myanmar’s military and an ethnic armed group on Saturday in northern Shan State, Myanmar army...

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    Third teenager raped, burnt alive in a week in India

    BBC | Updated at 09:15am on May 12, 2018

    A teenage girl in India has been raped and burned alive by her attacker - the third instance of such an attack in the same...

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    Gandhi’s Congress in key state battle

    Agence France-Presse . Bangalore, India | Updated at 12:31am on May 12, 2018

    The Congress party, which has dominated Indian politics in the seven decades since independence, will stage a last stand against prime minister Narendra Modi when...

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    Modi visits Nepal to restore ties

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 12:05am on May 12, 2018

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi prayed at a renowned Hindu temple with his Nepalese counterpart KP Sharma Oli on Friday as he started a visit...

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    India’s Modi visits Nepal to restore neighbourly ties

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:53am on May 11, 2018

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi arrived in Nepal on Friday for a two-day visit aiming to reset strained relations between India and its...