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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...

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    Rohingya crisis: UNSC urges Myanmar to fulfill promises

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 11:17am on May 10, 2018

    The members of the UN Security Council has urged the government of Myanmar, based on respect for the rule of law, to fulfill its stated...

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    2 Indian border guards killed in bomb blast

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:35am on May 10, 2018

    Militants exploded a bomb Wednesday outside an Indian paramilitary headquarters in the restive northeastern state of Manipur killing two soldiers, a force spokesman said....

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    Pak interior minister wounded in gun attack

    Reuters . Lahore | Updated at 12:05am on May 07, 2018

    Pakistan’s interior minister Ahsan Iqbal was wounded in an apparent assassination attempt on Sunday, officials said, an incident likely to heighten political tensions ahead of...