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    Myanmar erects security structures atop burned Rohingya land: Amnesty

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:25am on March 12, 2018

    Myanmar is building security installations on top of razed Rohingya villages, Amnesty International said Monday, casting doubt on the country's plans to repatriate hundreds of...

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    India doctors suspended after severed leg used as pillow

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:02am on March 12, 2018

    Indian authorities have suspended two doctors and launched an investigation after a patient’s severed leg was used as a pillow to prop up his head,...

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    Pak student hurls shoe at Nawaz Sharif

    Agence France-Presse . Lahore | Updated at 12:05am on March 12, 2018

    An Islamic seminary student hurled a shoe at Pakistan’s former prime minister on Sunday, an act considered a major insult in the Muslim country....

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    Anti-Muslim attack in Sri Lanka again

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:05am on March 12, 2018

    Vandals attacked a Muslim-owned restaurant in Sri Lanka on Sunday in an alleged ‘hate crime’, police said, as tensions remain high across the island following...

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    Trying to resolve Teesta issue

    United News of Bangladesh . New Delhi | Updated at 12:05am on March 12, 2018

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said they were trying to resolve the hurdles to the signing of the Teesta water-sharing deal with Bangladesh...

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    Peasants march 180km for debt waiver, fair pay

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:05pm on March 11, 2018

    At least 35,000 farmers in Indian state of Maharashtra reached Mumbai on Sunday after marching about 180 km in the blazing sun over the last...

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    18 Afghan soldiers killed fighting in western province

    Reuters | Updated at 10:10am on March 11, 2018

    As many as 18 Afghan soldiers and members of the special forces have been killed in fighting in the western province of Farah, local officials...

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    Sri Lanka probes anti-Muslim riot

    Reuters . Kandy | Updated at 01:42am on March 11, 2018

    Sri Lankan police said on Friday they were investigating whether 10 suspected ringleaders of a wave of attacks on Muslims by Sinhalese Buddhists had outside...

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    India SC permits passive euthanasia

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:05am on March 10, 2018

    Individuals have a right to die with dignity, India’s Supreme Court said on Friday in a landmark verdict that permits the removal of life-support systems...

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    Sri Lanka arrests 10 for anti-Muslim violence

    Reuters . Kandy | Updated at 12:05am on March 10, 2018

    Police in Sri Lanka said on Thursday it had arrested the suspected leader and nine others suspects behind a wave of anti-Muslim attacks by Sinhalese...