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    Police officer beaten to death in Indian Kashmir

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 02:27pm on June 23, 2017

    A police officer was beaten to death by an angry mob outside a mosque in Indian-administered Kashmir, police said Friday, as...

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    13 dead in SW Pakistan explosion

    Agence France-Presse . Quetta | Updated at 12:25am on June 24, 2017

    An explosion targeting a police vehicle in Pakistan’s southwestern Quetta city on Friday killed at least 13 people and injured around 20 others, officials said...

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    Taliban car bombing at Afghan bank kills 34

    Agence France-Presse . Lashkar Gah | Updated at 12:05am on June 23, 2017

    At least 34 people were killed Thursday when a Taliban car bomb struck a bank in Afghanistan’s Lashkar Gah city as people were queuing to...

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    Dead paraded in Darjeeling amid unrest

    Agence France-Presse . Darjeeling | Updated at 12:51am on June 19, 2017

    Hundreds of protesters on Sunday paraded with coffins containing the bodies of two men they claimed were killed in clashes with Indian security forces in...

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    Dozens killed in attack on regional Afghanistan police HQ - officials

    Reuters | Updated at 12:45pm on June 18, 2017

    Dozens of people were killed or wounded when as many as five suicide bombers attacked a police headquarters in eastern Afghanistan...

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    Six suspects convicted in 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts

    Associated Press | Updated at 03:07pm on June 16, 2017

    A court in Indian has convicted six people for involvement in an attack in Mumbai in 1993 in which powerful bombs packed in...

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    About 4,000 more US troops to go to Afghanistan

    Associated Press | Updated at 10:15am on June 16, 2017

    The Pentagon will send almost 4,000 additional American forces to Afghanistan, a Trump administration official said Thursday, hoping to break a stalemate in a war...

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    Four dead as suicide bomber strikes near Shiite mosque in Kabul

    Associated Press | Updated at 09:50am on June 16, 2017

    A suicide bomber struck outside a Shiite mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul late Thursday night, killing four people...

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    India Darjeeling protesters clash with police

    Agence France-Presse . Darjeeling | Updated at 01:13am on June 16, 2017

    Protesters hurled petrol bombs as they clashed with police in eastern India’s hill resort of Darjeeling as tensions remained high Thursday, local officials said...

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    Myanmar urged to protect detained Rohingya children

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 01:02am on June 16, 2017

    Myanmar should guarantee the rights and medical care of children from the Rohingya Muslim minority detained in an army crackdown launched in October, a UN...