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    No stay for now

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:33am on January 23, 2020

    The Indian Supreme Court on Wednesday said that petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the Citizenship Amendment Act will be heard by a five-judge constitutional...

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    Murder accused set to be Nepal parliament speaker

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 01:30am on January 23, 2020

    A former Maoist leader accused of ordering a man’s death during Nepal’s civil war is set to become the speaker of the parliament, officials confirmed...

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    ICJ ruling today on interim measures

    Diplomatic Correspondent  | Updated at 12:45am on January 23, 2020

    The International Court of Justice is scheduled for today to pronounce its decision on whether provisional measures should be imposed on Myanmar over alleged protracted...

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    FRC refutes Myanmar’s denial of genocide against Rohingyas

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:26am on January 22, 2020

    The Free Rohingya Coalition has refuted the findings of Myanmar’s Independent Commission of Enquiry that there is ‘no’ or ‘insufficient’ evidence to establish the genocidal...

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    Indian Christians protest against anti-Muslim law

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:24am on January 22, 2020

    Attacking the opposition for ‘misleading’ people on the Citizenship Amendment Act, union home minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said the law will not be scrapped...

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    Eight Indian tourists die after falling unconscious at Nepal hotel

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 10:36pm on January 21, 2020

    Eight Indian tourists, including four children, have died after they were found unconscious in their room at a hill resort in Nepal on Tuesday, police...

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    War crimes, not genocide committed against Rohingya: Myanmar probe

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 05:03pm on January 21, 2020

    A Myanmar-appointed panel concluded Monday that some soldiers likely committed war crimes against its Rohingya Muslim community but the military was not guilty of genocide,...

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    India minister claims hundreds of Pakistanis, Bangladeshis, Afghans given citizenship

    New Age Desk | Updated at 02:06am on January 21, 2020

    The Indian union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said the Citizenship Amendment Act is a law to confer Indian citizenship to a person and...

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    Lanka president acknowledges thousands of war missing are dead

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 02:00am on January 21, 2020

    Sri Lanka president Gotabaya Rajapaksa has acknowledged for the first time that more than 23,500 people missing for a decade since the end of the...

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    Four of same family murdered by armed men in Kabul

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / Xinhua. Kabul | Updated at 02:05pm on January 20, 2020

    A group of unknown armed men entered a house in the Afghanistan capital Kabul on Sunday and killed four members of a family, including three...

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