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    3 attacked in Delhi for transporting cattle

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:55am on April 24, 2017

    Three men who were transporting buffaloes in their truck to a slaughterhouse were attacked by vigilantes in the heart of Indian capital New Delhi, the...

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    Maldives blogger stabbed to death in restive capital

    Agence France-Presse . Male | Updated at 01:39am on April 24, 2017

    A liberal blogger, Yameen Rasheed, was stabbed to death in the politically restive Maldivian capital Male, his family members and colleagues said Sunday. He was...

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    Mourning declared after scores of troops die in Afghan base attack

    Reuters | Updated at 08:40am on April 23, 2017

    President Ashraf Ghani declared a national day of mourning after scores of soldiers were killed by Taliban fighters disguised as fellow soldiers, in the deadliest...

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    Afghan base attack kills 140 troops

    Reuters . Mazar-I-Sharif | Updated at 01:05am on April 23, 2017

    At least 140 Afghan soldiers were killed by Taliban attackers apparently disguised in military uniforms, officials said on Saturday, in what would be the deadliest...

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    Pak court orders graft probe against PM

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 01:00am on April 21, 2017

    Pakistan’s top court ordered the prime minister be investigated for corruption Thursday, in a highly anticipated decision that granted Nawaz Sharif a temporary reprieve as...

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    Pakistan’s top court rules Nawaz Sharif can stay in power

    Reuters | Updated at 12:05am on April 21, 2017

    Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Thursday ruled there insufficient evidence to order prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s removal from office over corruption allegations levelled by the...

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    Advani, others face conspiracy trial in Babri mosque case

    Associated Press | Updated at 01:39pm on April 19, 2017

    India’s top court says several senior leaders of the ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party will stand trial for their role in a criminal conspiracy...

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    Violence spikes in Indian Kashmir after videos inflame tension

    Reuters | Updated at 09:12am on April 18, 2017

    Extremists have stepped up attacks in contested Indian-ruled Kashmir, including raids on the homes of police officers, amid a spike in violence after the army...

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    India airports on high alert after hijack threats

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:16pm on April 16, 2017

    Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad international airports in India have been put on high alert following threats of a hijack attempt while...

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    Sri Lanka rubbish dump landslide death toll rises to 16

    Reuters | Updated at 03:25pm on April 15, 2017

    A rubbish dump landslide in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo killed at least 16 and injured over a dozen, military spokesman and hospital officials said...