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    Hyderabad lawyers, father and son, held for raping maid

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:02pm on November 16, 2016

    Police in Indian city of Hyderabad have arrested two lawyers, father and son, for repeatedly raping their teen domestic help at their...

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    Rakhine unrest toll rises to 86

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 08:45pm on November 15, 2016

    Up to 69 members of what Myanmar’s government has described as a Rohingya Muslim militant group and 17 members of the security forces have been...

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    Pakistan wants to demand Rs 9.21 billion to Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:25pm on November 15, 2016

    Pakistan government has decided to demand its reported ‘outstanding amount’ from Bangladesh. Pakistani newspaper Express Tribune report said, ‘Bangladesh as...

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    Weekend attacks leave 34 dead in Myanmar’s Rakhine state

    Associated Press . Yangon | Updated at 01:44am on November 15, 2016

    Myanmar’s government said Monday that 34 people were killed after they attacked government troops in Rakhine state over the weekend, but residents of the villages...

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    Pakistan claims Indian shelling kill its seven soldiers

    Reuters | Updated at 03:31pm on November 14, 2016

    Seven Pakistani soldiers were killed by Indian shelling across the frontier in the disputed Kashmir region overnight, Pakistan's military said on Monday, as tensions between...

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    Satellite images show Myanmar Rohingya villages torched

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 01:36am on November 14, 2016

    Hundreds of buildings in Rohingya villages in western Myanmar have been torched, according to new satellite images released on Sunday as fresh fighting flared in...

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    Blast at Pakistan shrine kills 52, wounds scores

    Reuters | Updated at 08:40am on November 13, 2016

    An explosion claimed by militant group Islamic State ripped through a Muslim shrine in southwestern Pakistan on Saturday, killing at least 52 people and wounding...

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    Shrine blast in Pakistan kills 43

    Reuters . Quetta, Pakistan | Updated at 09:00pm on November 12, 2016

    An explosion claimed by militant group Islamic State ripped through a Muslim shrine in southwestern Pakistan on Saturday, killing at least 43 people and wounding...

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    Afghan parliament dismisses three ministers 

    Associated Press | Updated at 05:22pm on November 12, 2016

    Afghanistan's parliament has voted to dismiss the foreign minister and two other cabinet members for their failure to spend funds in their development budgets...

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    Taliban claims Bagram US airbase explosion responsibility

    Reuters | Updated at 01:19pm on November 12, 2016

    The Taliban claimed responsibility for an explosion at the NATO air base at Bagram north of the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday which officials said...

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