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    Pakistani man kills wife, two children, six others

    Reuters . Lahore | Updated at 01:11am on July 02, 2019

    A man shot his wife, their two children, and six of her family members on Monday and then burned the bodies when he set her...

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    Non-subsidised LPG price cut by Rs 100 in India

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:42am on July 02, 2019

    Days ahead of the Budget, Indian Oil Corporation on Sunday announced a reduction of Rs 100.50 in the price of LPG cylinders. The decision to...

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    Nepal protester shot dead after boy dies in mining pit

    Agence-France-Presse .  Kathmandu | Updated at 12:00am on July 02, 2019

    One person was killed in Nepal when police opened fire on protesters after a 12-year-old boy drowned to death in a sand mining pit, officials...

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    Sri Lanka president rebuffs UN chief over hangings

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 06:17pm on July 01, 2019

    Sri Lanka's president said Monday he had rejected a telephone appeal by UN secretary general Antonio Guterres to reconsider his push to reintroduce the death...

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    20 killed, 10 hurt in Kashmir road accident

    Agence France-Presse . Srinagar | Updated at 02:48pm on July 01, 2019

    At least 20 people were killed on Monday when an...

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    Taliban bombers kill 19, including Afghan election workers

    Agence France-Presse . Kandahar | Updated at 12:00am on July 01, 2019

    Taliban bombers targeting a district centre in southern Afghanistan have killed at least 19 people, including eight election workers, officials said on Sunday. The attack...

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    Lanka faces legal challenges in bid to resume hangings

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 07:07pm on June 30, 2019

    Sri Lanka’s president is facing fresh legal challenges in his attempt to end a 43-year moratorium on capital punishment and start executing drug convicts, officials...

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    Mother-daughter killed over witchcraft allegation in India

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:15am on June 30, 2019

    An Indian mother and daughter were hacked to death by three men over allegations of witchcraft in the country’s remote tribal-dominated east, police said Saturday....

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    Mass resignations divide Congress as Rahul adamant to quit

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:13am on June 30, 2019

    A mass resignation spree has shaken the Congress’s rank and file after weeks of stunned silence as uncertainty looms over who will take over the...

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    Taliban kill 26 govt militia

    Reuters . Kabul | Updated at 12:00am on June 30, 2019

    Taliban militants killed at least 26 members of a pro-government militia in north Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, as the militants and US negotiators prepared...