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What's PM 2.5 and why is New Delhi, Lahore smog so bad?

Enveloped by a choking shroud of toxic smog, New Delhi has declared a public health emergency as Lahore is also covered.

Greater Noida, near New Delhi, India

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Gunmen storm Shamshad TV in Afghanistan's Kabul

One killed as gunmen enter TV station in the Afghan capital after detonating explosives at gate.

Shamshad TV

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BBC name change stirs language dispute in Afghanistan

The Facebook page and other social media sites were bombarded by criticisms of the change.

Children

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ICC prosecutor to seek Afghanistan war crimes probe

Chief prosecutor says she believes criteria has been met to begin an investigation into alleged war crimes.

Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda

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India ordered to probe 2,080 mass graves in Kashmir

Unmarked mass grave investigation should be completed within six months, state-run human rights commission says.

Shopian

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Suu Kyi visits Rakhine as Rohingya exodus continues

Myanmar's de facto leader makes first visit to the region from where over half a million Rohingya have been uprooted.

Myanmar's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi

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Deadly blast hits embassy district in Afghan capital

Police confirm the blast near many foreign embassies and government departments in the Wazir Akbar Khan area.

Kabul

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Voluntary sterilisation planned for Rohingya refugees

Voluntary sterilisation programme planned in an effort to check high fertility rate among a million Rohingya refugees.

shelter in Bangladesh

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Myanmar's tourism in crisis amid Rohingya suffering

Myanmar’s dream of a bustling tourism sector is cracking as images of ethnic cleansing shock the world.

Rohingya girl

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Kazakhstan to switch from Cyrillic to Latin alphabet

President announces commission to oversee gradual transition to Latin-based script by 2025

alphabet

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US mulls sanctions on Myanmar over Rohingya crisis

Washington to withdraw military assistance to Myanmar forces as it considers measures against human rights abuses.

Rohingya have fled

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Bangladesh signs deal with Myanmar to return hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who fled recent army crackdown.

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