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One year since Myanmar army crackdown, Rohingya seek justice

Refugees living in Bangladesh camps protest and demand rights, 12 months after fleeing Myanmar army's brutal crackdown.

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One dead in Nepal rally demanding action over teen's rape, murder

Police fired at angry protesters in western city of Mahendranagar, killing a teenage boy and injuring dozens.

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Suicide attack in Jalalabad claims at least seven lives

Suicide bomber blew himself up at a camp of protesters rallying in support of a disqualified candidate.

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Kerala floods: Five airlines offer to fly aid for victims

Qatar Airways and Emirates SkyCargo among airlines delivering lifeboats, food, water and medicines without charge.

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Pakistan disputes US account of Pompeo-Khan phone call

Pakistan's foreign ministry says conversation between PM and top US diplomat did not mention 'terrorists in country'.

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Nepal urged to repeal new law over press freedom concerns

New criminal code makes sharing confidential information an offence that deserves prison sentence.

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Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi defends policies towards Rohingya

Suu Kyi refuses to give a timeline on the repatriation of 700,000 Rohingya, saying it depends on Bangladesh.

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India orders death sentences for child rapists in Madhya Pradesh

Attackers of 8-year-old girl still fighting for life will be the first convicts executed for rape since 2004.

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Afghanistan: Rockets hit near Kabul presidential palace

Rocket barrage hits capital's diplomatic area as President Ashraf Ghani gives peace speech during Muslim festival.

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Taliban fighters kidnap over 100 people after buses ambushed

Around 21 people still held hostage by Taliban after the group ambushed three buses en route to Kabul.

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Imran Khan vows to cut government expenses, tackle corruption

In his first televised speech, new leader pledges to cut down government spending and maintain peace with neighbours.

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