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Afghan forces end Kabul hotel siege

Taliban claims responsibility for the attack on InterContinental Hotel that has left at least five civilians killed.

The InterContinental Hotel

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Taliban claims Kabul Intercontinental hotel siege

The attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel has left at least five people killed and six others injured.

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Gunmen storm Intercontinental hotel in Kabul

Group of attackers armed with automatic weapons storm luxury hotel in Afghanistan's capital, security sources say.

Intercontinental hotel in Kabul

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Supreme Court rejects bid to ban Bollywood's Padmaavat

Fiction film featuring a Hindu queen and a Muslim ruler to screen after court rejects right-wing groups' challenge.

Padmaavat

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Bus fire kills 52 Uzbeks in Kazakhstan

Bus en route to Russia bursts into flames in Kazakhstan's Aktobe region, killing 52 Uzbek citizens.

Aktobe region

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HRW: BJP leaders publicly promoting Hindu supremacy

Rights group says Hindu supremacy promoted by India's ruling BJP party, which encouraged violence against Muslims.

Hindu activists protest

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Asma, four, 'raped, strangled to death' in Mardan

Body of girl named as Asma found in sugarcane field in northwest as country reels from rape and murder of Zainab Ansari.

Mardan

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Myanmar police opens fire on demonstrators killing many

Seven people have been killed and 12 injured by Myanmar police when it opened fire on demonstrators with live bullets in Rakhine State.

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Rohingya refugees to return 'within two years

UN refugee agency says the repatriation deal must guarantee protection of Rohingya upon return to Myanmar.

Rohingya refugees

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Kashmir: Four Pakistani soldiers killed by Indian fire

War of words heats up in disputed Kashmir region after Indian army chief threatens cross-border military operation.

Indian army soldier

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Defence, trade and Bollywood: Netanyahu visits India

Indian PM receives Netanyahu at the airport as the Israeli leader begins six-day trip to cement closer ties.

Netanyahu and Narendra Modi

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Special anti-terrorism court in Lahore convicts accused Mohammad Imran Ali of rape and murder of seven-year-old girl.

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