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Afghanistan's Ghani declares Eid ceasefire with Taliban

Following a surge in violence in Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani calls for a three-month truce with the Taliban.

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani

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Imran Khan sworn in as Pakistan's prime minister

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief takes oath in the capital, Islamabad, after being elected as prime minister on Friday.

Imran Khan's PTI

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Kerala floods: Thousands await rescue as death toll crosses 200

More than 300,000 displaced since August 8 after record rains in southern Indian state cause flooding and landslides.

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People evacuated from rooftops as Kerala floods kill 164

Rescuers shift the stranded people to 1,200 state-run camps where more than 150,000 people already have taken shelter.

Kerala floods

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani visits Ghazni after Taliban siege

Ghani visited the city of Ghazni a week after the Taliban launched an assault on the provincial capital.

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani

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Former Indian PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies

The 93-year-old, who led India three times, had been hospitalised since June with a kidney infection and chest problems.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

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HRW: Maldives election under threat amid crackdown on dissent

Activists, journalists and Supreme Court justices have been targeted with intimidation and arrest by the government.

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Facebook 'too slow' in removing anti-Rohingya hate speech

Social media giant says it has banned some racist Myanmar figures and organisations, but admits to failures.

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Gunmen attack intelligence service centre in Kabul

The assault comes one day after 34 people were killed at an educational centre in the capital.

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India: Death toll in devastating Kerala floods rises to 77

Officials say at least 10 people were killed on Wednesday night, taking the toll to 77.

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