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Syria talks in Astana aim for lasting ceasefires

Representatives of government and opposition meet again in Kazakh capital with focus primarily on de-escalation zones.

Kazakhstan

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Bangladesh PM urges Myanmar to take back Rohingya refugees

Sheikh Hasina offers temporary shelter to Muslim-minority group but calls on Myanmar government to create safe zones.

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Quetta: Gunmen kill Hazara Shia Muslim family members

The victims, including a 13-year-old boy, were travelling in a taxi from Afghanistan to Quetta when they were shot dead.

sectarian attack

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Bangladesh FM: Violence against Rohingya 'is genocide'

Bangladesh's rights commission also says it's considering 'pressing for a trial against Myanmar' on charges of genocide.

Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh

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Nancy Dupree: Renowned US historian dies in Afghanistan

Afghans mourn American historian and archaeologist who spent decades preserving country's heritage.

Nancy Dupree

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Protests in India after schoolboy's murder in Gurugram

Seven-year-old found inside school bathroom with his throat slit after bus conductor allegedly sexually assaulted him.

Police

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#BlockNarendraModi trends after murder of Gauri Lankesh

Twitter users demand prime minister un-follows handles that appeared to celebrate and justify top journalist's killing.

Lankesh's murder

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Two handed death sentence for 1993 Mumbai blasts

Two others given life prison and one man is jailed for 10 years for bombings that killed 257 people.

Abu Salem (c)

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US apologises for 'offensive' leaflets in Parwan

Investigation launched into distribution of pamphlets in Parwan province deemed 'highly offensive' to Muslims.

Coalition forces

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Children drown as Rohingya boat sinks off Bangladesh

At least five children have drowned after a boat carrying Rohingya refugees sink at the mouth of the Naf river.

Rohingya have fled

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Azerbaijan accused of $2.9bn money-laundering scheme

Azeri government hits back at allegations it ran a secret slash fund to pay off European politicians and launder money.

President Ilham Aliyev

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