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India: Bus crash kills dozens of pilgrims in Telangana state

At least 55 passengers were killed when the bus plunged into a gorge in Jagtial district in southern state.

Telangana state

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Afghanistan: Death toll soars to 68 in suicide bomb attack

At least 68 killed and 165 injured in attacks targeting demonstrators and schools in eastern Nangarhar province.

Nangarhar province

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Former Pakistani first lady Kulsoom Nawaz dies

Wife of jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif dies in London hospital after battle with cancer.

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Taliban kills dozens of Afghan forces in multiple attacks

At least 37 Afghan security forces and pro-government fighters killed in attacks, according to provincial officials.

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Afghanistan: Bomb attack hits Ahmed Shah Massoud supporters

Blast comes hours after Kabul police shoot another suspected suicide bomber targeting supporters of anti-Soviet fighter.

Kabul

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Myanmar rejects ICC ruling to probe Rohingya deportations

A day after ICC's unprecedented ruling, Myanmar says it has no obligation to respect it.

Rohingya deportations

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Afghanistan: Two journalists among 20 killed in Kabul blasts

At least 20 killed and dozens wounded in twin bombings at wrestling club in the Afghan capital, Kabul.

Kabul sports club

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One dead, many feared trapped in Kolkata bridge collapse

Rescue operations under way as part of highway bridge falls to ground, the city's second such incident in three years.

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Jalaluddin Haqqani, founder of prominent Afghan armed group, dies

Jalaluddin Haqqani, who spearheaded guerrilla attacks against Afghan and US military, dies after a long illness.

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World reacts to sentencing of Reuters journalists in Myanmar

Nations and rights groups decry 'outrageous injustice' as Myanmar sentences Reuters journalists over Rohingya reporting.

Reuters journalists

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US general takes over command of forces in Afghanistan

The handover comes at a time in the 17-year war that saw little progress by Afghan or US forces against the Taliban.

Army General Scott Miller

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