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India arrests sect leader for allegedly raping woman

Police arrest 70-year-old Kaushlendra Prapannacharya Falahari Maharaja for allegedly sexually assaulting 21-year-old.

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Bangladesh PM wants Rohingya safe zones in Myanmar

In speech to UN, Sheikh Hasina presses Myanmar to allow the return of 'hungry, distressed and hopeless' refugees.

A Rohingya child cries

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'Indian shooting' kills six Pakistanis across border

Pakistani military says at least six civilians dead and dozens wounded in exchange of fire across the de-facto border.

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SIGAR report puts Afghan security deficiencies in focus

Trump and Ghani hold talks in New York as report says US approach to Afghanistan lacked 'whole of government approach'.

Trump and Ghani

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Buddhist protesters block aid to Muslim Rohingya

Mob in Myanmar blocks relief supplies while fatal road accident hits truck carrying food to refugees in Bangladesh.

Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh

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Trump urges 'strong and swift' UN action for Rohingya

In strongest US response yet, vice president says violence against Muslim minority sowing 'seeds of hatred and chaos'.

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India: Rohingya Muslims have 'terror' ties

In court case on expelling 40,000 Rohingya, home ministry cites secret evidence showing links to armed groups.

Demonstrators in New Delhi

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Two Rohingya children, woman killed in aid stampede

Aid agencies report deaths and say in separate incident local Bangladeshis arrested for charging for food and land.

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Narendra Modi inaugurates Sardar Sarovar Dam

Prime minister inaugurates India's biggest dam on his 67th birthday, ignoring warnings from environmental groups.

Sardar Sarovar Dam

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Roadside bomb kills tribal officials in Pakistan

At least seven people have been killed in an explosion in the tribal area of Bajaur agency in northwest of the country.

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Bangladesh restricts movement of Rohingya refugees

Police issue order prohibiting more than 400,000 Rohingya refugees from leaving areas designated by the government.

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