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Taliban suicide bomber kills Pakistani soldiers in Swat

Taliban claim attack at a military camp in Swat Valley, leaving at least 11 soldiers killed and 13 others wounded.

Pakistani soldiers in Swat

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Reuters journalists arrested in Myanmar denied bail

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo accused of violating Myanmar's Official Secrets Act, which carries a maximum 14-year sentence.

Kyaw Soe Oo

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Evidence of Rohingya mass graves uncovered in Myanmar

Report by AP includes witness testimony and mobile phone footage showing aftermath of mass killings by Myanmar forces.

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Earthquake jolts Afghanistan, tremors felt in Pakistan

USGS says magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits Afghanistan's Hindu Kush region, with tremors felt in Pakistan and India.

Earthquake

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63 million women 'missing' across India

Preference for boys leads to skewed gender ratio in India due to foeticide, disease, neglect, or inadequate nutrition.

women disappear

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Top court asked to oust Yameen, investigate corruption

Opposition asks Supreme Court to suspend President Abdulla Yameen and probe graft allegations ahead of elections.

President Abdulla Yameen

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Afghanistan: Gunmen attack Kabul military academy

At least 11 soldiers killed in attack on the Marshal Fahim military academy in the Afghan capital claimed by ISIL.

Marshal Faheem Military academy

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Star Trek's Yeoh: Rohingya plight 'despicable'

Nearly 700,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar since August 2017 in what the UN has described as ethnic cleansing.

Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh

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Shock in Kabul as Taliban blast kills more than 100

Toll rises to at least 103 dead and hundreds more wounded, as official mourning period in Afghanistan begins.

a powerful suicide attack in Kabul

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Deadly blast rocks Kabul, Taliban claims responsibility

At least 95 killed and 158 injured as Taliban attack hits Afghan capital, with explosives hidden in an ambulance.

Kabul

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Bill Richardson quits Myanmar panel on Rohingya

Veteran US diplomat Bill Richardson resigns from panel, calling it 'a cheerleading squad for the [Myanmar] government'.

Bill Richardson

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