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ISIL claims attack on Save the Children in Jalalabad

At least three killed and 25 wounded in bomb and gun attack on Save the Children's office in Jalalabad, officials say.

Save the Children in Jalalabad

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Police arrest suspected rapist, killer of Zainab Ansari

A Suspect has been arrested in the case of seven-year-old Zainab, who was raped and murdered in Kasur.

Zainab Ansari

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How Asian leaders are riding the 'fake news' mantra

Aung Hlaing and Aung San Suu Kyi

Governments across Southeast Asia have been using laws and the judiciary to curb press freedoms - now; they have found a handy crutch to lean on as they intensify clampdowns: US President Donald Trump's "fake news" mantra.

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Afghan forces end Kabul hotel siege

Taliban claims responsibility for the attack on InterContinental Hotel that has left at least five civilians killed.

The InterContinental Hotel

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Taliban claims Kabul Intercontinental hotel siege

The attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel has left at least five people killed and six others injured.

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Gunmen storm Intercontinental hotel in Kabul

Group of attackers armed with automatic weapons storm luxury hotel in Afghanistan's capital, security sources say.

Intercontinental hotel in Kabul

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Supreme Court rejects bid to ban Bollywood's Padmaavat

Fiction film featuring a Hindu queen and a Muslim ruler to screen after court rejects right-wing groups' challenge.

Padmaavat

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Bus fire kills 52 Uzbeks in Kazakhstan

Bus en route to Russia bursts into flames in Kazakhstan's Aktobe region, killing 52 Uzbek citizens.

Aktobe region

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HRW: BJP leaders publicly promoting Hindu supremacy

Rights group says Hindu supremacy promoted by India's ruling BJP party, which encouraged violence against Muslims.

Hindu activists protest

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Asma, four, 'raped, strangled to death' in Mardan

Body of girl named as Asma found in sugarcane field in northwest as country reels from rape and murder of Zainab Ansari.

Mardan

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Myanmar police opens fire on demonstrators killing many

Seven people have been killed and 12 injured by Myanmar police when it opened fire on demonstrators with live bullets in Rakhine State.

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