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Six heroin labs destroyed in Afghan crackdown

Raids conducted in country that is not only a world leader in producing drugs, but also a leading consumer.

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Missing activist Salman Haider reunited with family

Salman Haider and Ahmed Raza Naseer say they are safe, as fate of three others - missing for weeks - remains unclear.

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India: Governor resigns after 'ladies club' allegations

Meghalaya state governor resigns after a petition signed by more than 80 employees accuses him of sexual misconduct.

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Avalanches kill 10 Indian soldiers in Kashmir

At least 14 people killed, including 10 soldiers, in three separate avalanches in Indian-administered Kashmir.

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Time to leave Afghanistan, Taliban tell Donald Trump

Nothing achieved in 15 years of war except bloodshed and destruction, say the Taliban in an open letter to US president.

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TV host Aamir Liaquat banned over 'hate speech'

Media regulator bans popular TV personality Aamir Liaquat after he accused abducted activists of blasphemy.

Aamir Liaquat

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Outbreak of H5N1 bird flu at poultry farm in Dhaka

More than 700 Sonali breed birds die after highly contagious H5N1 virus is discovered at Dhaka farm.

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Jallikattu: Two gored to death in bull-taming festival

The incident took place a day after a ban on the controversial sport, known as Jallikattu, was overturned.

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Maryam Safdar named in Panama Papers as beneficiary

German daily publishes leaked documents to support claim that Maryam Safdar is beneficiary of an offshore company.

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Dozens killed after train derails in southern India

At least 36 dead and many others injured after seven coaches are thrown off tracks in southern state.

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Deadly blast rocks market in Pakistan's northwest

At least 22 killed, dozens wounded in a bomb explosion at a vegetable market in Kurram Agency's Parachinar city.

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