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Rohingya refugees to return 'within two years

UN refugee agency says the repatriation deal must guarantee protection of Rohingya upon return to Myanmar.

Rohingya refugees

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Kashmir: Four Pakistani soldiers killed by Indian fire

War of words heats up in disputed Kashmir region after Indian army chief threatens cross-border military operation.

Indian army soldier

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Defence, trade and Bollywood: Netanyahu visits India

Indian PM receives Netanyahu at the airport as the Israeli leader begins six-day trip to cement closer ties.

Netanyahu and Narendra Modi

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'Beyond comprehension': Myanmar admits killing Rohingya

Rights group calls for independent investigation as army acknowledges soldiers killed 10 Rohingya.

Rohingya

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Concerns over 'illegal' detention of Indian Dalits

Indian activists have raised concerns at the 'illegal' detention of hundreds of Dalits.

Dalit protests

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Parents of raped and murdered girl, 7, seek justice

Parents of a seven-year-old girl in Pakistan found dead after being raped seek justice from government and judiciary.

Zainab's father

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Myanmar charges Reuters reporters covering Rohingya

Two Reuters reporters formally indicted for illegally obtaining classified documents related to Rakhine state.

Reuters reporters

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Suicide bomb blast causes multiple deaths in Quetta

Explosion hits high-security zone some 300 metres from the assembly of Baluchistan province.

Quetta

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Why Google honours 'Fearless Nadia' today

Google honours Mary Ann Evans, who participated in more than 38 films, and stood out in Bollywood.

Mary Ann Evans

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Rohingya rebels ambush Myanmar soldiers

Five security forces wounded, one critically, after military vehicle hit by a landmine and small-arms fire in Rakhine.

Myanmar soldiers

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Frustration simmers as Nepalis await new government

A month after Nepal held landmark post-war general elections, anger is growing over a delayed transfer of power.

Nepali voters

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Satellite imagery released by HRW shows Rohingya dwellings razed between late December and February.

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