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Pakistan's Regent Plaza hotel hit by deadly fire

At least 11 people killed and scores injured in blaze at four-star hotel in Karachi.

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Dozens of Rohingya missing as boat sinks off Bangladesh

Boat packed with at least 31 people reportedly chased by a Myanmar army speedboat as it tried to reach Bangladesh.

border from Myanmar to Bangladesh

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Uzbekistan votes in first polls since Karimov's death

Interim leader Shavkat Mirziyoyev is expected to succeed Islam Karimov, who ruled the country for 27 years.

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Afghan Taliban hang university student in public

Kabul Polytechnic university student was accused by the group of killing a senior Taliban official.

Taliban fighter

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India: Changes to demonetisation policy sparks anger

Shortened deadline in process to phase out 500 rupee notes leaves customers with few choices.

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Rights group: Act now to avoid Rohingya genocide

Fortify Rights says "systematic violations" have been "overlooked" by Western powers.

Rohingya minorities

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Indian court orders cinemas to play national anthem

Supreme Court orders anthem to be played before all movie screenings - and all exits blocked.

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Kashmir: Human rights activist Khurram Parvez released

Khurram was arrested at his home in Srinagar in September, a day after he was barred from travelling to Switzerland.

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India unveils the world's largest solar power plant

The country is on schedule to be the world’s third biggest solar market next year.

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Pakistan's new army chief takes command

Qamar Javed Bajwa takes control of army as tensions escalate with arch-rival India and Afghanistan.

Qamar Javed Bajwa

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Seven Indian soldiers killed in attack on army base

Police say four gunmen also killed during early morning raid on Nagrota army base in Indian-occupied Kashmir.

LoC

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