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Suicide attack targets Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan

Officials confirm suicide bomber died while at least three embassy employees were wounded in the Bishkek blast.

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India: Mahesh Sharma retreats from 'skirts' comment

After criticism, tourism minister backtracks on suggestion that foreign female visitors should not wear skirts.

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Uzbek President Islam Karimov 'in intensive care'

Leader's daughter says her 78-year-old father is hospitalized after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage.

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Bangladesh: Kerry talks security with PM Hasina

US secretary of state met Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as well as opposition leaders.

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Watchdog: India has failed to protect journalists

The Committee to Protect Journalists says that only one suspect has been prosecuted in a reporter's death in 10 years.

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Bangladesh police 'kill main Dhaka cafe attack suspect'

Security forces claim to have killed three people, including prime suspect Bangladeshi-Canadian citizen Tamim Chowdhury.

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Kashmir: Arrest of separatist leader causes uproar

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq a leader of separatist conglomerate, has been arrested in Indian-administered Kashmir.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

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Bus plunges into Nepal river killing at least 21

At least 16 rescued as efforts under way to recover more bodies after bus fell into Trishuli river in Chitwan district.

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Deadly siege at Kabul's American University ends

At least 12 killed, including seven students, as Afghan forces kill two suspected attackers at elite university.

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India proposes to ban commercial surrogacy

Proposed bill to prohibit homosexuals, unmarried couples and foreigners from hiring Indian women to have a baby.

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Deadly attack hits American University campus in Kabul

Explosions and gunfire reported as armed men kill at least one student and injure 14 more inside campus.

American University

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