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Not In My Name: Indians protest attacks on Muslims

Demonstrators stage silent protests in at least 10 Indian cities against wave of attacks on Muslims by 'cow vigilantes'.

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Millions vote in Nepal in crucial local elections

Nepalis vote for local representatives after yearlong delay because of insurgency and lengthy constitution drafting.

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Battulga to face Enkhbold in first presidential runoff

Third-place finisher demands recount as election officials fix Mongolia's first presidential runoff for July 9.

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Mongolians pick president in uncertain time

Ballots cast in presidential election dominated by allegations of corruption against backdrop of economic turmoil.

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Taliban attack targets police in Afghanistan's Herat

Gun battle near Salma dam in western province follows country's deadliest Ramadan month since the 2001 US invasion.

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Scores killed in tanker fire near Bahawalpur

Scores die while collecting fuel from vehicle that overturned and exploded on road near Bahawalpur in eastern Pakistan.

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Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr worldwide

Holiday marking end of fasting month characterised by prayers followed by feasts and visits to family and friends.

The Eid al-Fitr

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Twin blasts kill dozens in Parachinar market

Two explosions tear through busy marketplace crowded with people shopping for food to break their Ramadan fast.

Parachinar

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Kulbhushan Jadhav asks for clemency, says Pakistan army

Pakistan army releases new video confession from Kulbhushan Jadhav who was sentenced to death on allegations of spying.

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Deadly car bomb hits Afghanistan's Lashkar Gah

At least 29 people killed and more than 50 wounded after bomb detonates outside bank branch in Helmand province.

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UN: World population will reach 9.8 billion by 2050

India to become world's most populous country by 2024, while Nigeria will overtake US in third spot, says UN report.

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