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Ten-year-old rape victim delivers baby in India

Refused abortion by Supreme Court, child repeatedly raped by uncle gives birth by Caesarean section.

sexual abuse of children in India

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US names Hizbul Mujahideen as 'terrorist' group

US designates Kashmir's largest armed group fighting against Indian rule as "foreign terrorist" organisation.

Hizbul Mujahideen

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Ousted Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif challenges dismissal

Former leader files petition to challenge verdict that saw him disqualified from public office for undeclared assets.

Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

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Over 200 dead in India, Bangladesh and Nepal floods

Rescuers scour submerged villages for the missing as seasonal floods claim a total of 221 lives in three countries.

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Afghan forces recapture site of village 'massacre'

Scores, including women and children, were killed in Mirzawalang in what officials say was a joint ISIL-Taliban attack.

Survivors fleeing the violence

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Taliban letter to Trump urges US to leave Afghanistan

Armed group presses US president for a complete withdrawal to save the lives of Americans and Afghans in an open letter.

Afghan security forces

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Landslide in north India leaves 46 dead

Rescue operations under way after landslide blocked roads and washed away homes in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh.

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Millions affected as monsoon floods ravage Nepal, India

Heavy monsoon rains unleash floods and landslides across Nepal, India and Bangladesh, killing at least 175 people.

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India plans to deport thousands of Rohingya refugees

HRW South Asia chief criticises the government plan to send back an estimated 40,000 Rohingya Muslims back to Myanmar.

Rohingya in India

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At least six dead, dozens missing in Indian landslide

Heavy monsoon rains in northern India cause landslide that carried two buses off mountain in Himachal Pradesh.

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Nawaz Sharif calls for revolution as Lahore trek ends

Ending a four-day journey to Lahore, Nawaz Sharif tells supporters he will change Pakistan's fate despite removal.

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