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Suicide bombers attack Afghan police training centre

At least 15 killed, dozens wounded as battles rage between security forces and Taliban fighters in Paktia province.

Afghan security forces

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Kyrgyzstan eyes peaceful transfer of power after poll

Presidential challenger Omurbek Babanov appears prepared to concede defeat to rival Sooronbai Jeenbekov.

Electoral officials

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Diwali 2017: When is it and how is it celebrated?

This month, millions of people around the world will celebrate light over darkness.

Diwali 2017

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Sooronbai Jeenbekov set to win Kyrgyz presidential poll

Preliminary results show the outgoing president's chosen candidate winning a surprise outright victory.

Sooronbai Jeenbekov

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Bangladesh: Wild elephants attack Rohingya camp, kill 4

A mother and her three children killed by a herd of elephants in southern Cox's Bazar district, local official says.

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Kyrgyzstan to elect new president in historic poll

Outgoing president Almazbek Atambayev to step down as former prime ministers expected to compete in runoff vote.

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Why is Qatar's emir visiting Malaysia?

Malaysia has become a strategic trading partner for Qatar as the Gulf country moves ahead with World Cup projects.

Malaysia

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Two Lashkar-e-Taiba fighters killed in Kashmir raid

One civilian also killed during anti-India protests in Kashmir after gun battle that killed two separatists, police say.

Kashmir

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Open letter from a Rohingya to Aung San Suu Kyi

Ro Mayyu Ali, who fled to neighbouring Bangladesh, says Suu Kyi is responsible for the violence against the Rohingya.

Ro Mayyu Ali's book collection

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Family freed from 'Haqqani captivity' in Pakistan

Couple and three young children were reportedly held by Haqqani network after abduction five years ago in Afghanistan.

Haqqanis

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Rohingya not native, Myanmar army chief says

Powerful general says the Rohingya were brought into the country by British colonialists.

rohingya-child

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