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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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Fighters and Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir clash

Deadly clashes that killed five people near the region's largest city Srinagar prompted angry street protests.

Indian forces

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Deadly blast strikes Pakistan's Quetta

Explosion near site of independence day celebrations claims at least 10 lives in main city of Baluchistan province.

Quetta

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'Mortar attack kills 13 civilians' in Faryab province

Police officials say women and children among victims of incident in Faryab province, where violence is on the rise.

Faryab province

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Flooding concerns return to northeastern India

The region was devastated by prolonged downpours as recently as July.

Flooding

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Outcry over deaths of children in Gorakhpur hospital

Inquiry launched after 60 deaths in Uttar Pradesh hospital over five days amid reports lack of oxygen was to blame.

Baba Raghav Das Hospital's paediatric

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Vikas Barala jailed on kidnapping charge after uproar

Chandigarh court sends Vikas Barala, son of a BJP politician, to police custody after social media backlash.

Haryana

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Why Pakistan is mourning loss of German nun Ruth Pfau

Tributes pour in after the passing of German nun and doctor who spent 56 years in the country battling leprosy.

German nun Ruth Pfau

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Marathas march in Mumbai, demand jobs and loan waiver

Protesters bring Mumbai to a halt demanding set quotas in government jobs and colleges amid slumping rural economy.

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Uttar Pradesh train derailment kills several passengers

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Pakistan buries revered German humanitarian Ruth Pfau

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Floods affect 16 million in Nepal, India and Bangladesh

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Ten-year-old rape victim delivers baby in India

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US names Hizbul Mujahideen as 'terrorist' group

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Ousted Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif challenges dismissal

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