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Afghanistan: Taliban suicide bomber kills NATO troops in Parwan

Three Czech service members killed in suicide bomb attack on NATO patrol in Parwan province.

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Dozens of students injured in Bangladesh road safety protests

Demonstrations sparked by the deaths of two teenagers turn violent on their seventh day.

student protesters in Dhaka

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Afghanistan: Dozens killed in bomb and gun attack on Shia mosque

At least 25 people killed and 40 wounded in attack targeting Shia worshippers in Paktia province, local officials say.

Afghanistan's urban areas

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Bangladesh: Mass student protests after deadly road accident

Bangladesh shuts down high schools as tens of thousands of students take to streets after two teens were killed by bus.

Bangladeshi students

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Myanmar: Tens of thousands displaced as floods wreak havoc

At least 12 killed and up to 148,386 people are currently taking refuge in 327 temporary camps across the country.

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Afghanistan to hold presidential elections in April next year

Election body says security and funding will present the biggest challenge to the poll to be held on April 20, 2019.

voter registration

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15 killed as gunmen storm government building in Jalalabad

Dozens of people taken hostage in Jalalabad during hours-long armed standoff between attackers and government forces.

Jalalabad

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Tajikistan blames banned opposition for deadly attack

Leaders of the banned IRPT party deny any involvement, saying officials are using incident for political purposes.

Interior Minister Ramazon Hamro Rahimzoda

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MH370 probe fails to find disappearance cause; foul play likely

Report says controls possibly manipulated to take Malaysian Airlines off course but remains unknown who is responsible.

MH370 probe

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What's next for the 4 million stripped of citizenship in India?

After declaring four million people 'illegal', a closer look at controversial draft citizenship list.

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Myanmar: 10 killed, thousands displaced in monsoon floods

Monsoon rains triggered flooding across four of Myanmar's states over the weekend.

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