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Rohingya: US demands prosecution of Myanmar officials

US ambassador's comments to UN Security Council come as more than 50 Rohingya are missing after their boat capsized.

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Suicide bomb blast near Kabul mosque kills five

Suicide attacker posing as shepherd detonates explosives close to Hussainia mosque in Afghanistan's capital, police say.

Shia mosque

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Anger in Kabul after US air raid wounds civilians

Six members of one family, including four children, are wounded in US air strike launched in response to Taliban attack.

A Kabul resident

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12 Afghan security forces killed in Kandahar

Assault on government and police headquarters in Maroof district also wounded several others as insurgency continues.

Afghan security forces

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Mattis met with rockets in Kabul ahead of Afghan talks

Taliban targets US defence secretary with rocket attack on Kabul airport after he arrived on an unannounced visit.

US defence secretary James Mattis

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HRW: Myanmar committing 'crimes against humanity'

Rights group says Myanmar's army has committed 'serious violations' including rape during its crackdown on the Rohingya.

Rohingya have fled

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Amnesty: India's Rohingya need support, not expulsion

Rights group says India uses 'security threat' to justify plans for mass deportation of approximately 40,000 Rohingya.

India's Rohingya

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Rohingya crisis: A month of misery in Myanmar's Rakhine

Monday marks one month since recent crisis began in Rakhine forcing 430,000 people to flee their homes to Bangladesh.

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UN: Rohingya in Bangladesh need 'massive' assistance

UN says there are 'immense' challenges as Bangladesh needs assistance to feed and shelter 436,000 Rohingya.

Rohingya refugees

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India arrests sect leader for allegedly raping woman

Police arrest 70-year-old Kaushlendra Prapannacharya Falahari Maharaja for allegedly sexually assaulting 21-year-old.

heinous crimes

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Bangladesh PM wants Rohingya safe zones in Myanmar

In speech to UN, Sheikh Hasina presses Myanmar to allow the return of 'hungry, distressed and hopeless' refugees.

A Rohingya child cries

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Latest suicide bombing kills 15 army trainees in Kabul, the seventh major assault in the war-torn country since Tuesday.

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