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Suicide bomb attack in heart of Kabul kills five

ISIL claims responsibility for deadly suicide bomb blast near government offices in the centre of the Afghan capital.

Kabul

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Malala Yousafzai named youngest UN Messenger of Peace

The highest honour given to a citizen by the UN, Yousafzai received the award to promote girls education.

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India warns Pakistan of consequences in spy row

Indian foreign minister labels Pakistan's decision to hand death sentence to alleged spy 'premeditated murder'.

Sushma Swaraj

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Kashmir tense after clashes mar by-election

Indian police impose curfew-like curbs across parts of region, a day after deadly clashes between protesters and police.

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Pakistan army sentences Indian 'spy' to death

Jadhav, arrested in March 2016, sentenced on charges of planning, coordinating and organising espionage activities.

Kulbhushan Jadhav

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Police kill civilians in Kashmir by-election clashes

Police fire bullets and shotgun pellets, killing eight civilians during protests against by-election in Srinagar.

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Lahore bombing kills soldiers, census workers

Pakistani authorities investigate a deadly attack targeting army vehicle which also carried out a census team.

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Mob kills Muslim man transporting cows in India

Officials say both sides are to blame for vigilante attack that also left six injured in the Hindu-majority country.

cows in India

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Pakistan shrine custodian charged with murder

Custodian and two others arrested after 20 people were stabbed and beaten to death near Punjab's Sargodha.

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UN cuts cash incentive to Afghan refugees in Pakistan

Voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees residing in Pakistan to resume, with cut in cash incentive for returnees.

Afghan refugees

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India state to give life sentences for cow slaughter

Hindu activists have long accused the Muslim-dominated meat industry of covering up the slaughter of cows.

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