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Karachi's Hindu temples in danger

Amus Samid describes the sorry state of the 150-year-old Jaag Nath Akhara Temple in the "Old City".

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Sri Lanka Buddhist monks denounce anti-Muslim riots

Hundreds of Buddhist monks rally in Colombo against anti-Muslim riots as calm begins to return to violence-hit areas.

The National Bhikku Front

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UN: Myanmar should be investigated for crimes against Rohingya

Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein also calls on Myanmar to allow monitors in to investigate suspected 'acts of genocide'.

Rohingya have fled from Myanmar

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Afghanistan: Blast in Kabul's Shia area kills at least seven

Officials say seven others wounded after suicide bomber blew himself up near a gathering of Afghanistan's Shia minority.

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India's Supreme Court allows 'passive euthanasia'

Ruling says citizens can draft living will refusing treatment in case of coma or terminal illness.

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US Holocaust museum retracts award to Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi

US museum sends letter to Suu Kyi, criticising leader for failing to condemn and stop persecution of Rohingya Muslims.

widespread discrimination

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Pakistan Taliban chief's son among 20 killed in 'US drone strike'

Son of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Mullah Fazlullah killed along with 19 others in drone strike in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan

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Islam in Russia

By 2020, Muslims are expected to account for one-fifth of the population.

Sheikh Rawil Gaynetdin

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Balkrishna Doshi: India's first Pritzker Prize winner

Doshi's architectural work is “poetic and functional.”

Balkrishna Doshi

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Violence continues in Sri Lanka despite emergency decree

A shop and a mosque attacked in Sri Lanka as communal violence continues despite imposition of state of emergency.

Muslims

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