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Rohingya rebels ambush Myanmar soldiers

Five security forces wounded, one critically, after military vehicle hit by a landmine and small-arms fire in Rakhine.

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Frustration simmers as Nepalis await new government

A month after Nepal held landmark post-war general elections, anger is growing over a delayed transfer of power.

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US places Pakistan on religious-freedom watch list

Pakistan added to state department's watch list for 'severe violations' in potential new blow to US-Pakistan relations.

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Deadly suicide blast hits Afghan capital

Attack in Kabul kills at least 11 people and wounds 25 others as ISIL claims responsibility.

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Pakistan-US war of words over Donald Trump's tweet

Angry response from Pakistan follows US president's accusation of 'deception' and threat to cut foreign aid.

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Shahindha Ismail investigated for 'anti-Islamic' tweet

Shahindha Ismail says she has received death threats as police launch a probe into an alleged anti-Islamic tweet.

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Deadly bombing targets Afghan official's funeral

Explosion kills at least 18 civilians and wounds 13 more in Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province.

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Fog and smog settle over northern India

Visibility problems return to South Asia as cold air sinks across the region from the Himalayas.

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Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa: Kuvempu's Kannada legacy

Renowned Kannada poet and author Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa would have been celebrating his 113th birthday today.

Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa

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Pakistan group condemns Trump's Jerusalem move

Controversial charity spearheads protests in Rawalpindi against US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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Pakistan warns US against unilateral military action

In response to US criticism, Pakistani military maintains it has 'done enough' to combat armed groups.

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