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India's Modi visits Sri Lanka's war-torn Jaffna

Narendra Modi to hand over at least 27,000 new homes as part of efforts to promote ethnic reconciliation.

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#Maldives ex-president sentenced to 13 years in jail

Mohamed Nasheed convicted on terrorism charges by criminal court's three-judge bench.

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#Pakistan court orders release of Mumbai attacks plotter

Islamabad High Court declares detention of Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi under Maintenance of Public Order void.

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Sri Lanka reveals plans for inquiry into war crimes

President Maithripala Sirisena prepared to engage UN but rules out international investigation into 26-year civil war.

Maithripala Sirisena

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#Pakistan to restart execution of death row prisoners

Islamabad lifts moratorium on death penalty in all capital cases for those inmates who have exhausted their appeals.

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#Pakistan test launched surface to surface ballistic missile

Pakistan has conducted a successful test launch of Shaheen-III surface to surface ballistic missile.

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#Bangladesh orders N Korean envoy out for smuggling gold

Son Young Nam was caught with 27-kg of gold worth $1.4m when he arrived at Dhaka's airport last week.

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#Pakistan court upholds conviction for governor's killer

Former police commando and bodyguard was sentenced to death for the killing of Punjab Governor Salman Taseer in 2011.

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#India suspends officials after lynching of rape suspect

Curfew imposed and paramilitary forces deployed after mob broke into jail and beat suspect to death in Dimapur.

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Customs seize 27kg of gold from N Korea envoy in Dhaka

Officials find $1.4m of gold in diplomat's luggage at Bangladesh airport after he had said there was "nothing to scan".

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Irate Indian mob lynches rape accused

Man dragged out of prison in Nagaland state before being beaten to death and strung up a tower.

Delhi

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