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Border guard killed in Pakistan-Afghanistan clashes

Torkham border crossing remains closed for the fourth day as violence over construction of a gate by Pakistan continues.

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Afghanistan-Pakistan border clashes kill two soldiers

Two soldiers killed and 22 others wounded after border forces exchanged fire at Torkham crossing.

Torkham crossing

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Afghan soldier killed in border clash with Pakistan

Afghan soldier killed, several civilians injured after border forces exchanged fire at Torkham crossing, officials say.

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Bangladesh arrests thousands after series or murders

Police officials say 3,245 arrested in last 24 hours and 8,192 held in total since crackdown began on Friday.

Bangladesh arrest

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ISIL claims it killed Hindu volunteer in Bangladesh

Amid reports of arrests as part of police action, group reportedly claims responsibility for murder in Pabna district.

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US widens military role in Afghanistan to fight Taliban

White House says plan includes "advice and assistance" as well as "occasional" operations against Taliban forces.

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Maldives jails ex-VP for president 'assassination plot'

Ahmed Adeeb sentenced to 15 years in prison just days after getting a separate 10-year conviction on "terrorism" charge.

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Bangladesh: Hindu man hacked to death in Pabna

Killing in northwestern district is latest attack on religious minorities just days after launch of police crackdown.

Nityaranjan Pande in Pabna

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The Indian monsoon has arrived on the mainland

The seasonal rains are a week late but are still forecast to be better than average.

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Afghan Taliban abducts 40 passengers on Kunduz highway

Taliban takes 40 more people hostage, officials say, as Afghan authorities recover 12 bodies of security personnel.

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Bangladesh launches crackdown after series of murders

Police shoot dead three men reportedly linked to recent series of violent attacks on minorities and secular activists.

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