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Afghan civilians killed in NATO air strike in Kunduz

Provincial official says at least 30 civilians, including women and children, were killed in a NATO air strike.

Kunduz civilians

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Pakistan train collision: At least 17 dead in Karachi

Railway services from Karachi suspended after accident involving two passenger trains claims at least 17 lives.

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Deaths in ship-demolition accident in Pakistan's Hub

Explosions blamed for fire that trapped scores of workers in dismantled oil tanker in ship-breaking yard in Balochistan.

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Pakistan: National Geographic's Afghan girl denied bail

Sharbat Gula, who became iconic photo of her country's conflict, is accused of using fake ID cards to stay in Pakistan.

Afghan girl Sharbat Gula

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Bhopa Jailbreak: Questions raised about police killings

The lawyer of the prisoners who had been killed by police in India's Bhopa said the killings were "pre-planned murder".

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Pakistan: Supreme Court hears Panama leaks case

Petition by Imran Khan's party seeks probe into corruption allegations against the prime minister and his family.

PTI supporters

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Bhopal: Indian police kill 'unarmed' escaped prisoners

Eight men, suspected of being members of a banned group, shot dead after resisting efforts to return to jail.

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Pakistani politician Imran Khan's supporters arrested

Up to 1,800 held in crackdown following intermittent clashes in Islamabad in run-up to opposition rally in Islamabad.

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UNICEF: Two billion children breathing toxic air

In new report, UN agency says 600,000 children under the age five die each year of diseases linked to air pollution.

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Pakistan information minister removed over news report

Pervaiz Rashid has been suspended over explosive story alleging the military is secretly supporting armed groups.

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Tensions soar along frontier in disputed Kashmir region

Pakistan accuses Indian troops of killing three civilians, including a seven-year-old girl, in latest bout of violence.

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