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Kabul blast at Afghan Voice, Tebyan centre kills dozens

President Ghani decries ISIL assault in Kabul that killed 40 at compound comprising news agency and cultural centre.

Afghan security forces

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Mirza Ghalib: Legendary poet of the Urdu language

Remembering one of the most popular and influential poet and writers of the Urdu language.

Mirza Ghalib

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Pakistan says troops killed by 'non-state actors'

Three soldiers are killed and one is wounded in the Rakhchikri area of Pakistani-administered Kashmir, army says.

Pakistan troops

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Kabul: Five killed as ISIL bomber targets spy agency

Attack comes towards end of deadly year in Afghan capital, with several assaults claimed by ISIL.

Afghanistan's national intelligence agency in Kabul

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Rohingya: 500,000 unlikely to receive schooling in 2018

Humanitarian group warns of 'lost generation' as Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh lack access to schooling.

International Rescue Committee

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Myanmar bars UN human rights envoy Yanghee Lee

UN investigator says decision to bar her suggests something 'terribly awful' is happening in restive Rakhine state.

UN human rights envoy Yanghee Lee

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Myanmar urged to free Reuters journalists

Press freedom group says there is no legal basis for Myanmar to hold Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo in incommunicado detention.

Reuters journalists

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Gunmen attack military training centre in Kabul

ISIL attackers carry out assault while hiding in a nearby building, triggering firefight with police.

Afghan security forces

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Pakistan: Quetta church hit in suicide attack

Dozens also wounded after attackers target church packed with worshippers attending a Sunday midday service.

Bethel Memorial Methodist Church in Quetta

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India army kills driver in Kashmir's Thindpura village

Riots break out in Thindpura village after Indian soldiers kill driver who was 'mistaken for a rebel', officials say.

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MSF: More than 6,700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar

MSF data shows 6,700 Rohingya were killed by Myanmar security forces in the month following August 25.

Rohingya killed

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