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Bangladesh refuses Rohingya fleeing 'ethnic cleansing'

Eight boats carrying Rohingya refugees have been turned away by Bangladesh as thousands amass on the border.

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Armed men free top Sikh fighter in India prison break

KLF's Harminder Singh Mintoo freed along with four other inmates from a high security prison in the Punjab state.

Punjab

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Fighters attack army base in Pakistan's northwest

Curfew imposed in Mohmand Agency following assault on army facility claimed by a faction of the Pakistani Taliban.

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Dalai Lama has 'no worries' about Trump presidency

Tibetan spiritual leader says he hopes to meet US president-elect Donald Trump.

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Indian shelling kills nine in Kashmir, Pakistan says

Passenger bus comes under attack by Indian soldiers in the Kashmir region, Pakistani army says, killing nine on board.

Indian solidiers

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India army: Three soldiers killed in Kashmir fighting

Fatal incident the latest amid flaring tensions in disputed region of Kashmir between rivals Pakistan and India.

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Pakistan: Cross-border fire kills four Kashmiris

Cross-border fighting between nuclear-armed neighbours continues in Himalayan region with claims of Indian troop losses.

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Hope for survivors fades in India train disaster

Rescue workers spend the night digging through mangled remains of the derailment that killed at least 142 people.

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Deaths as suicide bomber attacks Shia mosque in Kabul

ISIL claims suicide attack inside Baqir-ul-uloom mosque as Shia Muslims mark Arbaeen period.

Shia mosque in Kabul

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Report: ISIL claims deadly attack on Pakistani forces

At least four members of Pakistani security forces killed by gunmen on a motorcycle in restive Baluchistan province.

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Over 100 people killed in India train derailment

Train was travelling from Patna to Indore when it derailed on Sunday morning, throwing several carriages off the tracks.

Rescue workers

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