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Bangladesh: Myanmar proposes Rohingya refugee return

Foreign minister says a delegation from Myanmar offered to take back hundreds of thousands who fled army violence.

Rohingya Muslims

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Afghan officers killed in 'erroneous' air strike

At least 10 killed and another nine wounded in Helmand province during military operations against the Taliban.

US advisers in Helmand

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Bollywood actor of US descent Tom Alter dies

Son of American missionary parents worked on more than 300 films, including both Hindi and international productions.

Tom Alter

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India: At least 22 killed in Mumbai station stampede

Commuters stampede on a bridge near Mumbai's Elphinstone railway station, killing at least 22 people.

Mumbai's Elphinstone station

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Rohingya: US demands prosecution of Myanmar officials

US ambassador's comments to UN Security Council come as more than 50 Rohingya are missing after their boat capsized.

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Suicide bomb blast near Kabul mosque kills five

Suicide attacker posing as shepherd detonates explosives close to Hussainia mosque in Afghanistan's capital, police say.

Shia mosque

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Anger in Kabul after US air raid wounds civilians

Six members of one family, including four children, are wounded in US air strike launched in response to Taliban attack.

A Kabul resident

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12 Afghan security forces killed in Kandahar

Assault on government and police headquarters in Maroof district also wounded several others as insurgency continues.

Afghan security forces

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Mattis met with rockets in Kabul ahead of Afghan talks

Taliban targets US defence secretary with rocket attack on Kabul airport after he arrived on an unannounced visit.

US defence secretary James Mattis

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UN: 'Egregious' sexual violence reports emerge from Rohingya

UN's migration agency chief says he's 'shocked' by rape reports among new Rohingya arrivals fleeing Myanmar to Bangladesh.

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HRW: Myanmar committing 'crimes against humanity'

Rights group says Myanmar's army has committed 'serious violations' including rape during its crackdown on the Rohingya.

Rohingya have fled

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