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Protests flare in southern India over Jallikattu ban

Thousands protest a ban on an ancient bull-taming festival in Tamil Nadu that animal rights groups say is cruel.

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India school bus crash kills at least 15 children

At least 15 children killed and several others wounded after speeding truck collides with school bus in Uttar Pradesh.

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Court: 26 to hang for Narayanganj abductions, murders

Three senior officers from elite security forces among those to be hanged over crimes in Narayanganj, court decides.

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Turkish cargo Boeing 747 crashes in Kyrgyzstan

Plane attempting to land at Kyrgyzstan's main airport in thick fog crashed in populated area, authorities say.

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India: Dozens drown as packed boat capsizes in Ganges

At least 19 people die after boat accident in the Ganges River in India's eastern state of Bihar, police say.

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Pakistan court stays Khizar Hayat's execution

Court stays execution of a mentally ill man who was sentenced to death in 2003 for murdering a fellow police officer.

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US forces admit killing 33 civilians in Taliban clash

US military in Afghanistan says investigation into November gunfight confirms civilian casualties, including children.

Kunduz province

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Pakistan sets execution date for mentally ill man

Khizar Hayat, sentenced to death in 2003 for shooting fellow police officer, scheduled to be executed on January 17.

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HRW calls for investigation into blogger 'abductions'

Pakistani government has obligation to locate four missing activists and act to ensure their safety, rights group says.

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Five UAE diplomats killed in Afghanistan attack

Bombing in Kandahar kills seven people, including five UAE diplomats, and wounds Ambassador Juma al-Kaabi.

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22,000 Rohingya 'flee Myanmar to Bangladesh' in a week

UN says at least 65,000 have escaped since the launch of an army crackdown in Myanmar's Rakhine state three months ago.

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