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Death toll in Bahawalpur tanker blast rises to over 200

More victims succumb to their wounds after truck fire, raising an earlier death toll of at least 153 people.

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Several killed in Bangladesh garment factory explosion

Boiler blast rips through six-storey building outside Dhaka, causing its walls and a roof to collapse.

Bangladesh garment factory

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Death toll in Bahawalpur oil tanker blast reaches 190

Sixteen more people have died in hospital following Sunday's oil tanker explosion on a main highway in Pakistan.

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Not In My Name: Indians protest attacks on Muslims

Demonstrators stage silent protests in at least 10 Indian cities against wave of attacks on Muslims by 'cow vigilantes'.

Indians protest

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Millions vote in Nepal in crucial local elections

Nepalis vote for local representatives after yearlong delay because of insurgency and lengthy constitution drafting.

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Battulga to face Enkhbold in first presidential runoff

Third-place finisher demands recount as election officials fix Mongolia's first presidential runoff for July 9.

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Mongolians pick president in uncertain time

Ballots cast in presidential election dominated by allegations of corruption against backdrop of economic turmoil.

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Taliban attack targets police in Afghanistan's Herat

Gun battle near Salma dam in western province follows country's deadliest Ramadan month since the 2001 US invasion.

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Scores killed in tanker fire near Bahawalpur

Scores die while collecting fuel from vehicle that overturned and exploded on road near Bahawalpur in eastern Pakistan.

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Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr worldwide

Holiday marking end of fasting month characterised by prayers followed by feasts and visits to family and friends.

The Eid al-Fitr

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Twin blasts kill dozens in Parachinar market

Two explosions tear through busy marketplace crowded with people shopping for food to break their Ramadan fast.

Parachinar

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Uttar Pradesh train derailment kills several passengers

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Pakistan buries revered German humanitarian Ruth Pfau

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Floods affect 16 million in Nepal, India and Bangladesh

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Ten-year-old rape victim delivers baby in India

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US names Hizbul Mujahideen as 'terrorist' group

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Ousted Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif challenges dismissal

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