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Worshippers marking Ashoura shot dead in Kabul

At least 14 people killed and more than two dozen wounded at Kabul shrine ahead of the holy day of Ashoura.

Ashoura holy

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Pakistan: Cyril Almeida of Dawn 'on Exit Control List'

Cyril Almeida "informed" he is on Exit Control List, just days after scoop hinting at civilian-military leadership rift.

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Attack kills Myanmar police on Bangladesh border

Death of nine officers in Rakhine state, along Bangladesh border, sets off military raid that claims eight more lives.

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Gun battle rages at government compound in Kashmir

At least one Indian soldier wounded as suspected rebels lay siege to government office in Indian-administered Kashmir.

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Suicide car bomb attack kills 14 in Afghanistan

Deadly attack comes as Taliban says it has launched offensive to capture capital of southern Helmand province.

Helmand

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Afghanistan: Army helicopter crashes in Baghlan

Official says crash in Baghlan was due to technical problem, but Taliban claims responsibility for helicopter's downing.

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Bangladesh claims killing armed group members

Three raids leave at least 11 members of JMB, blamed for July 1 cafe attack, dead in Dhaka and Tangail, say officials.

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Anti-India protests erupt in Kashmir after boy killed

Curfew clamped in Indian-administered Kashmir after mourners attending funeral of 12-year-old boy clash with police.

Anti-India protests

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Pakistan train bombing: Deaths in Balochistan attack

At least six killed and 19 wounded after two blasts hit passenger train in southwestern province, officials say.

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Kashmir: Rebels killed in attack on India army base

Attackers wearing army fatigues attempted to break into encampment but were gunned down, Indian officers say.

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Pakistan adopts new law to tackle 'honour killings'

New legislation mandates life imprisonment of "honour" killers - even if victim's relatives forgive the murderers.

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