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India: Search continues for plane in Bay of Bengal

An Indian military transport plane with 29 people on board has gone missing in the Bay of Bengal.

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Powerful blasts kill at least 80 in Kabul protest

ISIL claims responsibility for blasts targeting a demonstration by members of Afghanistan's Hazara minority in Kabul.

Kabul protest

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Afghan Hazara minority protest in Kabul over power line

Thousands take to the streets of the Afghan capital to demand changes to the route of a planned power transmission line.

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Bangladesh: Tarique Rahman jailed for money laundering

High Court hands Tarique Rahman, son of opposition leader Khaleda Zia, seven-year jail sentence for money laundering.

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Fighting rages as Taliban attacks Afghanistan's Kunduz

Taliban attack police checkpoints in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province in a bid to take control of district.

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Qandeel Baloch's family barred from 'forgiving' son

The practice of 'forgiving' allows many honour killings to go unpunished in Pakistan.

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Maoist rebels kill 10 paramilitary soldiers in India

Ten paramilitary soldiers were killed in an ambush by Maoist rebels in eastern Bihar state.

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Taliban attacks rock Afghanistan's Kunduz province

More than 100 Taliban fighters launched an attack in northern Kunduz as part of a bid to capture the province.

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Three policemen killed in Kazakhstan shootings

At least one suspect arrested after shooting rampage in country's biggest city, Almaty, that also left a civilian dead.

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India shuts down Kashmir newspapers amid unrest

Media workers protest India's crackdown on Kashmir's press as deadly clashes rock the region.

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Pakistan earthquake: Punjab jolted by quake

Buildings sway as 4.4 magnitude quake strikes about 37km southwest of Lahore at depth of 10km.

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