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India picks BJP-backed leader as new president

Ram Nath Kovind, 71, a Dalit leader, says his election is a 'symbol of the greatness of Indian democracy'.

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Plane carrying Abdul Rashid Dostum 'denied landing'

Abdul Rashid Dostum's private jet flying in from Turkey prevented from landing in Mazar-i-Sharif, say officials.

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Indian politicians vote to elect new president

Two candidates from the lowest rank of Hindu caste system vying for largely ceremonial post.

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UN condemns jump in Afghan civilian deaths

Fifteen percent increase in number of civilian lives lost in coordinated attacks involving more than one perpetrator.

increase in civilian deaths

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Pakistan accuses India of deadly cross-border attack

India says it is not aware of the incident which reportedly killed four Pakistani soldiers in disputed Kashmir.

Kashmir

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Supreme Court orders probe into Manipur killings

Right groups welcome Supreme Court's decision ordering investigation into the killing of more than 1,500 people.

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ISIL leader in Afghanistan 'killed in US raid'

Pentagon says Abu Sayed was killed earlier this week in an attack on his headquarters in Kunar province.

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Tibetan student self-immolates in India

Young man in Varanasi city survives but suffers 50 percent burns after setting himself on fire shouting 'freedom'.

Uttar Pradesh state

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Scores killed in India floods and landslides

Large swathes of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Manipur are submerged after days of torrential rain.

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India rejects China's mediation offer on Kashmir

New Delhi says its position to address issues with Islamabad in a bilateral framework has not changed.

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Afghan girls robotics team given US visa after outrage

Girls whose visa applications were rejected twice finally given green light to travel to international robotics contest.

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