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Deadly siege at Kabul's American University ends

At least 12 killed, including seven students, as Afghan forces kill two suspected attackers at elite university.

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India proposes to ban commercial surrogacy

Proposed bill to prohibit homosexuals, unmarried couples and foreigners from hiring Indian women to have a baby.

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Deadly attack hits American University campus in Kabul

Explosions and gunfire reported as armed men kill at least one student and injure 14 more inside campus.

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Rana Plaza court case postponed in Bangladesh

Rana Plaza collapse killed nearly 1,130 people, mostly garment workers, sparking calls for improved safety standards.

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Afghans expelled by Pakistan in dire need of aid

Tens of thousands of Afghan refugees expelled from neighbouring Pakistan lack basic necessities.

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Kashmir: Hundreds suffer eye injuries from pellet guns

Patients seek treatment in Indian-administered Kashmir after being hit by pellet guns as officials try to calm tensions.

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Afghan forces retake Khanabad district from Taliban

Khanabad becomes latest district to change hands in ongoing turf war between government forces and armed group.

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Taliban seizes Khanabad in Afghanistan's Kunduz

Just days after fall of key district in Baghlan, Khanabad, which links Kunduz to Takhar, slips from government control.

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Kashmiri teacher 'dies' in Indian army custody

The death raises the toll to 66 after troops' killing of a popular rebel leader on July 8 sparked Kashmir protests.

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Amnesty International accused of sedition in India

Following a seminar on human rights abuses in Kashmir, the rights group is accused of promoting anti-India sentiments.

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Five killed in fresh Kashmir clashes

At least 20 injured in unrest between protesters and Indian troops, as death toll since last month raises to 63.

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