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Four sentenced to death over brutal Afghan mob killing

Afghan court begins ruling on woman's murder case, sentencing four men to death by hanging and eight others to jail.

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Nepalis slam Indian media for using quake as PR stunt

#GoHomeIndianMedia trends on social media, as journalists are criticised for perceived patriotic reporting.

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#Bollywood star jailed for five years over hit-and-run

Salman Khan freed on bail until May 8, hours after being sentenced to five years for fatal hit-and-run.

Salman Khan

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Passengers burned to death in #India bus crash

Police teams cut into wreckage to rescue survivors after vehicle falls into ditch in central India's Panna district.

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Suicide blast targets government officials in Kabul

Taliban claims responsibility for deadly attack on bus carrying employees of Afghan attorney general's office.

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Suspects in #Afghanistan mob killing go on trial

A total of 49 people, including 19 police officers, face charges related to murder of 27-year-old woman in Kabul.

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Kerry urges Sri Lanka cooperation in war-crimes probe

Colombo asked to free all remaining political prisoners and help search for missing persons by visiting US top diplomat.

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Four rescued as #Nepal death toll soars

A 101-year-old man and three women were rescued alive in rare cases of good news as number of deaths climb to 7,250.

Nepal

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#Maldives opposition leaders arrested after clashes

Police arrest three politicians along with nearly 200 of their supporters after protesters demand release of ex-leader.

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#Afghanistan trial in mob killing of woman begins

Forty nine suspects, who participated in mob that lynched Farkhunda over false accusations, face trial in Kabul.

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#Nepal rules out finding more quake survivors

Himalayan nation tries to cope with last week’s devastating quake, as it tries to avert possible outbreak of diseases.

Nepal

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