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Nancy Dupree: Renowned US historian dies in Afghanistan

Afghans mourn American historian and archaeologist who spent decades preserving country's heritage.

Nancy Dupree

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Protests in India after schoolboy's murder in Gurugram

Seven-year-old found inside school bathroom with his throat slit after bus conductor allegedly sexually assaulted him.

Police

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#BlockNarendraModi trends after murder of Gauri Lankesh

Twitter users demand prime minister un-follows handles that appeared to celebrate and justify top journalist's killing.

Lankesh's murder

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Two handed death sentence for 1993 Mumbai blasts

Two others given life prison and one man is jailed for 10 years for bombings that killed 257 people.

Abu Salem (c)

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US apologises for 'offensive' leaflets in Parwan

Investigation launched into distribution of pamphlets in Parwan province deemed 'highly offensive' to Muslims.

Coalition forces

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Children drown as Rohingya boat sinks off Bangladesh

At least five children have drowned after a boat carrying Rohingya refugees sink at the mouth of the Naf river.

Rohingya have fled

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Azerbaijan accused of $2.9bn money-laundering scheme

Azeri government hits back at allegations it ran a secret slash fund to pay off European politicians and launder money.

President Ilham Aliyev

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Indian journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead in Bangalore

Unidentified attackers fatally shoot staunch editor of Lankesh Patrike weekly magazine at her home in the southern city.

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Children deaths at Ram Manohar Lohia hospital probed

At least 30 children reportedly died in state-run hospital amid accusations that unpaid bills caused oxygen shortage.

Baba Raghav Das Hospital

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Sri Lanka leader to shield general from war crimes case

President says he will not allow 'anyone in the world' to touch Jagath Jayasuriya after rights groups sue ex-army chief.

Jagath Jayasuriya

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Pervez Musharraf vows to return for Bhutto murder trial

Former military ruler denounces murder case as 'fabricated' as he pledges to return to Pakistan when 'medically fit'.

Pervez Musharraf

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News agency investigation finds rape of Rohingya women by Myanmar's security forces has been systematic and widespread.

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