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India: Six people killed after 'infiltration bid' in Kashmir

Four soldiers and two suspected rebels are among those dead after a gunfight in Indian-administered Kashmir.

India and Pakistan

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Bangladesh criticised for student and media crackdown

Men linked to ruling party attacked students with machetes and sticks and assaulted media workers, rights group says.

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Bangladesh: Renowned photographer held after media comments

Shahidul Alam was picked up by police for 'provocative comments' after media interviews about crackdown on protesters.

Students in Bangladesh

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Protesters injured as Bangladesh police fire tear gas on students

Police again fire tear gas at students as government cuts internet access amid escalating demonstrations.

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Afghanistan: Taliban suicide bomber kills NATO troops in Parwan

Three Czech service members killed in suicide bomb attack on NATO patrol in Parwan province.

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Dozens of students injured in Bangladesh road safety protests

Demonstrations sparked by the deaths of two teenagers turn violent on their seventh day.

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Afghanistan: Dozens killed in bomb and gun attack on Shia mosque

At least 25 people killed and 40 wounded in attack targeting Shia worshippers in Paktia province, local officials say.

Afghanistan's urban areas

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Bangladesh: Mass student protests after deadly road accident

Bangladesh shuts down high schools as tens of thousands of students take to streets after two teens were killed by bus.

Bangladeshi students

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Myanmar: Tens of thousands displaced as floods wreak havoc

At least 12 killed and up to 148,386 people are currently taking refuge in 327 temporary camps across the country.

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Afghanistan to hold presidential elections in April next year

Election body says security and funding will present the biggest challenge to the poll to be held on April 20, 2019.

voter registration

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15 killed as gunmen storm government building in Jalalabad

Dozens of people taken hostage in Jalalabad during hours-long armed standoff between attackers and government forces.

Jalalabad

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