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Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa: Kuvempu's Kannada legacy

Renowned Kannada poet and author Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa would have been celebrating his 113th birthday today.

Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa

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Pakistan group condemns Trump's Jerusalem move

Controversial charity spearheads protests in Rawalpindi against US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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Pakistan warns US against unilateral military action

In response to US criticism, Pakistani military maintains it has 'done enough' to combat armed groups.

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Kabul blast at Afghan Voice, Tebyan centre kills dozens

President Ghani decries ISIL assault in Kabul that killed 40 at compound comprising news agency and cultural centre.

Afghan security forces

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Mirza Ghalib: Legendary poet of the Urdu language

Remembering one of the most popular and influential poet and writers of the Urdu language.

Mirza Ghalib

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Pakistan says troops killed by 'non-state actors'

Three soldiers are killed and one is wounded in the Rakhchikri area of Pakistani-administered Kashmir, army says.

Pakistan troops

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Kabul: Five killed as ISIL bomber targets spy agency

Attack comes towards end of deadly year in Afghan capital, with several assaults claimed by ISIL.

Afghanistan's national intelligence agency in Kabul

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Rohingya: 500,000 unlikely to receive schooling in 2018

Humanitarian group warns of 'lost generation' as Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh lack access to schooling.

International Rescue Committee

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Myanmar bars UN human rights envoy Yanghee Lee

UN investigator says decision to bar her suggests something 'terribly awful' is happening in restive Rakhine state.

UN human rights envoy Yanghee Lee

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Myanmar urged to free Reuters journalists

Press freedom group says there is no legal basis for Myanmar to hold Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo in incommunicado detention.

Reuters journalists

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Gunmen attack military training centre in Kabul

ISIL attackers carry out assault while hiding in a nearby building, triggering firefight with police.

Afghan security forces

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