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Myanmar arrests three journalists over article on Suu Kyi protege

The arrests came after Eleven Media published an article about a scheme run by Suu Kyi confidant Phyo Min Thein.

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Minister M.J. Akbar accused in India's growing #MeToo storm

India's #MeToo movement has rapidly gained momentum in recent days as women come forward to accuse sexual predators.

M.J. Akbar

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Afghan election candidate killed in suicide attack

At least eight killed, including candidate for parliamentary elections, after explosion struck a rally in Lashkar Gah.

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Taliban kill 10 policemen, destroy bridges according to officials

Clashes come a day after Taliban fighters blew up bridges along arterial highways.

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'Extremely ill' Khaleda Zia admitted to Dhaka hospital

Zia has been transferred to a hospital from prison where she is serving a sentence for corruption.

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Putin arrives in India for arms deal worth billions of dollars

The Russian president to ink defence deal worth $5bn as Moscow plans to cement ties amid opposition from the US.

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India signs $5bn deal to purchase Russian S-400 missile system

President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Narendra Modi sign deal despite the looming threat of sanctions by the US.

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India to deport seven Rohingya to Myanmar

The men are been deported to neighbouring Myanmar for illegally entering India, according to officials.

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Nepal bans porn sites to curb sexual violence

Over 24,000 pornography sites blocked but activists say the real problem is the lack of justice for women.

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India plans face recognition technology to decongest airports

The proposal says passengers will be verified by being photographed at every stage of the check-in process.

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India criticised for deporting seven Rohingya men to Myanmar

India has deported its first group of Rohingya, raising fears of further repatriations.

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