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Musharraf declared fugitive in ex-PM Bhutto's murder

Pakistan's former military ruler charged with Bhutto's 2007 assassination in 2013, but has been in self-imposed exile.

Benazir Bhutto

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India: Child deaths in Gorakhpur hospital rise

Authorities blame seasonal encephalitis as BRD Hospital reels from at least 386 child fatalities in August alone.

Child deaths

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Civilians feared killed in air raid on Taliban base

Investigation launched into raid in Herat that resulted in the deaths of women and children besides Taliban fighters.

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Pakistan parliament condemns Trump's Afghan policy

Non-binding resolution calls on government to consider cutting off NATO supply lines through South Asian country.

Anti-US protests

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Transgender people targeted in fatal Karachi attack

Police using surveillance camera footage to investigate incident that began with harassment and ended with a murder.

Transgenders in Pakistan

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Rana Plaza owner jailed for three years over corruption

Sohel Rana found guilty of ill-gotten assets in graft probe following building collapse that killed hundreds in 2013.

Sohel Rana

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Monsoon rains bring Mumbai to a standstill

Flights cancelled, roads blocked and schools closed as country's financial capital records more than 100mm of rain.

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Suicide bomber targets Kabul Bank branch

Entrance to Kabul Bank branch close to US embassy targeted, resulting in at least five deaths, according to officials.

Kabul Bank branch

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Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh sentenced to 20 years for rape

Judge pronounces sentence amid high security after conviction sparked deadly riots in northern state of Haryana.

curfew

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Indian and China agree on Doklam troop 'disengagement'

India's foreign affairs ministry says country has agreed with China on 'expeditious disengagement' of border troops.

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Taliban suicide bomb attack on Afghan forces kills 13

A suicide bomber detonated explosive-filled car in Helmand as an army convoy passed by, killing soldiers and civilians.

Helmand province

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