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Kashmir clashes leave 10 people dead

Groups fighting to end Indian rule step up attacks on Indian government forces patrolling the divided region.

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Mukhtar Mai revisits ordeal through Thumbprint

Mukhtar Mai travels to LA to watch Thumbprint, which recounts her 2002 rape and decision to take her attackers to court.

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Indian court convicts six over 1993 Mumbai blasts

The men were convicted for their role in the 1993 attacks that killed 257 people and injured hundreds.

Mustafa Dossa

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Afghanistan: Deaths as suicide bomber hits Shia mosque

Attack comes as worshippers gathered for a night of religious observances as part of the holy month of Ramadan.

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Bangladesh rescuers race to reach landslide victims

Death toll hits 145 and is expected to rise with rain and bad roads hampering rescue efforts in southeast Bangladesh.

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Dozens killed in Bangladesh landslides after heavy rain

Death toll could rise, warn officials, after houses in southeast Bangladesh were buried by landslides.

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Pakistan: Death penalty for blasphemy on Facebook

Taimoor Raza handed first-ever death sentence for insulting Prophet Muhammad on social media, amid blasphemy crackdown.

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US troops killed in 'insider attack' in Nangarhar

Taliban claims responsibility for latest 'green-on-blue attack' during joint operation in Achin district of Nangarhar.

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US air raid kills Afghan forces in Helmand

The US military command confirms ‘friendly-fire’ incident during joint operation by Afghan and American forces.

US fighter jets

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India's rising temperatures already deadly, study shows

Heat-related mortality may increase as 25 percent of country's total population lacks access to electricity.

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Blast at Indian fireworks factory kills 25

Massive explosion goes off as workers were making firecrackers at factory in Madhya Pradesh state.

India

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