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Nagorno-Karabakh clashes rumble despite ceasefire

Worst outbreak of violence in decades continues for second day despite declarations of ceasefire.

Nagorno-Karabakh clashes

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Azerbaijan calls unilateral truce in Nagorno-Karabakh

Announcement comes after fighting with Armenian forces in disputed region killed at least 30 people.

Nagorno-Karabakh

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Maldives police arrest reporters at press freedom rally

Journalists held after police fire pepper spray at group demanding more media freedom outside presidential office.

Maldives

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Women activists blocked from entering temple in India

Despite court ruling allowing women to visit Shani Shignapur temple, angry villagers stop group from entering.

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India police file homicide case over flyover collapse

Case filed against company that had been building overpass which collapsed in Kolkata city, killing at least 23.

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Dozens killed in Nagorno-Karabakh clashes

At least 30 soldiers killed as officials from Armenia and Azerbaijan trade blame over fighting in disputed region.

Armenian forces

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India bridge collapse: Kolkata rescue efforts under way

Emergency workers in eastern city of Kolkata searched through the night for survivors underneath a collapsed flyover.

Kolkata rescue

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Pakistan rally ends after assurance over blasphemy law

Hundreds of demonstrators had staged a sit-in that paralysed Islamabad for almost four days.

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India bridge collapse: At least 23 killed in Kolkata

Dozens trapped under rubble as under-construction overpass collapses with rescuers struggling to pull out victims.

Kolkata

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Bangladesh: Arrest warrant issued for former PM

Khaleda Zia and 27 opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party members face charges over deadly 2015 fire-bombing in Dhaka.

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Myanmar's Htin Kyaw sworn in as president

Country sees Htin Kyaw, a close aide of Aung San Suu Kyi, sworn in after over five decades of military rule.

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