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Myanmar leader Suu Kyi defends journalists' imprisonment

Imprisonment not linked to freedom of press as reporters broke Official Secrets Act, says Nobel Peace Prize winner.

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India bans hundreds of combination drugs

Government outlaws 328 drugs to combat medicine misuse and rising antibiotic resistance.

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Pakistan military 'quietly' stifling press with intimidation

Press freedom group says media outlets are being forced to self-censor including through violence against reporters.

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Jailed former Pakistani PM Sharif released for wife's funeral

Nawaz Sharif, daughter, and son-in-law, temporarily released on parole to attend the funeral of Kulsoom Nawaz.

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India: Bus crash kills dozens of pilgrims in Telangana state

At least 55 passengers were killed when the bus plunged into a gorge in Jagtial district in southern state.

Telangana state

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Afghanistan: Death toll soars to 68 in suicide bomb attack

At least 68 killed and 165 injured in attacks targeting demonstrators and schools in eastern Nangarhar province.

Nangarhar province

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Former Pakistani first lady Kulsoom Nawaz dies

Wife of jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif dies in London hospital after battle with cancer.

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Taliban kills dozens of Afghan forces in multiple attacks

At least 37 Afghan security forces and pro-government fighters killed in attacks, according to provincial officials.

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Afghanistan: Bomb attack hits Ahmed Shah Massoud supporters

Blast comes hours after Kabul police shoot another suspected suicide bomber targeting supporters of anti-Soviet fighter.

Kabul

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Myanmar rejects ICC ruling to probe Rohingya deportations

A day after ICC's unprecedented ruling, Myanmar says it has no obligation to respect it.

Rohingya deportations

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Afghanistan: Two journalists among 20 killed in Kabul blasts

At least 20 killed and dozens wounded in twin bombings at wrestling club in the Afghan capital, Kabul.

Kabul sports club

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