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Afghan forces end ISIL attack on ministry in Kabul

Interior ministry says all 10 attackers killed in Kabul following assault on its compound claimed by the ISIL group.

Security around Kabul

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Pakistan and India vow to implement 2003 ceasefire agreement

The two countries agree to curb cross-border violence which has killed more than 150 people since September 2016.

Indian policemen

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Developing cyclone threatens Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh

Huge amounts of rain have already fallen on parts of Myanmar as an area of low pressure develops in the Bay of Bengal.

Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh

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Pakistan names former judge as caretaker prime minister

Ex-chief justice Nasir-ul-Mulk, who will take over on June 1, is responsible for Pakistan's upcoming general election.

Nasir-ul-Mulk

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Pakistan to hold general elections on July 25

President Mamnoon Hussain approves the date, as the government prepares to hand power over to caretaker administration.

general elections

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Deadly monsoon rains lash Sri Lanka

At least 12 people have died and more than 40,000 displaced after heavy rains affect much of country.

monsoon rains

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Sante Fe attack: Funeral for Pakistani student killed in Texas

Sabika Sheikh hoped to one day join Pakistan's foreign service and become a diplomat before being killed in US shooting.

Abdul Aziz Sheikh, father of Sabika Sheikh

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Pakistan: Former PM accuses army of orchestrating dismissal

Sharif says corruption charges against him are a punishment for not dropping case against former army chief Musharraf.

Nawaz Sharif

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India-Pakistan cross-border shelling hits Kashmir

Civilians and troops killed on sixth day of shelling as Indian and Pakistan trade charges of initiating the violence.

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Amnesty: Rohingya fighters killed scores of Hindus in Myanmar

Rights group says Rohingya rebels killed as many as 99 Hindu villagers in one day in August last year.

Victims of the massacre

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Nipah virus outbreak kills 10 in India

No vaccine available for deadly infection carried by fruit bats, as 12 tested positive in southern state of Kerala.

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