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Protests disrupt Bangladesh power-plant plan

Campaigners for clean energy force shelving of construction of coal-fired power station near Sundarban mangrove swamp.

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Bangladeshis launch 400km march against coal plants

Activists moving from Dhaka to world's largest mangrove forest say coal plant construction poses environmental threat.

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India teenager dies after being raped and set on fire

Sixteen-year-old succumbs to severe injuries in New Delhi hospital after assault on roof of family home, police say.

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Deaths as Taliban hit government offices in Afghanistan

At least three people are killed in a Taliban attack on police and intelligence offices in southern Helmand province.

Helmand's governor

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Bangladesh court upholds death sentence

Mir Quasem Ali was convicted of murder and abduction during Bangladesh's 1971 war of independence with Pakistan.

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India: Teenage girl raped, set ablaze

15-year-old girl fights for her life with burns on 95 percent of her body as sexual assaults continue in India.

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Kidnapped son of slain governor found alive in Pakistan

Officials say Shahbaz Taseer, who was seized from Lahore in 2011, found in "feeble" health in a compound in Balochistan.

Shabaz Taseer

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Suicide attack hits Pakistan

Bomber strikes outside court in the northwest, killing at least 13 people including two women and a child.

Charsadda

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Ashraf Ghani: ISIL defeated in eastern Afghanistan

Afghan president claims victory against ISIL loyalists after 21-day military operation in Nangarhar province.

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Taliban: No peace talks until foreign troops gone

Promising dialogue suffers blow as armed group restates demands for prisoner release and expulsion of foreign soldiers.

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Afghan talks: Taliban refuses to participate

Dialogue brokered by four-way group suffers blow as group restates preconditions for participation in Islamabad meeting.

Quadrilateral Coordination Group

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