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Outrage at India award for 'human shield' soldier

Kashmir victim criticises award for Major Leetul Gogoi as support for 'oppression and injustice'.

Kashmir

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Ten Afghan soldiers killed in Kandahar army base attack

Deadly attack, which left at least nine troops wounded, marks another setback for NATO-backed Afghan forces.

Kandahar

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Pakistani crackdown on online anti-army campaigners

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf party to sue government over detention of at least 23 of its supporters.

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Twenty policemen, dozens of Taliban killed in Shah Joi

At least 20 officers, dozens of fighters dead in violence sweeping southern Shah Joi district, with many also wounded.

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Indian woman cuts off genitals of rapist Hindu holy man

The woman, 23, says the 54-year-old Hindu religious teacher raped her for years and cut of his genital in defence.

sexual assault

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Roadside bomb kills 11 members of Afghan family

No group has so far claimed responsibility but authorities in Logar province blamed the Taliban for the killings.

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ICJ orders Pakistan to stay Jadhav execution

UN court orders Pakistan to stay the execution of Jadhav, a retired Indian naval officer, in a setback to Islamabad.

Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav

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Six dead in ISIL attack on Jalalabad TV station

Five employees of state broadcaster and four attackers among the dead in siege in eastern city of Jalalabad.

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Civilians killed in separate bomb blasts in Afghanistan

Children among those killed in separate unclaimed bombings in Kapisa and Kandahar provinces.

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Kulbhushan Jadhav case: India, Pakistan face off at ICJ

India urges top UN court to order Pakistan to stay the execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav convicted to death by army court.

Kulbhushan Jadhav

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Nagorno-Karabakh: Azerbaijan hits Armenia defence unit

Separatists in disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region vow to retaliate after Azerbaijan destroys air defence missile system.

Nagorno-Karabakh

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