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Afghan snowstorms death toll jumps

At least 25 killed in country's north, more than week after over 100 died from avalanches and heavy snowfall.

Chitral

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Pakistan mourns attack victims as security stepped up

Two border crossings with Afghanistan closed and at least 39 'terrorists' killed after attack at Sehwan shrine kills 88.

Pakistan mourns

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Army kills '100 terrorists' after Sehwan shrine blast

Military's claim follows deadliest attack in more than two years in country, targeting Sufis in Sehwan Sharif in Sindh.

The killings

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Blast hits Pakistan's Lal Shahbaz Qalandar Sufi shrine

At least 75 dead, including children and women, as ISIL claims blast at Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine in Sindh province.

Lal Shahbaz Qalandar

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India puts record 104 satellites into orbit, in one go

With a single rocket, India successfully put 104 satellites into orbit, breaking the previous record set by Russia.

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Suicide attack kills five in Mohmand Agency's Ghalanai

Explosion was detonated when two suicide bombers were stopped from entering the tribal headquarters in Mohmand Agency.

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Juma Mohammed Abdullah al-Kaabi dies after Afghan blast

Ambassador Al-Kaabi was critically wounded in Kandahar attack that also killed five Emirati aid workers.

Juma Mohammed Abdullah al-Kaabi

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Seven killed in separate Kashmir clashes

Pakistani soldiers, Indian troops and one suspected rebel killed in separate incidents in disputed region.

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Tamil Nadu's VK Sasikala jailed for graft

Chief Minister VK Sasikala sentenced to four-year jail term for corruption that prevents her from taking up her post.

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Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov wins poll with 98% of vote

Being elected for the third time, President Berdymukhamedov faced eight challengers for the presidency.

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Pakistan: Deadly bomb blast rips through Lahore rally

Motorcycle bomber hits crowd during protest in eastern Pakistani city, in a deadly attack claimed by Jamaat-ul-Ahrar.

Lahore

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