Category: Asia

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Record 435 Afghans killed or wounded in legislative poll

More than 400 Afghans were killed or wounded in poll-related violence during three days of voting last month, the United ...

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Taliban seize post in defensive belt around embattled Afghan city

Taliban militants captured an important security post outside the central Afghan city of Ghazni Monday, killing 13 members of government ...

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Thousands march in support of Sri Lanka’s new government

Thousands of Sri Lankans are marching in support of a new government under the country’s former strongman. The rally near ...

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Gunmen kill police officer, 2 others in Pakistan

Pakistani police say gunmen opened fire from a car and killed a police officer, as well as his guard and ...

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US soldier dies in Kabul insider attack

One US soldier has been killed and another injured in an apparent insider attack in Afghanistan, the Nato-led mission in ...

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French PM visits 1954 Vietnam battle site

France’s prime minister has visited the site of the 1954 battle of Dien Bien Phu in Vietnam, which led to ...

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Leicester City owner Vichai’s funeral starts Thailand

The funeral of Leicester City’s owner who died in a helicopter crash outside the club’s stadium is under way. Royal ...

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Blasphemy case lawyer flees Pakistan

The lawyer representing a Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after eight years on death row has fled Pakistan in fear ...

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Man-eating tigress killed after huge hunt

A tigress in India who is said to have killed 13 people has been shot dead after a major hunt, ...

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Pakistan court clears condemned Christian

A Pakistani court has overturned the death sentence of a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy, a case that has polarized ...