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Rohingya flee refugee camps in Bangladesh, as Myanmar prepares for first returnees

Rohingya flee refugee camps in Bangladesh, as Myanmar prepares for first returnees Mon, 12 Nov, 2018

Dozens of Rohingya Muslim families on a list of refugees set to be repatriated to Myanmar later this week have fled from camps in Bangladesh where they were living, a Rohingya leader said on Monday, even as Myanmar prepares to begin receiving them.
Anti-India strike shuts Kashmir amid anger over deaths

Anti-India strike shuts Kashmir amid anger over deaths Mon, 22 Oct, 2018

Armed soldiers and police fanned out across much of Indian-controlled Kashmir on Monday as separatists challenging Indian rule called for a general strike to mourn the deaths of civilians and armed rebels during confrontation with government forces.
Afghanistan braces for militant attacks as voters go to the polls

Afghanistan braces for militant attacks as voters go to the polls Fri, 19 Oct, 2018

Afghans are bracing for more deadly violence on Saturday as voters turn out for the long-delayed legislative election across the war-torn country that the Taliban has vowed to attack.
UN sends Sri Lanka peacekeeping commander home over alleged atrocities

UN sends Sri Lanka peacekeeping commander home over alleged atrocities Fri, 19 Oct, 2018

The United Nations has asked Sri Lanka to immediately repatriate a commander serving in the peacekeeping force in Mali following allegations that he was linked to atrocities committed during Sri Lanka's war with Tamil Tigers.

At least 59 killed as train hits crowd in northern India

At least 59 killed as train hits crowd in northern India Fri, 19 Oct, 2018

A commuter train traveling at high speed ran through a crowd of people on the rail tracks in northern India killing at least 59 people on Friday, state officials said, making it India's worst rail disaster this year.

Wife of Pakistan's jailed ex-PM Nawaz Sharif dies in London

Wife of Pakistan's jailed ex-PM Nawaz Sharif dies in London Tue, 11 Sep, 2018

The cancer-stricken wife of Pakistan's jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif died in London on Tuesday while her husband and daughter were in prison, officials said.
At least 32 killed in suicide attack on Afghan protesters

At least 32 killed in suicide attack on Afghan protesters Tue, 11 Sep, 2018

A suicide attack on protesters in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday killed at least 32 people, officials said, as an uptick in violence across the war-torn country dampens hopes for peace talks and elections.
Afghan Taliban announces death of Haqqani network leader

Afghan Taliban announces death of Haqqani network leader Tue, 04 Sep, 2018

The founder of the Haqqani network, one of Afghanistan's most effective and feared militant groups, has died after a long illness, their allies the Afghan Taliban announced Tuesday.
Rain abates in India's flood-hit Kerala, fears of disease in camps

Rain abates in India's flood-hit Kerala, fears of disease in camps Sun, 19 Aug, 2018

A deluge in India's flood-stricken southwestern state of Kerala finally let up on Sunday, giving some respite for thousands of marooned families, while authorities feared an outbreak of disease among two million people crammed into relief camps.
Pakistan's Imran Khan wins vote but no majority

Pakistan's Imran Khan wins vote but no majority Fri, 27 Jul, 2018

Imran Khan has won a disputed Pakistan election but has fallen short of an outright majority, according to official results announced Friday that indicate he will need to enter into a coalition to form a government.

Counting ongoing in suspenseful Pakistan election

Counting ongoing in suspenseful Pakistan election Wed, 25 Jul, 2018

Vote-counting was ongoing Wednesday in a knife-edge Pakistan general election as former cricket hero Imran Khan sought power on a day marred by a bloody suicide bombing and allegations of military interference.

U.S., Afghan forces clear Islamic State from eastern district

U.S., Afghan forces clear Islamic State from eastern district Sun, 08 Jul, 2018

U.S. and Afghan Special Forces are completing an operation to clear Islamic State fighters from a remote district in Nangarhar, the eastern province where they have their main stronghold in Afghanistan, officials said on Saturday.
Afghanistan announces Eid ceasefire with Taliban until June 20

Afghanistan announces Eid ceasefire with Taliban until June 20 Thu, 07 Jun, 2018

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday announced for the first time an unconditional ceasefire with the Taliban, coinciding with the end of the Muslim fasting month, but excluding other militant groups, such as Islamic State.
Militants attack Afghan government building, 10 dead

Militants attack Afghan government building, 10 dead Sun, 13 May, 2018

Militants attacked a provincial government building in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing at least ten people, officials said.
Bangladesh plane carrying 71 people crashes in Nepal

Bangladesh plane carrying 71 people crashes in Nepal Mon, 12 Mar, 2018

Forty-nine people were killed when a Bangladeshi plane crashed and burst into flames near Kathmandu airport on Monday, in the worst aviation disaster to hit Nepal in nearly three decades.
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Rohingya flee refugee camps in Bangladesh, as Myanmar prepares for first returnees

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