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Activists celebrate Earth Day with service, awareness events

Activists celebrate Earth Day with service, awareness events Fri, 22 Apr, 2016

Organizers of Earth Day, celebrated each April 22, say more than one billion people are marking Earth Day 2016 with activities to promote environmental protection.

More than 100 feared dead in India heat wave

More than 100 feared dead in India heat wave Thu, 21 Apr, 2016

More than 100 people are feared dead in India in an early-summer heat wave which forced schools to close and halted outdoor work like construction, government officials said on Thursday.
Seven Pakistani policemen killed during anti-polio drive

Seven Pakistani policemen killed during anti-polio drive Wed, 20 Apr, 2016

Taliban gunmen attacked policemen guarding medical workers administering polio vaccinations in the Pakistani city of Karachi on Wednesday, killing seven of them.
Deadly suicide bomb attack hits Afghan capital Kabul

Deadly suicide bomb attack hits Afghan capital Kabul Tue, 19 Apr, 2016

At least seven people were killed and 327 others wounded in an ongoing Taliban attack in central Kabul Tuesday, the Afghan health ministry said.
24 killed in Nepal road accident

24 killed in Nepal road accident Tue, 12 Apr, 2016

At least 24 people were killed and another 32 hurt when a bus slipped off a mountain gravel road and rolled down a hill for nearly 200 meters (650 feet) on Tuesday, a police official said.
Taliban announces start of spring offensive in Afghanistan

Taliban announces start of spring offensive in Afghanistan Tue, 12 Apr, 2016

The Taliban announced the start of their spring offensive on Tuesday, pledging to launch large-scale offensives against government strongholds backed by suicide and guerrilla attacks to drive Afghanistan's Western-backed government from power.
Prince William and wife Kate begin royal tour of India

Prince William and wife Kate begin royal tour of India Sun, 10 Apr, 2016

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge paid their respects at one of the sites of the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks Sunday as they began a weeklong visit to India, their first royal tour in two years.
Massive fire kills more than 100 in south India temple fire

Massive fire kills more than 100 in south India temple fire Sun, 10 Apr, 2016

A massive fire swept through a temple in southern India on Sunday, killing more than 100 people and injuring scores more after they gathered to watch an unofficial fireworks display.
Pakistan hangs brothers for murdering six people

Pakistan hangs brothers for murdering six people Sat, 09 Apr, 2016

 Pakistan on Saturday hanged two brothers convicted of murdering six people from the same family, just days after Amnesty International criticised the country for becoming the world's third most prolific executioner after China and Iran.
Worldwide executions highest since 1989: Amnesty

Worldwide executions highest since 1989: Amnesty Wed, 06 Apr, 2016

The number of known executions worldwide went up by more than 50 percent last year to at least 1,634, the highest figure recorded since 1989, Amnesty International said Wednesday.
47 Indian policemen get life sentences for 1991 Sikh killings

47 Indian policemen get life sentences for 1991 Sikh killings Tue, 05 Apr, 2016

A special court in India has sentenced 47 policemen to life in prison for killing a group of Sikh pilgrims in 1991 whom they had claimed were militants, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
Nepal risks fresh turmoil over flawed constitution: ICG

Nepal risks fresh turmoil over flawed constitution: ICG Mon, 04 Apr, 2016

Nepal risks more turmoil if it fails to address the demands for greater representation of minority ethnic Madhesis in the new constitution, the International Crisis Group (ICG) said on Tuesday. 
Massive Panama leak shows how world leader hide their money

Massive Panama leak shows how world leader hide their money Sun, 03 Apr, 2016

Close aides of Russian president Vladimir Putin are among those whose assets feature in a vast expose of tax havens published Sunday after a year-long investigation into 11.5 million leaked documents.
World leaders urge action on nuclear security, terror

World leaders urge action on nuclear security, terror Sat, 02 Apr, 2016

World leaders declared progress in safeguarding nuclear materials sought by terrorists and wayward nations, even as President Barack Obama acknowledged the task was far from finished.
China blocks India's UN request to blacklist Pakistani militant

China blocks India's UN request to blacklist Pakistani militant Sat, 02 Apr, 2016

China has blocked a request from India to add the head of the Pakistani militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad to a UN sanctions blacklist, UN diplomats said.
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