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IS death toll hits 90 from huge US bomb in Afghanistan

IS death toll hits 90 from huge US bomb in Afghanistan Sat, 15 Apr, 2017

Afghan authorities Saturday reported a jump in fatalities from the American military's largest non-nuclear bomb, declaring some 90 Islamic State fighters dead, as US-led ground forces sought to advance on their mountain hideouts.
Sri Lanka beats Bangladesh by 6 wickets in 1st Twenty20

Sri Lanka beats Bangladesh by 6 wickets in 1st Twenty20 Tue, 04 Apr, 2017

Kusal Perera hit 77 runs off 53 deliveries to propel Sri Lanka to a six-wicket win over Bangladesh in the first of their two Twenty20 internationals on Tuesday.
Attack on military hospital in Afghan capital kills 30

Attack on military hospital in Afghan capital kills 30 Wed, 08 Mar, 2017

More than 30 people were killed and dozens more wounded in Wednesday's attack on a military hospital in the Afghan capital Kabul, a defense ministry official said. 
Islamic State suicide bombing at Pakistan shrine kills 75

Islamic State suicide bombing at Pakistan shrine kills 75 Thu, 16 Feb, 2017

 An Islamic State suicide bomber struck inside a famed shrine in southern Pakistan on Thursday, killing at least 75 people in the deadliest attack in the country in more than two years.
Blast kills at least 13 in Pakistani city of Lahore, 83 injured

Blast kills at least 13 in Pakistani city of Lahore, 83 injured Mon, 13 Feb, 2017

An explosion near the Punjab provincial assembly in the Pakistani city of Lahore killed at least 13 people and wounded 83 others on Monday, a senior police official said.

Seven killed in militant battle in India's Kashmir

Seven killed in militant battle in India's Kashmir Sun, 12 Feb, 2017

Four militants and two Indian soldiers were among seven people killed in a gun battle in Kashmir on Sunday, a police spokesman said, the latest sign of increasing tension in the Himalayan region disputed by nuclear-armed neighbors India and Pakistan.
Test for Modi as India's biggest state Uttar Pradesh votes

Test for Modi as India's biggest state Uttar Pradesh votes Sat, 11 Feb, 2017

Voting got underway on Saturday in India's most populous state Uttar Pradesh in a contest seen as a key test for Narendra Modi halfway into his first term as prime minister.
Six arrested over New Year sex attacks in India

Six arrested over New Year sex attacks in India Wed, 04 Jan, 2017

Police in the southern Indian city of Bangalore detained at least six suspects Wednesday after several women said they were groped and molested during New Year's Eve celebrations in the city that is the country's information technology hub. 
World celebrations ring in New Year 2017

World celebrations ring in New Year 2017 Sun, 01 Jan, 2017

Much of the globe celebrated the beginning of 2017 with fireworks, parties and other festivities, though many were somber in reflecting on the politics and popular culture of the past tumultuous year.
Gunmen kill five female airport workers in Afghanistan

Gunmen kill five female airport workers in Afghanistan Sat, 17 Dec, 2016

Gunmen on motorcycles shot dead five female airport workers and their driver in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, underlining the dangers facing employed women in the conservative, conflict-torn country.
Militants kill three Indian soldiers in Kashmir ambush

Militants kill three Indian soldiers in Kashmir ambush Sat, 17 Dec, 2016

Militants attacked an Indian army convoy in Kashmir on Saturday, killing three soldiers, a defense spokesman said, in the latest in an uptick of violence in the disputed region at the heart of tensions with rival Pakistan.
South Korea parliament votes by wide margin to impeach president

South Korea parliament votes by wide margin to impeach president Fri, 09 Dec, 2016

South Korean lawmakers voted overwhelmingly on Friday to impeach President Park Geun-hye over an influence-peddling scandal, setting the stage for her to become the country's first elected leader to be expelled from office in disgrace.
India's Supreme Court orders cinemas to play national anthem

India's Supreme Court orders cinemas to play national anthem Wed, 30 Nov, 2016

Indian cinemas must play the national anthem before screening a film and the audience must stand and listen, the country's Supreme Court said on Wednesday in a ruling echoing growing nationalist sentiment under Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Tensions soar as Indian fire hits bus in Kashmir, killing 10

Tensions soar as Indian fire hits bus in Kashmir, killing 10 Wed, 23 Nov, 2016

Indian troops fired on a Pakistani passenger bus in Kashmir on Wednesday, killing 10 civilians in one of the deadliest incidents in weeks of violence in the disputed Himalayan region, stoking tensions between the nuclear-armed rivals.
Over 100 killed as Indian train derails

Over 100 killed as Indian train derails Sun, 20 Nov, 2016

Emergency workers raced Sunday to find any more survivors in the mangled wreckage of an Indian express train that derailed overnight, killing over 100 people, in the worst disaster to hit the country's ageing rail network in years.
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