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26 civilians, 2 US troops dead after Afghan raid on Taliban

26 civilians, 2 US troops dead after Afghan raid on Taliban Thu, 03 Nov, 2016

A joint U.S.-Afghan raid Thursday against the Taliban involving NATO airstrikes left 26 civilians, three Afghan troops and two U.S. service members dead, Western and local officials said, as investigators worked to determine what went wrong.
Militants attack Pakistan police academy, killing 59

Militants attack Pakistan police academy, killing 59 Tue, 25 Oct, 2016

Militants wearing suicide vests stormed a Pakistani police academy in the southwestern city of Quetta overnight, killing at least 59 people, mostly police cadets and recruits, and waging a ferocious gunbattle with troops that lasted into early hours Tuesday.
Afghan city of Kunduz under Taliban attack

Afghan city of Kunduz under Taliban attack Mon, 03 Oct, 2016

Taliban insurgents launched an assault on Kunduz on Monday, triggering intense fighting and forcing residents to hide in their homes, one year after the militants briefly took control of the strategic Afghan city.
Pakistan bans Bollywood films as Kashmir tensions rise

Pakistan bans Bollywood films as Kashmir tensions rise Sat, 01 Oct, 2016

Indian films have been banned in cinemas across Pakistan as tensions between Islamabad and nuclear-armed rivals New Delhi over recent scuffles in the disputed Kashmir region spilled into the world of Bollywood and celebrity.
Pakistan fury after India launches Kashmir strikes

Pakistan fury after India launches Kashmir strikes Thu, 29 Sep, 2016

Indian commandos carried out a series of lightning strikes Thursday along the de facto border with Pakistan in Kashmir, provoking furious charges of "naked aggression" from its nuclear-armed neighbour.
World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of UN debate

World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of UN debate Wed, 21 Sep, 2016

World leaders from Pakistan to Ukraine unleashed their regional grievances Wednesday, taking the stage of the U.N. General Assembly to rage against their neighbors and presenting a picture of a chaotic world consumed by intractable conflicts.
17 soldiers killed in attack at Indian army base in Kashmir

17 soldiers killed in attack at Indian army base in Kashmir Sun, 18 Sep, 2016

Suspected rebels using guns and grenades sneaked into a crucial army base in Indian-controlled Kashmir early Sunday and killed at least 17 soldiers in the deadliest attack on a military base in the disputed Himalayan region in recent years, the army said.
21 dead in explosion and fire at Bangladesh factory

21 dead in explosion and fire at Bangladesh factory Sat, 10 Sep, 2016

A boiler exploded and triggered a fire at a packaging factory near Bangladesh's capital on Saturday, killing at least 21 people and injuring dozens, officials said.
Obama warns China over South China Sea ruling

Obama warns China over South China Sea ruling Thu, 08 Sep, 2016

US President Barack Obama warned Beijing Thursday it could not ignore a tribunal's ruling rejecting its sweeping claims to the South China Sea, driving tensions higher in a territorial row that threatens regional security.
Nepal criticized for not stopping child marriages

Nepal criticized for not stopping child marriages Thu, 08 Sep, 2016

Traditional practices, poverty, last year's massive earthquake and Nepal's ongoing political instability mean child marriages remain a serious problem in the country, where 10 percent of the girls marry before they are 15, even though the government says it is making progress to combat the problem, rights groups say.
Taliban attack in Afghan capital Kabul kills at least 24

Taliban attack in Afghan capital Kabul kills at least 24 Mon, 05 Sep, 2016

A Taliban suicide attack in a busy area near the defence ministry in Kabul on Monday killed at least 24 people and wounded 91, the deadliest toll in the Afghan capital in weeks.
Bangladesh hangs top financier of largest Islamist party

Bangladesh hangs top financier of largest Islamist party Sat, 03 Sep, 2016

Bangladesh hanged a wealthy tycoon and top financial backer of its largest Islamist party late Saturday for war crimes, dealing a massive blow to the group's ambitions in the Muslim-majority nation.
Bombs kill at least 12, wound dozens at Pakistan court

Bombs kill at least 12, wound dozens at Pakistan court Fri, 02 Sep, 2016

Two bombs killed at least 12 people and wounded dozens outside a court complex in northwest Pakistan on Friday, a rescue official said, hours after militants killed two people in a Christian neighborhood in the same region.
At least 12 dead in India from drinking tainted liquor

At least 12 dead in India from drinking tainted liquor Wed, 17 Aug, 2016

At least 12 people have died after drinking bootleg liquor in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, police said Wednesday.
33 killed in Nepal bus accident

33 killed in Nepal bus accident Mon, 15 Aug, 2016

A government official says at least 33 people died and 28 others were injured when an overcrowded bus veered off a mountain highway in Nepal.
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