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Nepal's prime minister resigns before facing confidence vote in parliament

Nepal's prime minister resigns before facing confidence vote in parliament Sun, 24 Jul, 2016

 Nepal's prime minister resigned on Sunday shortly before he was to face a confidence vote in parliament that he expected to lose, further aggravating political instability in the Himalayan country.
At least 61 dead, 207 wounded in Kabul demonstration attack

At least 61 dead, 207 wounded in Kabul demonstration attack Sat, 23 Jul, 2016

At least 61 people were killed and 207 were wounded on Saturday in a suicide attack on a demonstration in Kabul claimed by Islamic State, an official from the Public Health Ministry said.
Brother of murdered Pakistan social media star arrested

Brother of murdered Pakistan social media star arrested Sun, 17 Jul, 2016

The brother of a controversial Pakistani social media star has been arrested for her murder, confessing he strangled Qandeel Baloch for "honour", police said Sunday.
Kashmir seethes as 22 killed amid anti-India protests

Kashmir seethes as 22 killed amid anti-India protests Mon, 11 Jul, 2016

Indian authorities were struggling Monday to contain protests by Kashmiris angry after 22 people were killed in weekend demonstrations, as youths defied a curfew to rally in the streets against the killing of a top anti-India rebel leader.
Twenty foreigners killed in Bangladesh cafe attack

Twenty foreigners killed in Bangladesh cafe attack Sat, 02 Jul, 2016

Twenty foreigners were killed by their captors after being taken hostage at a cafe in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka and most of the victims were either Italian or Japanese, an army officer said on Saturday.
Bangladesh 'hostage' situation as gunmen storm Dhaka restaurant

Bangladesh 'hostage' situation as gunmen storm Dhaka restaurant Fri, 01 Jul, 2016

Gunmen stormed a crowded restaurant popular with foreigners in the Bangladeshi capital on Friday night, apparently taking diners hostage and sparking a firefight with police in which at least two officers were killed, police and witnesses said.
Taliban suicide bombers kill 27 in attack on Afghan police cadets

Taliban suicide bombers kill 27 in attack on Afghan police cadets Thu, 30 Jun, 2016

Two Taliban suicide bombers killed at least 27 people and wounded around 40 in an attack on Thursday on buses carrying recently graduated cadets on the western outskirts of Kabul, officials said.
69 million children to face early death by 2030

69 million children to face early death by 2030 Tue, 28 Jun, 2016

The number of children who do not attend school is rising, child marriage has not dropped in decades and millions of young children will die mostly preventable deaths by 2030 if global poverty is not addressed, UNICEF said in a bleak report issued on Tuesday.
Sufi singer shot dead by extremists in Pakistan

Sufi singer shot dead by extremists in Pakistan Wed, 22 Jun, 2016

A famous Sufi singer was shot dead in Pakistan on Wednesday in an attack claimed by Islamic extremists. Two attackers on a motorcycle opened fire on Amjad Sabri's car while he was on his way to a local TV appearance in the southern port city of Karachi, police officer Arif Mahar said.
Taliban suicide blast kills 14 Nepalese guards in Kabul

Taliban suicide blast kills 14 Nepalese guards in Kabul Mon, 20 Jun, 2016

A Taliban suicide bomber killed 14 Nepalese security guards in a blast targeting their Kabul minibus, officials said, the first claimed attack in the capital since Washington expanded the US military's authority to strike the insurgents.
Pakistani teen burnt alive by her mother for choosing own husband

Pakistani teen burnt alive by her mother for choosing own husband Wed, 08 Jun, 2016

A Pakistani mother on Wednesday burnt her 16-year-old daughter alive for marrying a man of her own choice, before shouting on the street to neighbours that she had killed the teen for bringing shame on her family.
Crackdown on Bangladesh Islamists as Hindu priest murdered

Crackdown on Bangladesh Islamists as Hindu priest murdered Tue, 07 Jun, 2016

Bangladesh police on Tuesday launched a deadly crackdown on Islamist militants as a 70-year-old Hindu priest became the latest victim in a series of gruesome killings by suspected jihadists.
India court convicts 24 over 2002 Gujarat riots massacre

India court convicts 24 over 2002 Gujarat riots massacre Thu, 02 Jun, 2016

An Indian court convicted two dozen people on Thursday over a massacre during religious riots 14 years ago when Prime Minister Narendra Modi was chief minister of Gujarat state.
Nepal honors 9 Sherpas who paved way for Everest climbers

Nepal honors 9 Sherpas who paved way for Everest climbers Sun, 29 May, 2016

Nepal celebrated Everest Day on Sunday by honoring nine Sherpa guides who fixed ropes and dug the route to the summit so hundreds of climbers could scale the world's highest mountain this month, following two years of disasters.
Afghan Taliban appoint new leader after Mansour's death

Afghan Taliban appoint new leader after Mansour's death Wed, 25 May, 2016

The Afghan Taliban on Wednesday announced Haibatullah Akhundzada as their new leader, elevating a low-profile religious figure in a swift power transition after officially confirming the death of Mullah Mansour in a US drone strike.

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