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Nepal ethnic protesters clash with police for 2nd day

Nepal ethnic protesters clash with police for 2nd day Mon, 16 May, 2016

Supporters of ethnic minority groups demanding changes in Nepal's new constitution clashed with police Monday and blocked main streets near the prime minister's office, as their newly started protests entered their second day.
Bangladesh hangs Islamist leader for rape and genocide in 1971 war

Bangladesh hangs Islamist leader for rape and genocide in 1971 war Tue, 10 May, 2016

Bangladesh hanged Islamist party leader Motiur Rahman Nizami on Wednesday for genocide and other crimes committed during the 1971 war of independence from Pakistan, the law minister said, a punishment that risked provoking an angry reaction from his supporters.
Earthlings watch as tiny Mercury sails past the sun

Earthlings watch as tiny Mercury sails past the sun Mon, 09 May, 2016

Tiny Mercury, the solar system's innermost planet, sailed across the face of the sun on Monday, a celestial dance that occurs about once every decade as Earth and its smaller neighboring planet align in space.
Afghan road crash inferno leaves at least 73 dead

Afghan road crash inferno leaves at least 73 dead Sun, 08 May, 2016

At least 73 people were killed Sunday when two passenger buses and an oil tanker burst into flames in a head-on collision in eastern Afghanistan, health officials said, in one of the worst road accidents in the war-battered nation.
Pakistani army chief confirms death sentences for 11 Taliban

Pakistani army chief confirms death sentences for 11 Taliban Wed, 04 May, 2016

Pakistan's army chief signed off on the death sentences of 11 members of the Taliban convicted of terrorism, kidnappings, attacks on civilians as well as assaults on police and army officers, an army statement said.
Nepali authorities detain Canadian over tweets

Nepali authorities detain Canadian over tweets Tue, 03 May, 2016

Nepal authorities have detained a Canadian software developer working in the country over a series of tweets deemed to "disturb social harmony", an immigration official said on Tuesday.
Thousands battle deadly forest fires in northern India

Thousands battle deadly forest fires in northern India Sun, 01 May, 2016

Thousands of labourers backed by water-carrying helicopters were battling to control fires that have killed two people in India's northern Himalayan state of Uttarakhand, officials said Sunday.
Gay rights activist among two hacked to death in Bangladesh

Gay rights activist among two hacked to death in Bangladesh Mon, 25 Apr, 2016

Two leading gay rights activists were hacked to death Monday at an apartment in Bangladesh's capital, police said, the latest deadly attack on minorities in the Muslim-majority nation.
Nepal marks one year since quake as frustration mounts

Nepal marks one year since quake as frustration mounts Sun, 24 Apr, 2016

Nepal held memorial services on Sunday for the thousands killed in a massive earthquake one year ago, as victims still living in tents accused the government of failing them.
Bangladesh professor hacked to death in suspected Islamist attack

Bangladesh professor hacked to death in suspected Islamist attack Sat, 23 Apr, 2016

Unidentified attackers hacked to death a university professor in Bangladesh on Saturday, police said, adding that the assault bore the hallmarks of previous killings by Islamist militants of secular and atheist activists.
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.

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