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Afghanistan wins South Asian soccer title

Afghanistan wins South Asian soccer title Wed, 11 Sep, 2013

Afghanistan have won their first international trophy in football, beating India 2-0 in the South Asian Football Federation Championship.
Pakistan to release Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Baradar

Pakistan to release Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Baradar Tue, 10 Sep, 2013

Pakistan to release top Afghan Taliban prisoner Baradar. The Pakistani government has said it will release the former second-in-command of the Taliban in another bid to further peace efforts with its Afghan neighbors.
Four found guilty in Indian gang-rape case

Four found guilty in Indian gang-rape case Tue, 10 Sep, 2013

An Indian court found four men guilty of the fatal gang rape of a student on a moving bus in New Delhi in a case that caused national outrage and drew attention to a surge in violence against women in the country. 
Taliban attack Afghan intelligence bureau

Taliban attack Afghan intelligence bureau Sun, 08 Sep, 2013

At least four Afghan intelligence agents were killed and when a group of Taliban militants attacked an intelligence bureau in central Afghanistan's Wardak province.
NATO airstrike kill 10 civilians in eastern Afghanistan

NATO airstrike kill 10 civilians in eastern Afghanistan Sun, 08 Sep, 2013

At least ten civilians have been killed in a NATO airstrike in eastern Afghanistan, Afghan provincial officials said on Sunday. 
Maldives votes for new president

Maldives votes for new president Sat, 07 Sep, 2013

With over half the ballot boxes counted, former president Mohamed Nasheed is in the lead in the much anticipated Maldives presidential elections, 18 months after he was prematurely ousted in what he claims to be a 'coup.'
Pakistan releases seven Afghan Taliban fighters

Pakistan releases seven Afghan Taliban fighters Sat, 07 Sep, 2013

Pakistan on Saturday announced the release of seven senior Afghan Taliban figures to help the peace process in war-torn neighbour Afghanistan, the foreign ministry said.

Suspected US drone strike kills 7 militants in Pakistan Fri, 06 Sep, 2013

Pakistan intelligence officials say a pair of missiles launched by a U.S. drone hit a militant hideout near the Afghan border and killed seven suspected militants. 
Indian author Sushmita Banerjee shot dead in Afghanistan

Indian author Sushmita Banerjee shot dead in Afghanistan Thu, 05 Sep, 2013

An Indian woman author who wrote a popular memoir about her escape from the Taliban has been shot dead in Afghanistan's Paktika province by suspected Taliban militants, police said Thursday.
IMF approves $6.7 bn loan for Pakistan

IMF approves $6.7 bn loan for Pakistan Thu, 05 Sep, 2013

The International Monetary Fund's board approved a $6.7 billion loan package for Pakistan on Wednesday to help the nation revive its ailing economy. 
One woman per hour killed in India over dowry payments

One woman per hour killed in India over dowry payments Tue, 03 Sep, 2013

On average, one Indian woman every hour is killed in a dowry-related dispute, government data indicate.
Afghan Taliban attack US base near Pakistan border

Afghan Taliban attack US base near Pakistan border Mon, 02 Sep, 2013

A group of suicide bombers attacked a U.S. base in Afghanistan near the border with Pakistan on Monday morning, leading to multiple explosions, a gunfight and the closure of a key road used by NATO supply trucks, officials said.
Indian teenager found guilty in Delhi gang-rape case

Indian teenager found guilty in Delhi gang-rape case Sat, 31 Aug, 2013

An Indian court found a teenager guilty on Saturday over the fatal gang-rape of a student in New Delhi, a crime that sparked revulsion and angry protests in the country, an official said.  
Pakistan retrial for doctor who helped find bin Laden

Pakistan retrial for doctor who helped find bin Laden Thu, 29 Aug, 2013

The Pakistani doctor jailed for 33 years after helping the CIA find Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden had his sentence overturned on Thursday and faces a retrial, officials said.
Indian police arrest key terror suspect

Indian police arrest key terror suspect Thu, 29 Aug, 2013

Indian intelligence agencies have arrested one of the leaders of a domestic terror group blamed for a series of bombings in the nation's cities, a top government official said Thursday.

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