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20 Pakistan soldiers killed as bomb hits military convoy

20 Pakistan soldiers killed as bomb hits military convoy Sun, 19 Jan, 2014

At least 20 soldiers have been killed in north-western Pakistan in a bomb blast that struck an army convoy, sources in the security forces say.
India stampede kills 18 in Mumbai

India stampede kills 18 in Mumbai Sat, 18 Jan, 2014

Indian officials say a stampede in a crowd gathered to mourn the death of a religious leader has killed 18 people. 
Taliban attack on restaurant in Afghan capital kills at least 21

Taliban attack on restaurant in Afghan capital kills at least 21 Sat, 18 Jan, 2014

An attack on a restaurant in Kabul apparently carried out by the Afghan Taliban has killed at least 21 people, including four UN employees and the International Monetary Fund's resident representative.
India marks 3 years since last polio case reported

India marks 3 years since last polio case reported Mon, 13 Jan, 2014

India is marking three years since its last reported polio case, a landmark in the global battle against the disease.
Pakistan court orders Pervez Musharraf to attend future court hearings

Pakistan court orders Pervez Musharraf to attend future court hearings Thu, 09 Jan, 2014

A Pakistani court has ordered ex-President Pervez Musharraf to appear in court next week to face treason charges, despite an illness that kept him from showing up at a previous hearing.
Afghan war most unpopular in US history: Poll

Afghan war most unpopular in US history: Poll Tue, 31 Dec, 2013

A new poll shows that the war in Afghanistan is even more unpopular among Americans than the war in Vietnam was more than 40 years ago.

At least 23 reported killed in huge India train fire

At least 23 reported killed in huge India train fire Sat, 28 Dec, 2013

Railways officials in southern India say a fire on a train has killed at least 23 people.
Bangladeshi Islamist leader's execution sparks deadly protests

Bangladeshi Islamist leader's execution sparks deadly protests Thu, 12 Dec, 2013

Islamist activists in Bangladesh torched homes and shops Friday to protest the execution of one of their leaders convicted of war crimes.
India's top court upholds anti-gay-sex law

India's top court upholds anti-gay-sex law Wed, 11 Dec, 2013

India's Supreme Court has upheld a law criminalising gay sex, setting aside a landmark lower court decision in 2009 which had overturned the colonial-era ban on homosexuality.
World marks international Human Rights Day

World marks international Human Rights Day Tue, 10 Dec, 2013

Countries around the world are marking International Human Rights Day.
US Defence Chuck Hagel meets Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif

US Defence Chuck Hagel meets Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif Mon, 09 Dec, 2013

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is in Pakistan for talks with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and new army chief Raheel Sharif. 
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