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Deadly attacks strike mosques in Kabul and Ghor

Shia mosques targeted in separate attacks, with at least 30 people killed in Kabul and up to 10 more in Ghor province.

Shia in Afghanistan

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S Chandrasekhar: Why Google honours him today

It took over 30 years for the world to recognise Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar's discoveries.

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

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Taliban attack kills dozens of soldiers in Kandahar

Army base targeted by two suicide bombers then overrun by gunmen in hours-long firefight.

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US: Myanmar's military accountable for Rohingya crisis

Forty-three US legislators have urged the Trump administration to reimpose US travel bans on Myanmar's military leaders.

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Pakistani anti-corruption court indicts Sharif

Sharif resigned in July after Supreme Court disqualified him from holding office over an undeclared source of income.

Nawaz Sharif

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Amnesty: Myanmar committed crimes against humanity

Rights group finds evidence Myanmar army targeted Rohingya and committed crimes against humanity in Rakhine state.

Rohingya

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Suicide bombers attack Afghan police training centre

At least 15 killed, dozens wounded as battles rage between security forces and Taliban fighters in Paktia province.

Afghan security forces

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Kyrgyzstan eyes peaceful transfer of power after poll

Presidential challenger Omurbek Babanov appears prepared to concede defeat to rival Sooronbai Jeenbekov.

Electoral officials

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Diwali 2017: When is it and how is it celebrated?

This month, millions of people around the world will celebrate light over darkness.

Diwali 2017

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Sooronbai Jeenbekov set to win Kyrgyz presidential poll

Preliminary results show the outgoing president's chosen candidate winning a surprise outright victory.

Sooronbai Jeenbekov

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Bangladesh: Wild elephants attack Rohingya camp, kill 4

A mother and her three children killed by a herd of elephants in southern Cox's Bazar district, local official says.

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