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More arrests in Pakistan 'revenge rape' case

Head of village council who allegedly sanctioned rape of 16-year-old among four suspects held over incident near Multan.

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Soldiers killed as Taliban storms Kandahar base

Attack on military base in Kandahar also injures 13 troops, defence ministry says, as armed group extends offensive.

Afghan soldier

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India's President Ram Nath Kovind takes oath

Kovind said he will use his position to improve the situation of Dalits, a community once known as 'untouchables'.

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Worst-ever dengue outbreak kills up to 300 in Sri Lanka

Government and aid agencies scale up efforts as hospitals overflow with patients, with dengue cases topping 100,000.

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Maldives parliament shut down to stop speaker's removal

Soldiers enter parliament after opposition politicians defy lockdown and scale walls demanding a vote to remove speaker.

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China demands India pulls back troops in border dispute

China tells India not 'to push your luck' and pull back troops from Doklam plateau amid rising tension.

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Suicide car bomb hits Afghanistan's Kabul

Taliban claim responsibility for attack that killed at least 24 people in a western Kabul neighbourhood.

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Deadly explosion rocks Pakistani city of Lahore

Cause of the blast, which killed at least 25 people and wounded 52, remains unknown.

Punjab police

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Taliban fighters attack police, capturing two districts

Taywara and Kohistan were overrun by the Taliban after days of clashes with security forces.

Afghan security forces

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US air raid kills Afghan police in Helmand

Police chief says 12 dead in strike confirmed by US military as having killed 'friendly Afghan forces in a compound'.

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Kashmir: Indian troops kill young tailor amid protests

Residents say army fired indiscriminately at protesters, as police claim soldiers were being pelted with rocks.

Kashmiri protesters clash

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