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Sri Lanka leader to shield general from war crimes case

President says he will not allow 'anyone in the world' to touch Jagath Jayasuriya after rights groups sue ex-army chief.

Jagath Jayasuriya

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Pervez Musharraf vows to return for Bhutto murder trial

Former military ruler denounces murder case as 'fabricated' as he pledges to return to Pakistan when 'medically fit'.

Pervez Musharraf

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MQM's Khawaja Izharul Hassan survives gun attack

MQM politician survives attack following Eid prayers in Karachi, but his guard and a 10-year-old child are killed.

Pakistani investigato

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Indian fire kills Pakistan girl in Kashmir: officials

Five-year-old girl was walking outside her house when a lone round struck her in the head.

Kashmir

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Death toll from Mumbai building collapse rises to 33

Hopes for survivors fade more than a day after residential building gave way in busy area of India's financial capital.

Mumbai building collapse

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Mattis signs orders to send more troops to Afghanistan

Pentagon chief declines to comment on number of additional troops but reports say the figure could be as high as 4,000.

US soldiers in Afghanistan

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US reveals higher number of troops in Afghanistan

Pentagon says US troop level reaches 11,000, exceeding previously stated 8,400 set under former President Obama.

US forces

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Deaths reported as Mumbai building collapses

Police say at least three killed as residential building falls in densely populated area of India's financial capital.

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Toddlers among latest victims of Mumbai monsoon floods

At least 14 more people die as heavy rainfall sweeps India's financial capital, with over 1,200 killed in South Asia.

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Musharraf declared fugitive in ex-PM Bhutto's murder

Pakistan's former military ruler charged with Bhutto's 2007 assassination in 2013, but has been in self-imposed exile.

Benazir Bhutto

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India: Child deaths in Gorakhpur hospital rise

Authorities blame seasonal encephalitis as BRD Hospital reels from at least 386 child fatalities in August alone.

Child deaths

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