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Maldives declares state of emergency

A 15-day state of emergency announced by president after opposition MPs attempted to impeach government officials.

President Yameen Abdul Gayoom

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Suu Kyi stays silent on Ko Ni's first death anniversary

Myanmar's Nobel laureate and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi stays silent on lawyer Ko Ni's first death anniversary.

Aung San Suu Kyi

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Afghanistan: Ghani open to talks with armed groups

Ghani hints at possible reconciliation with factions of Taliban in a speech in Kabul in the wake of deadly attacks.

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani

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Taliban suicide bomber kills Pakistani soldiers in Swat

Taliban claim attack at a military camp in Swat Valley, leaving at least 11 soldiers killed and 13 others wounded.

Pakistani soldiers in Swat

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Reuters journalists arrested in Myanmar denied bail

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo accused of violating Myanmar's Official Secrets Act, which carries a maximum 14-year sentence.

Kyaw Soe Oo

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Evidence of Rohingya mass graves uncovered in Myanmar

Report by AP includes witness testimony and mobile phone footage showing aftermath of mass killings by Myanmar forces.

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Earthquake jolts Afghanistan, tremors felt in Pakistan

USGS says magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits Afghanistan's Hindu Kush region, with tremors felt in Pakistan and India.

Earthquake

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63 million women 'missing' across India

Preference for boys leads to skewed gender ratio in India due to foeticide, disease, neglect, or inadequate nutrition.

women disappear

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Top court asked to oust Yameen, investigate corruption

Opposition asks Supreme Court to suspend President Abdulla Yameen and probe graft allegations ahead of elections.

President Abdulla Yameen

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Afghanistan: Gunmen attack Kabul military academy

At least 11 soldiers killed in attack on the Marshal Fahim military academy in the Afghan capital claimed by ISIL.

Marshal Faheem Military academy

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Star Trek's Yeoh: Rohingya plight 'despicable'

Nearly 700,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar since August 2017 in what the UN has described as ethnic cleansing.

Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh

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