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Myanmar: 19 killed in TNLA rebel attacks near China border

At least 19 people killed in Ta'ang National Liberation Army attacks near border gate with China, officials said.

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Prison riot in Indonesia leaves police officers dead

Situation in jail holding ISIL suspects near Jakarta tense as police officers continue to be held hostage by inmates.

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Afghanistan: ISIL and Taliban claim bomb attacks in Kabul

Eight suicide bombers took part in attacks on two police stations, one claimed by ISIL and the other by Taliban.

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Cambodia: Phnom Penh Post editor sacked over article

New owner of Cambodia's Phnom Penh Post fires editor and calls for article to be retracted, employees say.

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More dust storms hit northern India

Haboobs roll across cities, tearing down trees and power lines in Rajasthan and other states in northern India.

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April's Afghan air attack on religious school killed 30 boys: UN

The UN launched a probe into the Afghan military raid in April targeting a madrasa in Kunduz that killed children.

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India teen fights for life after being raped, set on fire: police

Suspect arrested after 16-year-old was sexually assaulted and burned, in second such case in eastern state of Jharkhand.

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Afghanistan: Khost mosque blast kills 14, wounds dozens

Bomb goes off at a mosque used as voter registration centre in the eastern province of Khost, causing casualties.

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Twin mining accidents kill 23 in Pakistan

In one incident, 16 miners were killed after a methane gas explosion caused the roof of the mine to collapse.

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Death toll in India dust storm and rain climbs up to 127

More weather disturbance predicted in the coming days as northern states report more deaths after Wednesday's storm.

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Scores dead as dust storm and heavy rain sweeps through India

At least 36 people reported killed in the major city of Agra while at least 27 were reported dead in Rajasthan.

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