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Seven killed in separate Kashmir clashes

Pakistani soldiers, Indian troops and one suspected rebel killed in separate incidents in disputed region.

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Tamil Nadu's VK Sasikala jailed for graft

Chief Minister VK Sasikala sentenced to four-year jail term for corruption that prevents her from taking up her post.

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Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov wins poll with 98% of vote

Being elected for the third time, President Berdymukhamedov faced eight challengers for the presidency.

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Pakistan: Deadly bomb blast rips through Lahore rally

Motorcycle bomber hits crowd during protest in eastern Pakistani city, in a deadly attack claimed by Jamaat-ul-Ahrar.

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UN: Coalition air raids kill 18 civilians in Helmand

UN inquiry concludes air strikes in Helmand's Sangin district killed at least 18 civilians, mostly women and children.

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Pakistan's senate boycotts UN event over US visa delay

Senate chairman bars senators from visiting the US or meeting any US officials until visa spat has been resolved.

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Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov set to win elections

Incumbent Berdymukhamedov faces eight challengers for the presidency but he is all but certain to win the elections.

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India's army kills four suspected rebels in Kashmir

Four suspected fighters and two Indian soldiers killed in gun battle in a village in Indian-administered Kashmir.

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Uttar Pradesh vote a test for PM Modi after cash ban

Vote in India's most populous state widely seen as a referendum on prime minister's controversial banknote ban.

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Deadly suicide blast strikes Lashkar Gah in Helmand

At least seven people killed in an attack outside a bank in Lashkar Gah as Afghan soldiers arrived to collect their pay.

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Afghanistan: ICRC halts operations after workers killed

Red Cross suspends some activities in Afghanistan after gunmen attacked a convoy in Jowzjan and killed six staff.

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